Far Caspian is the recording project of Irish multi-instrumentalist Joel Johnston. Starting the project in his bedroom, he continues to record and mix his tracks in the house. With two EPs released the tracks have been picked up by tastemakers such as David Dean Burkhart, thelazylazyme and Radio's Huw Stephens, Phil Taggart (Radio 1) and Jason Bentley (KCRW). The tracks have built up a dedicated following online with the band topping the hype machine on a number of occasions, and hitting numerous Spotify playlists.
Although laid back and modest in sound on record, Far Caspian as a live act is a different story. Joel brings in friends to turn the bedroom project into a full band resulting in a more driven and upbeat performance, with the band's first two London headline shows selling out in advance as well as sell-out shows in Manchester (UK) and Leeds (UK). In Autumn 2019 Far Caspian embarked on a UK and EU headline tour and a EU and EU support tour with Ra Ra Riot.
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