The Shift, installation and photo by Veronika Schumacher
Singer, Songwriter, Composer. Phoebe Killdeer was born in Antibes. The family moved to the UK after 10 years in France, upon her return to London from Africa where she was exposed to Hip Hop during her travels in Zimbabwe and South Africa, Phoebe began her musical career at age 20 and with the support of her sister Chloe, she has performed her own music and lyrics in London clubs. The first major appearance was in 2003 as a guest voice on the Basement Jaxx - album “Kish Kash”. Phoebe has performed with Nouvelle Vague from 2005 to 2007. She reached success in 2014 with a remix of The Avener of 'The Fade Out Line' , a song she co-wrote with Craig Walker whilst with her former band The Short Straws. In early 2016, she released a first album with Ole Wulfers under the band name 'Phoebe Killdeer & The Shift' and is currently working on its sequel with other special guests. Ole and Phoebe have also jointly composed music for 3 performances from the dance company Laborgras in Berlin.
Important projects / Exhibitions:
Featured on albums/tracks: Nouvelle Vague 'Bande a part', The Avener & Phoebe Killdeer 'fade Out Lines', Basement Jaxx 'Kish Kash', Bang Gang 'There was a wisper', Agoria 'Embrace', Phoebe Killdeer & The Shift 'The piano's playing the devil's tune', Phoebe Killdeer & The Short Straws 'Weather's coming' & ' Innerquake', Them There 'Love is an elevator'.
Awards / Prizes :
Prize of the Musical creation 'Interpretation' for 'Fade Out Lines' Phoebe Killdeer & The Avener 2015