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“Dreams” Wins at NAMM TEC Awards!

January 25, 2016

 

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Winners in 31 technical and creative achievement categories were announced at the 31st NAMM TEC Awards held on January 23 in Anaheim, California. The annual event celebrates the best in professional audio and sound production and is held during the NAMM Show, the world’s leading global music industry trade event drawing nearly 100,000 decision-makers and musicians to the Anaheim Convention Center.

Winning a Creative Achievement award for Record Production / Single or Track was “Dreams” by Beck.

Congratulations to Beck, Greg, and the engineers who also worked on the track: Julian Burg, Alex Pasco, Emily Lazar, Serban Ghenea and Darrell Thorp!

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Sia’s “Bird Set Free”

November 10, 2015

Hopefully you caught the always amazing Sia on SNL last week.

Sia performed a new song she wrote with Greg called “Bird Set Free” (produced by Greg).

Video of the performance below.

You can pre-order Sia’s forthcoming album THIS IS ACTING and download “Bird Set Free” here.

 

Ellie Goulding

November 10, 2015

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Ellie Goulding DELIRIUM

 

Ellie’s new record is out!

 

Greg produced and co-wrote several songs on the set, including:

“Something In The Way You Move”

“Don’t Panic”

“Aftertaste”

“Holding On For Life”

+ more….

 

Check it out…here.

 

Hello!

October 25, 2015

Adele returns with her new single “Hello”.

It is the lead single from her upcoming third studio album 25.

 

 

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“Hello” was written by Adele and Greg and produced by Greg.

 

The song is currently #1 on iTunes in 85 countries.

 

 

View the video below…

Action in the UK…

July 28, 2015

Two songs co-written by Greg are currently in the UK Top 5:

Years and Years “Shine” is #3

John Newman “Come and Get It” (also produced by Greg) is #5

Congrats to Years and Years for having the UK’s #1 Album (Communion) for 2 weeks in a row!

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Now also available in the UK is Greg’s band’s new album – The Bird And The Bee Recreational Love

Check out this review from The Sunday Times (dated July 26, 2015)

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YEARS & YEARS “Shine”

July 6, 2015

Our friends Years & Years are #1 on the UK iTunes chart with their new single “Shine”.

The song was written with Greg.

The British electronica trio’s album ‘Communion’ will be out July 10.

 

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http://yearsandyearsofficial.com/

Come And Get It

June 1, 2015

JOHN NEWMAN has just revealed his new single “Come and Get It”

The song was co-written and produced by Greg and John.
Pre-order now on iTunes: http://po.st/ComeAndGetItPR

 

THE BIRD AND THE BEE

May 6, 2015

CHEERS!!!

Greg’s band with Inara George, The Bird and the Bee, is back!

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The first single off the new album (coming this Summer) is called “Will You Dance?”

Buy it on iTunes here.

Check out the video for “Will You Dance?” on Funnyordie.com featuring Greg, Inara, Simon Helberg and Patton Oswalt.

 

The Bird And The Bee “Will You Dance?” with Simon Helberg and Patton Oswalt from Funny Or Die

 

Also, the band will be doing some select tour dates:
May 11 Los Angeles, CA @ Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever (SOLD OUT)
May 12 Los Angeles, CA @ Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever (SOLD OUT)
July 12 Los Angeles, CA @ Theatre at Ace Hotel
July 17 New York, NY @ Webster Hall

www.thebirdandthebee.com for more about the band.

*Tennis photo by Autumn DeWilde

Charli XCX “Famous”

April 27, 2015

Greg produced the new Charli XCX single “Famous”

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We are especially excited about the video shot by our good pal Eric Wareheim.

 

Piece By Piece is #1!

March 11, 2015

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Kelly Clarkson’s new album, Piece By Piece, has debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200.

Greg produced the single “Heartbeat Song”, as well as “Piece By Piece”, “Tightrope”, “Let Your Tears Fall”, “Someone”, “I Had A Dream” and “Bad Reputation”.

Greg also co-wrote many of the songs.

Congrats, Kelly!

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