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The Shamen

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Birth Place: Aberdeen, Scotland
Years Active: 1985 - 1999
Genres: Techno, House, Acid House, Rave, Alternative Rock

The Shamen were an experimental electronic music group that formed in the 1980's in Aberdeen, Scotland, by Colin Angus who was born in 1961, Derek McKenzie, born in1964, Keith McKenzie, born in 1961, and Peter Stephenson, born in 1962. The Shamen were a psychedelic indie rock band that managed to crossover into the dance/rock music scene. The group released their debut album in 1987, “Drop” and received favorable airplay by the famous U.K. DJ John Peel. This album demonstrated The Shamen’s love of ‘60’s psychedelia. By mid 1987 as the influence of acid house music began to creep into the dance-club scene, Angus began to experiment with the group’s sound, mixing rock guitars, tech... Continue Bio >>

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