Presentation on theme: "Started in 2012 Progressive Rock Band Influences & Inspirations Jimi Hendrix, Metallica, Pink Floyd, GnR, Ac/Dc Iron maiden, Dream Theater MUSIC NEVER."— Presentation transcript:
Started in 2012 Progressive Rock Band Influences & Inspirations Jimi Hendrix, Metallica, Pink Floyd, GnR, Ac/Dc Iron maiden, Dream Theater MUSIC NEVER LIES…
Riitam is a Sanskrit word which stands for truth and band’s philosophy says that music can never lie. Riitam band is a high energy six piece rock outfit and have been together for one year. Our music is a unique blend of styles ranging from progressive rock to metal psychedelic music. Our music is easily distinguished with intensely catchy melodic & heavy grooves, smooth vocals, driving rock bass and drums and the odd instrumental solo and harmony. Part of success of the band lies on our mutual respect and understanding each other's musicality as every members takes and active role in music composition whether it is our own composition or any covers we do. Our songs comes out from unique long jam sessions we do. All members strives to achieve perfection in their own role.
Vocals: Pooja Natraj Lead Guitar: Alfred Bass Guitar: Gary Keys and Samples: Nicholson Drums: Albert Band Manager and Public Relations: Rakesh Kumar
Age: 24 Qualification: Physics Graduate from Stephen’s College, New Delhi Role in Band: Lead Guitar & Vocals Gears Used: Ibanez Guitars, VOX distortion pedals, Morley and Dunloup cry baby wah Favorite Artist: Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Jimi Hendrix, Kirk Hammet. Profile: Playing since the age of 15, he is a versatile Guitarist with a depth of Knowledge and sense of world music. He is Grade 8 from, Trinity College of London.
Age: 25 Qualification: Hotel Marketing Professional Role in Band: Lead Vocalist Favorite Artist: Evanescence, Julie London, Katie Melua, Norah Jones, Sarah Vaughn Profile: She has got a gifted voice. Pooja is fit for singing complex melisma and has the capacity to hold notes for times of time without wavering in pitch or tone, apparently easily. She is a master at blending her voice so the breaks between the registers aren't identifiable, and the impact of this is that it makes the voice sound just about boundless.
Age: 32 Qualification: MCA from UP technical University Role in Band: Bass Guitarist/Backing Vocals Gears Used: Fender and Yamaha Bass, VOX Processors Favorite Artist: John Myung, Cliff Lee Burton, Steve Harris Profile: Chief Technology Officer in a software company. He is backbone of the band. He started playing at the age of 18. His strong inclination towards Groove and Rhythm indulged him to emerge as a Bass player for the band. He is well versed in Electric Guitar and Classical Guitar as well.
Age: 24 Qualification: Master Degree in English Literature from Delhi University Role in Band: Keys and Sampling/Backing Vocals Gears Used: Yamaha, Roland Favorite Artist: Bogdan Ota, Beethovan Profile: Contemplative and intimate style has made him one of the most distinguished pianists/keyboard player. Nicholson has fused classical moods and harmonies with virtuosic improvisation, helping to expand the emotional palette of modern music. His inventive runnings distinguish him from other pianists/keyboard player, and hence making him essential to the group's sound. He is leaving embraced Eastern musical ideas, such as pentatonic scales and modal structures, which elevated the group's performances to a another levels.
Age: 21 Qualification: Bachelor in Business Management Role in Band: Drummer/Backing Vocals Gears Used: Mapex drums and/or Pearl Forum Drum, Zildjian Cymbals, Vic Firth Sticks, Roland and uses Remo heads exclusively Favorite Artist: Gavin Harrison, Mike portnoy, Thomas Lang Profile: Having Grade 8 certificate from Trinity College of London, Albert outperforms in improving a musical discussion with band mates. Joined with his vibrant yet inconspicuous, rhythms and finely made procedure, this stress on collaboration attracts individual band Members to him. Albert affections to swing. He plays for the inclination of the music constantly, Supporting everybody. He never shows off his cleaves unless its necessary. This attention is reflected in Albert's statement of the most paramount qualities that a performer can have:"commitment; relentlessness; hold the self image in line; understand that you're a vehicle for the music….Albert loves to play off time signatures.