Tei Shi + Anika + Sushiflow
Valerie Teicher, better known as Tei Shi (US), is a rising songstress, weaving layers of her unique airy voice over eclectic, electronic-leaning production. Argentina born, she grew up moving frequently across Bogota, Vancouver, Boston and is now currently residing in New York City.
Gorilla vs Bear first discovered and premiered her debut single M&Ms in the summer of 2013, calling her a "soulful, time-stretching future pop gem. Her debut EP Saudade was met with great critical acclaim, with Noisey describing her as "elegant, elegiac and sensual.
The EP was written over the course of a few years and was completed with the help of producer Luca Buccellati. Since then, she made her first appearance at SXSW and collaborated with the UK's rock band Glass Animals on the track "Holiest" which debuted at #1 on Hype Machine. With the coming of the fall, Tei Shi has written, recorded and produced a new wave of material that will be released soon.