Nelson, British Columbia
As a music producer and composer, Shaikh skillfully weaves organic and electronic sounds into global music tapestries that take listeners on sonic journeys transcending time and place. He has released 12 albums and many individual compositions, among them the 2004 release, Fusion, which was nominated for a Juno Award (Canadian Grammy) in the World Music category.
Music labels from around the globe have released his music, including Interchill, Dakini Records, Electronic Soundscapes, Liquid Sound Design, Native State, One World Music, Water Music, Nia, Sounds True, Stoned Asia, and the infamous Six Degrees. Recently, Shaikh co-produced and mixed the award-winning debut CD for global fusion group Delhi 2 Dublin, and has just completed re-mixes for internationally renowned world fusion artists Nickodemus, Deya Dova, Kaya Project,Tripswitch and David Starfire. Shaikh has also completed remixes for Stephen Kent, Omar Faruk Tekbilek, Issa Bagayogo, Ganga Giri, and the Footsteps in Africa Project (Turag remix).