Featured Artist: Sultan + Shepard
After a chance meeting in a Montreal after-hours club in in the mid 2000s, Ossama Al Sarraf and Ned Shepard quickly discovered that they had a natural musical chemistry. They soon began collaborating on original songs, remixes, and songwriting, officially forming Sultan + Shepard in 2010. From collaborations with revered EDM artists like Dillon Francis, Tiesto, and Fedde Le Grand, to remixes for major pop acts like Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, Lady Gaga, and Madonna, the duo established themselves as one of dance music’s leading partnerships.
The 2012 release of their anthem "Walls" vaulted them on tour across the globe with stops at Ultra Music Festival, Tomorrowland, Mysteryland, and a residency at the Wynn in Las Vegas. In 2013, their remix of Bruno Mars’ "Locked Out Of Heaven" earned them a Grammy nomination. More recently, the duo received the SOCAN Music award for International Song of the Year for "Bad", a multi-platinum single which they co-wrote alongside David Guetta, Showtek and Vassy.
In early 2016 the duo inked a multi-single deal with Armada, and their first track under the label, “Love Me Crazy”, was released that summer. Most recently, the duo reunited with singer Nadia Ali to release the folk-inspired dance anthem "Almost Home”, also featuring NYC-based songwriter Iro. This was followed by the melodic “Bloom”, featured as the opening track on Armin Van Burren's A State of Trance Ibiza.
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- Wanklemut - Work Of Art [Kryder Remix]
- Miguel, Travis Scott, Weiss - Feel My Skywalker [Sultan + Shepard Mashup]
- Rhythm Masters, Klangfabrik - Dayhunter [Martijn Ten Velden Extended Remix]
- Mark Knight - In The Pocket
- Gil Glaze, Barkley - Want From U
- David Guetta - Flames (feat. Sia) [Igor Blaska Remix]
- Elliot Fitch - Shake
- Portugal The Man - Live in the Moment [Hook N Sling & Slow Magic Remix]
- Sultan + Shepard - Head Over Heels
- Roulsen - Rumble
- PBJ, Jack Shizzle, Hardrive - Bring The House X Deep Inside
- Felon - No Games (feat. Gabi’el)
- Raiden - Punjo
- Thomas Newson - Ragga
- Me & My Toothbrush, Nari & Milani - Push The Creeps [Sultan + Shepard Mashup]
- Tritonal, Sultan + Shepard - Ready (feat. Zach Sorgen)
Posted on 29 July 2018