There are two music projects under the name Ampere. One is a DIY punk band. The second is an atmospheric music project. 1. Ampere is a diypunk band based in Amherst, Massachusetts in 2002 known for their short (10-15 minutes) but extremely loud and intense live shows. The band has put the importance of DIY punk ethics at the forefront of their lyrics and are known for the particular attention they bring to their vegan principles.