Steve Christian (DJ)

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Steve Christian is a producer and musician from Manchester. He was formerly one half of recording group Rae & Christian, along with Mark Rae, the then head of independent record label, Grand Central Records.

Background[edit]

Steve Christian is a record producer, who's credits including 10 years working as in-house producer for Grand Central Records.

Steve Christian has close to 100 remix credits, including several number one records. Artists remixed include Simply Red, Jay-Z, Manic Street Preachers, Moby, Primal Scream, M People, Texas, Public Enemy, Natalie Imbruglia, David Gray, Lamb and Thomas Newman and Peter Gabriel.

In 2001, Steve Christian relocated to North Yorkshire where he now lives with his wife, two children and a variety of livestock. He took a break from music to build his own recording studio in an old mortuary.

Rae & Christian[edit]

Main article: Rae & Christian

Steve Christian co-wrote and produced two studio albums of hip-hop / soulful dance music with Mark Rae under the band name Rae & Christian - Northern Sulphuric Soul (1998) and Sleepwalking (2001). The pair also released 3 DJ mix albums and Christian worked on the records of several other Grand Central artists including Aim's albums Cold Water Music and Hinterland and Kate Rogers' album St. Eustacia.

In 2002, Rae & Christian released their last record together, Nocturnal Activity. Rae later remarked that Christian had left the band.[1]

In 2010 Steve Christian has returned to music, is currently writing and producing for various acts and has finally started writing a third studio album with Mark Rae.

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