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The Rapture

The Rapture is an American rock band based in New York City. The band mixes influences from many genres including post-punk, new rave, dance-punk, acid house, disco, electronica and rock.They formed in 1998 by drummer Vito Roccoforte and guitarist/vocalist Luke Jenner. After relocating to New York, the original bassist left and was replaced by Matt Safer. The band toured extensively and in 2001 released the six-song EP Out of the Races and Onto the Tracks on the Sub Pop label. The Rapture were forerunners of the post-punk revival of the early 2000s, as they mixed their early post-punk soun ...read more

The Rapture is an American rock band based in New York City. The band mixes influences from many genres including post-punk, new rave, dance-punk, acid house, disco, electronica and rock.They formed in 1998 by drummer Vito Roccoforte and guitarist/vocalist Luke Jenner. After relocating to New York, the original bassist left and was replaced by Matt Safer. The band toured extensively and in 2001 released the six-song EP Out of the Races and Onto the Tracks on the Sub Pop label. The Rapture were forerunners of the post-punk revival of the early 2000s, as they mixed their early post-punk sound with electronic and dance elements via their collaboration with the celebrated New York production team DFA. Multi-instrumentalist Gabriel Andruzzi joined the band in 2002. Their first full-length record, Echoes, was released to critical acclaim in 2003, including album of the year by pitchforkmedia.com. « hide

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LPs
In the Grace of Your Love
2011

3.4
36 Votes
Pieces Of The People We Love
2006

3.6
58 Votes
Echoes
2003

3.4
86 Votes
Mirror
1999

EPs
Out of the Races and Onto the Tracks
2001

3.3
11 Votes
Compilations
!K7 Tapes - The Rapture
2008

3.5
1 Votes

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