Shamik is a Vancouver-based producer and beatboxer. 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 showcased at numerous festivals including Shambhala, Bass Coast, Vancouver Island Musicfest, Edmonton Folkfest, Hillside, New Forms (Canada), Colours of Ostrava (Czech Republic), Southbound, Sub Sonic (Australia), Sunburn, Mood Indigo (India), Electric Forest (USA), and Dubplate (Philippines). Shamik has also performed at TEDx, the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games, and has a beatbox tutorial video on Youtube which has garnered over 125 000 views.
Shamik is the founder and curator of his own record 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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