DJ Shog

DJ Shog

Real Name:
Sven Greiner
Profile:
DJ SHOG was born as Sven Greiner in Hamburg on November 8th 1976. In the early nineties, he began to develop his interest in deejaying and electronic music. After performing at school festivals and private parties, SHOG took part in several DJ competitions and got some resident jobs in clubs in Northern Germany.

DJ SHOG’s breakthrough was the double-CD compilation series “Technis DJ Set”. The first CD is mixed by himself, the second one by well-known guests like Cosmic Gate, Dumonde, Talla 2XLC, Green Court or Nic Chagall. Since 2001 each release is followed by a club-tour, where DJ SHOG met his current producers and someday they brought up the idea of recording a solo single.

With “This Is My Sound” (Top60 in Germany and Top40 in Great Britain), “The 2nd Dimension” (Top60 in Germany) and “Another World” DJ SHOG solidified career. The single remained in the Top40 for nine weeks and in for more than three month on the German charts

The follow-up singles, “Live 4 Music” and “Running Water”, reached the Top40 and Top50 and were part of the set of many well-known international DJs. In 2006 DJ SHOG released his first solo album, “My Sound”. It entered the German charts at #55 and remained there for four weeks. Some weeks later, at the DJ Meeting in Duisburg, DJ SHOG was voted as #3 in the category “Trance DJ National”, surpassed only by Paul van Dyk and ATB.

After the first charts-single “Stranger On This Planet” from the new album, also the second album“2Faces” entered the german album charts in summer 2007. “Another World Part II” from the second album was the first single in Germany ever, that reached the top100 only by downloads.

In addition to mix tracks, Sven Greiner also diligently produces them. Together with E-Cutz he produced the three hymns “Summer Sound System” (2002), “Alive&Kickin’” (2003) and “The Golden 10” (2004) for Germany’s biggest Open Air dance event, Nature One. Moreover he is jointly responsible for various other projects.

With the remix-works of renowned acts like DJ Sammy, Cappella, CJ Stone, Three Drives, Ayu, DJ Tatana, Ian van Dahl, Lasgo, Filo&Peri DJ SHOG has become an essential part of the global dance scene.

Recently DJ SHOG also produced some remixes under the name of his side project 2Faces, to show his second, more progressive and trance sound face. These mixes (“Beam pres. Michelle Aragon – Silent Tears”, “Kuffdam&Plant – Dreammakers”, “Bossanova – Stonecold” among others) have been played by DJs like Paul van Dyk, Tiesto, Armin van Buuren.

Together with a producer-team his first Solo-Single 'DJ SHOG - This Is My Sound' arised. Members of this production team of DJ SHOG are Claus Terhoeven, André Wevers and Errik Schmeier, who were also acting - by the way - for projects like Cosmic Gate, Essential DJ-Team, Starsplash and Green Court. DJ Shog has also recently released “The Second Dimension” and “Another World” on Logport Recordings.

In 2005, Sven Greiner started his own Label 7th Sense Records
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DJ Shog Discography

Albums

LOG 3000EP2 DJ Shog My Sound (Album, EP) Logport Recordings, Sony BMG Music Entertainment LOG 3000EP2 Germany 2006 Sell This Version
Snice 003 DJ Shog 2Faces (Album, EP) Sony BMG Music Entertainment Snice 003 Germany 2007 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

LOG 2007 DJ Shog This Is My Sound (Maxi, Single) Logport Recordings LOG 2007 Germany 2001 Sell This Version
VLMX 1259-3 DJ Shog The 2nd Dimension (Maxi) Logport Recordings VLMX 1259-3 Spain 2002 Sell This Version
SMS09 DJ Shog / Ian Van Dahl DJ Shog / Ian Van Dahl - This Is My Sound / Reason(Acetate, 12", Single) Sony Music Studios, London SMS09 UK 2002 Sell This Version
H'N'H CDS 159 DJ Shog Another World (Maxi, Single) Logport Recordings H'N'H CDS 159 Poland 2003 Sell This Version
none DJ Shog Live 4 Music (Single, Maxi) Logport Recordings, Logport Recordings none Germany 2004 Sell This Version
LOG 2015 DJ Shog Jealousy Logport Recordings LOG 2015 Germany 2005 Sell This Version
none DJ Shog Running Water (Maxi) Logport Recordings none Germany 2005 Sell This Version
LOG 2014 DJ Shog Don't Stop / Go(12") Logport Recordings LOG 2014 Germany 2005 Sell This Version
88697 08624 2 DJ Shog Stranger On This Planet (Single, Maxi) Snice Rec. 88697 08624 2 Germany 2007 Sell This Version
Snice 002 DJ Shog Tell Me Why / Get Out (Of My Way) Snice Rec. Snice 002 Germany 2007 Sell This Version
SHOGDRIZ 001 DJ Shog Feat. Lemon & Einar K DJ Shog Feat. Lemon & Einar K - Feel Me (Through The Radio) Snice Rec. SHOGDRIZ 001 Germany 2008 Sell This Version
BYS080 DJ Shog Feat. Simon Binkenborn DJ Shog Feat. Simon Binkenborn - I Finally Found (Maxi, Single) Ariola BYS080 Australia 2010 Sell This Version
HCR150D1 DJ Shog ComeBack(5xFile, MP3, Single, 320) High Contrast Recordings (2) HCR150D1 Netherlands 2011
none DJ Shog Annual Dreams (Single) High Contrast Recordings (2) none Germany 2012
SSR 131 DJ Shog I Lost Myself(6xFile, MP3, Single, 320) 7th Sense Records SSR 131 Germany 2014
none DJ Shog DNA(7xFile, MP3, Single, 320) Nitron Music none Germany 2014
4260128694482 DJ Shog Featuring Drew Love DJ Shog Featuring Drew Love - I'm Alone(6xFile, FLAC, Single) 7th Sense Records 4260128694482 2015
none DJ Shog Featuring Jenson (2) DJ Shog Featuring Jenson (2) - Where Did You Go(4xFile, FLAC, Single) 7th Sense Records none Europe 2016
none DJ Shog Featuring Harry Brooks (6) DJ Shog Featuring Harry Brooks (6) - Breathe Again(6xFile, FLAC, Single) 7th Sense Records none Europe 2016

Compilations

88765 41230 2 DJ Shog 10 Years(2xCD, Comp) Sony Music Entertainment Germany GmbH 88765 41230 2 Germany 2013 Sell This Version

DJ Mixes

0927-41489-2 DJ Shog & Cosmic Gate DJ Shog & Cosmic Gate - Technics DJ Set Volume Three(2xCD, Comp, Mixed) Warner Special Marketing GmbH 0927-41489-2 Germany 2001 Sell This Version
8573-88150-2 DJ Shog & DJ Beam* DJ Shog & DJ Beam* - Technics DJ Set Volume One(2xCD, Comp, Mixed) Warner Special Marketing GmbH 8573-88150-2 Germany 2001 Sell This Version
8573-86941-2 Shog* TrancEmotions(2xCD, Mixed) Warner Special Marketing GmbH 8573-86941-2 Germany 2001 Sell This Version

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Yuukaa_Sa

Yuukaa_Sa

March 28, 2016
edited 4 months ago
This guy went from being a superb Hardtrance producer to a great Trance producer to a mainstream donkey after 2012. How do you go from mixing Technics DJ Set and compiling great Dream Dance CD's to selling out and making such pathetic music. Look at what Dream Dance has become. Look at what you have become Shog!
DJ_Defcon

DJ_Defcon

April 26, 2006
edited over 10 years ago
DJ Shog is one of many producers & DJs that develop a style that can be recognized in all of their tracks/mixes. Consistant style can more often be considered irritating, but with DJ Shog the style works. All of his tracks are melodic and very uplifting. Some of his signatures are breakbeats integrated with the standard 4/4 trance kick, synths, and basslines. Though many believe that his style is too repetitive, I personally think that all of his tracks are good enough to keep me wanting more. Some of his better tracks are "Rush Hour", a fast-paced, super-uplifting trancer, "Another World", which has one of the best melodies I've ever heard, and "Running Water", which may have cheesy vocals, but the breakdown sends chills down your spine. Aside from the music he produces, his mixing skills are flawless. Make sure you check out his Technics DJ series, a great example of DJ Shog's mixing abilities.

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