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.

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Next gig in Stockholm – with Tiare Helberg + Jontahan Segel on fiddle

October 13th, 2016

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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

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“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.

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The Plastic Pals to Milan for a joint gig with Lowlands

November 13th, 2015

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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.

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New single release – plus gigs this Autumn….

August 6th, 2015

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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.

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Plastic Pals playing Sea of Cortez with Dan Stuart

July 8th, 2015

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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”:
. Enjoy!

New York was cold, but we liked were we were living….

April 11th, 2015

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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.

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New York and Connecticut – here we come!

February 27th, 2015

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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.

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Countdown to Xmas with The Plastic Pals

December 1st, 2014

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Long time since we posted. Sorry ´bout that, but this Fall´s been a rough one. Anyway, as Xmas is getting closer we´d like to share with you here a Christmas Calendar – songs we like and one or two of ours. So you can follow us in our Countdown to Christmas. Simply click the image above and you´ll come to the calendar. A new tune will be added for each day up until Christmas.

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Riding with Dan Stuart

June 29th, 2014

In May we had the pleasure to do a shortish two-gig tour with “the grumpiest man in showbusiness” ex-Green on Red frontman Dan Stuart. But it didn´t take many seconds of twanging before he was all smiles – as you can see from this 15 minutes clip from Southside Cavern, Stockholm, May 10th.

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