RAW RAMP MUSIC MAG

Drops Dead Cynical

Amaranthe drop dead cynical

A mere week after premiering the brand new song “Drop Dead Cynical” (the first sonic taste of the new album “MASSIVE ADDICTIVE” – due out October 20 via Spinefarm Records) Swedish band Amaranthe have revealed the accompanying video for the song.

This is one video you do not want to miss because it is over the top in all the right ways!

Amaranthe - enough grandiose intersections and potential energy surfaces to burn your dance pants clean off your trunnions...

Amaranthe – enough grandiose intersections and potential…

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Borgeous Invincible

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Fresh from his UK number 1 single – Borgeous is quickly making waves in the Electronic Dance Music scene as a top class music producer and DJ. His keen ear and innate talent to produce a provocative, textured sound has made people take notice.

His UK number 1 “Tsunami (Jump)” which saw him team up with Tinie Tempah and Canadian duo Dvbbs is one of the biggest tracks of 2014 and has charted…

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Rick Wakeman Competition

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Are you a RICK WAKEMAN fan?

Fancy winning a room for with passes for next March’s HRH Prog 3?

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With a stellar line up of Rick Wakeman, Steeleye Span, Mostly Autumn, The Enid, The Reasoning, Magenta, Anna Phoebe, Life Signs, Touchstone, Sanguine Hum, Knifeworld, Landskap, Agent, Kitten Pyramid, and The Osiris Club it’s set to be the best yet.

And if thats not enough, running alongside Prog 3at…

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Holy Holy Interview

Australian band Holy Holy consists of singer songwriter Timothy Carroll and guitarist/composer Oscar Dawson.

These two have made an impression over the last year, with their singles ‘Impossible Like You’ and ‘House Of Cards’ both receiving high rotation on Australia’s Triple J – and critical acclaim.

We recently reviewed the new single History : http://rawramp.me/2014/09/04/the-history-of-holy-ho…

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Slow Down Molasses Reach Summer

Slow Down Molasses Reach Summer

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Slow Down, Molasses from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan have been recording and festivalling since at least 2007.

But this year the band seems to have moved themselves up a notch – playing the Great Escape Festival, Incubate at Tilburg,  SXSW and the Reeperbahn.

The bands new single ‘Summer Sun‘ will be launched in October.

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The voices are crackly, paper thin and foggy… Like being suffocated by a bag of…

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TAPED3CK Hey’s LA

TAPED3CK Hey’s LA

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Hey LA” is the first single from LA’s TAPED3CK. Whose members - Lillard Anthony (Vocals, Guitars) Al Walters (Bass, Vox) Kemble Walters (Drums) – began working organically – after finding their feet in solo projects.

The single has been given a wandful of fairy-dust by Brian Virtue ( 30 Seconds to Mars, Audioslave, Chevelle) and will be released worldwide on 30 September.

TAPED3CK - The solo squirms and writhes itself into a frenzy - like a yellow-bellied sea snake...

TAPED3CK – The solo…

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ETCHES Drives In Ice Cream Machine

ETCHES Drives In Ice Cream Machine

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Ice Cream Dream Machine’ sees the Liverpool outfit, ETCHES [managed by Hattie Pearson - XFM] – explore a more experimental sound while retaining the pop sensibilities which gained them their initial popularity.

Dealing with lyrical themes of modern-day alienation in a consumer driven world, the song’s abstract social commentary underscores an ominous yet strangely uplifting aesthetic.

Ice Cream…

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Geneviève Bellemare Lives

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French Canadian-born singer and songwriter Geneviève Bellemare is a vivid new voice on the scene: Collaborating with experienced producers such as Mitchell Froom (Paul McCartney, Randy Newman, Pearl Jam), Paul O’Duffy (Amy Winehouse and James Bond soundtracks), busbee (Katy Perry, Pink) and Tony Berg (Lucius, Edie Brickell).

The tracks on her new EP – Live and Die, out now on Verve Records,…

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The Petulant Sounds of Tramplord

The Petulant Sounds of Tramplord

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Tramplord is Bin Raisbeck’s project.

Amply and ably assisted by such luminaries as Tim Whelan and Hami Mantu (Transglobal Underground), Jim Dale (Goldheart Assembly) and Adam Blake (Cornershop).

Tramplord’s new album “Petulant Sounds” – (produced by Transglobal Underground and Goldheart Assembly) is out this month.

It twists and turns its way through a 70’s new wave love of pop, 80’s electronica…

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Kobadelta Remain Distracted

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Newcastle (UK)  based Kobadelta play dark and brooding indie-psych-rock.

Their new ‘Remain Distracted’ EP is released later this month.

Kobadelta guitarist Alex Malliris told us:

“We feel that [this] EP is the best representation yet of what we consider to be Kobadelta’s ‘sound’…  After experimenting with a range of ideas on our last few releases.”

“It comes on the back of what has been a great…

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