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Nic Nassuet
Nic Nassuet
Nicholas Bryan Trammell
Nick Ortiz-Trammell
OriginDenver, Colorado
GenresFolk, gothic rock, alternative rock, indie rock, indie
LabelsDolor Records
WebsiteNic Nassuet

Nicholas Bryan Trammell, better known by his stage name Nic Nassuet and also known professionally as Nick Ortiz-Trammell, is an American gothic-folk musician based in Hollywood, California.


After years of work with theater group PHAMALY[1][2][3][4] and as a part of the SAG-AFTRA national communications committee where he was noted for facilitating SAG eligibility,[5][6][7] Nassuet's debut album Eleutherios was released in 2015 to critical acclaim.[8][9][10] Jetset Magazine described his debut release as "[a] blend of Celtic, blues, rock, folk, grunge and goth" that "explores and transcends his [Nassuet's] musical boundaries with a true sense of freedom."[11] He also saw radio play on a variety of independent stations.[12][13]

Musical style

The Huffington Post,[9][14] has referred to his signature style as "Gothic Folk", a moniker echoed in a June 2015 review by Guardian Liberty Voice.[15] The Global Music Awards gave Nassuet a gold medal for "Alternative Rock Gothic Folk".[16] Review Fix said that Nassuet "put a definable face on the gothic rock genre."[17]Blogcritics compared his style to the Celtic music, Operatic Rock, and Grunge genres.[18] and Big Sky State Buzz said that Eleutherios contained "hints of rock and roll."[19] Nassuet's music has been compared to Jim Morrison,[20]Jeff Buckley,[21]Nick Drake,[20][21][22]Richie Havens,[21]Lindsay Buckingham,[21] and Danny Elfman,[17] Meanwhile, his singing has garnered comparisons to singers like Lindsey Buckingham,[21]Axl Rose,[19][21] and Kate Bush.[23]


Throe (2015, Dolor Records)[24]

Eleutherios (2015, Dolor Records)[25]


Year Award Nominated Work Category Result
2015 Hollywood Music in Media Awards[26] "She Rides Moonlight" Best Americana/Folk/Acoustic Song Nominated
2015 International Music And Entertainment Association Awards[27][28] "The Giver" Alternative Song Of The Year Won
"Eleutherios" Alternative Album Of The Year Nominated
"Eleutherios" Folk Artist Of The Year Nominated
"Eleutherios" Adult Contemporary Artist Of The Year Nominated
"Down" Adult Contemporary Song Of The Year Nominated
2015 "Immured" Best Americana/Alternative Rock Song Won
"The Nothing" Best Folk/Alternative Rock Song Won
"Black Dress" Best Alternative/Acoustic Rock Song Won
"Eleutherios" Best Rock Album Won
2015 Australian Songwriters Association[29] "Black Dress" International Nominated
2015 Global Music Awards[30][31] "Eleutherios" Emerging Artist Won
"Eleutherios" Album Won
"Eleutherios" Alternative Rock: Gothic Folk Won
2015 Indie Music Awards[32][33] "When It Falls" Best Alternative Male Artist Won
"Immured" Best Male Folk Artist Nominated
"The Nothing" Nominated
"Immured" Best Folk Recording Nominated
"She Rides The Moonlight" Nominated
2016 Indie Music Awards[34] "Down" Best Alternative Artist Won
"The Giver" Nominated
"Down" Best Alternative Song Nominated
"The Giver" Nominated
"How The Gods Kill" Best Alternative Demo Nominated
"Down" Best Alternative Recording Nominated
"The Giver" Nominated
"The Giver" Best Alternative Band Nominated
"Down" Nominated
"Down" Best Folk Artist Nominated
"The Giver" Nominated
"How The Gods Kill" Best Folk Demo Nominated
"Eleutherios" Album Of The Year Nominated


Proclamation of Heroism, Denver city council.[35]

Nic Nassuet Day, May 22, 2016, Issued by proclamation of the Mayor of Denver[36]

Diploma of Merit, Association of the Knights of St. Sylvester[37]

See also


  1. ^ "Side Show Gets 3 1/2 Stars". Denver Post. Denver Post. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ "Physically Handicapped Actors and Musical Artists League Announces Cast for Man of La Mancha". Denver Post. American Towns. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ "Stage Door: The Diviners". 303 Magazine. 303 Magazine. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ "PHAMALY Scores Another Hit with Innovative Man of La Mancha". North Denver Tribune. North Denver Tribune. Retrieved 2016.
  5. ^ "SAG-AFTRA - Spring 2014". Retrieved 2016.
  6. ^ Salomon, Andrew (March 22, 2016). "SAG Eligibility: The DIY Way". Retrieved 2016.
  7. ^ "New Media is Creating Easier SAG Eligibility". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved .
  8. ^ "Eleutherios Album Review". Contact Music. Contact Music. Retrieved 2016.
  9. ^ a b "Interview: Nic Nassuet". Huffington Post. Huffington Post. Retrieved 2016.
  10. ^ "An Interview With Nic Nassuet". Carpe Nocturne. 10: 156-157. Fall 2015.
  11. ^ "LA Goth Rocker Nic Nassuet Explores His Creative Freedom in "Eleutherios"". Retrieved .
  12. ^ The Morning Brew March 27th, 2015. The Morning Brew. 92.6 The Blitz. San Francisco. March 27, 2015. Radio.
  13. ^ "Backstage Pass Radio Lunchtime Concert Series - Show #1 of 2015!". BlogTalkRadio. Retrieved 2016.
  14. ^ "On the Culture Front: Music from the Underground, Part Five". The Huffington Post. Retrieved .
  15. ^ Klamt, Layla (June 10, 2015). "Nic Nassuet Brings Goth Sensibility to Folk [Review]". Guardian Liberty Voice. Retrieved 2016.
  16. ^ "Profile: Nic Nassuet". Retrieved 2016.
  17. ^ a b "Nic Nassuet 'Eleutherios' Review: Gothic Poetry". Review Fix. Retrieved 2016.
  18. ^ "Music Review: Nic Nassuet - 'Eleutherios'". Blogcritics. Retrieved 2016.
  19. ^ a b "Nic Nassuet's album 'Eleutherios' takes you on a raw journey down some emotional avenues". Big Sky State Buzz. Retrieved 2016.
  20. ^ a b "Nic Nassuet - "She Rides Moonlight"". Papercut Magazine. Retrieved 2016.
  21. ^ a b c d e f "Nic Nassuet strips everything down to the essentials of pure beauty!". JamSphere. Retrieved 2016.
  22. ^ "On the Culture Front: Music from the Underground, Part Five". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 2016.
  23. ^ Frometa, R. J. "Album Review: Eleutherios by Nic Nassuet/RIYL Nick Drake and Jeff Buckley". Vents Magazine. Retrieved 2016.
  24. ^ "Nic Nassuet to Release "Throe" - a Collection of Rediscovered Gems, on October 31". Jamsphere. Jamsphere. Retrieved 2016.
  25. ^ "Eleutherios Nic Nassuet". Eleutherios. Itunes. Retrieved 2016.
  26. ^ "Hollywood Music In Media Awards Nominees 2015". Hollywood Music In Media Awards. Retrieved 2016.
  27. ^ "IMEA Awards Winners 2015". IMEA Awards. IMEA. Retrieved 2016.
  28. ^ "IMEA Awards 2015 Nominees". IMEA Awards. IMEA. Retrieved 2016.
  29. ^ "ASA National Songwriting Contest 2015 Top 30 Results". ASA National Songwriting Contests. ASA. Retrieved 2016.
  30. ^ "An Album of the Year? Los Angeles Goth Rocker Nic Nassuet's New Record Eleutherios Selected by Global Music Awards". ReleaseWire. Retrieved .
  31. ^ "ProfileNicNassuet". Retrieved .
  32. ^ "IMCA4 Alternative". Retrieved .
  33. ^ "IMCA4 Folk". Retrieved .
  34. ^ "5th Annual Indie Music Channel Awards". The Indie Music Channel. Retrieved .
  35. ^ "Resolution No. 62, Series of 2005: Thanking the Guardian Angels and Denver Police for a Life Saved" (PDF). The Council of the City and County of Denver. October 11, 2005. Retrieved 2016.
  36. ^ "DENVER MAYOR DECLARES MAY 22 'NIC NASSUET DAY'". Mayor's Office of the City and County of Denver. May 22, 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  37. ^ "Cerimonia Maggio 28". Associazione Cavalieri di San Silvestro. May 28, 2016. Retrieved 2016.

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