I've Been Gone Far Too Long​.​.​.

by The Cassettes

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    Contains a bandcamp-exclusive bonus new track by The Cassettes entitled "Australia".

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    For the serious archivist, librarian, explorer and collector– All 3 colors of the 7" vinyl! Meticulously mastered and cut at Bonati Mastering for maximum fidelity. Vinyl also contains a lock-groove on the B-side for an extra special surprise.

    I've Been Gone Far Too Long… is a weathered post-card born by hand and wire through downpours and snowy drifts and sweaty lodges that anticipates the careful scripting of a lengthier, long-overdue letter to come. The Cassettes continue to explore the musical landscapes that they discover, even as this release might betray a longing gaze homeward, toward kith and kin.

    The 7" vinyl version even includes a post-card which urges the listener to make a first step towards reconnection with lost friends/loved ones, hand to pen and pen to paper. Vinyl also contains a special LOCK GROOVE!

    Download of 4-track album in your choice of 320k mp3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.

    Contains a bandcamp-exclusive bonus new track by The Cassettes entitled "Australia".

    Download also includes desktop patterns and a PDF booklet including lyrics and chords so you can play along.
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    Both Steam and Dijon Mustard colored vinyl 7" editions mastered and cut at Bonati Mastering for maximum fidelity. Vinyl also contains a lock-groove on the B-side for an extra special surprise.

    I've Been Gone Far Too Long… is a weathered post-card born by hand and wire through downpours and snowy drifts and sweaty lodges that anticipates the careful scripting of a lengthier, long-overdue letter to come. The Cassettes continue to explore the musical landscapes that they discover, even as this release might betray a longing gaze homeward, toward kith and kin.

    The 7" vinyl version even includes a post-card which urges the listener to make a first step towards reconnection with lost friends/loved ones, hand to pen and pen to paper. Vinyl also contains a special LOCK GROOVE!

    Download of 4-track album in your choice of 320k mp3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.

    Contains a bandcamp-exclusive bonus new track by The Cassettes entitled "Australia".

    Download also includes desktop patterns and a PDF booklet including lyrics and chords so you can play along.
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  • Record/Vinyl

    For the Steampunk! Steam colored vinyl 7" edition mastered and cut at Bonati Mastering for maximum fidelity. Vinyl also contains a lock-groove on the B-side for an extra special surprise.

    I've Been Gone Far Too Long… is a weathered post-card born by hand and wire through downpours and snowy drifts and sweaty lodges that anticipates the careful scripting of a lengthier, long-overdue letter to come. The Cassettes continue to explore the musical landscapes that they discover, even as this release might betray a longing gaze homeward, toward kith and kin.

    The 7" vinyl version even includes a post-card which urges the listener to make a first step towards reconnection with lost friends/loved ones, hand to pen and pen to paper. Vinyl also contains a special LOCK GROOVE!

    Download of 4-track album in your choice of 320k mp3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.

    Contains a bandcamp-exclusive bonus new track by The Cassettes entitled "Australia".

    Download also includes desktop patterns and a PDF booklet including lyrics and chords so you can play along.
    ... more
    ships out within 3 days
    edition of 50 

     $5 USD or more

     

  • Record/Vinyl

    For the foodies– a one of a kind Dijon Mustard colored vinyl 7" edition mastered and cut at Bonati Mastering for maximum fidelity. Vinyl also contains a lock-groove on the B-side for an extra special surprise.

    I've Been Gone Far Too Long… is a weathered post-card born by hand and wire through downpours and snowy drifts and sweaty lodges that anticipates the careful scripting of a lengthier, long-overdue letter to come. The Cassettes continue to explore the musical landscapes that they discover, even as this release might betray a longing gaze homeward, toward kith and kin.

    The 7" vinyl version even includes a post-card which urges the listener to make a first step towards reconnection with lost friends/loved ones, hand to pen and pen to paper. Vinyl also contains a special LOCK GROOVE!

    Download of 4-track album in your choice of 320k mp3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.

    Contains a bandcamp-exclusive bonus new track by The Cassettes entitled "Australia".

    Download also includes desktop patterns and a PDF booklet including lyrics and chords so you can play along.
    ... more
    ships out within 3 days
    edition of 50 

     $5 USD or more

     

  • Record/Vinyl

    For the vinyl purists! Black vinyl 7" edition mastered and cut at Bonati Mastering for maximum fidelity. Vinyl also contains a lock-groove on the B-side for an extra special surprise.

    I've Been Gone Far Too Long… is a weathered post-card born by hand and wire through downpours and snowy drifts and sweaty lodges that anticipates the careful scripting of a lengthier, long-overdue letter to come. The Cassettes continue to explore the musical landscapes that they discover, even as this release might betray a longing gaze homeward, toward kith and kin.

    The 7" vinyl version even includes a post-card which urges the listener to make a first step towards reconnection with lost friends/loved ones, hand to pen and pen to paper. Vinyl also contains a special LOCK GROOVE!

    Download of 4-track album in your choice of 320k mp3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.

    Contains a bandcamp-exclusive bonus new track by The Cassettes entitled "Australia".

    Download also includes desktop patterns and a PDF booklet including lyrics and chords so you can play along.
    ... more
    ships out within 3 days
    edition of 250 

     $5 USD or more

     

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I've Been Gone Far Too Long… is a weathered post-card born by hand and wire through downpours and snowy drifts and sweaty lodges that anticipates the careful scripting of a lengthier, long-overdue letter to come. The Cassettes continue to explore the musical landscapes that they discover, even as this release might betray a longing gaze homeward, toward kith and kin.

credits

released 18 April 2011

THE CASSETTES are:
Shelby Cinca— Guitars, Vocals
Stephen Guidry— Banjo, Moog, Vocals
Saadat Awan— Drums, Vocals
Nick Kraly— Bass, Vocals
Arthur Harrison— Theremin
Christina Frances— Vocals
Dr. Klem– Chimes, Contrabass
Hugh Nicholas— Vocals

Drums recorded at Florida Keys Studio in New York City, Everything else recorded at Mystic Gnome Studios upon the monastic hillock in Göteborg, Sweden and the Grottobox Cabin in Arlington, Virginia. Mixed by Prof. Yaya aboard The Homn, February 2011, Mastered by Josh Bonati. Layout by Walter Chapeau.

Dr. Klem and Prof. Yaya disappear courtesy of Travelers of Tyme (tyme.bandcamp.com).

All songs by The Cassettes. "Australia" by The Cassettes and John Toups.

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