,Hobo Chang are a 5 piece band from North East Essex. They write original songs and sound like a
a dark psychedelic funky train ride, experimental and soulful with their roots in blues, jazz, reggae and the good bits of rock.
In a world of bands that sound like other bands Hobo Chang sound like Hobo Chang
Recently they secured a 5yr publishing deals with their 2013 debut album Smalltown Troubles. and Their 2nd album BEAST which is due for release 10th April 2017
They have headlined some fantastic venues, played festivals, live radio shows,charity gigs, wakes, boats and the occasional very unconventional wedding, they have gigged with Lee Scratch Perry & The Upsetters, Toots & The Maytals, John Cooper Clarke The Vibrators, The Beat, Easy Star Allstars The Buzzcocks, Geno Washington and many more well known artists
They have a strong fan base, support from press, a healthy social media, prescence, you tube plays, internet radio plays and have had the ocassional tune played on BBC Radio 6 Music, BBC Essex Introducing, BBC Suffolk Introducing
They produce and release their own EPs and Albums and all artwork and merchandising is done by the band.
John Cooper Clarke - "They're a fantastic band, one of the great unsigned, they're great them"
BBC Essex Introducing - "Dark, psychedelic sounds..."
Electric Roulette - "There's a sniff of Bristol about them (Portishead, Massive Attack) while still retaining a certain sixtiesness..after hearing Eulogy, So Low Blues and finding out they put a John Cooper Clarke poem to music... man what's not to like."
Ranking Roger (The Beat) - "Great live set keep on
Lee Scratch Perry - "I like it I like it I like it"
Toots Hibbert - "Great band you got tunes"
Jay Stapley (Suede,Pink Floyd,Scot Walker - "Hobo Chang are compulsive listening totally recommended"
Comments by Hobo Chang
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@happyorangeballoon-happyorangeballoon: cheers man glad you like,,xx
cheers for the hook up, find us on facebook and twitter) enjoying ya tunes
@lucidmilk: ah cheers)
@tomye: always up for a house party). if we about...dates etc,,.we on facebook mail us on there or here, or firstname.lastname@example.org
@tomye: cheers Tomye, theres a free download of the EP its from here http://hobochang.bandcamp.com/