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WilkSHAKE
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Independent collaborative and original hip hop coming at you in all shapes and forms.
Tell me about your history? How did you get where you are now?
is a solo artist/producer from Kitchener, ON. CAN. He played bass and performed vocals in a number of Indie Punk Rock bands throughout the nineties. In 2002, WilkSHAKE released his debut solo acoustic album (The Kids are Whistling) with Eric Schwindt at Emmit Records in Toronto ON. This began WilkSHAKE's interest in acoustic rock and open mic attendance throughout Ontario and Quebec. Shortly after he released the Punk Rock LP "Broken Bone Poetry" with This Dark Empire Records in Listowel, ON. CAN. He has taken part in the recording of over 30 albums in his 21 year career as a musician, emcee and producer. WilkSHAKE branched into Hip Hop with the management of RPTLN in 2005. Later, he and RPTLN created the Spitboss Kin Mixtape's; Volume 1, 2 and 3. WilkSHAKE has released numerous Hip Hop, Punk Rock and Acoustic Rock musical works since the SBK Mixtapes as well and continues to produce actively. WilkSHAKE is open to collaboration request and also custom beat creation. Contact directly for all inquiries.
Have you performed live in front of an audience? Any special memories?
El Mocombo (Toronto) Teamsters (Hamilton) Tri-City GTA
Your musical influences
NoFx, Canibus, Jedi Mind Tricks, Sublime, K Rino, Damo, Kas Solo, Mark Deez, Grindhouse Gang, M-Eighty, Kurupt, Wu Tang Clan, Pennywise, Lagwagon, Diesel Boy. Union 2112 Record group.
What equipment do you use?
Ibanez Art Core. Fender Precision Bass. Pearl Drums. Perception Condenser. Shure 58. Shure 56.
Anything else?
Willing to Collaborate! Send me links to your music.
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