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No Big Wheel Records is proud to announce that The Language of Birds by The Hot Place drops tonight at midnight! You can now order the record on 180 gram Orange Vinyl with a free Remastered Digital Download. (Or choose just the new Digital Download for $10.) We have 350 limited edition copies left! The digital download includes extended album credits and liner notes per track. It also includes a high-resolution printable version of the new Front and Back cover of "The Language of Birds", extra graphics including our T-Shirt Design, No Big Wheel Records logo poster, and a few behind the scenes manufacturing snapshots of our 180 Gram Orange Vinyl Test Pressing, from United Record Pressing in Nashville, TN. The physical vinyl will ship in just a few weeks, and the high resolution digital download is immediate to your computer. Cheers, and thanks to all of our Kickstarter Assistant Executive Producers. You made this happen!


You can now support Lisa King and The Hot Place on Patreon!  

You can now become a patron, and support us on a monthly donation basis, starting at as little as $1 a month. With your support, we will be able to take The Hot Place into the studio to make our second album. In exchange for your donation, we will make available to our Patreons: Exclusive live living room shows & performances, Monthly mp3 downloads, videos made just for you, and unique fine art & poetry from Lisa. We will post videos of us behind the scenes in the studio every month, sharing our process with you, as we record our new album. Every single monthly pledge matters! Life is a journey, not a destination. Won't you come along with us on our journey? Take a peek at our page...we've already uploaded some exclusive content!

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No Big Wheel Records presents an album release party for The Hot Place, (Lisa King, Jeff Calder, Mike Lynn and Robert Schmid) with very special opening guests DJ Gori & Kevin McFoy Dunn, on Saturday, November 15th from 7 p.m. until Midnight, at Little Tree Studios in Avondale Estates, Ga. The Hot Place will play The Language of Birds live in its entirety. DJ Gori will be spinning No Big Wheel Records artists Tenguzame, Casual Ties, Morturizer, Eccentric Funeral, The Von Vons, and some ambient, 80's post-punk, and new-wave music in between bands. Maestro Kevin will be playing his own special blend of cocktail music from space, peppered with baroque guitar and acoustic resonator slide.


The Hot Place will have copies of their 180 gram limited edition orange vinyl available for $20, Digital Download Cards for $10, t-shirts, pins, and posters. The band will be available after the show to sign merch, and take photographs. The event is free, with some refreshments provided. It is an all ages show, you can BYOB, and snacks. It is a no smoking event. Parking is available in front of the space, and on the street. Be aware that this event may be filmed.



You can now stream the recent 2 part extensive interview with Lisa King of The Hot Place with DJ Hermes Helena in real time on YouTube! Looking for something interesting to listen to over coffee? Just hit the play button! LK talks about recording her debut albumThe Language of Birds at Southern Tracks studio in Atlanta with Jeff Calder of The Swimming Pool Q's, her vintage Joe Maphis Mosrite and Fender VI Basses, her artist-owned label No Big Wheel Records, how to make vinyl in 2014, and her philosophy of art rock.

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No Big Wheel Records will be premiering a new video/releasing a new single, "Love Will Tear Us Apart" (Joy Division) by Atlanta darkwavers The Von Vons, to help celebrate World Goth Day 5/22/2014! For more information visit (Official) and visit WGD on FB at:

Follow links to the single and video and GET YOUR GOTH ON!

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Lisa King and Jeff Calder of The Hot Place open up the much anticipated test pressings of "The Language of Birds" on 180 gram orange vinyl, which just arrived 4/30/14 from United Record Pressing in Nashville, TN. Stay Tuned! Thanks to all of our Kickstarter Backers!                                  


Thanks again, to all of The Hot Place fans who helped us back our Kickstarter campaign to release our debut album, The Language of Birds on 180 gram orange vinyl.

ORDER ORANGE VINYL: If you were unable to get in on our Kickstarter project, you can now order the album here!


Fans: please make sure you are receiving our emails via Kickstarter, into your registered email inbox. We will be sending out a survey to all Backers, asking for some specific information regarding the package you selected. Happy 2014 to you, and stay tuned for an album release party, and live show dates coming at you here on FB. 

You can also follow us on Twitter @thehotplace, and keep up with us on Facebook.


Help The Hot Place Kickstart their new album, The Language of Birds on 180 Gram Audiophile Tangerine Orange Vinyl on Monday, December 2nd! A full-length 180 gram orange vinyl LP release is to be expected in 2014 with YOUR HELP! To stream and listen to a copy of The Language of Birds, please visit our Bandcamp page. And of course, visit us on Kickstarter to be a backer! Won't you join us? We'd love to have you! EVERY Backer at any donation level will have their name printed on the digital and physical package as an ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE PRODUCER of the album. How cool is that? We love our fans! To listen to a streaming preview of The Language of Birds, visit our Bandcamp page.



Listen to our new album, The Language of Birds streaming for free on Bandcamp. The album  is now availale for purchase for $10 in any high-resolution digital copy you desire!


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 About our New Album: 


Lisa King has completed her debut album The Language of Birds. She calls her group The Hot Place. Inseparable from her Mosrite bass guitar, she also played a steamer trunk of vintage guitars & analog synthesizers. She co-produced the album with The Swimming Pool Q's' Jeff Calder at Southern Tracks Recording in Atlanta. Also featuring Mike Lynn and Robert Schmid, with special guest guitarist Richard Lloyd of Television.  The complete album is available NOW as a full-length 180 gram orange vinyl LP, with a free remastered high-resolution digitally downloadable copy on Bandcamp. (Or purchase just the digital copy for $10)  To stream or download a copy of The Language of Birds, and for information about LP and CD pre-orders, please visit our Bandcamp page.