'fiercely inventive, powerfully independent' - the guardian

chris sharkey is a musician from the north-east of england.

based in leeds since 1999, chris has dedicated the last 20 years to making forward-thinking new music that blurs boundaries between improvisation, production, composition and the associated genres of these often separated fields.

an active national and international performer with acoustic ladyland, trioVD, shiver, the geordie approach, roller trio and as a solo artist, he is a guitarist, bass-player and electronic musician.

chris is a also a producer and has recorded and mixed albums for ACV, mole, taupe, world service project, trioVD, shiver and roller trio.

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i believe that music that challenges us and makes us think is a form of activism that has the power to open minds and change the world.

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