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Velvet Eleven music is folk rock with an electronic edge. With instruments used such as the 11 string guitar, lap steel slide, Phat bass, Heart Throbbing Synths and Beats, Puts Velvet 11 music in place soon not to be forgotten. Velvet Eleven Project is music produced and performed from songwriter and music producer Rob Ratten. Over the past 2 years Rob has been showing Velvet Eleven across the East coast of Australia with multiple shows and festivals and has been working with number of musicians and singers and putting together the Velvet 11 debut album Nikitas Room. Velvet 11 is currently based in Cairns, Far north Queensland Australia.
Over the years Rob Ratten has played support for some of the biggest names in the Australian music industry. Such as Emma Louise, The Medics, UNSUB, Dusty Fungus, psymon, UZI, Beatrix, Sian Evans, Tasty Gecko, The west block party witch included Dubmarine, Kingfisher, Koii, Emma Dean, School fight, Die rude, Rusty Datsuns and the list goes on and on. Recently Rob project Velvet Eleven has had radio play and on rotation for ButterflyÃ?Â¢??s Radio in the US and also getting Radio play in Rural Victoria Australia. Both the tracks Jordan and JFK have had over 1000 downloads on triple j unertherd. The track jordan is also being used in the womens wold surfing documentry GONE BEFORE SUNDAY. Velvet 11 music is also being used in various films that are being produced from Pure Ocens productions in florida USA. With the album Nikitas Room due to be launched some time in 2013. It will busy year ahead for Robs Velvet Eleven project and its network.
The velvet Eleven sound is a earthy and high energy performance that has the ability to be played any were and appeals to one from any walk of life. Just like a fine wine Velvet 11 keeps getting better and better with time (its Great for the pallet) Velvet is a fresh sound that will make move grove and love Velvet 11
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