Derek Shirley

Derek Shirley is a member of Pan Sm Scan and appeared on the Masayoshi Fujita, Simon Harris, Derek Shirley, Jan Thoben, Kassian Troyer (basically the musical members of Pan Am Scan under their given names but without Rainer Kohlberger who does their live visuals) release 'Tesseract' for Home Normal in summer of 2012.

Here's a video from 2012 of Pan Am Scan live:

Here's a little more about Derek Shirley:

Derek Shirley was born in Ottawa, Canada but is now based in Berlin, Germany.

He plays contrabass, cello, drums, electronics. He is active in the improvised/experimental music scene, focusing on low frequency minimalism in both improvised and composed realms. He performs actively with such groups as monno, vladislav delay quartet, hotelgäste, MEK, obliq, coal oven, ruby3 and unununium. and in various collaborations with such musicians as: sven ake johansson, chris abrahams, steve heather, anat cohavi, tobias delius, antoine chessex, lucio capece, mika vanio, michael thieke, robin hayward, justin haynes, dave bennett, allesandro bossetti, tony buck. He is a member of the group Pan Am Scan.

If you would like to follow Derek Shirley's work please go here:

You can stream, share and buy 'Tesseract' here: