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Don Caballero

Don Caballero’s 1999 album Singles Breaking Up (Vol 1)
Vinyl Debut October 20, 2017

The missing link in every Don Caballero fan’s vinyl collection arrives this fall via Touch and Go Records with the release of Don Caballero’s Singles Breaking Up (Vol. 1). Previously available on CD only, Singles Breaking Up (Vol. 1) offers a wide range of the band’s history to appreciate plus a wealth of sundries for fans of Don Caballero who may not have had the opportunity to enjoy them in the 7’’ vinyl format of their initial release.

PRE-ORDER Limited edition clear vinyl in a full-color single LP jacket with printed inner sleeve available directly from Touch and Go Records can be pre-ordered at the following link: HERE (black vinyl also available)

LIMITED EDITION T-SHIRT PRE-ORDER From now until September 25th, Don Caballero fans are able to pre-order a deluxe bundle of the LP (clear vinyl or black vinyl) with an exact reproduction of a Don Caballero t-shirt design by artist Jon Good and originally sold on their 1993/1994 tour. Pre-orders for this deluxe LP + t-shirt bundle can be placed here: HERE

Don Caballero hail from a hell of a place to father a child: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Affectionately known as "the Don," the band make their musical bid without the din of vocals. The Don spawned in the summer of 1991 as drummer Damon, bassist Patrick, and guitarist Mike met and got the petri dish experiment started.

The first record, For Respect, was all dense and menacing bricks of sound that built severe structures as cheerful as the Berlin Wall. That gave way to a second record, just as solid, yet girding melodies skyscraperly, de-emphasizing denseness in exchange for taking up a large area. "Math rock," a definition for which there is little to no agreement, became an easily recognizable concept and word. The members of Don Caballero sought to avoid those markers and released their third record What Burns Never Returns, where time signatures were harder and harder to follow and form was more confusing. After redefining their sound in these more protean terms, a hard rock thread still remained that bound all of the band's efforts up to that point. American Don marred their relationship to "heavy" as much as What Burns troubled the band's relationship to "math rock."