Greg WIlson - Random Influences
Merseyside, United Kingdom
Greg began DJing in 1975 and is one of the most important figures on the UK dance scene. He enjoyed hugely popular early 80's residencies at Wigan Pier and Manchester's Legend, and was the 1st dance music DJ hired for a weekly session at The Hacienda. A pioneer of mixing in the UK, in 83 he became the 1st British DJ to mix live on TV. Having retired from DJ work at the end of 83, 2 decades on Greg returned, receiving plaudits and picking up an ever increasing amount of bookings, initially in the UK, but then throughout Europe and eventually worldwide.
His Credit To The Edit albums in 05 and 09 were acclaimed, and his Radio 1 Essential Mix (09) named as one of 10 classics, spanning the shows 17 year history. Awarded for outstanding contribution for DJ magazine, and also named amongst their top 20 remixers of all-time, his edits and mixes continue to feature on the playlists of DJ's in every continent.
Full biog and further info at Greg's Blog: http://blog.gregwilson.co.uk/