My band You and What Army has been through a lot lately, so I thought I’d bring you up to speed!

We have recorded our first single and are in talks with organising signing to a new record label, since babycakes has proved notoriously difficult to keep in contact with.

Unfortunately, some of the members won’t be able to see the rewards from this, as the mormons Darren and Joe have decided to part ways with the rest of the band and go forth to their Mormon mission/ Tesco customer service desk callings in life.

However, this isn’t stopping YAWA – always move forward. We are on the lookout for a new bassist and a new guitarist, so if you are in the midlands (Near Telford) and play guitar/bass and are interested in being in a Rock Rap Rave band that will soon have it’s first single released, then send a message to our myspace or even just comment here!

I’ll update you again when we have more news!

If you are in a rave band, or know of a rave band that is worth checking out, post a comment to this blog with it!

This list’s definition of a Rave band is any live band that incorporates traditionally electronic (i.e. trance, drum and bass etc.) elements into a rock band environment.

The list so far:

- You and What Army
- Myth of Unity
- Out from Animals
- Silent Descent
- Spectrum 7
- Celldweller

What else?   Let’s get this list off the ground!

For those looking for decent Rave-Rock music, there’s a hell of a lot of rubbish to sift through.

Fortunately, I’ve done that for you!

Here are my top 5 findings:

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Nu Rave is misunderstood.


It’s slapped on anything popular and new in the music scene. The Klaxons are Nu Rave. Hadouken is Nu Rave. Enter Shikari are Nu Rave. Listen to those three and they are completely different; how can they all be this one thing?

Some people think of it as Continue reading »


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