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Publicity

Sons of Raphael

Contact

Leigh Greaney
Big Hassle
leigh@bighassle.com

Biography

Artist Overview

“Every now and then a band comes along with such panache that you have to wonder if the band are real at all. Sons of Raphael could be that band” – Loud & Quiet

Sons of Raphael are North London dwelling brothers Loral and Ronnel Raphael. Following early support from key tastemakers such as Loud & Quiet magazine, i-D, BBC Radio 1, 6music and Beats the band release their debut EP, A Nation Of Bloodsuckers on Because Music on September 14.

Highlights on Sons of Raphael so far:
– Nation of Bloodsuckers EP will be the band’s first release on Because Music
– Prior to signing to Because they released a AA single via Moshi Moshi records; Eating People & Rio
– Exciting initial press coverage from Loud & Quiet Magazine, i-D, Clash Magazine, HUH Magazine, Office Magazine, NOWNESS
– Strong early radio support from Beats anchors Zane Lowe and Matt Wilkinson
– Additional early radio support from BBC Radio 1 & BBC 6music (Huw Stephens and Phil Taggart)
– EU tour supporting Charlotte Gainsbourg
– UK city festivals this summer inc. Live At Leeds, Hit The North, VISIONS festival
– Early brand support via a YSL eyewear track synchronisation
– Hedi Slimane photo shoot done and potential future collaborations with Celine.
– Recording debut album November 2018

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Pascal Gambarte

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Credit

Pascal Gambarte