“The innovator who doesn't try to be original”
“...the real USP comes in the form of Shiva Feshareki’s attempts to recreate Oram’s dystopian turntable interludes, manipulating three 78rpm decks to create what sounds like air-raid sirens and the kind of woozy turntable trickery we associate with Kid Koala or DJ Spooky.”
“A long low note on the piano is echoed by the opposite piano; it repeats and speeds up as steady cymbals crashes and ripples of strings, woodwind, drums and flutes flourish, until the call and response seems to come not just from the two platforms and walkways but from everywhere at once.”
“Although she doesn't see herself this way, Shiva is the most contemporary, cutting-edge expression of turntablism: the perception of a turntable as an instrument to ply and wield.”
- Strange Sounds from Beyond (view article)
"Flummoxing? You bet. Enthralling? Absolutely... In arduously bringing 'Still Point' to life, Bulley and Feshareki have afforded a thrilling glimpse into a future very nearly forgotten”
"Her manipulations illuminate the most incredible textural and harmonic treasures embedded in the corners of the music; the sort of details that are otherwise hidden behind the framework of melody and song"
- ATTN Magazine (view article)
"One of the year’s most intriguing projects"
- FACT Magazine on the cave concert with Eliane Radigue and Lee Gamble (view article)
"The sounds she produced and its interaction with the orchestra’s music – alternately dancing and poised in a trance – were fascinating, and full of an urgency one hears all too rarely in new music”
"Exuberantly irreverent... Virtuoso DJ-ing"
- The Times