October '14 Cellar session and rehearsal sessions
Heading into autumn '14 KING SIZE SLIM take to the rehearsal studio to tighten up new tracks for upcoming recording sessions. A spring '15 release is planned for a new album on Treehouse 44 records, featuring the three piece line-up with one or two special guests. Towards the end of september a new 'cellar session' live performance video was recorded in a special underground Old Town location in Hastings. This will be uploaded soon and will give a sneaky peak at the new KING SIZE SLIM material.
August '14 KING SIZE SLIM wins 'Emerging Artist' British Blues Awards 2014
After an enormously busy August, culminating in 6 shows over this last weekend, all at KING SIZE SLIM are proud to confirm a win at The British Blues Awards 2014.The awards were announced at The Great British Rhythm and Blues festival in Colne lancashire on Sunday 24th August. The public vote saw KING SIZE SLIM beat stiff competition from the other nominees in the "Emerging Artist' category.
Huge thanks go out to Treehouse 44 Records London, Rimshot studios, Rotosound Music Strings. We all look forward to taking the trio across the UK and Europe in the coming year and hope to see you all soon at a town near you.
August ''14 Festival season and sessions for the new album
August 2014 has seen KING SIZE SLIM performing festivals up and down the UK and across the channel in France with a hard-working 24 shows in 31 days. Gloucester Blues Festival saw two very well received solo shows as did Broadstairs Folk Week. The trio line-up travel to Picardie, France for an exclusive show in mid-august at Celebration Days Festival, other August shows include Faversham Hop Fest, also the souths best kept secret 'Small World Solar Festival' and a return to the Blues Kitchen Shoreditch for a special guest support slot for James Hunter Six.
Sessions for the next KING SIZE SLIM album to be released on Treehouse 44 have started.Toby and the band have been having a lot of fun experimenting with back-line, percussion and instrumentation during these sessions. Production is scheduled for November with a spring '15 release.