Shamik is a Vancouver-based producer, beatboxer, and voice actor. He has performed in 15 countries, and toured with Tegan & Sara, Method Man & Redman, Bassnectar, Tanya Tagaq, DJ Q-Bert, DJ Kentaro, and George Benson. He has performed at numerous festivals including Shambhala, Bass Coast, Vancouver Island Musicfest, Astral Harvest, Colours of Ostrava, Southbound, Mood Indigo, and Electric Forest. Shamik has also performed at TEDx, the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games, and has a beatbox tutorial video on Youtube which has garnered over 120 000 views.
Shamik is the founder of the deep and ambient digital label, Sensing Waves and host of the Sensing Airwaves podcast. He has released several albums including Channeling India vol 1 & 2, an Indian sample-based beat project. Shamik is also one half of the duo Too Attached with his sister Vivek Shraya.
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