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Red Ram returns to rock the Slice

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Edmonton stoner rock/ ’70s style shoegaze trio Red Ram returned to the Slice, July  24.  They entertained the audience of Red Ram introduced a good crowd to their new music. Photo by Richard Ameryapproximately 50 people with big riffs and Cars meets the Smalls vocals on original music from their two CDs, including several selections from their latest CD ‘Slip Away.’
Even through frontman Mark Feduk  broke a string on the first song, they kept the energy and intensity up while displaying a wide variety of sonic  excitement from funk to rockabilly to grunge.
 Feduk even dedicated a song ‘ I Don’t Believe in Luck’  to local singer songwriter Shaela Miller after telling the story about traveling down to L.A. with her to record several years ago.
I was hoping for a longer set from them. However a trimmed down trio of the New Weather Machine were up next. Featuring Jon Martin on guitar and vocals, Brad Brouwer on drums and Jesse Northey on bass, they played through a variety of Martin’s  David Bowie/Mott The Hoople/Pink Floyd  ’70s style originals before being called back for an encore of Bowie’s ‘Young Americans.’

— By Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor

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Last Updated ( Wednesday, 28 July 2010 09:33 )  
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