Running like a cat on a hot tin roof
November 24th, 2016
New album in the making. Called Psychic Reader. We´re aware it is taking its time. But innho Here´s a snippet of one of the tunes: Cat on a hot tin roof.
Next gig in Stockholm – with Tiare Helberg + Jontahan Segel on fiddle
October 13th, 2016
Friday 28th October we´re back in the saddle gigging. We´re playing at Southside Cavern in Stockholm. Joined by Jonathan Segel (Camper Van Beethoven) on fiddle. Plus we have the honour to have the wonderful chanteuse Tiare Helberg with band as our opener.
So if in Stockholm, Sweden 28 October, come see us at this gig:
Southside Cavern, Hornsgatan 104, 11726 Stockholm
Doors: 8 pm
Entrance fee: 100 SEK
New single + Hawk solo gigs
April 13th, 2016
“Wouldn’t Change a Thing brings to mind Willie Nile at his anthemic best, burning, blues-infused guitars fueling a creepy, phantasmagorical tale.” (New York Music Daily). 22 April we release a new single, Wouldn´t Change A Thing (from album Turn The Tide). But before that there´s two Hawk solo gigs: on Radio P4 Sjuhärad today at 11 am GMT +1 and tomorrow at Club Divine Intervention in Borås.
The Plastic Pals to Milan for a joint gig with Lowlands
November 13th, 2015
Friday 27 November we jump on a plane to Milan to play our first ever gig in Italy. Saturday 28 November we play Spazio Teatro 89 in Milan with our friends, the amazing rock amerciana band Lowlands, who came to play with us in Stockholm 2013. So this is the second leg in the Sweden-Italy musical collaboration between the two bands.
New single release – plus gigs this Autumn….
August 6th, 2015
New single release today – Timing is everything. Plus new gigs added to our tour plan: Stockholm, Sweden 22 August, Örebro, Sweden 4–5 September, Eskilstuna, Sweden 18 September and Milan, Italy 28 November.
Plastic Pals playing Sea of Cortez with Dan Stuart
July 8th, 2015
Recently got a live recording of our gig with ex Green on Red cat Dan Stuart from Klubb Värnhem, Malmö, Sweden, May 2014. Here´s Green on Red classic “Sea of Cortez”:
Hawk and Jonathan Segel opening for Chuck Prophet
May 5th, 2015
Thursday 7 May Hawk is doing a solo gig – togehter with Jonathan Segel (Camper Van Beethoven), opening for ex-Green on Red-cat Chuck Prophet at Stacken, Nalen, Stockholm.
Record Store Day Special – vinyl 7″ release
April 12th, 2015
Record Store Day, Saturday April 18, we release our first 7″ vinyl – hand numbered limited edition in 200 copies: Riding with Elvis/I want you back. We will play two instore gigs in Stockholm: at The Beat Goes On and at Pet Sounds Records. In the evening we´re playing at Southside Cavern, with Jonathan Segel (Camper van Beethoven) as support. Jonathan will also be sitting in with us on a couple of tunes.
Riding with Elvis has, as you may well know, already been released digitally via World Wide Vibe Records, NYC. However, I want you back, our first release ever of a cover song (originally released by Jackson 5), hasn´t been released before. Apart from this snippet the only way to hear this version of ours is to buy this vinyl single, that also comes with a unique download code for both songs.
The vinyl single can be purchased at our Record Store Day gigs (and later gigs as well as long as the stock lasts). After Record Store Day it can also be purchased via the shops where we´re playing at on that day: The Beat Goes On and Pet Sounds, as well as via Hot Stuff Mailorder + you could alway buy it straight from us – more info on how will come soon.
On Record Store Day our schedule is as follows:
* 1:30 pm: The Beat Goes On, S:t Eriksgatan 67
* 4:15 pm: Pet Sounds Records, Skånegatan 53
* 8 pm: Southside Cavern, Hornsgatan 104
New York was cold, but we liked were we were living….
April 11th, 2015
It´s over a month now since we got back from New York. But we´ve been busy with other things and haven´t gone round to updating. Sorry ´bout that. We had two great shows: the World Wide Vibe Records night at the Sidewalk Café and Bowery Electric. Adding to that a web tv interview at the Rew & Who? show (where we played at tune) at Otto´s Shrunken Head plus an interview with legendary radio host Bill Kelly at WFMU in Jersey City.
New York and Connecticut – here we come!
February 27th, 2015
The Plastic Pals are playing three shows on US East Coast February 28 – March 4. First a World Wide Web Records label night at Sidewalk Café, Manhattan, Saturday February 28. The Two Boots, Bridgeport, Connecicut, Sunday March 1. Last gig is at The Bowery Electric, Wednesday March 4.