Star FK Radium has something new, and it's catching people's attention.Emotive
yet logical, Star FK Radium is a simple trio with large orchestration.
With Bill on acoustic guitar, Matt on drums and Alissa on violin, Star
FK Radium's music exhibits characteristics of both chamber music and acoustic
rock, using revolving melody lines, classical themes and expressive tempo
changes. It's called "musicbox".
and, at times, driving acoustic guitar is balanced by emotional violin
interludes, and musical give-and-take with the full drum sound. And
it's because Star FK Radium's members derive their styles from such
eclectic musical backgrounds that the music challenges the listener to
define it within a single musical category.
Bill's playing and
writing reflect as various influences as Jimi Hendrix and psychedelic
rock of the 60s and 70s, classical music, and contemporary bands such
as Radiohead, Stone Temple Pilots, Sigur Ros and Boards of Canada. Matt
lists punk and marching band percussion as influences in his playing,
and Alissa's background is one of classical chamber music and symphonic
Star FK Radium together puts on an enrapturing live
show, pulling in listeners with their subtly evolving yet intricately
designed melodies. Not defined by traditional musical genres. They have
been recognized by a number of influential people in the DC music scene