Sapiens aka Alon Shapiro is a buzzword in the international, underground scene of deep techno and intelligent progressive and tech house genres. Based in Tel Aviv he has become publicly known for his sophisticated, captivating, pumping sets and outstandingly precise, harmonic mixing techniques. His live acts and DJsets combine versatile genres, rhythmic drive and groovy vocal samples into a singular yet manifold composition, sure to do proper damage on any dance floor. Having started to play piano at the age of 5 and having received a classical piano education before reaching his maturity, Alon has pretty fast gained a character of a serious melomaniac, music collector, a vinyl freak and a DJ, constantly digging up the most innovative, intelligent and eclectic sounds for his live sets and production projects. His popularity brought him to the main lines and club stages of Tel Aviv and abroad and he was fortunate to play alongside renowned talents like Jamie Stevens, DJ Slater, Weekend Heroes, Audio Junkies, Luis Junior, Tiger Stripes, Stereo Underground and many others.
Sapiens produces original music since 2011 and has been already credited with over 30 releases on the most-respected, underground record labels such as Baroque rec., Particles, ICONYC, Pangea, Suffused and others. His unique and powerful releases are usually gain lots of attention and support by giants like Cid Inc, Sasha, John OO Flemming, Barry Jamieson, Ben Coda, Sezer Uysal, Darin Epsilon, Dousk and others. His original themes are remixed by mighty artists like Inkfish, James Monro, Rick Pier OíNeil and others. Further still he consistently features as a guest artist of well-known streaming radio shows like Groundworx Sessions on Siren 107.3 FM (UK), Suffused Diary on FRISKY Radio, Proton Radio Shows and DI.FM.
Besides his fruitful studio activity and co-productions with artists all over the world he is a resident in several underground outdoor productions and has recently established his new side projects: Deep Inside and SharpEar, mainly focusing on a fusion of Chicago/Detroit Deep House and Electronica/Indie Dance genres.
1. Tim Engelhardt – Archipelago (Weisses Licht Remix)[Sofa Sessions]
2. Alex Rusu–Project 02 [Tzinah Records]
3. Lanvary – Moby Dick (Sapiens Remix) [Yin]
4. Jon Donson – Ferus (Helmut Ebritsch Remix)[Lucidflow]
5. Ben Weber – Freyja (Original Mix) [Parquet Recordings]
6. Marc Werner–Summer People (Lars Moston Remix) [Doppelgaenger]
7. Nayan Soukie–Absurd Move (Original Mix) [URSL]
8. Nick Hollyster, Robin Orlando – Scenario (Original Mix)[Resopal Schallware]
9. Carl Bee–High Tide Ride (Collective Machine Remix)[Time Has Changed Records]
10. Helmut Dubnitzky – Hello Met (Original Mix)[Brise Records]
11. Sous Sol–Where Are You Going (Original Mix) [Re:Fresh Your Mind]
12. Ph!l, Sino Sun – Closer (Dominik Berlin Remix)[WONNEMUSIK]