With a steady stream of house, disco and techno releases starting back in 2007 Jay Shepheard is an established and well recognised staple of the genres. Since his early 12″s on Munich’s Compost Black Label, including the breakthrough track ‘Pipes N Sneakers’, Shepheard has gone on to release on a diverse range of labels including Diynamic, Pets Recordings, Freerange, Buzzin Fly, Poker Flat, Paper, Rebirth as well as his own respected Retrofit imprint started in 2010. These releases have earned him nominations for best Deep House and best Nu Disco artist in the Beatport awards as well as much praise from the press and DJ community and top sales positions on both the main vinyl and digital stores.
As well as his studio work Jay is well known for his talent behind the decks, with an ear for music lovingly honed during seven years working at UK online vinyl store Juno Records, and as a live artist, touring consistently throughout Europe, Australia, US and Asia and playing at many of the worlds most respected venues including Fabric London, Panorama Bar Berlin, Arma 17 Moscow, Gottwood Festival and Secretsundaze Off-Sonar. His DJ mixes have also been featured on most of the main podcast platforms including Resident Advisor, Mixmag, DJ Mag, Electronic Groove and Rinse FM to name a few. Jay was also a featured guest on the Resident Advisor Exchange podcast.
In the past ten years since the debut release Shepheard has gone on to release twenty two original EPs, two albums and over fifty remixes. In late 2016 he made his long awaited Boiler Room debut and moving into 2017 he shows no sign of slowing down with a fresh classic disco mix for Rinse FM and several new vinyl EPs in the pipeline for labels such as Nothing Is Real (the new Rebirth sister label), Pets Recording and Chord. Many more productions from the Shepheard music machine are forth coming and more signings to be announced soon… Stay tuned!