Shamu are a three-piece alt-pop band based in Newcastle, England.
The band combines electronic and acoustic drums and synth bass with sampled guitars and emotive vocals so create a sound that has been compared to the likes of Wild Beasts, Glass Animals and Everything Everything
Shamu have self-released a handful of singles to much acclaim and earned a reputation for their visceral and energetic live shows (notably, their performance at Evolution Emerging Festival 2017) . As well as numerous appearances on BBC Introducing shows in Newcastle and Teesside, the bands latter two singles have been featured on Spotify’s “Hot New Bands” and “Your Office Stereo” playlists, racking up almost 100k plays.
The band will release their eagerly awaited fifth single early 2018 and have already recorded their debut EP, which will follow soon after.