Dr Shinto (Damien Shinto) is a Artist/Musician/Performer from Nuuk, Greenland.
He is also the Founder of the infamous Ice Block Therapy Program (usually performed in Alaska or similar places). He has also been involved in the research surrounding the sounds of the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights). He has Further between 2011 and 2014 released several albums, videos along with collaboration projects and some rare shows as well. (see Discography and Wiki). His music style is described to be a mix of Electronic, Industrial, Experimental and even with elements of Jazz. He is classic trained in Cembalo, Native Drums and Pipe Organ. From 2014, after his last full length release (.Solipsism) he is rumoured to have moved from Morocco to Alaska again to work on a secret collaboration project due out in 2015.
Damien Shinto (Dr. Shinto) is a psychiatrist, musician and film director from Greenland. He has released music, films and books in collaboration with artists, writers and actors like Raymond Watts (PIG), Motoko Ishii aka. Allison Chanic, Andreas Usenbenz, Sophie Rimheden, Nux Vomica and Nick Zedd.
In October 2011, the EP “Ice Block Therapy Sessions #1” was released as he signed to a new Label (Low Frequency Hypnosis Productions) and also announced that he would feature his own TV-Show “A Magical Evening With Dr. Shinto”.
In march 2015 Dr Shinto announces. via his Blog that he is releasing a new compilation/remix album called “Popular Music From Greenland” featuring remixes along with old and some new material.
He also announced that he is a new member of the group Samsæri as the drummer, the other members are from Canada and US. they will release a new album during 2015 (TBA) but released a first preview song/video on YouTube called “NYC Dreaming”.
In June 2015 he announced that he signed to the Canadian Label The Talking Fern and will re release his back catalogue along with some new material.