They met on some jam session a few years ago, then formed this band “TramstonValley” in summer 2018 at Tokyo Japan. They released their 1st single “First 3” in December 21 2019.

The lead track “Are You Ready” got ranked in 13 (Valley FM 89.5 Australia). And, they are creating some songs now for their 1st album while doing live show and jam session in Tokyo.

Haruki (vocals & guitar, songwriter), Wallaby(bass &backing vocals), Nogi (drums)

 

Websites or Social Media Pages:

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOfqQxc_yCWjKkOu7eSs0iQ?view_as=subscriber

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tramston/?ref=bookmarks

Instagram: @haruki_tramston

What Musical Genre Do You Feel Best Describes Your Music And How Would You Describe Your Sound?

My music is very simply rock sound. Sounds like 90's and 2000's U.S rock sound and post grunge ,blues rock, southern rock. So it's a modern clasisc & alternative hard rock.

How Did You Get Your Name? Is There A Story?

When I was thinking about band name, I had tramset (medicine) and Winston(cigarette) in my pocket. And I was listening to John Mayer's album Paradise Valley that moment in toilet. So I mixed those things name. "tram"set & win"ston" & paradise "valley" = TramstonValley

What Are or Have Been Your Musical Influences?

All rock music of the world and blues and acoustic music.

What Are You Working On Now? Any Future Collaborations We Can Look Forward To?

I'm just writing songs while working (Gas Station). We can't perform on the stage now, because of COVID-19.

What Is Your Ultimate Goal In The Music Industry? What Is Your Plan Of Action?

My goal is keep on rockin' with the band until the end. And, We want play on many countries. Also, my plan is the only one, make a first album so far.

What Is Your Favorite Track To Perform Live and Why?

It's a Drag me Down from first single. Recently, we arranged this song for live show.

Added the bass solo and free Jam time. It's really groovy and exciting!

What Has Been The Biggest Challenge In Your Career Thus Far?

Never lose to COVID-19

What’s Your Typical Songwriting Process?

First, I'm looking for melodies and vision in my head, then make some chord progression by the guitar. Finally, I'm writing lyrics. After finished those work, Jam in the studio with bassist and drummer.

How Has Social Media Influenced Your Career As An Artist?

I don't like SNS. But it's really good for music life. Because We can find many music and musicians, And any country people find easy my music.

What Are Some Tracks and Artists Currently On Your Playlist?

Yellow Ledbetter by Pearl Jam, One X by Three Days Grace, I will Not Bow by Breaking Benjamin, Adrenaline by Shinedown, On To The Next by Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown, Son's Gonna Rise by Citizen Cope, Who Did You Think I was by John Mayer Trio, Voodoo Child by Jimi Hendrix, Simple Man by Lynyrd Skynyrd

What Did You Do Before You Started Making Music?

I played baseball since 3 years old to 15 years old. I was a home-run king.

Any Advice For Young People (Men or Women) That Want To Succeed In The Music World?

I can't say anything, because I'm not successful. But I wanna say one thing, find for your originality.

What Would You Change In The Music Industry If You Were A Top Music Executive?

I wanna change the copyright problem. That problem is worsening in my country.

How Do You Feel About Originality?

Most important thing in music and life.

Is There Anything Else We Should Know About You Or That You Would Like to Add?

Nothing special...But if I had to say I have not COVID-19 yet. 

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