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Son Of Kirk

Son of Kirk is a meeting of hearts and minds. A constantly evolving musical force driven by four uniquely creative individuals, who build on a foundation of inspired song-writing and strong melodic and lyrical interplay. Interweaving violin, cello and syncopated guitar lines, combine with dance and Afro beat informed percussive drum patterns and elements of improvisation. Four part harmonies create overlapping vocal lines, inspired by tribal and folk traditions. Expect to be taken on multiple rhythmic twists and turns, by songs that circle and hover, unveil and reveal. The members of Son of Kirk grew up in varying backgrounds around the world, from Australian cults, to the wilds of West Africa, through American suburbia, to the industrial Midlands and the lush, green beauty of The Garden of England, ultimately coming together on the Tunbridge Wells music scene. Since the very well received ‘Utopia Shake’ E.P. launch (and the birth of twins!) in May 2014, the band have been in their studio working on new material… Check out the Utopia Shake films on YouTube. Songs available on iTunes, Spotify & SoundCloud.

“Son of Kirk mix the purest of fiddle folk tones with contemporary intricate drum rhythms, sweeping cello accompaniment, all wrapped around beautifully ambient guitar based songs. If DJ Shadow played drums in an acoustic folk group, it would be Son of Kirk. Great musicianship, soaring vocals, gorgeously accessible songs with a fine sense of melody make for a strikingly original folk ensemble.”

— Rory Carlile, The Glad, Borough

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