Roger Shah, Mr Magic Island, the master of the balearic sound with no musical boundaries is a 5 times awarded DJ Mag Top 100 artist, with more than 500 releases in more than 80 countries, countless hit records, his music videos watched about 90 million times, travelled around the world with his unique sound and live performances and has played at the most important clubs and festivals around the world.
As a producer he has worked with and produced for artists such as Tiësto, Armin Van Buuren, Paul Van Dyk, Sarah MacLachlan, Kosheen, Bryan Adams or Moya Brennan from Clannad, whom is best known for her works with Hollywood producers like Hans Zimmer. Roger’s unique live performances have been rewarded for five consecutive years in the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs Poll with a peak of #21 and received a double EMPO nomination for Best Trance & Progressive DJ and Best Radio Show and an IDMA award nomination as break through artist in 2008.
As a classical music composer but coming from an EDM world he has also all abilities to do a next step in his career, he recently signed deals with some of the leading movie score/ trailer houses in Hollywood and started to work on orchestral cues for those companies.
With his unique, globally renowned Balearic music style, he not only celebrates great success as a solo artist but also under various monikers. The most prominent alias is his Sunlounger project, with which he had chart entries on almost every continent. Roger releases most of his productions on his own Magic Island imprint with global sub-licenses. It is also the name of his famous weekly radio show, which is broadcasted on dozens of FM stations across the globe and also available as weekly podcast on Itunes with more than 50k downloads every month. He had chart success in the United Kingdom, Germany, The Netherlands, Mexico and many other countries. The fact that Roger harvested more than 90 million views on Youtube and hosted thousands of live performances all over the world are the logical result.
Sunlounger is without doubt Roger’s best-known nom de plume. It was under this handle that he released the “Another Day on The Terrace” long-player in 2008. It reached No.1 on the Dutch iTunes’ all-music-genres chart and included the single “White Sand”, which is still considered one of the biggest EDM classics of the last decade. In 2009 Roger released the Sunlounger follow-up album “Sunny Tales”, featuring the acclaimed single “Lost” – a track that took the illustrious ‘Single of 2008’ title on the ASOT radio show and reaped numerous #1 airplay positions across the globe. The third Sunlounger album, “The Beach Side of Life”, was released in 2010 and his latest longplayer “Balearic Beauty” which entered the ITunes Top 30 in 50+ countries including multiple number 1 spots as well as number 1 airplay chart results.
His “Magic Island Mix Album“ series also continues growing. Vol 5 released in 2014 and Vol 6 released in 2015 peaked again Top 40 in dozens of countries including multiple Top 10 chart positions and proofed again Roger‘s outstanding status in this industry.At the moment Roger is very busy in the studio working on his highly anticipated new artist album which will be named “No Boundaries“, expect a wide range of sound but also the fusion of Roger Shah & Sunlounger.