Monday, March 12, 2018

a2RK

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  1. What's your name?
  2. Where are you from?
  3. Tell us how your journey has been from your beginnings until now.
  4. Tell us about your musical style, influences, ...
  5. What has been your last project?
  6. And the next thing you have planned?
  7. Upcoming concerts, events ....
  8. Links of interest
  9. What's else?
  1. a2RK
  2. Leicester, UK
  3. a2RK are a Progressive Rock band from Leicester, UK:

    -Kelvyn Martin: Guitars, Vocals
    -Roy Naidoo: Keys, Programming, Guitar, Vocals
    -Andy Heggs: Bass, Drums, Guitar, Vocals

    also featuring the late, great and sorely missed Adi Barrett on Drums, Guitar, Vocals

    We are inspired by a multitude of styles, such as Pink Floyd, Genesis, Yes, Eagles, Steely Dan, Porcupine Tree, Spock's Beard, Flower Kings, Jethro Tull

    At the end of 2016 we released our debut EP entitled 'Papillon'.
    1. 'Papillon Theme', inspired by the cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatment of Kelvyn's wife using the Papillon technique, this instrumental sets the mood of the EP.
    2. 'Wings Of Hope', is a 70’s progressive-style rock'n'roller which takes the symbol of hope of Papillon and really gives it some air.
    3. 'St. Martins West', reflecting on memories of growing up in 70’s Leicester within a symphonic, majestic rock song.

    In November 2017, we released our 2nd EP entitled ‘prdctbl:’.
    1. 'prdctbl:' is the Title track – from the pen of Andy, who features on lead vocal, drums and acoustic guitar.
    2. 'Tears' – Roy’s ambient composition, touching on the emotional subject of loss.
    3. 'China Dawn' – sensual, poetic musings of a fragrant Oriental day-break.

    The band is enormously proud of these 2 mini collections, as a definitive representation of where they have reached and where they are moving to – continually working and re-working a host of material - each member of a2RK contributing to the writing and arrangement of songs (including previous collaborations on co-written material from Adi – which have mercifully been saved ‘in the can’). Versatility rules, man – much more to come!
    So stay ‘tuned in’ for now and through 2018 – download the songs, give 'em some ‘welly on yer woofers 'n' tweeters’, tell yer mates, come to the gigs (watch a2RKnews for the dates) as the band continue to polish, hone, refine and release more of their ‘stuff’ …..

    “You owe it to yourself, you know” Adi B: (2001 or so...)
  4. We are inspired by a multitude of styles, such as Pink Floyd, Genesis, Yes, Eagles, Steely Dan, Porcupine Tree, Spock's Beard, Flower Kings, Jethro Tull
  5. In November 2017, we released our 2nd EP entitled ‘prdctbl:’.
  6. We are now working on 'EP3' and 'EP4' (working titles), as we have many songs already written and in the pipeline that we need to record and release during 2018.
  7. We just played a gig on 4th February at the Musician in Leicester:
    "Thanks to all friends, family, fans and followers who came to Kevin Hewick's 61st Birthday Event at The Musician last night, we had a blast! Thanks to Kevin Hewick for putting on such a great event, and to The Musician for the great sound! We hope to see you at another event soon, so stay tuned for more #a2RKNews..!"
  8. WEB: www.arkcreativity.com
    TWITTER: https://twitter.com/aRKcreativity
    FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/aRKcreativity/
    SOUNDCLOUD: https://soundcloud.com/a2rk
    TUMBLR: https://arkcreativity.tumblr.com/
    INSTAGRAM: arkcreativity
    BANDSINTOWN: A2RK
    MUSICGLUE: https://www.musicglue.com/a2rk/
    REVERBNATION: https://www.reverbnation.com/a2rk 
    YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfD0NBlPaPOd33-tdXhcDWA
  9. We are pleased to announce that Wings Of Hope is the 5townsradio.com X-ILES poll winner AGAIN! Thanks to all our fans, friends and followers who voted for us. Next week, they will be featuring St. Martins West, so we hope you will all manage to vote for us again! Stay tuned for more #a2RKNews