Shok is a producer, composer and multi-instrumentalist who sings, plays drums & percussion, bass, guitar, piano, cello, trumpet and found objects.
Production and collaborative credits include work with Daniel Ash (Bauhaus / Love And Rockets), Josie Cotton, L7’s Donita Sparks, Traci Lords, Douglas McCarthy (Nitzer Ebb), Technical Itch, DJ Superstar Keoki, and Tres Vampires, a project with Johnette Napolitano of Concrete Blonde and David J. of Bauhaus / Love And Rockets.
Notable remixes: Fischerspooner, Nick Cave and Warren Ellis’s Grinderman, Gotye, Mirah, Juno Reactor, KMFDM, Combichrist, Fun Lovin Criminals, Hurts, Information Society, Isaac Hayes & Burt Bacharach, Godhead, autoKratz featuring bassist, Peter Hook (Joy Division / New Order) and Haujobb.
Shok composed music for Nickelodeon cartoons, A&E’s Biography, Paramount Pictures, Fox, Miramax, M. Night Shyamalon, PS3, Newgrounds and Michael Bay’s Transformers in collaboration with Adam Freeland, Bassbin Twins and Alex Metric.
He has been the drummer of Mount Sims, Thrill Kill Kult and Red Light District, a 1920s, 30s Electro Swing group.
Presently, he has been producing several artists as well as taking on the role of music director and touring drummer for acts such as Crow Jane and Caroline Blind while also composing music for feature documentaries. Shok is set to release more of his own work as Zeitmahl, Lost Tapes and Emit Peels.