The new Hovercraft app creates a unique personal musical experience by tracking your GPS location. The app contains around nine hours of new, original Hovercraft loops. Each loop is tagged with a location somewhere in Ramsgate so that as you approach it becomes louder and as you get further away it becomes quieter and disappears – so as you walk around Ramsgate you are accompanied by a brand-new, ever-changing Hovercraft mix.
For the next week the app is free in celebration of the Ramsgate Festival of Sound. Currently only available for Android, you can find it on Amazon Appstore. An iPhone version of the app is expected to be ready in two to three months.
The band’s latest album, Dithyramb, is now available for download on Amazon, iTunes and other online music sites such as Google Play, thanks to the efforts of our friends at record label sp8kauf. And don’t forget you can still hear the album on streaming services such as Spotify, and buy the limited-edition double vinyl album from Bandcamp.
The Ramsgate Hovercraft performing tracks from Dithyramb at Ramsgate Music Hall, February 2017
Driftbreaker is the new five-track EP from The Ramsgate Hovercraft, containing thirty five minutes of the band’s unique instrumental music. Head over to our Bandcamp page to listen online and download (name your price).
Record Collector magazine has given four stars to The Ramsgate Hovercraft’s new album Cinéma Vérité in a review in the current edition, describing it as “a sumptuous feast that not only soundtracks the deepest layers of the human condition, but serves as a wonderful reminder that music can take you places you’d never even dared imagine”. Read the full review here. Buy the album here.
Thanks once again to the endeavours of our dear friends at sp8kauf, The Ramsgate Hovercraft’s latest album Cinéma Vérité is now available in digital edition. You can find it on Spotify, Amazon and other online music retail sites. The digital edition contains all the same tracks as the physical package, which you can still purchase online from Bandcamp or from selected east Kent record shops.
Here’s Antechoresis II, the first track from the CD shipped with The Ramsgate Hovercraft’s new album Cinéma Vérité. Visit Bandcamp to buy the package, which features one LP, one CD and original art inserts and includes a full download of all the tracks. And don’t forget your tickets for the album launch party at Ramsgate Music Hall on 28th February 2015 where the band will be playing tracks from the album live with support from Ray Gun and Alberteen.
The Ramsgate Hovercraft presents its video trailer for the new album, Cinéma Vérité, released on 1st February 2015. The video features Claire Dugué whose electric rock hurdy gurdy graces the vinyl and who will be joining the band on stage for the album launch party on 28th February at Ramsgate Music Hall. You can buy the album online now from Bandcamp and a full download is included in the price.
The Ramsgate Hovercraft have released their new album Cinéma Vérité, containing nearly 100 minutes of new music in the unique Hovercraft style and presented in a classic gatefold sleeve holding one 12″ LP, one full-length CD and original art inserts including a hand-printed photograph by internationally acclaimed photographer Jason Evans. The package is available now on Bandcamp, where you can also listen to tracks from the album, and digital and streaming editions will be available on 1st March 2015. And don’t forget that the Hovercraft will be performing live at the album launch party on 28th February at Ramsgate Music Hall, where they will play tracks from the new album as well as favourites from their debut album, Arcane Empire (also available at Bandcamp) – tickets available now.
Arcane Empire Redux 2 is now available on Spotify, Amazon, Google Play and other online services. This completes the digital release of the material from the double album Arcane Empire, which can still be purchased from Bandcamp and selected record shops. Thanks to our good friends at sp8kauf for the hard work they put in to make this release possible.