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Shepz is a Techno & Minimal producer + DJ in Sydney, Australia. He has achieved success on Beatport with two Top 10 best sellers to his name. “Go Away,” his debut release, peaked at #10 on the Beatport charts in 2008. Additionally, his 2013 EP, “11th Hour EP,” reached an impressive #6 on the global Beatport minimal release charts.

His sound is self-described as “a mixture of influences from psychedelic through to creepy dark minimal techno, with a focus towards diatonic modal use of intelligent musical scales”; and is now a firm fixture on Australia’s Psychedelic Bush Techno scene.

On the DJ front Shepz has been fortunate to play at a number of the clubs of London (Egg, Pacha, Ministry of Sound, Corsica Studios, Cafe 1001, 54, Aquarium, Raduno etc.); Europe including Serbia alongside Exit Festival and a number of festivals in Australia (Subsonic Music Festival, Psyfari, Dragon Dreaming, WI3RD, Peats Ridge Music Festival, The Kibbutz). Shepz is also the mastermind behind a series of popular parties in Sydney called “Church of Techno” which are a regular and well-known fixture of the Sydney underground techno scene for over 13+ years. Along with co-founding the popular weekly La Famiglia parties in Sydney from 2013-2014.

Some of the acts he has supported include the most successful and respected in the industry such as Max Cooper, Boris Brejcha, Jay Lumen, Maksim Dark, NoNameLeft, Luis M, Matan Caspi, Jerome Sydenham, Meat Katie, Tiefschwarz, Fergie, Oliver Huntemann, Perc, Nick Warren, Jody Wisternoff, Luis Hill, Marcus Worgull, Jacob Korn, Dirty Doering, Rampa, George Delkos, Deep Child, Manik, Truncate, Bigger Than Jesus, Audiojack, James What, Ahmet Sendil, Kazu Kimura, Chris Fortier, Shonky, Timo Garcia, Oliver Dahl, Shane Watcha, Saytek and Cozzy D. Amongst many others he has also been fortunate to share multiple line ups with the great Seb Fontaine at the Ministry of Sounds Gallery!