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 o...
2014 saw TRAAMS support Drenge on a sold out UK tour, before venturing to the states for SXSW and releasing the Cissa EP.
As championed by BBC6 Music's Marc Riley, TRAAMS' music is a distinct form of post-punk leaning Krautrock that is in equal parts catchy and hypnotic.
TRAAMS - Modern Dancing Out Today
'Modern Dancing builds on TRAAMS debut, Grin by harnessing that feedback and inertia and forcing it into taut, driving compositions that pulse and grind with undeniable life.' - Drowned in Sound
TRAAMS release their second album today on FatCat entitled 'Modern Dancing'.
Buy it here
Following on from their 2013 debut success 'Grin', the post punk trio TRAAMS announced the release of their secondalbum 'Modern Dancing' today. You can buy the record here
Recorded in Leeds with their producer MJ of Hookworms, this record sees the band return with a stunning follow up to 'Grin'.
'Modern Dancing builds on TRAAMS debut, Grin byharnessing that feedback and inertia and forcing it into taut, drivingcompositions that pulse and grind with undeniable life.' - Drowned in Sound
'The trio is both noisy and joyous, the sort of band thatmakes you want to stand up tall, high-five a stranger, and then slam-dance theminto the bar' - Clash Music
NOV 13th - Rough Trade East, London
NOV 19th - Patterns, Brighton
SUPPORTING THE WYTCHES ON FOUR TOUR DATES.
NOV 30th - The Bodega Social Club, Nottingham
DEC 1st - Clwb lfor Bach, Cardiff
DEC 2nd - Louisiana, Bristol
DEC 3rd - The Forum, Tunbridge Wells
Post punk trio TRAAMS return with 'Modern Dancing'
Bristol Magazine stated that 'Traams have been pretty quiet over the last year or so - that's why the arrival of their second album 'Modern Dancing' is not just a blessing, it's a relief.' Us at FatCat feel the same way.
Post punk trio TRAAMS announce their return later this year with their second album, 'Modern Dancing'. Recorded and produced by MJ of Hookworms at Suburban Home Studios in Leeds, where the band located briefly, the album is the follow up to their 2013 debut Grin and is out on the 13/11/2015.
TRAAMS London show streamed on Screensaver
If you did not manage to get a ticket for the Traams show at the Bussey Building, Peckham then no need to threat because the show is going to be streamed live!