Shigeto LIVE with Ian Fink + support Tickets | Drygate Brewing Co. Glasgow  | Sat 14th December 2019 Lineup

Shigeto LIVE with Ian Fink + support tickets

Drygate Brewing Co. in Glasgow

Saturday 14th December 2019

7:30pm til 11:30pm

Minimum Age: 14

Detroit's Shigeto brings his vividly beautiful beat-driven electronic music to Scotland for the first time, accompanied by Ian Fink on keys.

 
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Shigeto LIVE with Ian Fink + support on Saturday 14th December 2019

Artists take on pseudonyms for a multitude of reasons, but in Zach Saginaw’s case, those reasons run deeper than most. Zach records under the name Shigeto. It’s his middle name; it’s also his grandfather’s name, a tribute to the Japanese branch of Zach’s family tree. Shigeto also means “to grow bigger”—appropriate, given Zach’s premature birth-weight of less than a pound. Today, Shigeto stands for Zach’s vividly beautiful electronic music. Beat-driven but given to richly textured sound design, rhythmically fractured but melodically sumptuous, Shigeto’s music is a bridge between the past and present, bringing the artist face to face with a creative legacy that spans decades.

Zach was brought up on a steady diet of Michigan-bred music, as his father spoon-fed him old Motown and jazz records by the crateload. Zach picked up the drums at an early age, spending much of his childhood playing in the Detroit/Ann Arbor music scene. After nearly flunking out of high school—save for his music studies—Zach spent three years studying jazz at the New School in NYC and three more in London, where he began woodshedding, obsessed with learning electronic production. Soon enough, beats materialized, Zach moved to Brooklyn and took up the name Shigeto, and his peers began to take notice.

His releases are nominally indebted to instrumental hip-hop but, like Zach, straddling many worlds at once. Cool shades of ambient music, stuttering early IDM, dubstep sub-bass, and jazz melodicism color Shigeto’s palette, which he wields with a painterly attention to detail. He continues to be prolific with a complex constellation of sounds and ideas that we have come to expect from the producer/drummer. His compositional focus and restraint grounds songs that are otherwise cosmically inclined.

Shigeto will be performing with Ian Fink of the Shigeto Live Ensemble on keys.

Over 14s allowed accompanied with an adult over 18.

Support acts to be announced shortly.

Music Genres: 

Electronic, Hip Hop, Jazz

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