“Johnny Gleeson's one of my Aussie crew from Sydney and Ibiza. Without a doubt, one of the finest dj’s and producers to come from Oz...... Good things to come" (Erick Morillo 2009)
Enough said. When one of the founding superdj’s of house music drops an accolade like this, you know something is being done right. Right being an understatement for Sydneys Johnny Gleeson. “I have rarely witnessed in recent times a man so completely at one with his audience and his genre. In my humble opinion, Johnny Gleeson is consistently, tune for tune, one of the best dj’s in the world”(kings of Sunday morning...(inthemix 2008)
Johnny’s career spans over 15 years and includes residencies for “Pacha (Ibiza 05/06/07)”and”Defected” and “Hed Kandi” the three house music powerhouses of the industry. Including a very healthy touring regime throughout Europe, Asia and the southern hemisphere and a production talent that has achieved top 5 status in dance charts worldwide and multiple features on Pete Tongs lucrative “Essential Selection” .
One half of Southside Hustlers and Offshore, and owner of the production house “F.F.G productions (Fallen From Grace)”, his production graces Pacha , Toolroom, Ministry of sound, Newlite Muzik, Effin NYC and wasted youth records including the highest selling track on Pacha’s Black label and the smash “Right before my eyes” on the Ultrahot “Toolroom” label.
Johnnys energy infects everything he touches - his dj sets, his remixes and of course his productions. His selection as a Pacha resident (Ibiza), and member of the Pacha allstars, an elite remixing outfit, hand chosen by the superclub for their outstanding work, is testament to the force behind this man's success. January 2007, started off with Johnny being commisioned to produce an album for one of China's favourite DJ's, Chozie, for local label PPC in Beijing,a city which has welcomed Johnny as a regular guest to the elite ranks of the DJ circuit there for the last seven years.
2009 saw the release of “Poindexta” and “Bitch” at Miami winter music conference and received strong support from Roger Sanchez and Erick Morillo with Poindexta gracing the new subliminal sessions 2009 cd due for release in June.
Also end of may sees the release of Johnny and Carl Kennedy’s long awaited return as a duo with “just a Feeling” and 4 stellar remixes.
Undeniably, one of Australia's hottest DJ/producer exports, with a reputation for his unforgettable sets, far reaching, influential international sound and trademark cutting edge style, Johnny is one of Australia’s hottest DJ’s with a huge following in his home town. He has held residencies at every major club in Sydney since 95 and is a standout everywhere he plays across Australia. Johnny is affectionately known as "The Godfather" by local up and comers and continues to be a crowd favourite as fame has not tarnished this man's giving and genuine personality
“2009 should be a big year, i have 8 new tracks coming out early on and am launching a fantastic vocal house act named “Offshore” at the Miami winter music conference. Add this to the touring schedule already mapped out...well im pretty excited” JG