Shawn Kok is a drummer, percussionist, sound designer, and audio engineer best known for his inventive and unorthodox hand drumming methods, often marrying organic and electronic elements and pushing the boundaries of style and possibility. He is highly sought after for his effortless and tasteful adaptability across genres.
He is currently performing at Wala Wala, Hive (by Wala Wala), Timbre Gillman, The Pump Room, and &Sons. When he's not at his regular gigs he's often doing shows or playing at concerts.
As a researcher his interests lie in the intersection of cultural biographies and contemporary percussion discourse. He teaches sound design and music technology at LASALLE College of the Arts.
Shawn plays the DG Maestral and Centaur.