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The Gift & The Tirith

Sun 21 Jul 2013

At 08:00 PM

Artists Performing:

The Gift
The Tirith

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The Gift

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The Gift play soulful, symphonic rock. They blend hard riffs with classical shades and aren’t afraid to sing pastoral songs from the heart. Like Muse with more muscle and The Mars Volta with tunes, The Gift's music demands to be heard. It wrestles with contemporary sounds and issues. It's awake, committed and alive. The band members share a love of rousing rock, complex time signatures, wild key changes and ambitious concepts. They also love the simple beauty of a strong melody, and sprinkle it liberally over all that they do. Their lyrics want your attention, too. You’ll hear about the stuff that counts…. the leaders who lie, the children who get lost, and the hearts that still beat briskly beneath the wounds of years.


The Tirith

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The Tirith are a blues tinged progressive rock band that have somehow found themselves transported by time into the 21st Century. The band were formed in the 70s in Loughborough where they played as their previous incarnation Minas Tirith. Coming together again in 2010 they are now building their reputation in the Prog Rock world. Many of the old songs still sound good, and these together with newer material form the core of The Tirith set, definitely a case of unfinished business.

The band’s track “The Daughter Of The Water” featured on the May 2013 cover disc of Prog Magazine who said of the band “The Tirith are both hardy veterans and cult heroes of the UK Prog scene. Reactivated in 2010, a new EP of blues-tinged Prog wonderment in January proved that their creative flame still burns brightly”.

The current lineup comprises founding members Tim Cox (guitars) and Dick Cory (bass and vocals), with Carl Nightingale on drums.
Tim Cox and Dick Cory are songwriters, both together and separately. Tim Cox had major success in the 90s with the material he wrote for Rozalla (dance/rave genre). “Everybody’s Free” was a worldwide hit and has sold over a million copies, it was also used by Baz Luhrmann in the wedding scene from “Romeo and Juliet The Movie”. Dick Cory has had music used in BBC documentaries and is best known for his Trace Melon ambient material.

The Tirith’s music is a harder edged guitar based Prog than many current UK bands, the early reference points being Cream, Led Zeppelin, Love, Pink Floyd and The Doors. These together with bands that came later such as King Crimson, early Jethro Tull. Gnidrolog, Van Der Graaf Generator, Caravan, Gentle Giant and early Genesis form the core of the reference points for the music. Current influences are mostly from abroad, relating to bands such as Dream Theatre, Opeth, Tool, Katatonia and Spocks Beard. The music is not all hard edged though. The band can create various moods featuring both rock ballads and acoustic material in the set. With the Tirith it is all about good quality songs alongside the virtuoso guitar playing of the bands guitarist Tim Cox. With an album to follow later in 2013 the Tirith are a band to watch.


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