There are at least three artists with the name Red Shift:
1) an English folk band of the 1980s
2) a US trance duo
3) a US rock band. 1) Red Shift were a political folk band formed in England in the 1980s and including such folk luminaries as Pete Coe and Gina Le Faux. They made their official debut at the Sidmouth Festival (Devon, England) in 1985. John Adams joined Red Shift a few months after the group had started, replacing keyboard player Pat Knowles who had to drop out.