Hailing from Lviv, the second city of Ukraine, Tigran Oganezov is now regarded by many as one his countries leading international EDM artist. Not bad for someone who was two years ago dabbling in music production while studying for a degree in economics. Nowadays Tigrans productions are a fixture in many of the worlds elite DJ playlists, his own DJ sets are pulverising every crowd he plays to, and his mission to become the global ambassador for dance music in Ukraine is well under way!
Tigrans productions have been described as 'pushing the boundaries' and he delivers some of the most imaginative and off the wall tracks out there today.His unique sound that could be from the year 3000 was born in 2008 when he moved away from his love for harder Dutch styles to concentrate on a new found love for making a slower, more tech based track. Bookings in his homeland soon started when Ukranian club promoters heard Tigrans productions and promo mixes.
Starting his producing career with an eery, tough, complex tech hybrid, fusing electro, industrial sounds, haunting fx, trance melody and tech grooves he was discovered by Detox in Holland who are globally respected for their more experimental and harder tech trance sound . The UK label CGI were next to fall for the Ukranians offerings with the CGI label head, Mixmag and Island Records very own Charlie G showing continued support .
Since his first steps into the world of producing, Tigran has continued to evolve as an artist and develop his sound to one that’s certainly still his own but is more anthemic with big room moments, merging his infectious grooves, mind bending fx , headfuck basses, epic breakdowns and huge leads into a more rounded, big hit sound! He is also bringing some vocalists into play and has a fine selection of Ukranian and Russian up and coming talents on remix duties along side other globally renowned producers.
Tigrans main bases for his current sound is Marcel Woods own imprint, Musical Madness! The name says it all and like his label boss Marcel, Tigrans manages to smash genre barriers, making energetic and stylish dance floor bombs for the masses.His other regular home is High Contrast Nu Breed owned by another Dutch heavyweight organisation, Be Yourself Music
With impressive original tracks and remixes on the labels mentioned plus Spinnin, Kiddfectious, Prehab, MLXL Freefall, Club Educate aswell , Tigran has picked up a plethora of DJ support including ....
Armin van Buuren, Tiesto, Paul Oakenfold, Ferry Corsten, Paul Van Dyk, Above & Beyond, Sander Van Doorn, Marco V, Judge Jules, Gareth Emery, Rank 1, Markus Schultz., Marcel Woods, Richard Durand, Scot Project, John O Callaghan, M.I.K.E Push, Sied van Riel, Jochen Miller, Eddie Halliwell, Lange, Mark Sherry, W&W, Marcus Schossow, Ronald van Gelderen, Sean Tyas, Johan Geilen, Kutski, Lisa Lashes, Alex Kidd, Leon Bolier, Alex M.O.R.P.H , Menno de Jong, Joop, The Thrillseekers, Randy Katana, Andy Moor, Ali Wilson, Artento Divini, Airbase, Dash Berlin, Kyau & Albert, Ernesto vs Bastian, Jon O Bir, Hernan Catteneo, Maarten de Jong, Matt Darey, Mallorca Lee, Gleave, Sebastian Brandt, Dj Choose, Heatbeat, Dj Preach, Dr.Willis, Kamui, A.S.Y.S, Jonas Stenberg, Genix, Jordan Suckley, The Viceroy, Dazzle, Blank and Jones, Bryan Kearney, Dave Schiemann, Lee Haslam, Ronski Speed, Anne Savage, Organ Donors, John Gibbons, Scott Attril, Setrise, Daren Tate, Tempo Giusto, Joey V, Orla Feeney, Niklas Harding, Fabio Stein, Urry Fefelove, Mac & Taylor, David Forbes, Gordon Coutts, Will Atkinson, Charlie G, Mr Pit, Phil York, Remo - Con, William Daniel, Eddie Sender, B.E.N, FJ Project, DJ Eco, Trent McDermott and many more!
Tigran is a regular on BBC Radio One with Judge Jules and Kutski supporting his tracks. In DJ MAG Jules called him ‘The most exciting and consistent producer to appear on my radar in 2009’before inviting him Tigran on to his world famous show for a phone interview that goes out to millions of listeners on his ‘Sets Education’ feature. Kutski who supports all of Tigrans harder or more oldskool influenced material says ‘Tigran is one of greatest talents to be discovered in dance music of recent years!! From the first release i was sent by this guy,i was blown away by the originality of his sound, and production values of the highest quality! Since then i have received a plethora of amazing tracks, each unique, but with Tigran's trademark sound! He is without a doubt go to be a massive star in the future and I'm just glad to have got on board supporting him from the ground level!!!"
Other achievements to date are UK dance bible MIXMAG selecting Tigran for their 'Keep and Eye On' feature, appearing on ’15 Minutes of Fame’ on Tiesto’s Clublife radio show and playing to a massive hall of his home city crowd for the first time in Lviv after ATB. Early 2010 saw the birth of the Mass Motion Nights where Tigran and his Mass Motion crew debuted international guests all year.These clubnights expanded into a huge Truck Party which ended in a free rave in the city centre! 2011 sees Tigran raise the bar again with his events moving from the clubs, to 4 thousand capacity Hangar events with bigger international guests than ever before. His aim is to provide the Western Ukrainian crowd with a big room dance experience which includes massive production and sound.This new concept is called the ULTRA SONIC Musical Festival.
Every month he delivers his ‘Automation Generation’ 2 hour hosted radio show on DI.FM which is the worlds leading electronic dance channel online. Auotmation Generation is a build from funky and progressive tech house sounds to more epic and fithy teched up beats.He also spins weekly alongside Dima and Ergy Dust on the Mass Motion radio show on Kiss FM Ukraine.
With international debuts on route in 2011 and his Ukraine schedule busier than ever, Tigran Oganezov is coming to a club or festival near you soon! If you like imaginative, forward thinking music that dosent exactly sit quietly in the corner and behave itself, then he is without a doubt the man for you!
Judge Jules BBC RADIO ONE – One to Watch 2011
The most exciting and consistant producer to appear on my radar in 2009!
Marcel Woods - Musical Madness - Tigran always hits the right knobs with his productions and he will be one of the DJs to look out for in the future!
John OCallaghan - Subculture/Armada – Weird and Wonderfull!
Kutski BBC RADIO ONE - Tigran is one of greatest talents to be discovered in dance music of recent years!! From the first release i was sent by this guy,i was blown away by the originality of his sound, and production values of the highest quality! Since then i have received a plethora of amazing tracks, each unique, but with Tigran's trademark sound! He is without a doubt go to be a massive star in the future and I'm just glad to have got on board supporting him from the ground level!!!"
Jordan Suckley- Goodgreef & Fire it up - Have been a fan of Tigrans unique sound for a while now and his tracks can fit in to a number of my sets for warm up and also peak time! Very talented producer & definitely one to watch out for next year!
Dr. Willis - Cybergroove Australia/Freefall - Been a big fan of Tigrans sound for some time now and have been using his sevices also for establishing my new label. Ukraine is on the move in the EDM world and Tigran is doing his country proud!
Ali Wilson - IN CHARGE/TEKELEC - Tigrans productions are filthy, raw and do the business on the dancefloor!
Lee Haslam - SLINKY - Tigran is one of the most exciting up and coming producers of our time.. innovative and fresh sounding.
Alex Kidd - KIDDFECTIOUS - Tigran is an asset to the tech dance scene and his tracks on the Kiddfectious label have been huge hits on both the peak time trance floors and also to warm up the hard heads. Very unique and well polished production is making this guys stand out from the rest!
Mallorca Lee – MLXL - With Tigrans productions you have to ALWAYS expect the unexpected!
Charlie G - MIXMAG/CGI/ISLAND RECORDS - Tigran has an exciting and unique sound that jumps out amongst the pack.. its both energetic and hard hitting, yet super cool at the same time..We are proud to work with him at CGI Records, and look forward to every new tune of his with gritted teeth.. Read more