Shy Layers is the musical incarnation of multimedia artist JD Walsh. He has been profiled in Pitchfork, Uproxx, Stereogum, and TrackRecord, among others. He made his recording debut on Hamburg’s Growing Bin Records, fusing elements of Krautrock, 80’s r&b, dub, African highlife, and rock & roll, Balearic pop, and free-form modular-synth jams. His visual artworks have been exhibited at galleries nationally and abroad including Halsey McKay, 106 Green, and Brennan & Griffin in New York and Galerie Steinek in Vienna, Austria. His self-titled LP was named one of 2016’s top 20 Electronic records by Pitchfork. His sophomore LP will be released May 25 on Beats in Space.
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