Genre: Alternative, Indie
Country of Origin: New Zealand
Shayne Carter (born July 1964 in Dunedin) is best-known for being the Straitjacket Fits' principal singer/songwriting/guitarist in the late '80s/early '90s, and later on a founding member of Dimmer.
Carter comes from a musical family. He was born to a Caucasian mother and a Māori father who was adopted by a Pakeha family.