supported by
  • Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

     $5 USD  or more


  • Compact Disc (CD)

    Order a copy of the new full length album.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Trephine via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 3 days
    edition of 300  17 remaining

     $5 USD or more


  • T-Shirt/Apparel

    Gildan soft style shirts with white ink on charcoal grey available in S, M, XL and ladies L.
    ships out within 3 days
    6 remaining

     $10 USD


  • T-Shirt/Apparel

    Black tee with white ink available in S and Ladies M.
    ships out within 3 days

     $10 USD


  • 180g Colored Vinyl LP Available!



"Released on the band's own Black Iron Records, Trephine is a many-limbed hydra of an album, stretching in a number of different directions at once. It possesses an epic scale and ambition which places it close to the post-rock leaning territories of Grails and Minsk, even as its rawest elements delve towards doom’s bottomless pit, and was heralded in Toby Cook’s Columnus Metallicus as “a totally unexpected post-triumph”." - Kevin Mccaighy, The Quietus

"MAKE may not be a stoner band, but they sure as hell make music to get stoned to. The entire album is a slow-paced slide through atmospheric sounds of psychedelic doom and is consistently mesemerising, with sounds ranging from crushing doom to swirling, spacey sludge. Best enjoyed at midnight with a fat spliff and a stroll through a forest." - Hannah May Kilroy, Terrorizer

"While the most immediately noticeable aspects of ‘Trephine’ are the dense, sludgy, post-metal riffs it’s the more inchoate elements – fizzling noise influences, extended ambient passages and a clear appreciation for the cyclic meditations of Lungfish – that’ll keep you coming back. These nuances and the band’s knack for seismic sweeps and surges should be more than enough to pique your interest and we’d wager that even better things are still to come." - Alex Deller, Rock Sound

"A case study in living through futility and fighting against hopelessness, Trephine is an oppressive tale where time collapses and the sun decays. The trails these three make, though, are enough to fight against those feelings, to pull even the most embattled protagonist back into some kind of light. This is a perfect start for a welcome young band." - Grayson Currin, Independent Weekly


released 12 March 2012

Scott Endres - guitar, vocals, misc.
Spencer Lee - bass, vocals
Matt Stevenson - drums, percussion

Recorded and mixed by Nick Petersen @ Track and Field Recording, Chapel Hill, NC August '11. Produced by Nick Petersen and MAKE. All songs written and performed by MAKE. Mastered by James Plotkin.



all rights reserved


feeds for this album, this artist


MAKE Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Chapel Hill, N.C.

contact / help

Contact MAKE

Streaming and
Download help

Shipping and returns

Redeem code