Mark Corrin’s early releases as “Shirokuma” were frequently broadcast on the John Peel Show on BBC Radio 1, and his more recent solo work has featured on BBC Late Junction with Nick Luscombe. He also presents a weekly music radio show himself on Salford City Radio and has collaborated and performed with several notable artists from all over the world both live and on record. He has previously also been a member of groups including Una Baines’ (The Fall) band Poppycock, Rose & The Diamond Hand and is currently working with a new group called Elastikbande.
Mark released his first album “Pub Bin” with German Shepherd on 19th April, 2019. It is described as a dark comedy concept album set mostly in the venues, shops, offices, pubs and bins of modern Manchester.
His second album “Washed Up” was released on 1st May 2020
His third album “Fabled Shore”, a collection of older tunes, was released 17th July 2020. This was accompanied by a subscriber only album “On The Bowling Green”.
Other releases by Mark
- Elastikbande Demo Track
- EP with Greek synth pop icon Ria Mazini of MIKRO
- Shirokuma – Ojos De Gato
- Shirokuma- Abandonware