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In the summer of 2005, four friends left Wisconsin for North Carolina with asingular goal: to outrun their folk-rock doldrums. During a year of intense focus,study, and vulnerability, they did exactly that, reaching toward the ecstatic edge ofNew Weird America by trying out a little of everything-grindcore and gospel, freejazz and phase pieces, bluegrass and blues-and packing it into DeYarmond Edison. Maybe you know the rest? One member went home to begin what would becomeBon Iver, while three stayed put to start Megafaun. Epoch is the story of DeYarmond Edison: Brad Cook, Phil Cook, Justin Vernonand Joe Westerlund, told as never before. The collection comprises five LPs, fourCDs, dozens of unheard recordings and unseen photos. It's accompanied by anextensive biography from writer and cohort Grayson Haver Currin, who also servesas executive producer to the collection. All told, Epoch captures the time beforethese four friends became two revelatory other bands (Bon Iver, Megafaun). It's atale of community, vision, family, and a quartet that wanted to be too good to last. There are moments of experimentation, subtle twists in the fuzz of "Epoch" andstomping approach to covering "All Tomorrow's Parties" that lay the groundworkfor how both Bon Ver and Megafaun would turn acoustic music somewhatinside out. But much of Epoch underlines the group's unique lens for AmericanSongwriting, for taking it's patchworks, finding the chords, and singing your heartout. "Trials, Troubles and Tribulations" is one example. Best known as a buriedtreasure duet from Justin Vernon and Sharon Van Etten, it comes back to life herein sprawling, Last Waltz style, with vocals from Megafaun, Justin Vernon, FrazyFord and Fight the Big Bull. Each disc is a crash course in everything that built that specific body of music:photos from backyards and basements; essays detailing specific recordings; colorpalettes evoking time and place. At over seven hours and 55,000 words, Epoch isa maximalist collection. But you don't have to be completist to connect with whatit means to hunker down with your best friends and make things, and dream forthose things, and learn and struggle and grow.
In the summer of 2005, four friends left Wisconsin for North Carolina with asingular goal: to outrun their folk-rock doldrums. During a year of intense focus,study, and vulnerability, they did exactly that, reaching toward the ecstatic edge ofNew Weird America by trying out a little of everything-grindcore and gospel, freejazz and phase pieces, bluegrass and blues-and packing it into DeYarmond Edison. Maybe you know the rest? One member went home to begin what would becomeBon Iver, while three stayed put to start Megafaun. Epoch is the story of DeYarmond Edison: Brad Cook, Phil Cook, Justin Vernonand Joe Westerlund, told as never before. The collection comprises five LPs, fourCDs, dozens of unheard recordings and unseen photos. It's accompanied by anextensive biography from writer and cohort Grayson Haver Currin, who also servesas executive producer to the collection. All told, Epoch captures the time beforethese four friends became two revelatory other bands (Bon Iver, Megafaun). It's atale of community, vision, family, and a quartet that wanted to be too good to last. There are moments of experimentation, subtle twists in the fuzz of "Epoch" andstomping approach to covering "All Tomorrow's Parties" that lay the groundworkfor how both Bon Ver and Megafaun would turn acoustic music somewhatinside out. But much of Epoch underlines the group's unique lens for AmericanSongwriting, for taking it's patchworks, finding the chords, and singing your heartout. "Trials, Troubles and Tribulations" is one example. Best known as a buriedtreasure duet from Justin Vernon and Sharon Van Etten, it comes back to life herein sprawling, Last Waltz style, with vocals from Megafaun, Justin Vernon, FrazyFord and Fight the Big Bull. Each disc is a crash course in everything that built that specific body of music:photos from backyards and basements; essays detailing specific recordings; colorpalettes evoking time and place. At over seven hours and 55,000 words, Epoch isa maximalist collection. But you don't have to be completist to connect with whatit means to hunker down with your best friends and make things, and dream forthose things, and learn and struggle and grow.
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Format: Vinyl
Label: JAGJAGUWAR
Rel. Date: 08/18/2023
UPC: 656605240015

Epoch [5LP Box Set]
Artist: Deyarmond Edison
Format: Vinyl
New: Not in stock
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DISC: 1

1. We Can Look Up
2. Morning
3. Feel the Light
4. Breathe
5. The Lake
6. Dusty Road, So Kind
7. As Long As I Can Go
8. Right Down There in Your Tributary
9. The Orient
10. Lift
11. Silent Signs
12. Heroin?
13. Love Long Gone
14. First Impression
15. Bones
16. Heart for Hire
17. Dead Anchor
18. Ragstock
19. We
20. Dash
21. Time to Know
22. What Are They Doing in Heaven Today? (Live from North Carolina, 2006)
23. Step It Up and Go (Live from North Carolina, 2006)
24. Phil's Instrumental (Live from North Carolina, 2006)
25. Louis Collins (Live from North Carolina, 2006)
26. Old Dollar Mamie (Live from North Carolina, 2006)
27. Two Scenes (Live from North Carolina, 2006)
28. Sea Legs (Live from North Carolina, 2006)
29. Abel + Cain (Live from North Carolina, 2006)
30. Half Life (Live from North Carolina, 2006)
31. Afro Blue (Live from North Carolina, 2006)
32. Four Keyboard Phase in a (Live from North Carolina, 2006)
33. Cybernetic Meadow (Live from North Carolina, 2006)
34. Paul's Park (Live from North Carolina, 2006)
35. Justin's Phase Piece (Live from North Carolina, 2006)
36. Exercise in Abandonment (Live from North Carolina, 2006)
37. Bones (Live from North Carolina, 2006)
38. I Live the Life I Love (I Love the Life I Live) [Live from North Carolina, 2006]
39. My Beautiful Reward (Live from North Carolina, 2006)
40. A Satisfied Mind (Live from North Carolina, 2006)
41. Come and Go with Me (To That Land) [Live from North Carolina, 2006]
42. Intro (Set 1) [Live from Wisconsin, 2006]
43. I Been Drinking (Live from Wisconsin, 2006)
44. Down on the Banks of the Ohio (Live from Wisconsin, 2006)
45. Silent Signs ? (Live from Wisconsin, 2006)
46. Please Find Me Here (Live from Wisconsin, 2006)
47. Abel + Cain (Live from Wisconsin, 2006)
48. We (Live from Wisconsin, 2006)
49. Will the Circle Be Unbroken? (Live from Wisconsin, 2006)
50. Afro Blue (Live from Wisconsin, 2006)
51. Intro (Set 2) [Live from Wisconsin, 2006]
52. The Longest Train (Live from Wisconsin, 2006)
53. No Depression in Heaven (Live from Wisconsin, 2006)
54. Red Shoes (Live from Wisconsin, 2006)
55. Song for a Lover (Of Long Ago) [Live from Wisconsin, 2006]
56. Ain't No More Cane (Live from Wisconsin, 2006)
57. Easy (Live from Wisconsin, 2006)
58. All Tomorrow's Parties ? (Live from Wisconsin, 2006)
59. A Satisfied Mind (Live from Wisconsin, 2006
60. Come and Go with Me (To That Land) [Live from Wisconsin, 2006]
61. Song for a Lover (Of Long Ago)
62. Epoch
63. Baby Done Got Your Number
64. Brief Scene
65. Where We Belong
66. Red Shoes
67. Heroin(E) [Summer Version]
68. Hazelton
69. Frail Sail
70. Game Night
71. Easy
72. Liner
73. Song for a Lover (Of Long Ago)
74. Hannah, My Ophelia
75. Look Down That Long, Lonesome Road
76. Handwriting on the Wall
77. Hands Up
78. Funeral Lights
79. Lazy Suicide (Edit)
80. Carolina Days
81. Trials, Troubles, Tribulations (Live from the Sydney Opera House, June 1, 2013)
82. Worried Mind
83. Set Me Free

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In the summer of 2005, four friends left Wisconsin for North Carolina with asingular goal: to outrun their folk-rock doldrums. During a year of intense focus,study, and vulnerability, they did exactly that, reaching toward the ecstatic edge ofNew Weird America by trying out a little of everything-grindcore and gospel, freejazz and phase pieces, bluegrass and blues-and packing it into DeYarmond Edison. Maybe you know the rest? One member went home to begin what would becomeBon Iver, while three stayed put to start Megafaun. Epoch is the story of DeYarmond Edison: Brad Cook, Phil Cook, Justin Vernonand Joe Westerlund, told as never before. The collection comprises five LPs, fourCDs, dozens of unheard recordings and unseen photos. It's accompanied by anextensive biography from writer and cohort Grayson Haver Currin, who also servesas executive producer to the collection. All told, Epoch captures the time beforethese four friends became two revelatory other bands (Bon Iver, Megafaun). It's atale of community, vision, family, and a quartet that wanted to be too good to last. There are moments of experimentation, subtle twists in the fuzz of "Epoch" andstomping approach to covering "All Tomorrow's Parties" that lay the groundworkfor how both Bon Ver and Megafaun would turn acoustic music somewhatinside out. But much of Epoch underlines the group's unique lens for AmericanSongwriting, for taking it's patchworks, finding the chords, and singing your heartout. "Trials, Troubles and Tribulations" is one example. Best known as a buriedtreasure duet from Justin Vernon and Sharon Van Etten, it comes back to life herein sprawling, Last Waltz style, with vocals from Megafaun, Justin Vernon, FrazyFord and Fight the Big Bull. Each disc is a crash course in everything that built that specific body of music:photos from backyards and basements; essays detailing specific recordings; colorpalettes evoking time and place. At over seven hours and 55,000 words, Epoch isa maximalist collection. But you don't have to be completist to connect with whatit means to hunker down with your best friends and make things, and dream forthose things, and learn and struggle and grow.

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