Shamans of Sound


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Band/Artist Name & Pronunciation: Shamans of Sound

Recommended if you like: Sly and Robbie, SOJA, Peter Tosh, Bob Marley, John Brown's Body Band, Thievery Corporation, Omegaman, Jah9

Story behind your band/artist name: The name came to us a few hours after drinking some fungus infused tea

Band Members: Patrick Cheng - Bass; Vlad - Guitar; Kevin 'Reggae" Raitz - Drums; Pietro Smedley & Josh "Pickle" Dorton - Keys; Alan Kanyan & Billy Reed - Percussion; Navisa Hunter & Romain Walters - Vox

What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC : Straight from babylon, Washington DC. One of the leaders of the band (Patrick) lives in NW

At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area: 1. We used to practice at a warehouse that turned into a secret heaven for artists and musicians
2. Our drummer is a sophisticated european traveler who has also played at the Filmore
3. We have a very diverse group with members hailing from the Philippines, Russia and Germany. 
4. This band mutated and evolved from another band called One Tribe

Anything else we should know, or you want to share: Thank you guys so much for reaching out!!! Much appreciated!!!

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Main Genre: Reggae

Other Genres: Dub, Roots Reggae, Roots, Dub Reggae, Chill, Lounge