Mascara (musician)

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Birth nameShane Shumate
OriginNew York City
Years active2010–present
  • Tundra Dub
  • Black Bus

Shane Shumate, better known by his stage name Mascara (stylized as M△S▴C△RA[1]), is an American electronic musician from New York City.[2] He released his début EP, Black Mass, on Tundra Dubs in 2010,[1] following it up with a second EP, Silver Knight Gothic, on Black Bus Records in 2011,[3] as well as VHS tape The Five Wounds on Video/Horror/Show.[4] In 2015 Mascara released an album of "unreleased cuts" called Heru-Ra-Ha on London-based cassette label Dagger Forest.[5]



  • Black Mass (EP, 2010, Tundra Dubs)
  • Silver Knight Gothic (CD-R EP, 2011, Black Bus Records)


  • Heru-Ra-Ha (cassette tape, 2015, Dagger Forest)


  • Strobe Cramp (digital split with Ʌ, 2010, AMDISCS)
  • The Five Wounds (VHS, 2011, Video/Horror/Show)


  1. ^ a b "Nattymari" (January 6, 2011). "Review: M△S▴C△RA – Black Mass EP". Mishka NYC. Retrieved 2015-10-25.
  2. ^ Sottile, Leah (September 4, 2012). "Dark Horse". Inlander. Retrieved 2015-10-25.
  3. ^ "Kaptain Carbon" (June 23, 2011). "M△S▴C△RA – Silver Knight Gothic EP". Pinpoint Music. Retrieved 2015-10-25.
  4. ^ "Video/Horror/Show" (February 21, 2011). "V/H/S - M△S▴C△RA - The Five Wounds". V/H/S. Retrieved 2015-11-04.
  5. ^ "Dagger Forest" (July 29, 2015). "Heru-Ra-Ha by Mascara". Dagger Forest. Retrieved 2015-11-04.