Tiit Kikas

Tiit Kikas

 Viljandi, Viljandimaa, EST
BandFolkNew Age

Young ambitious electric violin player who uses folk tunes to create his own fields of ambient music with the help of all sorts of electronic equipment and has resulted has resulted in his undoubtedly recognizable and peculiar fiddle playing.

Biography

Tiit Kikas was born October 16 1975 in Tallinn.
At the ripe old age of 4 Tiit had already begun to disturb his neighbors with violin practice. In the year 1994 he took up the electric violin which has now become his main instrument. Tiit Kikas has played in many different styles and with a multitude of bands and artists both in Estonia and abroad. In addition to the fantastic experience of studio work with various artists, he has also composed music for movies, theatre and original TV and Radio productions.
The album of Kirile Loo „Lullabies for Husbands“ which has been. Among his latest works is music for the featurefilm „Shop of Dreams“, theatre soundtrack „Genoom“ at City Theatre, the great success of summer performance „Music of Big Machines“ in 2004 and „Music of Big War Machines“ in 2007 with No Big Silence at Leigo Lake Music. His solo album „String Theory“ has been released also in Finland and Japan.
Despite of his considerable experience with bands and studio work his true calling and aspiration is still the solo performance. Having worked for years on elaborating his technique and in creating new and strange sounds has resulted in his undoubtedly recognizable and peculiar fiddle playing.

Discography

Solo album „String Theory“ (2007), has been released also in Finland and Japan.