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TGt Meets...Sons Of Pitches, one of the leading Vocal Groups in the UK
Our latest TGt Meets...Sons Of Pitches, one of the leading Vocal Groups in the UK! They are a hit success in the UK due to their impressive vocals and incredible set pieces that are all produced without the use of instruments!
How did you get started as a vocal group?
The group started as a university a Cappella group, via the university’s a Cappella society.
Describe your sound or genre of music?
We’ve gone for a contemporary sound and often put a lot of emphasis on electronic sound effects and instrument mimicry. This means a lot of our songs are quite beat and bass-driven (I’m not complaining.)
Have you all known each other since childhood?
No, we all met at university via this group! We all joined the group between 2011 and 2013.
Who would you love to work with/collaborate with?
We’ve been lucky to collaborate with some great artists over the years. We’d probably all give different answers here but I’d dream of working with Stevie Wonder one day. Master of sound.
What jobs would you have loved to of pursued if you didn’t go into a career in music?
We all studied non-music degrees at university so I guess we’d have all probably specialised in those somehow! I did Pharmacy since I always had an interest in healthcare.
Who would you say is your inspiration for your love of music, and why?
My love of music primarily comes from my family who all share a love of upbeat dance music. In the performing world, my main inspirations are artists such as Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson; producers such as Timbaland; and beatboxers such as Reeps One and Gene Shinozaki. What they all have in common is a unique individual sound that nobody has ever replicated!
How long does it take you to write a song?
It varies. Some songs are built around a hook, others are built around a beat, and some are lyrically ready and the main task is making the melodies. Some ideas can come in an instant. Some take weeks! It’s case by case, really.
Where is your favourite place to tour?
Even though we all have a bit of bias for our hometowns, we’d probably all agree that Birmingham has a special place in our hearts. The group was born here and the turnout we get at the Town Hall is often the best across every tour. Love it!
What is one of your favourite songs that isn’t your own?
I’m really into afrobeats and I’d recommend checking out a song called ‘Dumebi’ by a new artist called Rema. Top dance tune!
What advice would you give people who would love to pursue a career in music?
Be fearless! It’s easier said than done but it’s so important to not care what people around you think and to commit to creating what you want to create. Also, don’t delay! If you think of a new unique idea, someone else might be thinking about it too!
Would love to see them? Then, head on down to the Wyvern Theatre on the 7th of November to see them live!
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