Hilltop Sessions Presents: Aliens & The Fred Hills Trio
Aliens was formed in 2016 by writer Tim May and Del Amitri guitarist Iain Harvie. Their eclectic music and lyrics covered gives a voice to some of today’s most important topics. Support is from the Fred Hills Trio who create a unique blend of jazz, prog, electronica, world and folk music.
Bar from 5:00pm. Doors 8:00pm to 11:00pm
Tickets and more info: www.hilltopsessions.co.uk
Aliens were formed in 2016 by writer, Tim May, and Iain Harvie, best known as the guitarist for Scottish million sellers, Del Amitri. Today, the line-up features songwriter, guitarist & Grammy-nominated producer, Calum MacColl, whose credits include Peggy Seeger, Eddi Reader, Boo Hewerdine, Sinead O’Connor, Black and Nadine Shah; Helen Turner from The Style Council on keys, Martyn Barker from Shriekback on drums and The Bible’s Leroy Lendor on bass guitar. Aliens are currently recording their second album with the multi-platinum, award-winning producer, George Shilling (Steve Winwood, Mary J. Blige, Primal Scream, Texas and more). Their 2018 album, ‘Terradome’, is available now on all major streaming platforms.“Terradome is a deeply humanistic work that’s unafraid to tackle such big topics as terrorism, homelessness and war-trauma, all the time maintaining an individual response to the tragedies it depicts. Chris Carter, Rock n Reel Magazine
Fred Hills – Ambitious, diverse and heavily swayed by extraordinary sound, Fred Hills creates captivating compositions by fusing influences from around the musical world. Inspired to play by the unique and revolutionary musicians that preceded him, Fred Hills incorporates his love of jazz, prog, electronica, world and folk music into his colourful rhythms, melodic ‘open-handed’ beats and delicate guitar-based compositions. Fred’s forthcoming debut EP ‘Incerto’, draws influences from The Cinematic Orchestra, White Denim, Jose Gonzales and others.