Page Last Updated: Wed, 26th Oct 2016
"Greg Stainer seems to have the knack of neatly straddling the commercial/cool divide, with his brand of house being accessible enough for wide appeal, yet credible enough to appeal also to the cognoscenti".
Renowned for his bouncy and energetic DJ sets, Greg’s sound draws elements from all genres of house music.
As one half of the multi award winning dance duo Hollaphonic and as a solo artist, Greg’s achievements to date include two gold discs, iTunes number ones, music videos on MTV, millions of youtube and soundcloud views, a discography of over 50 productions and remixes on labels such as 3Beat, Hed Kandi, Pacha, Toolroom, Universal and Armada, a full length solo album and a top 10 position in DJ Magazine's Middle East & North Africa poll.
Support for Greg’s productions and remixes come from some of the most influential names in the business including Tiesto, Danny Howard, Don Diablo, Roger Sanchez, Groove Armada, Mark Knight, Axwell, Mista Jam and Erick Morillo.
Play-listed on specialist and daytime shows on BBC Radio1, BBC 1Xtra & Capital FM.
Originally from London, England, Greg is now based in Dubai, where he holds a DJ residency at Dubai’s most successful and longest running night clubs, Zinc.
Greg plays guest spots at various events/venues around the UAE such as Creamfields, Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and Sandance as well as DJ gigs around on yachts, private islands, beaches and nightclubs in over 30 cities across four continents, including NYC, London, Ibiza, Amsterdam, India, South Africa, Sweden, Qatar, Lebanon, Ireland, China, and Singapore at venues such as Ministry Of Sound, El Divino, White Beirut, Attica and Yas Arena.
In the studio Greg has produced and officially remixed tracks with artists such as Sigma, Philip George, Wi- ley, Juicy J, Karl Wolf, Vince Kidd and Kardinal Offishall.
Greg has shared the stage with artists such as Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Armin Van Buuren, Disclosure, The Prodigy, Seal, Pitbull, Faithless, Deadmau5 and Tiesto.
Greg's music productions regularly reach high ranking positions in the beatport and traxsource charts and feature on globally recognised sites such as The EDM Network.
Since 2005 Greg has been presenting the groundbreaking house music show ‘Club Anthems” on UAE’s National Radio 1. A must listen music show for lovers of electronic music in the region.
Greg has his own music channel and podcast on the ICE entertainment system onboard ALL of Emirates Airlines global fleet of aircraft and also a syndicated radio show on Royal FM in Kenya.
With a second Hollaphonic album due for release on Universal Music in 2016, endorsement deals with Red Bull, Adidas, RayBan and Casio, a second solo Album in the pipeline plus more globe trotting tours planned...
The sky really does seem like the limit for one of house music's hottest rising stars.