Callum James Greens

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Callum James Greens
Birth name Callum James Greens
Born (1982-08-13)13 August 1982
Origin Peebles, Scotland
Occupation(s) Music executive, musician and Internet entrepreneur
Years active 2007–present
Associated acts Peter, Bjorn & John, The Streets, Lykke Li, Empire of the Sun, 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.

Early life[edit]

Greens was born in the Scottish capital city of Edinburgh and raised in the town of Peebles, Tweeddale, Scotland. He attended Peebles High School in Peebles.

Music and Radio[edit]

In August 2007, Greens founded the DimeRock Records record label and the Calzo Houdini studio team.[1] Greens has produced songs with notable artists such as Lykke Li, Peter, Bjorn and John, Empire of the Sun, Luke Steele and The Streets.[2] In 2009 Greens became a member of The Music Producers Guild in the UK.

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 No. 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.[3]

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.

The 3rd Six Impossible Things tour will take place in August 2015, Greens is not performing on this tour but will be producing the shows & presenting the live web streams of each show in UAE and South East Asia.

On 29 November 2014, the second single titled 'ijdock' from the now renamed album 'The Escapist' was released. The song features additional production by Six Impossible Things.

Comedy[edit]

Greens collaborated on two stand up comedy shows which were performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2014 by young Scottish comedians.

Personal life[edit]

Callum James Greens lives in Bangkok, Thailand and Edinburgh, Scotland. Greens is an Atheist. Greens is a supporter of the activist Anonymous Group and takes interest in the Swedish Pirate Party political initiative.[4]

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