Greg Fenton has DJ’ed, produced and written about music for the last 33 years.
He began life as a DJ in 1985 playing Belfast club The Orpheus, as well as notorious after-hours venue The Plaza. June 1989 saw Greg move to Manchester and it was there he held residencies with the likes of Mike Pickering (Circus), Jon Da Silva (Spacefunk), and Justin Robertson (Spice/ Konspiracy/ Most Excellent at Venus) by the early nineties. He was also cited by the Chemical Brothers as an influence in their Channel 4 documentary, Block Rockin’ Beats. From there he went on to DJ extensively across the UK at clubs like Golden, Back to Basics, Venus, Sub Club andÂ Shindig, along with European dates including Paradiso (Amsterdam) for i-D magazine.
Greg’s choice of music has also supplied the soundtrack for many of Manchester’s late-night bars including Prague V, One Central Street and Barca. Prior to this Greg was resident for 2 years at Factory Records’ flagship bar Dry 201, which resulted in a Saturday night residency at the world renowned Hacienda.
Greg began reviewing records back in 1991 for Mix Mag Update and has since written for i-DJ, M8, Our House Mag, and Keep On among others. He currently runs his own site MagazineSixty.com where he reviews and interviews artists.
As a producer he has released five singles as Soularis for Chicago’s Guidance Recordings as well as releases for the likes of Hed Kandi, Refunkt and Seamless Recordings. Plus, as Silver City ‘Love Infinity’ which Pete Tong made Record Of The Week playing it several weeks in a row, and has provided remixes for Ten City and Angel Moraes among others. He is now releasing under his own name with latest releases out on Moira Audio Recordings and Digital Devil Recordings.
Greg also now presents a radio show on Data Transmission on the first Thursday every month from 4-5pm GMT.
Greg Fenton presents Magazine Sixty https://datatransmission.co/radio/shows/magazine-sixty