Monday, August 31, 2015

Autumn 2015 Tour with CASPIAN 9/19-10/23

We are teaming up with our buddies in Caspian to tour the US/Canada this fall. Caspian is releasing a new record, "Dust and Disquiet" on Sept. 25th, so be sure to watch for it. We are supporting them on 25 shows, and have 4 additional shows on our own as a solo headliner.
Tickets are already selling quickly, buy them early!

9/19 Brooklyn, NY Rough Trade Records​ *SOLD OUT*
9/20 Providence, RI Aurora Providence​ ^^
9/21 Albany, NY @ Fuzebox ^^
9/22 Montreal, QC Petit Campus​
9/23 Toronto, ON Lee's Palace​
9/24 Ferndale, MI The Loving Touch​
9/25 Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
9/26 Milwaukee, WI @ Company Brewing ^^
9/27 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock Social Club​^^
9/29 Lawrence, KS Jackpot Music Hall​
9/30 Omaha, NE Slowdown​
10/1 Denver, CO Moe's Original BBQ - Denver​
10/3 Boise, ID Neurolux​
10/4 Seattle, WA BARBOZA​
10/5 Portland, OR Mississippi Studios​
10/7 San Francisco, CA Rickshaw Stop​
10/8 Los Angeles, CA Club Bahia​
10/9 San Diego, CA The Hideout​
10/10 Phoenix, AZ The Rebel Lounge​
10/11 Albuquerque, NM Launchpad​
10/13 Austin, TX The North Door​
10/14 Dallas, TX The Prophet Bar​
10/16 Nashville, TN The High Watt​
10/17 Atlanta Center Stage - The Loft - Vinyl​
10/19 Raleigh, NC Kings​
10/20 Richmond, VA The Camel​
10/21 Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brenda's​
10/22 Washington, DC DC9 Nightclub​
10/23 Boston, MA The Sinclair​

Tickets and additional information can be found at

CTTS solo show info:

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Pre-order the new pressings of As the Roots Undo and Decompositions Volume One

 Why do one thing at a time when you can do five? Today we launch a preorder for the 2nd pressing of As The Roots Undo-10th Anniversary Reissue and the 3rd pressing of our 2012 double LP Decompositions Volume One. Oh and two new shirt designs and a new hoodie. We couldn't decide which version of the Quantum Singular shirt we liked best, so we are going to offer 3 choices during the pre-order. So if you have a favorite, please order it, otherwise it may not make the final cut.

Everything you need to know should be over at our webstore,
Thank you!

As the Roots Undo LP
Green/Bone White Swirl

Bronze/Swamp Green Swirl (translucent when held up to light) 

Quantum Scaffolding T-Shirt and Zip Up Hoodie 


Quantum Singular T-Shirt (Blue and White available only as a preorder)

Decompositions Volume One (photos of vinyl colors coming soon!)

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Circle Takes the Square turns 15. 'Critical Mass'

It was the fall of 1999 when my friend Megan and I saw two guys putting flyers on bikes parked outside our doom in Savannah. I yelled at them from the 4th floor balcony of Oglethorpe House, as if I was genuinely concerned about my $70 Walmart bicycle. "Don't scratch the paint job, ya hooligans!" I knew one of them was in my Drawing I class, a foundations course that everyone had to take. We spent weeks drawing our faces in charcoal on 18"x24" paper. Not the entire face at once, mind you. First the Lips. Then the Eye. And not just one time. Three times each. By the time we got to the Nose I felt like I was getting the hang of it. Drawing your nose the size of an egyptian cubit might have bothered some people. But I was way into it. Maybe that's how I recognized my classmate from so far away. I'd critiqued giant versions of his facial features in class for weeks. "Hey its Rob!" and asked him what the flyers were for. He introduced me to Drew, and they invited us to Critical Mass, some kind of bikes-taking-back-the-streets gathering held monthly. Not being one for gatherings of any kind, I didn't go to Critical Mass that month, or ever.
I didn't see Drew again until our first band practice. Our drummer Jay had met him and asked him to come play with us. 'Oh hey, you're Rob's friend'. I guess that was enough to vouch for each other in our minds. Drew started showing us a bunch of riffs he'd been writing. I asked him what it was called. "Houdini Logic" he said. "Who wassit now?" I said. Took me weeks to learn how to play that song, and what it was actually called. - Kathleen
A portrait of the artist's young nose, as held by Dana Filloon of Junius.

Friday, November 14, 2014

As the Roots Undo 10th Anniversary Repress on sale today!

2014 marks the 10th anniversary of our debut album, 'As the Roots Undo'. To celebrate we are re-releasing it on vinyl. Today! They go on sale at 7pm EST.
The beautiful new layout is a full color, matte finish, triple gatefold, and features metallic ink and spot gloss varnish on recycled board. The insert features the 'tower' design, and contains lyrics & liner notes.
Artwork and layout by Andrew Speziale.
Printed by Imprint Indie Printing, in Venice, FL
Buy yours at

Also new on the website, a Corporate ID pullover hoodie on 60/40 Canvas brand

Sequoia design on scarlett red 60/40 blend Next Level shirts

Limited 12.5" x 19" screenprints of the Sequoia design are available at

Friday, August 29, 2014

Buy Decompositions on CD for $5 this weekend til 9/1/14

Pick up a copy of Decompositions Volume Number One on CD for $5 throughout Labor Day Weekend. Thanks everyone for support with this self release! We are continually amazed by your support and generosity. 
The sale price is only available at our merch store:
Free/Pay What you Like downloads are still available for BOTH full lengths at
Love yas, the circle 

Pitchfork's Jason Heller highlights Decompositions in 'My Decade in Music So Far"

It’s no surprise that Decompositions evaded most best-of lists for 2012 and 2013; the release was split between those two years, format-wise, and CTTS was never the kind of band to pay attention to the fine art of the self-promotional hustle in the first place. But one full, deep listen to tracks like the album’s astounding eleven-minute closer, “North Star, Inverted”, ought to be enough to at least sway the uninitiated, if not outright convert them.

Read the full article here:

Thursday, May 8, 2014

First wave of As the Roots Undo repress on Gatepost Recording available 5/16

We have repressed As the Roots Undo for it's 10 year Anniversary!
We tried to have them ready for the entire spring tour but ended up getting them just a few days ago.
The repress is going to be available in two waves.

500 will be chipboard gatefold jackets with two color screen printing inside and out.
The vinyl color for these are black(300), and bronze//ochre mix(200) standard  weight.

1000 will be available later in the summer. These will be a triple gatefold in full color. 
The vinyl color for these are grey w/aqua blue mix(600), and bone white w/black splatter(400)
Since the original art files were scattered between various software files, legacy operating systems and friend's old computers, a lot of reconstruction effort went into the repackaging. So it's taking
more time but it's very close.

Here is the link to our merch page to keep an eye on.
Next Friday, May 16th 2014, the silk screen versions will go on sale.
Thank you all so very much.