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“Where are you guys?”

Hey friends!

Time for a long overdue update about what is happening in Scraps Of Tape-land.
2014 was a weird year for us in many ways, a lot of ups and downs, triumphs and losses.
We released our fifth album “Sjätte Vansinnet”, an album we’re very very proud of, and we did a little bit of touring
to support it, but due to various reasons there were some troubles and we kind of lost a bit of steam and pep.

To not burn ourselves out we kind of came to an unspoken agreement to step back a bit and take a bit of a break from the old cycle we’ve been going through since the early 2000s. Better to cool it for a while than push on without really feeling it, right? We’ve all stayed busy with various projects during this break and we’ll try to do an update soon about all of that. Exciting things are happening for all members outside of the SOT-bubble as well!

Last weekend we got together in the ol’ rehearsalspace for the first time since about November and continued work on what’s shaping up to be our next release. We’re psyched and excited to be playing again, and we’ve got skeletons for about 6 or 7 songs written already and many ideas to try out and riffs to arrange. We’ve also started to look into possible dates for a few shows this autumn, but nothing decided yet.

The noble beast lives. Hope all of you are well, and that we might see you waving back to us from the audience sometime soon.

Sincerely, Scraps Of Tape

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New Single!

New Scraps Of Tape album coming up! Kick in the new year with this sparkling new tune!

Scraps Of Tape - Sjätte vansinnetHappy New Year everyone! Thanks for a wonderful year together. A lot of new tunes have been released this year, videos and artwork have been made. Love to all of you that make this wonderful things happening. It will be a completely packed year 2014 with massive releases coming up.
To celebrate the new year, we give you a glimpse of what to come. Enjoy We, The Leftheaded, the first track from the new Scraps Of Tape album Sjätte vansinnet! With this we look to the future with energy and a whole lot of love!

Scraps Of Tape - We, The Leftheaded

Stream the track from Soundcloud, or download for free or “pay-what-you-want” fromBandcamp!
Scraps Of Tape – Sjätte vansinnet
Scraps Of Tape. A quintet that is ever evolving and always going from strength to strength. There are no taboos or musical barriers that stands in the way of this band, one of the very best Sweden has to offer. It is a madness, the sixth, that washes over us. But do not be afraid, dare to embrace it.
Sjätte vansinnet (Swedish for ‘The Sixth Madness’) is Scraps Of Tape’s fifth album is being released February 26th 2014. It was recorded during a couple of hot summer days in May 2013, in the Malmö-based Discrete Motion Recordings studio under the supervision of Erik Sunding. The album follows a common thread that the band carefully has created via the Grand Letdown (2009) and Resident Flux (2011), the two latest albums that cemented the band’s strength in writing, frankly, ridiculously awesome rock music. It’s indie rock that wants to challenge, energetic music that invites you to a sound just beyond the ordinary and templated.
The name ‘Sjätte vansinnet’ pinpoints much with us. That sixth sense that we all in the band seem to share, something greater than ourselves, which in fact may be some kind of insanity. It is something that drives us forward and gives us so much, while also pushing us closer and closer to the edge of the abyss. The sixth madness is this incredible gift given to us which eventually will probably destroy us, but until then we will enjoy it, and ride the storm until it throws us off. We think anyone who’s ever been part of a larger creative project knows what we are talking about. This is our sixth madness.
– Johan G Winther, Scraps Of TapeTracklist
A1. We, The Leftheaded A2. Fuga, A3. Hands In Hands, A4. Teardrop Fucking Dropkick, A5. Vultures With High Heels, B1. Among Haters, B2. Once We Were, B3. Log Cabin, B4. A Neverending, B5. Alla utom jag måste dö

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Scraps Of Tape on the road

26 Feb 2014 SE Malmö, Babel
27 Feb 2014 DK Copenhagen, KB18
28 Feb 2014 SE Stockholm, Debaser Strand
15 Mar 2014 DE Dresden, Chemiefabrik
17 Mar 2014 AT Wien, TBA
18 Mar 2014 DE Erfurt, Stadtgarten
19 Mar 2014 CH St. Gallen, Grabenhalle
20 Mar 2014 DE Würzburg, Immerhin
21 Mar 2014 DE Chemnitz, AJZ
22 Mar 2014 DE Berlin, Schokoladen…and more to come!

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