Tag: Jas Shaw

DHA FM Mix #446 by Jas Shaw

In early 2018, Jas Shaw, one half of electronic duo Simian Mobile Disco, was diagnosed with a rare, health condition – AL amyloidosis – a disorder of bone marrow cells. Having just completed SMD’s 7th studio album, Murmurations, and with a special show at the Barbican with the Deep Throat Choir scheduled for April and the album due out in May, things were thrown into confusion. At the time, no one, including Shaw, knew how the treatment and prognosis would pan out. Jas had to start chemotherapy treatment almost immediately, which meant canceling SMD’s live touring. The duo decided to go ... Read more

Premiere: Jas Shaw – When The Whip Descends [Delicacies]

Simian Mobile Disco’s Jas Shaw is releasing a new album of over twenty tracks of unreleased solo material. Shaw will be sharing two new tracks every two weeks leading up to its drop on September 27th. This 25 track body of work called “The Exquisite Cops”- sees the light of day via SMD’s Delicacies label Jas Shaw on the chemistry of the two records ‘When The Whip Descends’ and ‘Repeat Until There Is No More Other’: ”There’s a quote about random things seeming to synchronize when placed with a clear drum pattern, I forget the phrasing and who it is, let’s ... Read more