Taylor begins recording the lead vocal for "Feeling Alive," a new song set to release in October as part of the Play EP
Just a few weeks ago we were recording with many of YOU live during the Hanson Day concert and since then (after a bit of a breather) we dove back into the studio to finish what we started (and we can’t wait to share it with you). As they say, "Out of the fire and into the frying pan.” | 2/47
We are looking ahead to new horizons this week, anticipating amazing projects and exciting new partnerships. It’s good to remember that every day something beautiful like this happens. | 3/47
Here is a snapshot of Zac in pause between drum takes during the recording of this year's Hanson.net Fan Club EP, LOUD.
Who has a good caption idea for this photo? What could Zac be thinking?
This week we celebrate our great country’s Independence Day on July 4th. It’s a day all Americans cherish, and one of our personal favorite holidays. Happy Fourth of July! | 5/47
This pic is a bit of a blast from the recent past. This pic was captured in between frames on the official shoot for ANTHEM, with Isaac looking especially demure. Why don’t you tell us what caption you would put with this pic?
We had a great time performing on the new ABC show, "Greatest Hits," which aired last week. This is a pic from our acoustic performance of “MMMbop," back to the original way we played the song with just three voices and a guitar.
Here is a pic of Taylor in studio rat mode, deeply entrenched in arranging parts for the new PLAY EP coming out this fall. Don't forget to get your copy of the special LP package on Hanson.net. | 8/47
Last year's Roots & Rock 'N' Roll Tour gave us a lot of ideas for how we might celebrate our 25th anniversary. It was a great tour and next year's tour will be even better. Here’s a pic from a great show in Dallas last fall.
Flash back Friday! This is a pic from last year's visit to Red Rocks with our friends Blues Traveler and Guster. It was the ultimate summer concert and one we think of fondly.
Here we are laying down clap tracks on the new Play EP. Hope you all enjoy the first song “Do You Believe in Love” now available for download to those who pre-order the Play EP.
Here’s a pic from backstage on the Roots and Rock ’n’ Roll Tour, one of the coolest tours we’ve done. Looking forward to some awesome shows in 2017!
This week I am thinking about the open road, something that is always enticing. When was the last time you took a trip down a winding stretch in search of adventure?
Zac is in a focused state of mind in this brooding shot between drum takes. This picture deserves a good caption from you! Can you give it one?
This is a fly on the wall shot, taking in the full sprawling chaos of a working studio session as Zac is laying down some vocals. Don’t forget to tune into the livestream tonight on Hanson.net for a look inside the studio! | 15/47
Tonight we are sharing another look inside the studio for Fan Club Members. While reminiscing about past projects I came across this simple snapshot from one of our favorite studios Sonic Ranch back in 2014. Hope you can tune into the livestream tonight at 6 CST from the making of our new EP. The devil’s in the details.
Tonight, we share another peek into the studio on Hanson.net from our special streams showing the making of our two EP’s, Loud and Play. Don’t forget to check it out tonight at 6 pm Central!
It’s official, this week we brought the team back together to start work on the long-awaited follow up Christmas album to be released in 2017. Here’s a snap with our old friend and production partner, Mark Hudson, in the throes of Musical Christmas creation! | 18/47
Here’s Zac at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, introducing people to our beer. Stop by and see us at booth C15 if you’re at the festival.
Christmas in October with the Chipmunks! Say no more. | 20/47
Having fun working on our new Christmas album with some old friends. #WintryMix | 21/47
Here's a pic from one of our last recordings of the new Christmas album sessions before we took a break for this weekend’s concerts @WaltDisneyWorld. So we finished saying Merry Christmas just in time to say Happy Halloween!
We had a lot of fun at #Epcot at Halloween. What did you dress up as? | 23/47
What's the noun for a group of guitars?! | 24/47
Over the last month our studio was transformed into a Holiday Haven while working on our new Christmas album. Here’s a snap of some of our favorite studio accoutrements. It’s not officially Christmas season yet but I think it’s fair to say Happy Holidays! | 25/47
Here are Isaac and Taylor working on music for the Finally It’s Christmas special. Don’t forget to join us tonight!
Here’s Zac closing out BTTI concert #2 with "I Believe in a Thing Called Love". | 29/47
Here’s Isaac pulling on your heartstrings during his solo performance at Back to the Island 2017. | 30/47
2017 is starting off with more musical creation with friends David Ryan Harris and CJ Eiriksson. Looking forward to sharing with you later this year.
Here is the band on stage for the final bow during the recent “Back To The Island” destination concert event. We hope everyone who joined the event had as much fun as we did this year.
This whole week we are planning and looking ahead to 2017. This year the sky is the limit! | 33/47
The last BTTI was a blast, we are excited that we are heading back in 2018, don’t forget to check out the vid we’ve posted today about the event! | 34/47
Here's is a snap of us doing our best/worst Usain Bolt impression getting into the Jamaican spirit. It’s exciting to be announcing the plans for BTTI 2018 today. Hope to see you there!
Isaac takes to the drums on stage for the first time ever during the HANSON Day concert in 2016.
Today we shared plans for a new activity during the Hanson Day weekend in May, the first Hansonopoly game tournament
With the world tour announcement coming Monday, we are thinking a lot about how far we have come in 25 years. What were you doing 25 years ago today? | 38/47
Zac's HANSON Day art in process | 39/47
This year we returned to the baseball diamond where we met our first manager 23 years ago, during the South By Southwest music conference. We have covered a lot of ground since then. Where were you 23 years ago?
Writing the 2017 Members Only EP | 41/47
We spent the week creating new music for the hanson.net 2017 Fan Club EP. Seven days of awesome music creation. Can't wait to share them very soon!! | 42/47
Last week, we were immersed in creating new music for the 2017 HANSON.net EP. We captured some of the making of as well & we hope you will tune in for the inside look starting this Friday.
We're busy rehearsing for the #MiddleOfEverywhereTour this week. Look forward to seeing everyone at a show! bit.ly/MOETour #HANSON25
This was an incredible shoot day capturing a new music video for the coming single, “I Was Born,” with many different faces, old, young, and in between.
Here’s a snap of Taylor recently laying down tambourine on the new IN COLOR EP. We can’t wait to share it with all the FC members later next week for the annual HANSON DAY celebration in Tulsa.