Adham Shaikh is a composer, producer, sound designer and DJ currently living near Nelson, BC. He has been producing music for the past 18 years and, over the course of his career, has released 4 solo albums (Re:alignment, Journey to the Sun, Essence and Fusion); 2 collaborative full-length albums (as Drift and Ekko;) as well as numerous tracks for compilations on such labels as Interchill, Dakini, LSD, One World and many others . In Feb. 2006, Fusion received a nomination for the best world music album at the Canadian Juno Music Awards.
As a performer, Adham has played across Canada and internationally at festivals, film events and clubs - both solo and together with a wide variety of accompanying world musicians. He recently played live at the Boom Festival in Portugal, Shambhala Music Festival, the Salmon Arm Roots and Blues Festival and will be touring Australia and New Zealand over the winter of 2006/07. Operating from his Sonicturtle Music Studio, he is currently at work on a number of multimedia projects while actively recording and composing his next albums.