Virgil Shaw is an American singer/songwriter currently residing in Portland, Oregon. Virgil grew up in Fairfax, California. Virgil began his career in Arcata, CA in the late 1980s as a member of the high energy speed-pop band Brent's T.V.. He later moved to San Francisco where he played in the band Dieselhed from 1992-2000. When Dieselhed disbanded in 2000, Shaw began to perform and record as a solo artist sometimes with the help of his backing band that he named "The Killer Views". After a stint in New York City, in 2006 he moved to Portland, Oregon.