Tuesday, June 26, 2012

PODCAST: Gio Shengelia, Tbilisi, Georgia (soundcloud.com/gioshengelia)

(soundcloud.com/gioshengelia) Gio Shengelia is one of the most well-known DJ-s in Georgian clubbing. Gio is admired because of his outstanding professionalism and taste in music. after listening to some sets done by Kraftwerk, Frankie Knuckles, Ricardo Villalobos, Danny Howells, Deep Dish, John Digweed, Sasha, Steve Lawler, Tiefschwarz and other big names. 

In the 90's Gio became seriously interested in electronic music. This interest turned out to be a basis for his love to music. Since that period the main purpose for him was becoming a DJ. He would work hard and all the time he would seek for acquiring something new in music. It was quite difficult to reach the goal without special musical equipment, but with the help of his friends he had the opportunity to learn the mixing techniques . The training, love to music and the will to become a DJ has an evident result. ‘house', ‘deep', ‘tech', ‘funky' ‘progressive” are still just some of the directions in electronic music that Gio uses in his Mixes. 

In 2005 Gio Shengelia was invited in St.peresbourg@Manej . This position turned out to be a lucky turning point in his career. It was followed by playing at some private parties in Moscow, and in an open-air cafe “publika”. 

In 2006 Gio Shengelia went back to his hometown Tbilisi, where he was already famous for his specific sound and skillfulness. After all his name was known in many countries. 

Gio Shengelia has played in all clubs of Georgia, Played in KAZANTIP Summer Festival (Ukraine, Crimea), Played in Baltic Countries and etc.

Gio has experience of playing with such a names like Steve Bug / Tiefschwarz / Audiofly / Nic Fanciulli / Dop / Aril Brikha / Jimpster / Fafa Monteco / King Unique / Manuel Tur / Jazzanova / Dave Dk / Neil Quigley / Spiller / Oleg Poliakov / Shur-i-Kan / Format:B / Desyn Masiello / Add2Basket / Luke Fair / Martin Eyerer / Paolo Mojo / and Many Many More:) 

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