It seems that nearly everyone you speak to arrived at this thing we call Americana via a different route. One area of commonality though, is that The Long Ryders were an important step on that journey, or indeed, for some, the beginning of it. For this reason, the band continue to be held in high … Continue reading “The Long Ryders + The Hanging Stars, Gorilla, Manchester, 10 April 2019”
Rising new stars of jangly country rock The Hanging Stars released this, their new single, as they geared up for a tour supporting GospelbeacH. The first date was yesterday but they’re playing Manchester tonight then up to Scotland for a couple of nights, scooting to Red Rooster Festival in Suffolk, a detour to Wales and … Continue reading “The Hanging Stars “For You (My Blue Eyed Son)” – Listen”
The Hanging Stars brought the sound of summer to the Victoria pub in Dalston on an otherwise cold and dismal February night last Thursday. Launching their sophomore release, ‘Songs for Somewhere Else,’ The Hanging Stars were appropriately accompanied by a mindbending liquid light show from Innerstrings which acted as a perfect counterpoint to their music – … Continue reading “The Hanging Stars, the Victoria, Dalston, London, 22nd February 2018”
With four-part-harmonies and luscious twelve-string guitars London’s The Hanging Stars borrow a musical feeling from The Byrds for this perfect slice of psychedelic folk-rock. On a Sweet Summer’s Day is from the band’s new album Songs For Somewhere Else which will hit the shops 9th of February.
THS are carving out a nice niche for themselves. They sit somewhere between the Broken Family Band and the Rockingbirds with a dash of psychedelic hot sauce. At their most esoteric they are able to combine traditional Country sounds with something a little less traditional: Dig A Hole starts off with steel guitar leading the way … Continue reading “The Hanging Stars “Songs For Somewhere Else” (Crimson Crow, 2018)”
From their new album Songs for Somewhere Else, released on February 9th, is the excellent pieces of cosmic Americana from Walthamstow’s Hanging Stars.
The new single from London’s Hanging Stars is just lovely cosmic americana and the video matches it perfectly. It all bodes very well indeed for their next album Songs For Somewhere Else, out on February 9th next year.
What better way to start your week than with this, the new single from London based quartet The Hanging Stars whose music has been described as “mainlining the dying embers of the early 70s psychedelic folk and cosmic country scenes, transforming them into an energized new sound for our times”. They’re releasing their second album “Songs … Continue reading “Video premiere: The Hanging Stars “Honeywater””
Honeywater is the new single from London-based psych folk outfit The Hanging Stars, taken from their forthcoming second album “Songs From Somewhere Else” due next year. Taking cues from both sides of the Atlantic, the quartet mainline the dying embers of the early 70s psychedelic folk and cosmic country scenes, transforming them into an absolutely lovely … Continue reading “The Hanging Stars “Honeywater” – Listen”
Stars and Rabbit are an Indonesian duo hailing from Yogyakarta. The group consists of singer-songwriter Elda Suryani and arranger Adi Widodo. Their music is a melding of pop and folk influences with a raw simplicity of composition, arrangement and performance.