Austere (EP)

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Austere cover.jpg
EP by Sparta
Released 2002 (2002)
Recorded 2002
Genre Alternative rock, post-hardcore, indie rock, emo
Length 16:05
Label DreamWorks
Producer Sparta
Sparta chronology
Wiretap Scars
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Stylus Magazine C+[2]

Austere is an EP by the band Sparta. It was released in 2002 on DreamWorks Records. This was their first album, released just one year after the break-up of their former band At the Drive-In.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Mye" – 3:33
  2. "Cataract" – 5:09
  3. "Vacant Skies" – 3:32
  4. "Echodyne Harmonic (de-mix)" – 3:50



All of these songs were re-recorded for Sparta's debut album Wiretap Scars, however Vacant Skies appeared on the UK version of the album, as a bonus track. It also appeared on the compilation album, Dragging the Lake II released by Atticus clothing company.[3] It was recorded at Rosewood Studios in El Paso, Texas by Mike Major.