In advance of their upcoming shows together, Moving Mountains and Moneen have each covered one of the other band's songs. They're premiering over at Brooklyn Vegan, and will be available everywhere on Friday via Dine Alone Records. Moving Mountains covered "Great Escape," while Moneen covered "Armslength."
After it was previously announced that the upcoming Moving Mountains shows would be their last (probably ever), today This Old Ghost also announced their demise. Check out a note from the band in the replies, as well as their last dates with Moving Mountains, Caravela and Field Mouse.
Moving Mountains will be playing three shows this fall to celebrate the release of their self-titled record. The band says in a statement, which is in the replies, these will likely be the last shows they play together for a while as they will be pursuing other musical projects for the foreseeable future. Caravela, This Old Ghost and Field Mouse will be along for support.
Good, Bad, Ugly is a new Friday feature where we highlight the best, worst and strangest news stories from the week prior. Consider it an official kickoff into your weekend, or something. Check out the inaugural column in the replies, where we can discuss the kickoff of fall's stellar release season, Zedd & Hayley, Riot Fest, A Day To Remember, MGMT and more.
Hear a new Moving Mountains song entitled "Apsides" in the replies, the final track of the Telegraph Sessions. Make sure to check out our review of the record and pre-order options from Triple Crown Records.
A lot of it was considered while writing the record. One idea that I became obsessed with, was trying to create those simple melodies that when synced up, strike that nerve, or that feeling inside you. It can be unbelievable simple — like a slow moving piano scale, that somehow balances perfectly with a single note guitar chord progression. It’s sorta like when you’re cooking, and you come across good summer heirloom tomatoes. All you need is some salt and good olive oil. That shit is magical. A lot of our previous material was always the mentality of “what else can we add?”. With this, there was a lot of focus on...
Hear a new Moving Mountains song called "Burn Pile" in the replies. Pre-orders for their upcoming self-titled records are now available - ordering the bundle will net you a /275 translucent green vinyl, and a white version is available on its own.
Hear, "Swing Set, the first song from Moving Mountains' upcoming self-titled album in the replies. The band will release each song, in order, via live videos. Moving Mountains releases on September 10 via Triple Crown Records.
In the spring of 2013, we made our way back to Telegraph Recording with producer Mike Kalajian to perform, and record our new record live. We also enlisted our friends Sean Gallagher, and Rob Pizzolato to help film it. Instead of releasing a single, or actual album tracks - our plan is release a new video every few days (in the order of the album) leading up to the release on September 10th. Here's the first video, entitled "Swing Set".
Moving Mountains will release their new self-titled album on September 10 via Triple Crown Records. The band has released the "intro" via their Telegraph Sessions - check it out in the replies, along with album art.
01) Swing Set
02) Burn Pile
05) Eastern Leaves
07) Under A Falling Sky
Rob Dobi's brother, Dan Dobi has created a new documentary on the rise of YouTube and what life is like being a professional YouTuber. Some of the score was done by Gregory Dunn of Moving Mountains as well. You can watch the trailer in the replies. The film will be playing in select theaters for one day next week, so if it's playing near you, try and make it out to see it.
Update: The chat is now over. We'd like to thank Nick, Phil, Tanner and Jordan for taking some time out of their busy schedules to spend a couple hours with us. Go and catch them on the Triple Crown Records tour next month!
The guys from Moving Mountains, O'Brother and Caspian will be chatting in this thread at 8pm EST. Stop by and talk about their upcoming tour, new albums or anything in general!
We're happy to announce that the guys from Moving Mountains, O'Brother and Caspian will be chatting on the website tomorrow at 8pm EST. Feel free to stop by and ask the guys about their latest albums, the new tour and more. Don't forget about our vinyl contest we posted about yesterday as well.
O'Brother, Moving Mountains, and Caspian are currently on the road together for the Triple Crown Tour 2012. Today, we're giving away some vinyl (O'Brother's Basement Window, Moving Mountains's New Light, and Caspian's Waking Season) because we're in the holiday spirit. To win all three records, tell me a story from your Thanksgiving festivities this past week and I'll pick my favorite ones. Don't forget to check out this tour too when it comes to your town. Good luck!
Moving Mountains is currently writing their new album, which will go into pre-production at the end of this month. The band will then head to Atlanta to record with Matt Goldman. Also, Josh Kirby is a full-time member now.