Sarah Shivarani, better known as Shiva, is an Iranian-American L.A based producer and DJ who infuses elements of global bass, electronic, Middle Eastern music, hip hop and ambient soundscapes into her work.
A prominent tastemaker in LA’s notorious beat scene, Shiva was one of the few producers called on to help close the infamous Low End Theory with a one-month residency, she made her mark on the culture that can’t be erased.
Effortlessly bridging the underground to the mainstream in a male-dominated industry, Shiva has garnered respect from some of the largest names in her field; playing alongside some of the worlds biggest players such as CeeLo Green, Nas and Damien Marley, Cypress Hill, Pusha T, and Snoop Dogg to name a few.
Igniting dance floors all over the world for the past 10 years, her dynamic range stomps boundaries and shakes souls. Her roots in music production take her DJ sets to the highest level. Her intuition and talent for tuning into any crowd has come from her years of honing her craft and holding down numerous residencies all over LA, from The House of Blues, Viper Room, The Roxy, Low End Theory and Ace Hotel, among others.
Her mixes have often been featured on LA’s top radio stations and blogs around the world. Her “SHAKTI (Vol. 1) Mixtape” topped charts on Mixcloud, ranking 1st in global drum n bass, 3rd in global r&b, 4th in global hip hop and 4th in global electronic charts. Her singles have premiered on Mary Anne Hobbs’ BBC Radio show and been played on air by legendary DJs on LA’s beloved station, KCRW.
Inspired by her own wellness journey and passion for personal evolution, Shiva has given birth to RETURN TO SOUND, a meditative bass experience. Shiva’s performed for some of the worlds biggest spiritual teachers and visionaries, including Abraham Hicks, Panache Desai, Michael Beckwith, The Agape International Spiritual Center, Kyle Cease, Peter Diamandis, and XPRIZE.
Bringing meditation music into a new era with bass as a backbone, Shiva takes you on a fully immersive sonic journey that inspires deep relaxation, trance states, and an opportunity to observe within.