Daily Discovery: Hamish Anderson, “Burn”

hamishHamish Anderson’s newest EP, Restless (out October 21) features the first single “Burn,” an adrenaline-charged blues explosion, infused with classic guitar riffs and dramatic drumbeats. Click HERE to pre-order Restless.

ARTIST: Hamish Anderson

SONG: Burn

BIRTHDATE: May 18, 1991

HOMETOWN: Melbourne, Australia

CURRENT LOCATION: Hollywood, California

AMBITIONS: To create music that I love. Career longevity.

TURN-OFFS: People who talk to fill space.

TURN-ONS: Fender Telecasters.

DREAM GIG: Honestly, I think I might have just had it, opening up for B.B. King; but after that, maybe working with Eric Clapton on something.

FAVORITE LYRIC: “All the truth in the world adds up to one big lie.” from Things have changed by Bob Dylan

CRAZIEST PERSON I KNOW:  My manager, but crazy in a good way.

SONG I WISH I WROTE: I’d have to go with Manic Depression by Jimi Hendrix.

5 PEOPLE I’D MOST LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH: Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Jimi Hendrix, Miles Davis and Muddy Waters.

MY FAVORITE CONCERT EXPERIENCE: I attended Crossroads Guitar Festival in Chicago, 2010 and that was pretty epic.

I WROTE THIS SONG: Burn was written quickly — i wrote the opening lines first and then from that I knew I wanted a big riff to carry the song so that came out next. I just wanted to write a big blues rocker…