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Ror-Shak

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Ror-Shak is an electronic act, fronted by artist’s DB ( www.djdb.com ) & Shaun
Morris AKA Stakka ( www.cargoindustries.co.uk ). The forthcoming album “Deep”
features guest vocals by Julee Cruise, Lisa Shaw, Chantal Claret, Wendy Starland and Mark Holmes.

Ror-Shak started out as a bit of an experiment. Stakka asked DB if he would like
to collaborate on a track for a single? after a little resistance because of an
extreme aversion to studio’s due to frustrating experiences in the past, he
agreed to give it a go.

Their first effort was a dancefloor tune called ‘Groupies’, signed & released by
Breakbeat Science, its now long out of print & quite sought after. The real
success for DB was not the fact that the single sold out, but that the studio
process was relatively painless & the results were wicked. He was so impressed
with Stakka’s studio ability, they quickly started making a follow up, but
something was happening this time, the sound they kept being drawn to was not
dancefloor drum & bass. It was a much more musical form of the genre. Going with
their gut feeling, they decided to make something more for listening & not just
dancing.

Both had been really inspired by Zero 7 & felt that should be the basic pallet
to work from, but they also took inspiration & sounds from a whole host of
diverse artists that had rocked the duo’s mind’s, body’s & soul’s over the
years.

Things took on even more of a ‘real’ record feel, when they nervously approached
signer Julee Cruise, who they had sampled, asking her to listen & hopefully give

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