Jim Shafer - Vocals
Jim Shafer is a musician and music producer. He has been creating original music since the early 90's. Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, He became involved with music and theater in high school. During his senior year, Jim got a taste what it feels like to be a rock star when he landed the lead role in the stage adaption of Pink Floyd's The Wall. The following year he landed another leading role in the staging of The Beatles Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band. While attending college, he fronted the rock band Fear of Fate and was one of the main writers of their original material. The band grew a strong following and became one of the highest scored bands in the history of the BAM Magazines Battle of the Bands competition. This captured the attention of Interscope Records, but unfortunately they could not reach a deal. Fear of Fate dissolved and Jim went on to create soundtracks for several films and work on solo projects.
In addition to Sixth Floor Conspiracy, Jim fronts the tribute band Matchbook Twenty. You can find them performing shows throughout North Texas. Be sure to catch a show by checking their schedule at www.matchbooktwenty.com
Jims work, including the single Miles Away and albums Music From the Edge of the World, Songs From the Wizards Studio and Halloween Screams are available everywhere digital music is sold.
Jim is a voting level member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, participating in the Grammy awards process. He is currently in the studio recording new Sixth Floor Conspiracy material with his eye on them achieving Grammy gold.