Shed (musician)

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René Pawlowitz
German DJ Shed performs at Melt! music festival.JPG
Shed performing at Melt! music festival
Background information
OriginFrankfurt, Germany
Years active1996–present
LabelsSoloaction Records, Ostgut Ton, 50 Weapons

René Pawlowitz (born 1975 in Frankfurt/Oder) is a Berlin-based techno DJ and producer, better known under his moniker Shed.


René Pawlowitz was born in 1975 in the East-German town of Frankfurt/Oder and grew up in Schwedt/Oder.[1] In the early 1990s he became interested in electronic music.[1]

In 2002 he moved to Berlin and founded his own label Soloaction Records, where he released his first EP Red Planet Express as Shed in 2004. His debut album Shedding the Past was named the album of the year 2008 by Resident Advisor.[2] In 2010 the second album The Traveller was released.



  1. ^ a b Bio Archived 2014-04-08 at the Wayback Machine,, retrieved 8 April 2014
  2. ^ "RA Poll: Top 20 albums of 2008". Resident Advisor. 2008-12-17. Retrieved 2009-04-29.

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