Gold Shimmer is a surrealist collaboration led by songwriter Jeff Venter on vocals alongside Artyone Turner on synth and Mitchell Manburg on lead guitar. The three first began playing together in Spring 2017 and proudly launched Gold Shimmer in Summer 2018. They their debut EP "Temple of Solace Pt.1", along with shows and videos, to welcome ears around Southern California and have since continued to make waves in the scene. Influenced by The Doors, the Gorillaz, Daft Punk, Jungle, and Earth, Wind, and Fire they put on an electric live show through another time and dimension.
- Notable venues played: The Peppermint Club, The Satellite, Silverlake Lounge, The Study (Hollywood), Federal Bar, Harvard and Stone, Off Beat Bar, State Social House, Legacy Room, DBA256, Molly Malones, and more
- Past resumes include: tour dates on the west coast and in the southwest at venues like The Grove, House of Blues, Club Sur (Seattle), The Glass House, The Nile (Phoenix), The War Room (El Paso), Hotel Utah (San Francisco), The Lost Church (San Francisco), and SXSW.
“Like satellites drifting effortlessly across the velvet sky, Gold Shimmer has drifted in with their luscious and intoxicating single.”
“"Fresh gem...[of] today's underground urban culture."”
“Gold Shimmer knows their way around a catchy hook, and they know how to build interesting arrangements and tasty dynamics that allow the song to reach a nice emotional climax...”