In 2011 Moving Castles split their energy between getting settled in to their new home of Austin, Texas and releasing their acclaimed debut EP "Twin Daggers" digitally and on CD format. Written, produced, engineered and promoted entirely by the band without outside help, Twin Daggers received the affection of many blogs and online publications for it's highly kinetic and biting indie-rock songs, most notably the Americana-tinged "Heroin", which constantly received accolades for it's quirkiness and honesty given the brutal subject matter.
Prior to relocating and releasing the Twin Daggers EP, Moving Castles enjoyed relative success as a live act in their native east Texas, being asked to open for bands such as Alien Ant Farm, Quiet Company, Ivoryline, The Rocket Boys, The Toadies, Runner Runner and others based on the strength of their first 3-song demo released online in 2010.
Though having a somewhat fluid lineup upon relocating to Austin, Moving Castles has always been focused on writing epic, catchy songs about their lives and making energetic and honest indie rock music. In 2012 the band is writing and recording their debut album and preparing it's current lineup for regional live shows the second half of 2012.