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.
Meet me at the hoverport.
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.
Preparations for releasing the album have moved into the next phase. We have more music than can fit on a double LP so we’re selecting and cutting, but don’t worry – whatever we leave out we’ll make available for downloading. We’ve started work on mastering and quotes have been coming in for pressing and printing so we’ll be making a decision shortly. We’ve also been making videos promoting the album – these photos show filming for the latest one, to be released very soon, featuring talented friend of the Hovercraft Mary Macbeth.
And finally here’s a snippet from the recently completed track Jantar Mantar which will definitely be included on the album. It takes its name and inspiration from the extraordinary early 18th century astronomical observatory at Jaipur, India.