Posts Tagged ‘Tramms’

Tramms have always wrestled with category. Part motorik drum beats, part discordant guitars, pop melodies and hypnotic bass lines. All are present here. With a collection of three new tracks they have expanded further. Collaborating with friends and new instrumentation, each track is different from the last. But all sound like the inimitable Tramms.
Written and recorded over a brief hiatus, ‘The Greyhound’, a near ten minute kaleidoscope of sounds, sees the band expanding further than ever. Recorded in Brighton with Theo Verney, and featuring Lewis Evans (Black Country, New Road) on Saxophone, the track builds from the offset into a hypnotic, driving, post rock blow out. Themes of repetition, life cycles, pursuing ones path, growth & education, fulfillment and closure.

Adam, Stuart & Leigh formed TRAAMS in late 2011 via their shared love of groups like Television, Battles, The Stooges, Can & Women. Having released EP Ladders & LP Grin via FatCat Records in 2013 – produced by Rory Attwell (Test Icicles) & MJ (Hookworms) they saw through the year playing shows with bands such as Wire, Fidlar, Parquet Courts, & Temples.

2014 saw TRAAMS support Drenge on a sold out UK tour, before venturing to the states for SXSW and releasing the Cissa EP.

Released August 11th, 2020