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Hamish Anderson is a student of the three Kings (Albert, BB and Freddie) and Keith Richards with influences of Jeff Buckley and Tom Petty.
Hamish is a blues rock artist (guitarist/singer/songwriter) from Melbourne, Australia who was the last artist to open for the late BB King. This spring, he completed a 12 city tour opening for The Rides (featuring Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Barry Goldberg).
In addition to these tours, he’s performed over sixty shows in the US including seven showcases during SXSW; as well as Los Lobos, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Wynona Judd and Blues Traveler.
He’s received an award for Best Blues Song by the Independent Music Awards for his single “Burn” and was profiled in Huffington Post “Beyond the Six Strings” as well as The Blues Magazine UK for their “Future of Blues Music” issue in 2015.
His debut album, titled Trouble, is produced by Jim Scott (Tom Petty, Tedeschi Trucks, Ryan Bingham, Wilco, Grace Potter) and features Johnny Radelat (Gary Clark Jr), Freddie Bokkenheuser (Ryan Adams), and Aaron Sterling (John Mayer) on drums; Chris Bruce (Seal, Meshell Ndegeocello) and Rob Calder (Angus & Julia Stone, Kanye) on bass; and Chris Joyner (Ryan Bingham) and Jerry Borge (Jonathan Wilson) on keys.
The first single is the title track, “Trouble,” and you can hear it on K-ZAP 93.3 FM and streaming at K-ZAP.ORG/LISTEN/ It’s also received spins on major market AAA radio across the nation and was released April 15 on Examiner.com. It was included on Spotify’s official “Blues & Roots Rock” playlist. The official video had an exclusive premiere on Relix.com and his debut album will release later this year.
K-ZAP 93.3 FM and online stream is playing another of the album’s songs, “U” from this new, up and coming blues rock guitarist.