Not many years have passed since SHDW & Obscure Shape founded From Another Mind in April of 2014, a party which brought their favorite artists to their hometown of Stuttgart in Germany.
Of course, the natural progression from promoting a successful club night is founding an imprint that carries the night's ideals on to the decks of like-minded DJs, and so the first From Another Mind record was released in 2015, a stellar debut for both the label and its producers. The “Nachtblende EP“ gained wide acclaim throughout the Techno community, with the tracks receiving support from scene stalwarts, bloggers and critics alike.
Aside from Rekids, where they remixed Radio Slave's 'Vision' last year, the pair's abilities in the studio have seen them invited by Slam for two separate remixes of Monoloc and Envoy on Soma, with more projects to be announced.
Their DJing fuses old-school influences of Acid, Rave and EBM with the dramatic Techno sound one can hear on the FAM records. They are equally comfortable with the first, the last or the peak slot of a night, thus making them a universal party weapon. Though young at age, their record collection demonstrates musical knowledge some veterans can only hope to gain and they swiftly but thoughtfully move through different periods of electronic music in their sets.
Four years after exploding on the techno scene, SHDW & Obscure Shape have gone on to perform headlining sets at festivals such as Awakenings Music Festival in Amsterdam, Awakenings at Amsterdam Dance Event, Time Warp, Verknipt in the Netherlands, Voltage Festival in Belgium, Stuttgart Electronic Music Festival in Germany, Telekom Electronic Beats Festival in Budapest, the massive Tomorrowland in Belgium, Soenda Festival in Utrecht, PollerWiesen Festival and many more just in 2018 alone.
This spring the dynamic duo set their eyes on their debut North American tour, with four dates planned between April and May, and more in the works:
Friday, April 26: SHDW & Obscure Shape at Techno Snobs in Phoenix, AZ
Saturday, April 27: SHDW & Obscure Shape at Obscure Warehouse in Chicago, IL
Friday, May 3: SHDW & Obscure Shape at F8 for Robot Ears in San Francisco, CA
Saturday, May 4: SHDW & Obscure Shape at WORK Warehouse & Synthetik Minds in Los Angeles, CA
Tickets are not yet on sale but connect with their Resident Advisor Pages (SHDW & Obscure Shape) and Facebook for updates.