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Greg Hunter
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Born in 1965 and brought up in West London, Greg Hunter started making music at the age of nineteen. Beginning his musical career with the purchase of a keyboard, he started playing in bands and doing gigs at festivals, and at the age of twenty-two begun working in a recording studio as a tape assistant. Whilst an engineer at Steve Levine's studio he met the Orb with whom he then went on to work with for several years. The Orb has been a major influence that Greg is all too ready to acknowledge. Having leant his hand to the studio work and remixing of their first two albums, the ambient influence and creation of electronic experimental music has continued throughout his career. He has a track record as studio engineer and (co-)producer for a wide range of artists including Culture Club, Depeche Mode, Siouxsie & The Banshees, Erasure, System 7, Steve Reich, The Mission, Tom Jones and Gene Pitney. And his multi-talented studio expertise has earned him the reputation of prolific remix engineer and led to his collaboration with artists such as Paul McCartney, Crowded House, Killing Joke, Youth and Juno Reactor. With Youth he worked on the Crowded House album Together Alone and produced Pandemonium by Killing Joke, in the field of dance music probably most noted was his engineering on the Orb albums Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld and U.F.Orb and his remix work with the band on Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells II and several Yellow Magic Orchestra tracks. Subsurfing was Greg's first own artistic venture. His work with Youth and the Dragonfly record label laid the foundations for the trance element in his music that he continues to develop and expand, and also led to his fateful recording session in Cairo. Due to record vocals in the chamber of the Great Pyramid with Killing Joke, Greg met أمير عبد المجيد Amir Abdel Magid in a recording studio in Cairo. Amir is an Egyptian classical musician, producer and arranger of some renown in the Middle East. Due to record after Killing Joke he went in early to see just what had possessed the English band to come to Egypt. Listening in Amir liked what he heard and this musical appreciation was mutual as Greg later sat in on Amir’s session. The day before Greg was due to leave Amir asked him to mix a track. Excited by the result they decided to work together on a more permanent project. Greg returned to Cairo soon after and the duo worked solidly together for three months sowing the seeds for Alien Soap Opera and Fifth Sun. These projects came to flower over the course of the following four years as Greg moved between London and Cairo. In 1997 they were finished but financially things were difficult, as neither of them had a recording deal. Fortunately this was the year that MELT2000 label boss heard a tape of theirs played to him by Sheldon Isaac and in his own words, "it simply blew my top". He worked on "Matrix Reloaded" and "Matrix Revolutions" in 2003 then quit sound engineering to focus on creating music and live performance, created the record labels Dubsahara focused on arabic music, and Mutantra Records focused on electronica.
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663 588 Greg Hunter - Minstrel Man album art Playhaus Minstrel Man (Extended) and 2 more… Playhaus - Minstrel Man(CD, Maxi) Marlboro Music 663 588 Europe 1990 Sell This Version
BLR 33CD Greg Hunter - Little Fluffy Clouds album art The Orb Little Fluffy Clouds (Ambient Mk 1) and 1 more… The Orb - Little Fluffy Clouds (Single) Big Life, WAU! Mr. Modo Recordings BLR 33CD UK 1990 Sell This Version
L12 Bong 20 Greg Hunter - World In My Eyes / Happiest Girl / Sea Of Sin album art DepecheMode* Happiest Girl (The Pulsating Orbital Mix) DepecheMode* - World In My Eyes / Happiest Girl / Sea Of Sin (Maxi, Single, EP) Mute L12 Bong 20 UK 1990 Sell This Version
MATRIX002 Greg Hunter - Matrix - White Label Compilation album art Various No More Making Love Various - Matrix - White Label Compilation(LP, W/Lbl) Matrix (17) MATRIX002 UK 1991 Sell This Version
BLRDLP 5, 847963-4 Greg Hunter - The Orb's Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld album art The Orb Little Fluffy Clouds and 1 more… The Orb - The Orb's Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld (Album, Comp) Big Life, Big Life BLRDLP 5, 847963-4 UK 1991 Sell This Version
9 40123-2 Greg Hunter - Chorus album art Erasure Chorus (Transdental Trance Mix) Erasure - Chorus (Single, Maxi, EP) Mute, Mute 9 40123-2 US 1991 Sell This Version
49 73767 Greg Hunter - Rhythm Of Time album art Front 242 Rhythm Of Time (Messengers From Neptune) Front 242 - Rhythm Of Time (Single, Maxi) Red Rhino Europe 49 73767 US 1991 Sell This Version
DIXCD102, DIXCD 102, 354 321 Greg Hunter - System 7 album art System 7 Listen and 3 more… System 7 - System 7 (Album) 10 Records, 10 Records, 10 Records DIXCD102, DIXCD 102, 354 321 Europe 1991 Sell This Version
1001-01 S, 1001-01-7 Greg Hunter - Back In Time / Dear John album art Marquee (3) Marquee (3) - Back In Time / Dear John(7", Single) Star Records (59), Star Records (59) 1001-01 S, 1001-01-7 UK 1991 Sell This Version
1001-02-7 Greg Hunter - I Just Wanna Hold You / Romeo album art Marquee (3) Marquee (3) - I Just Wanna Hold You / Romeo(7", Single) Star Records (59) 1001-02-7 UK 1991 Sell This Version
V2CD Greg Hunter - Volume Two album art Various Miracle (Orb Remix) Various - Volume Two(CD, Comp) Volume V2CD UK 1991 Sell This Version
TOCT-6341 Greg Hunter - Suzuki White Report = Suzuki白書 album art Keiichi Suzuki Satellite Serenade (Transasianexpress Mix) Keiichi Suzuki - Suzuki White Report = Suzuki白書(CD, Album) Eastworld TOCT-6341 Japan 1991 Sell This Version
TPLP40CDL, TPLP40CD Greg Hunter - It's-It album art The Sugarcubes Vitamin (Youth's Babylon's Burning Mix) The Sugarcubes - It's-It(2xCD, Ltd, Num) One Little Indian, One Little Indian TPLP40CDL, TPLP40CD UK 1992 Sell This Version
PRCD 8598-2 Greg Hunter - Vitamin • The Complete High Potency Sustained Release Extended Play Youth Remixes album art The Sugarcubes Vitamin (E Mix) The Sugarcubes - Vitamin • The Complete High Potency Sustained Release Extended Play Youth Remixes (EP, Single) Elektra PRCD 8598-2 US 1992 Sell This Version
YZ698CDX, 4509-91020-2 Greg Hunter - Sentinel (Total Overhaul) album art Oldfield* Versus The Orb Oldfield* Versus The Orb - Sentinel (Total Overhaul) (Single, Maxi) WEA, WEA YZ698CDX, 4509-91020-2 Europe 1992 Sell This Version
TRAN 05 T, TRAN 05T Greg Hunter - Motorbike / Maryjane album art Sheep On Drugs Sheep On Drugs - Motorbike / Maryjane (Single, Maxi) Transglobal, Transglobal TRAN 05 T, TRAN 05T UK 1992 Sell This Version
9 40749-2 Greg Hunter - The Bell / Sentinel-Restructure album art Mike Oldfield Sentinel-Restructure (Nobel Prize Mix) Mike Oldfield - The Bell / Sentinel-Restructure(CD, Maxi) Reprise Records 9 40749-2 US 1992 Sell This Version
CAROL 1727-1 Greg Hunter - 777 album art 777 Freedom Fighters 777 - 777 (Album) Caroline Records CAROL 1727-1 US 1992 Sell This Version
MWS 48t Greg Hunter - Satellite Serenade / I Love You album art Keiichi Suzuki / Electrotete Satellite Serenade (Trans Asian Express) Keiichi Suzuki / Electrotete - Satellite Serenade / I Love You(12", MP) WAU! Mr. Modo Recordings MWS 48t UK 1992 Sell This Version
YZ 698CD, 4509 91019-9 Greg Hunter - Sentinel (Single Restructure) album art Mike Oldfield Sentinel (The Orb 7 and 1 more… Mike Oldfield - Sentinel (Single Restructure) (Single) WEA, WEA YZ 698CD, 4509 91019-9 France 1992 Sell This Version
BLRT 81, 863 875-1 Greg Hunter - Assassin album art The Orb U.F.Orb (Bandulu Remix) and 1 more… The Orb - Assassin (Single) WAU! Mr. Modo Recordings, WAU! Mr. Modo Recordings, Big Life, Big Life BLRT 81, 863 875-1 UK 1992 Sell This Version
P12 MUTE 136 Greg Hunter - Look To The Future album art Fortran 5 Bass Degree Zero and 3 more… Fortran 5 - Look To The Future (Single) Mute P12 MUTE 136 UK 1991 Sell This Version
CDP 804 Greg Hunter - Blue Room album art The Orb The Orb - Blue Room (Single) Big Life, Big Life CDP 804 US 1992 Sell This Version
TRAN 08T Greg Hunter - TV USA album art Sheep On Drugs USA Sheep On Drugs - TV USA Transglobal TRAN 08T UK 1992 Sell This Version
BLRLA 18, 513 911-1, ORB FREE 1, 863 375-1 Greg Hunter - U.F.Orb album art The Orb The Orb - U.F.Orb (Album, Comp) Big Life, Big Life, WAU! Mr. Modo Recordings, WAU! Mr. Modo Recordings BLRLA 18, 513 911-1, ORB FREE 1, 863 375-1 UK 1992 Sell This Version