“Get [Long Division] like your life depends upon it – they will make your day!”
“Hello Stranger are a bombastic, riff-loving bunch, ‘90s-style...”
— BUZZBANDS LA
“Hello Stranger is a group that everyone should watch out for.”
— LISTEN HEAR REVIEWS
Hello Stranger was formed in a dusty Los Angeles rehearsal studio in 2015, but the origins of the group date back more than a decade.
Sam Lincoln (Singer/Guitarist) spent his childhood moving across the country. During this time, he wrote songs to capture these diverse political and cultural experiences. The result was an eclectic body of work influenced by 90’s alternative, folk, punk, and even classical.
After moving to LA, Sam was joined by acclaimed musicians Alex Monfort and Doug Slohm.
Hello Stranger released their debut record, Long Division, with Producer Jon Lundin in January 2018, and the response was overwhelming. The album has now received over 1 million combined streams. Since it’s release they’ve played at internationally renowned venues including Whisky A Go-Go and The Viper Room to packed audiences.
In September 2021 they followed up their debut with Social Dissonance, which released to massive acclaim charting on radio stations across the country and receiving tens of thousands of streams in the first week.
“[Hello Stranger] clearly has a lot of chemistry and has created a really great sound to back the already great songwriting. ”
— ROCK THE PIGEON
“With sensational images, impeccable production and very good taste, this band presents a magnificent work, filled with an impressive atmosphere where their rock parades through striking and very intense harmonies.”
— ROADIE MUSIC