Extreme Rendition Trio UK is a contemporary covers trio offering a truly versatile performance. Tackling a unique and appealing selection of indie-rock, pop & hip-hop hits from the early 90s to today, they can strip down to the bare basics for a laid-back acoustic session, or plug-in and amp-up to bring your party to a rousing climax.
Many acts offer blistering performances of the choicest cuts in contemporary music, tailored to your tastes and needs. Many acts are experienced, versatile professionals- able to mellow the mood… or rock the joint.
Matt – Lead Vocals, Electric Guitar/Acoustic Guitar
Robin – Lead Vocals, Bass Guitar/Acoustic Bass
Dave – Drums/Cajon & Percussion
3 highly talented experienced music industry professionals.
Many acts comprise exquisite instrumentalists, with years of dedication to their sound and performance. And many acts are genuinely lovely individuals, putting your mind at ease from the moment you book, to the moment your event wraps up.
Contemporary Covers Trio UK
* Specialists in modern Rock, Pop, Indie & Hip-Hop, plus a few choice classics
* Over TEN years performing together across UK, Europe and North America
* 2 powerful lead vocalists exploit their prowess in a range of genres
* Tight, intuitive harmonies enrich and enhance the sound
* 2 mood options of mellow Cajon & Percussion, or full-blown Drum Kit
* Suitable for small, intimate settings and large, spacious venues alike.
* Start your night with cool, low-key vibes and finish with a jumping dance-floor!
* Over sixty years combined professional experience
* Basic DJ package of music between sets available at no extra cost
Extreme Rendition Musicians
But when three musicians spend over a decade on the road together – performing for audiences from 20 to 20,000, honing their act, exploring every nuance of their show night after night and developing their parts instinctively so they breathe as one unit – what happens is something else: Intuition. Symbiosis. Power.
Simply put, Extreme Rendition will blow your socks off. They specialise in the best tunes of the last 30 years. Stripped down, funked up and brought to life by two fantastic frontmen, hot guitars and bass, tasty rhythms and tight harmonies.
Taken as an unplugged Acoustic Trio, or an amped-up three-piece Rock Band, they deliver extraordinary renditions from the genres of Indie-Rock, Pop, Rap & Hip-hop, plus a few golden oldies thrown in to boot. All killer and no filler. From the cool and eclectic, to the downright epic. And always tasteful… they like to leave the cheese course to the caterers. Browse the song list and give them your requirements. They also learn requests.
Since 2005 the three bandmates have toured together as the powerhouse rhythm section behind several top UK tribute artists, bringing their recorded music to an extraordinary level of live showmanship.
Diversifying into their own powerful covers act, and with Matt & Robin at the helm, the band have continued entertaining audiences from rock clubs to holiday parks, theatres to cruise ships, weddings and corporate functions to huge music festivals in the UK, Canada, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Finland, Portugal & Poland.
Their long list of previous clients includes global giants Versace, Microsoft, HSBC and Virgin, cruise lines Royal Caribbean and P&O and hotel chains such as Intercontinental, Marriott and The Four Seasons.
For 25 years drummer and percussionist Dave Williams has travelled all over the world backing an esteemed list of amazing artists. Dave’s extensive knowledge of styles stretches from rock, pop and soul to Latin, jazz and World Music – making him an exceptional mentor. Dave is the Manager and Musical Director of the internationally acclaimed American Divas live show, and his recording work includes sessions for industry leaders Sony Music.
Robin Firth has clocked up over 20 years in the industry as a bass player and vocalist, later adding keyboards, guitar and a few other oddities to his musical armoury. In the early 2000s he achieved notoriety fronting original bands Dummy Head Stereo & Yamaguchi, and performed live as Stumpy Ovation – later touring with Super Furry Animals and The Levellers. Robin writes music for TV, films & games, while recording and producing emerging artists at his own studio.
Vocalist & guitarist Matt Wattz set out after a degree in Popular & World Musics in 2004 as lead guitarist in a number of worldwide productions including The Blues Brothers, Abba and tributes to Queen & Robbie Williams. Matt also runs his own successful solo show, working for corporate clients O2, Boots & British Gas, and has recently arranged and performed with recording artists Jai Kartar and Siri Sadhana Kaur.