RAMS’ pocket radioRAMS' pocket radio is Peter McCauley, a drummer, pianist, jack-of-all and songwriter. Unfettered personal expression is the impetus of the project and with the works of the 1950's product designer, Dieter Rams, in mind - purity, simplicity and longevity are the first concerns.
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"a sense of high melodrama, piano and bass swelling up on a crest of drums and sweeping guitar... an absolutely perfect connection."
-Steven Rainey, BBC
"Full of intriguing left turns and whipped up into a lather of emotion, these six tracks provide a stunning introduction to RAMS' ... RAMS' pocket radio is an artist of verve and versatility. Get tuned in."
- Francis Jones, EP review, AU mag
"Rams' pocket radio are another brand spanking new band on our list, but when you watch the experimental outfit (which is centred around peter McCauley) you'd be forgiven for thinking they've been on the live circuit for years."
- Hotpress, Hot for 2010 list
Ram's Pocket Radio [is] emotionally focussed, with Pete bashing out the sweet piano chords and the songs steering into some twisted destinations. They got the vote of the crowd and the judges. Keep this frequency clear.
â€“ Stuart Baillie, BBC Radio Ulster
â€œRamsâ€™ Pocket Radio embodies the spirit of Dieter Rams surprisingly well: a distinct attention to detail, innovation and the ability to create something beautiful are all part of Peter McCauleyâ€™s side project.
- Patrick Kane, Secretfireworks.com
"Rams' started to play, 30 seconds into the first song I bit my lip and got the shivers. Peteâ€™s voice sounded just as it had on the recordings..."