The five members of the band Tramhaus
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NEWS: Tramhaus release new single ‘Once Again’ and announce debut album and tour

Rotterdam Post-punk five-piece Tramhaus share creeping new single Once Again’ . It comes from their debut album The First Exit set for release on 20 September via Dutch indie Subroutine Records. The band have also confirmed a string of festival appearances and headline shows across the EU/UK. ‘Once Again’ wades through indolent vocal lines, thumping rhythms, and mournful lead guitar squalls before crashing and thundering in a fury of joyous, uplifting punk-rock abstraction. With echoes of Pixies, Fat White Family, or fellow Dutch trailblazers Personal Trainer, it’s a sound that yet remains resolutely Tramhaus’ own. The track comes paired with a music video by Peter Marcus, one that utilised a random number generator to compile the hoards of untitled videos that uploaded to Youtube during lockdown in 2020.

The band further explain:
“As an ode to the absurdism of the digital age we are living in, this music video highlights the peculiar phenomenon of people uploading uncut videos to YouTube without giving it a title or context. The result is a quick paced experimental documentary short of seemingly unrelated footage on which the audience can project their own associations, making it that the meaning derived from it may differ per spectator. It is art in its barest form, as aesthetically speaking there is no real value to it. It is like a story without text, a film without a script. It solely exists on our innate ability to create our own stories with whatever we have at hand.”

Tramhaus perform at a host of major European Festivals this summer ahead of a mammoth 28-date ten country headline tour, later in the year, commencing on 2nd October at iconic Amsterdam venue Paradiso.

Tramhaus Live Dates

7-9th- Best Kept Secret Festival (NL)
14th- Porto (PT), Festival Basqueiral
20th- Athens (GR), Release Athens Festival
29 th- Fusion Festival (DE)
20th- Ulm (DE), Golk
25th-Rouen (FR), Terrasses Du Jeudi
26th- Binic (FR), Binic Folks Blues Festival
27th- Landuvez (FR), Festival De La Mer
14-17th-Formariz (PT), Paredes De Coura
2 nd-Amsterdam (NL), Paradiso
7th Amiens (FR), La Lune Des Pirates
8th-Orléans (FR), L’Astrolabe 
9th-Laval (FR), Le 6PAR4
10th- Saint-Brieuc (FR), Bonjour Minuit
11th-La Rochelle (FR), La Sirène
12th-Bordeaux (FR), L’Iboat
13thAngoulême (FR), La Nef
14thToulouse (FR), Tba
15th-Clermont-Farrand (FR), La Coopérative de Mai
16th-Dijon (FR), La Vapeur
17th-Besançonm (FR), La Rodia
18th-Romans-sur-isère (FR), La Cordo
19th- Annecy (FR), Le Brise Glace
26th- Étagnières (CH), Croc’ The Rock
28th-St. Gallen (CH), Palace
29th-Munich (DE), Milla
30th- Prague (CZ), Bike Jesus
31st- Berlin (DE), Zukunet
1st-Hamburg (DE), Hafenklang
2nd- Brussel (BE), Botanique
21st-Brighton (UK), The Hope & Ruin
22nd- London (UK), The Lexington
23rd- Manchester (UK), The Castle Hotel
28th-Thessaloniki (GR), Mylos CLub
29th-Sofia (BG), tba
30th- Skopje (MK), Pin Festival
1st- Prishtina (XN), tba

For more information on Tramhaus please check their facebook and instagram.

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