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Shamik is a beatboxer/ vocalist based in Vancouver who has performed in 15 countries and 5 continents. His vocal percussion is a language communicated with crushing basslines and crisp rhythms, like an acappella DJ set going from genre to genre. In the past 3 years Shamik toured with Method Man & Redman, Q-Bert, Bassnectar, Beats Antique, Sub Swara, Kentaro, Mike Relm, Tanya Tagaq and Lexie Lee. He has also performed with variou…s bands including Thievery Corporation, Delhi 2 Dublin, Salmonella Dub, Oka, and Kellylee Evans. He has showcased at festivals such as Rothbury (USA), Shambhala, Vancouver Island Musicfest, Edmonton Folkfest (Canada), Sunburn (India), Colours of Ostrava (Czech Republic), Peats Ridge, Southbound (Australia), and Dubplate (Philippines).

Shamik was featured on 3 songs on Inuit throat singer, Tanya Tagaq’s ‘Auk’ album. This album was released on Mike Patton’s Ipepac Recordings label. He made a guest appearance on Subvert’s ‘Party Alarm’ EP which was released on Excision’s Rottun Records label. Along with his two solo albums, Shamik has collaborated on projects by Sub Swara, Knight Riderz, Kush Arora, Tim Williams, and Ariane Mahryke Lemire. Shamik’s career highlights are performing alongside hip hop godfather Kool Herc, dubstep pioneers Skream & Benga, and beatbox icon Killa Kela. He also recently performed with 12-time Grammy winning dobro player Jerry Douglas, and opened for 10-time Grammy winning legend George Benson. Other highlights include live collaborations with Z-Trip, Mat The Alien, Fort Knox Five, Excision, Skratch Bastid, and Kutmasta Kurt.

Recent highlights:
-Performed with Delhi 2 Dublin for 2000+ people at Shambhala Music Festival on Aug 5, 2010.
-Performed alongside Kevin Carroll for 5000+ people at the NATA meeting in Philadelphia, USA on June 24, 2010.
-Performed with Karmetik at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games on Feb 13, 2010.
-Performed with Oka for 2000+ people on Perigian Beach, Australia on Dec 20, 2009.
-Opened for Marky, Stamina MC & Kentaro at Triangle in Osaka, Japan on June 5, 2009.
-Performed with Bassnectar for 10 000+ people at the first ever Rothbury Festival on July 4, 2008.
-Opened for Method Man & Redman across Canada for 11 shows in Sept 2008.

12 December, 2010 at 09:00pm – 03:00am

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Shamik at Q Bar
Shamik at Q Bar

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