Bursting onto the scene in 2006 amidst a flurry of hype, Sharooz’s whirlwind debut ‘Hell Yeah’ became one of the club records of that year, winning the support of the world’s biggest DJs. David Guetta played it to 20,000 people at Sensation White, DJ Dan spun it live on his BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix, Roger Sanchez aired it at his Release Yourself party at Space, XFM, Capital and Galaxy FM all spot-played it, eventually earning a no.2 slot in the Cool Cuts Chart. Played numerous times on Radio 1 by Judge Jules and Pete Tong, it appeared on compilations in Germany, France, Spain, Russia, Japan, China and the UK, on Ministry of Sound’s Mash-Up Mix, topping the compilation charts there, selling over 60,000 units.
During this time his DJ profile began to rise, performing at world class venues alongside acts such as Afrojack, Tocadisco, D.I.M, Congorock, Round Table Knights and Mason. With the release of much-vaunted singles ‘The Knock’ and ‘My Distressor’, the gig offers increased, with shows as far afield as Serbia, Holland, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, Switzerland, Russia, Spain, Sweden and France. Late in 2008, Sharooz scored one of the year’s biggest selling dance downloads with ‘Get Off’ on Miles Dyson’s Plasmapool label. Supported by the likes of 2 Many DJs, Moby, Mylo, Erol Alkan, Boys Noize, Kissy Sell Out, BBC Radio 1, Virgin, Galaxy and Kiss FM, it peaked at no.6 on the Beatport Top 100, remaining in the top 10 for over 6 weeks, and still continues to figure in many a big room playlist.
Other releases have seen a collaboration with Kelevra and MC Flipside on PBR Recordings, ‘Adrenalize’ on Mofo Hifi, winning the support of Fake Blood, Steve Aoki, Adam Freeland, Dada Life and ‘Hysteresis’ on his own newly launched imprint, La Bombe. Sharooz has enjoyed a slew of publicity in the past two years, including a four page feature and two front cover appearances in Future Music magazine, various articles in DJ magazine and being awarded Remix Magazine’s Technology Award. Known as much for his remixes as original productions, Sharooz remixed Moby’s 3rd single ‘One Time We Lived’ from his critically acclaimed ‘Wait For Me’ album, enjoying a full release on a special edition remix album. He has also remixed Robyn’s ‘Don’t Fucking Tell Me What To Do’ alongside famed Scottish electro whizz Mylo, seminary 80s synth guru Howard Jones, and most recently platinum-selling uberband Kings Of Leon for Sony/Columbia. A mass of big-room remixes including David E Sugar’s ‘Fleamarket’ on Sunday Best, Peace Treaty’s ‘Cal State Anthem’ for Dim Mak and ‘Hello’ by Porter Robinson and Lazy Rich, ensure Sharooz continues to break new ground and further cement his name in the dance music hierarchy.