Hall of Ghosts – A Random Quiet – CD Giveaway

UPDATE: Competition won by a gent from Glossop hope he enjoys the album as much as I

I have a copy of Hall of Ghosts début CD A Random Quiet to give away, the album is officially released next month but is up for pre-order at Bandcamp.

For a chance to win the album you need only drop us a an Email with Made in Shropshire in the subject line and I’ll draw a winner at the end of the month (overseas entries are welcome).


Singer/songwriter Jim Williams, a Shropshire (UK) based musician and producer, launched Hall of Ghosts as a solo act after several years fronting the Alt. Country band Additional Moog, who released two critically acclaimed albums ; “Thirty Three & A Third” and “Endless Air”. “A Random Quiet”, the debut from Hall of Ghosts was recorded by Jim at his studio on the Shropshire/Mid Wales border over a two year period. Recording began with demos of previously unreleased Additional Moog songs before taking a folkier, more experimental direction with the arrival of new songs “Bye Bye Big Blue” and “Hall of Ghosts”. Flourishes of pedal steel were contributed by British steel guitar luminary Gerry Hogan, recorded in the unusual setting of Scotland’s famous Old Blacksmith’s – an old stone walled room normally used for wedding ceremonies. Hall of Ghosts go on tour in spring 2012, opening several shows in the UK and Europe as guests of renowned guitarist Albert Lee and his band

Sat 3 March Swindon, Arts Centre England
Sun 4 March Winchester, Railway England
Thu 8 March Dortmund, FHH Germany
Fri 16 March Rubigen, Muehle Hunziken Switzerland
Mon 19 March Salzburg, Rockhouse Austria
Sun 1 April Hoorst, Kasteelboerderij Netherlands
Thu 5 April Norwich, Arts Centre England
Sat 7 April Deal, Astor Theatre England
Sun 22 April Eastbourne, College Theatre England
Mon 23 April Bognor, The Regis Centre England
Fri 27 April Musselburgh,Brunton Theatre Scotland
Sat 28 April Kinross, Green Hotel Scotland
Sun 29 April Aberdeen, Lemon Tree Scotland
Tue 1 May Glasgow, The Ferry Scotland
Thu 3 May Castle Douglas, Lochside Scotland
Sat 5 May Mickleton, Mickleton R&B England
Fri 11 May Ravenshead, Stetson Club England
Sun 13 May Shrewsbury, Theatre Severn England
Tue 15 May Coleraine, Riverside Theatre N. Ireland
Wed 16 May Letterkenny, An Grianan Ireland
Thu 17 May Armagh, Market Place Ireland
Sat 19 May Omagh, Strule Arts Centre N. Ireland
Thu 24 May Listowel, St. John’s Arts Ireland
Sat 26 May Bray, Mermaid Arts Centre Ireland
Sun 27 May Caernarfon, Galeri Wales
Fri 1 June Hereford, Courtyard England
Sat 2 June Wavendon, The Stables England
Thu 7 June Haverhill, Arts Centre England
Sat 9 June Pontypridd, Muni Arts Wales

Looking forward to 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After another fantastic year of music it’s time to turn my attention to 2012, here’s a few that I’m looking forward to.

Kathleen Edwards – Voyageur
Lucero – to be announced
Paul Weller – Sonik Kicks
Craig Finn – Clear Heart Full Eyes
Franz Nicolay – Do the Struggle
Ellen & The Escapades – to be announced
Mark Lanegan Band – Blues Funeral
Sharon Van Etten – Tramp
The Lemonheads Hotel Sessions
The Twilight Sad – No One Can Ever Know
Damien Jurado – Maraqopa
Bruce Springsteen – to be announced
Gaslight Anthem – to be announced
Woody Guthrie Project – Jay Farrar,Anders Parker,Will Johnson and Jim James
Vanessa Peters – to be announced
The Arlenes – to be announced
Sons of Bill – to be announced
American Aquarium – Burn Flicker Die
Wrinkle Neck Mules – Apprentice to Ghosts
Hall of Ghosts – A Random Quiet
Bruce Springsteen – Electric Nebraska (30 years since the ‘original’ so you never know)

The Twilight Sad – Kill It In The Morning by Fat Cat Records

Giant Water – early rough mix (mp3) by hallofghosts

Kathleen Edwards – Change The Sheets by Kathleen Edwards

Damien Jurado – Nothing is the News by beatsurrender

serpents // sharon van etten by sexmusic

Craig Finn – Honolulu Blues by Vagrant Records

Hall of Ghosts – A Random Quiet

“A Random Quiet”, the long awaited début album from Hall of Ghosts, is now available to listen to in its entirety and pre-order several months before the official release date.
Hall of Ghosts is the new solo project from Oswestry, Shropshire songwriter Jim Williams – who released two acclaimed albums with Additional Moog.
The 8 song “A Random Quiet” was recorded over the last two years. Jim played most of the instruments himself, save from the drums and some tasteful contributions from pedal steel guitar maestro Gerry Hogan. “A Random Quiet” will be released on March 5, 2012 on limited edition CD, mp3 and 24 bit FLAC formats. All digital formats will also ship with a colour PDF booklet containing the album artwork and lyrics. Hall of Ghosts will be touring the UK and Europe in Spring 2012. Full details coming soon. Contact us to have Hall of Ghosts play near you.

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