Callum James Greens
|Callum James Greens|
|Birth name||Callum James Greens|
|Born||13 August 1982|
|Occupations||Music executive, musician and Internet entrepreneur|
|Associated acts||Peter, Bjorn & John, The Streets, Lykke Li, Empire of the Sun (band), Laakso, Shep 3RD|
Callum James Greens (13 August 1982) is a Scottish music executive, record producer, radio producer, musician and comedy writer. Greens is the founder and director of the former Warner Music UK record label DimeRock Records, now owned by Bangkok Media Group and renamed BKKMG Records.
Music and Radio
In August 2007, Greens founded the DimeRock Records record label and the Calzo Houdini studio team. Greens has produced songs with notable artists such as Lykke Li, Peter, Bjorn and John, Empire of the Sun (band), Luke Steele and The Streets. In 2009 Greens became a member of The Music Producers Guild in the UK.
In December 2010 when it was agreed that Gerard Butler's Evil Twins Productions would produce the movie Playing for Keeps (2012), Greens was asked to write and produce a piece of music to be used in the soundtrack of the movie. The piece of music was dropped from the project as it no longer fit in with the script changes when Eclectic Pictures were brought on board as a producer of the film.
In January 2011 Greens co-founded the musical and artistic group Six Impossible Things whose members perform live music, mixing and art at various venues throughout South East Asia.
In March 2012 Greens wrote and produced the debut single of hip-hop artist Shep 3rd reaching #5 on the UK iTunes chart, peaking ahead of Eminem.
In June 2012, Greens moved the DimeRock Records record label over to The Bangkok Media Group and subsequently became a director of the company. Greens along with Bangkok Media Group founded BKKMG Radio Network which partners with stations and online networks throughout South East Asia, UK, Europe, Australia and SiriusXM in the US.
On 22 January 2014, the first single titled 'Where you go, papa?' from the album 'Calzo Houdini' was released. The song features The World Time Orchestra.
Greens has collaborated on two stand up comedy shows which are to be performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2014 by Scottish comedians.
- D'Ambrosio, Addolorata http://like-the-sound.blogspot.com/2011/03/dime-radio-is-now-live-on-dimerock.html - Like The Sound
- Music Review Article http://like-the-sound.blogspot.com/2011/02/streets-story-by-calzo-houdini.html - Like The Sound
- Playing for Keeps (2012 film)
- BKKMG http://bkkmg.com/bkkmg-acquires-dimerock-records-and-affiliated-companies/ - Press Release
- Greens, Callum James http://www.calzo.co.uk/ - Personal blog