Adham Shaikh is a Emmy and Juno Award-nominated music producer, composer, sound designer, and DJ who brings his uniquely powerful global sounds to the world stage and screen, not to mention many a crowded dance floor.
Adham has scored original soundtracks for numerous film and television productions, including National Geographic (Emmy nomination) , Sacred Planet (Disney Imax), Velcrow Ripper’s Fierce Light (National Film Board, Fierce Light Films), Rainbow Jaguars’ Earth Pilgrim, The Edge of the World: BC’s Early Years (Knowledge), and Secrets: (CBC’s Passionate Eye, Make Believe Media), for which he received a Leo Award for Best Musical Score in a Documentary Program. His music has also been licensed to an extensive list of media productions, including BBC Orphan BlacK , Suzuki Speaks (Avanti Pictures). Look out for his latest original work on the upcoming program 940 Caledonia.
Shaikh skillfully weaves organic and electronic sounds into global music tapestries that take listeners on sonic journeys transcending time and place. He has released 16 albums and many individual compositions, among them the 2004 release, Fusion, which was nominated for a Juno Award (Canadian Grammy) in the World Music category and Universal Frequencies (2010) which won best album ( BC Independent Music awards). Shaikh also co-produced and mixed the award-winning debut CD for global fusion group Delhi 2 Dublin, Produced the last two Buckman Coe albums and has finished re-mixing tracks for internationally renowned artists Nickodemus, Deya Dova, Kaya Project, Tripswitch and David Starfire, Delhi2Dublin, Desert Dwellers, Eccodeck, Issa Bagayogo, Ganga Giri , and the Footsteps in Africa Project (Turag remix) Shaikh’s work as both a live performer and a DJ has taken him to international festivals, events, and night clubs, He has toured extensively across North America, adham brings the show and the heat for any occasion.