Through The Sparks is a Birmingham, Alabama-based psychedelic/folk rock band formed in 2003. The band received critical success following the release of their first full length LP, Lazarus Beach, in 2007. Their sound is often characterized by lush instrumentation and precise arrangements. The band utilizes both traditional instruments and a variety of electric pianos, guitars, organs, eccentric percussion, brass horns and synthesizers. Through the Sparks has remained on the independent label, Skybucket Records for their entire catalog which initiated with the EP, Coin Toss EP followed by a limited edition collection of early demos called Audio Iotas: Scraps for the Human Ear. The band's full-length records are Lazarus Beach released in 2007 and Worm Moon Waning released in 2010. The latest Skybucket release, Almanac - MMX - Year of Beasts, "a collection of 12 singles released over the course of 2010, monthly," was released on June 21, 2011.