Paisley Thrash

by Orange Hat

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Paisley Thrash finds Orange Hat stripping off our polyester shirts and getting down to the basics while nearly injuring ourselves in a state of exuberant, idiot glee. Production and polish are thrown out the window as the Hat careens through 5 twisted tunes on a tsunami of adrenaline. Recorded by a dedicated blues man baffled by our demented orange-ness, Paisley Thrash is a great representation of the Hat's early live sound. It's an exceedingly short and simple EP with a story too long and complicated to tell here.

"Do you guys always play this fast?"


released September 22, 2011

(originally released in 1989)

Christo Harris - singing guitar organ
David Zeus Henderson - singing bass
Ron Pirkle - lead guitar
John "Beave" Myers - drums

recorded by Rick Ware at R.W. Studios
8/31/89 - 9/1/89
mixed by Zeus Henderson in 2011
mastered by Jason NeSmith
cover by Christo Harris



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Orange Hat Atlanta, Georgia

Smart power pop meets the groovy sound of the psychedelic sixties in Atlanta-based band Orange Hat. But, the Hat is more than a band - it's an ongoing multimedia circus. In addition to albums full of songs with cool harmonies and catchy hooks, Orange Hat's canon of insanity includes a twisted TV show with an expanded cast of freaks. Step right this way... ... more

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