Star Wheel Press

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Star Wheel Press - Folk Live Act in ABERFELDY

Star Wheel Press Short Info

Star Wheel Press are an indie/folk/pop band from Aberfeldy, Scotland. They were formed in 2011 when guitarist/banjo player Craig Milton met singer and lyricist Ryan Hannigan at a gig by Edinburgh indie pop band Aberfeldy in the town they're named after.

To date, they have released a single album, the Life Cycle of a Falling Bird in 2011, which was that year's biggest selling album in Avalanche Records[1] in Edinburgh that after extensive patronage by the shop's management and renowned crime novellist Ian Rankin.[2]

Airplay and Press Coverage[edit]
Their first significant piece of radio airplay came courtesy of Lauren Laverne on BBC 6 Music with other DJs on the station and a number of presenters on BBC Radio such as Huey Morgan, Bob Harris, Ricky Ross and Tom Morton also offering their patronage.

Media coverage has been led by Radar, the new music blog of the Scotsman newspaper who have featured them on several occasions,[3][4][5] with others such as Is This Music?[6] and God is in the TV[7] also featuring them.

Print coverage includes The Spectator[8] and the Perthshire Advertiser.[9] The Scotsman, The Guardian.

Star Wheel Press are an indie/folk/pop band from Aberfeldy, Scotland. They were formed in 2011 when guitarist/banjo player Craig Milton met singer and lyricist Ryan Hannigan at a gig by Edinburgh indie pop band Aberfeldy in the town they're named after.

To date, they have released a single album, the Life Cycle of a Falling Bird in 2011, which was that year's biggest selling album in Avalanche Records[1] in Edinburgh that after extensive patronage by the shop's management and renowned crime novellist Ian Rankin.[2]

Airplay and Press Coverage[edit]
Their first significant piece of radio airplay came courtesy of Lauren Laverne on BBC 6 Mus...

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Past Gigs Star Wheel Press

  • 05 | 2015 Glasgow Clem Snide + Star Wheel Press
  • 02 | 2014 Perth Southern Fried Festival
  • 02 | 2014 Aberfeldy Aberfeldy Festival
  • 10 | 2013 Edinburgh Saint Motel (support)
  • 08 | 2013 London Foy Vance (support)
  • 05 | 2013 Edinburgh Adrian Crowley (support)
  • 03 | 2013 Edinburgh Midlake (support)
  • 02 | 2013 Edinburgh Headline Record store day (Electric Circus)

Discography Star Wheel Press

  • 2014 Lost EP | Dull and Indifferent
  • 2011 Life cycle of a falling Bird Album | Dull and indifferent

Media

  • Video Star Wheel Press - Hey Lord...
  • Video Star Wheel Press - Love is ...
  • Video Star Wheel Press-Multiple P...
  • Video Star Wheel Press-Me Needing...
  • Video Star Wheel Press-Turning Black
  • Video Star Wheel Press-Railway Lines

Origin

  • ABERFELDY GB

Founded

  • 2011

Members

  • Ryan Hannigan vocals
  • Craig Milton Guitar/ Banjo
  • James Gallagher bass
  • Den Gallagher banjo/b vocals
  • Deborah Hannigan backing vocals
  • Lindsay Plunkett Backing vocals
  • Andy Hastings Drums

Downloads / Press Releases