Dr. Shinto

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Dr. Shinto
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Damien Shinto
Background information
Origin Nuuk, Greenland
Genres Alternative
Years active 1968–present
Labels Celestial Art Enterprise
King ink Publishing
Low Frequency Hypnosis Productions
The Talking Fern Records
Associated acts Dr. Shinto
Daniel Watson
Website Dr. Shinto

Damien Shinto (Dr. Shinto) is a psychiatrist, musician and film director from Greenland. He has released music, films and books in collaboration with artists, writers and actors like Raymond Watts (PIG), Motoko Ishii aka. Allison Chanic, Andreas Usenbenz, Sophie Rimheden, Nux Vomica and Nick Zedd.

In October 2011, the EP "Ice Block Therapy Sessions #1" was released as he signed to a new Label (Low Frequency Hypnosis Productions) and also announced that he would feature his own TV-Show "A Magical Evening With Dr. Shinto".

In march 2015 Dr Shinto announces.[1] via his Blog that he is releasing a new compilation/remix album called "Popular Music From Greenland" featuring remixes along with old and some new material.

He also announced[1] that he is a new member of the group Samsæri as the drummer, the other members are from Canada and US. they will release a new album during 2015 (TBA) but released a first preview song/video on YouTube called "NYC Dreaming".

In June 2015 he announced[2] that he signed to the Canadian Label The Talking Fern and will re release his back catalogue along with some new material.


  1. ^ a b "Avant Guard Artist Dr. Shinto announces new compilation album and a new band". D3bris. March 25, 2015. Retrieved 2015-03-25. 
  2. ^ "Dr Shinto Releases "A Sonic Botany" and teases more releases". D3bris. June 11, 2015. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 

Discography (partial)[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • A Sonic Lobotomy (2011) – 16 Tracks with Andreas Usenbenz, Motoko Ishii, Nux Vomica and Sophie Rimheden
  • .Solipsism (2014) –
  • A Sonic Botany (2015) – Rerelease from 2011, 8 Tracks with Andreas Usenbenz, Motoko Ishii/Allison Chanic, Nux Vomica and Sophie Rimheden




  • Psychopatia Sexualis (2012) – 5 Tracks with Andreas Usenbenz. (Low Frequency Hypnosis Productions)

Re issued 2015 under the name Asphyxia Anoxia with 9 Tracks instead of 10 [1]

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Director
2010 "Extractions 2:Self Subject Release:Datura " Daniel Watson/Dr. Shinto[2]
2010 "Extractions 2:Self Subject Release:Would you like to talk?" Daniel Watson[3]
2010 "Extractions 2:Self Subject Release:Conversation" Daniel Watson[4]
2010 "Extractions 2:Self Subject Release:Refusal" Daniel Watson[5]
2010 "Intermission:Regression" Damien Shinto[6]
2010 "Intermission:The Rite" Damien Shinto[7]
2010 "Intermission:I am Dr. Shinto" Damien Shinto[8]
2011 "A Sonic Lobotomy:Gruntland" Motoko Ishii[9]
2011 "A Sonic Lobotomy:Infatuation Frustration" Nick Zedd
2011 "A Sonic Lobotomy:Under Seduction" Damien Shinto/Nausicaa
2011 "Old Shadows Will Always Find You" Daniel Watson[10]
2012 "A Small Miracle Gone Bad" (At Dawn Version) Daniel Watson/Damien Shinto[11]
2012 "A Small Miracle Gone Bad" Damien Shinto/Daniel Watson[12]
2014 "Spent" Damien Shinto[13]
2014 "On Point" Daniel Watson[14]
2015 "Dying Relation" Daniel Watson [15]

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