Glenn Underground

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Biography

  • Glenn Underground’s early musical atmosphere was soaked in the very best jazz, soul, funk and disco. With many family members musicians and being a native Chicagoan Glenn existed as a kid in a toy shop when house music was born. In the early eighties h..
    Glenn Underground is the founding member of the Strictly Jaz Unit. He was raised on disco classics and freeform jazz in Chicago's Southside, the place where house music was born. Taking inspiration from Chicago's original pioneers, Larry Heard, Ron Hardy, Lil' Louis, and the like, Glenn has produced some of the most well respected deep house music of the past five years. His releases for Cajual, Prescription Guidance and Peacefrog have set the standard for sophisticated dance music. He is one of the few DJ's who can walk the line between deep jazz house, disco influenced house, and the kind of classics featured at the legendary parties of late 70's Chicago.
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    Selected discography

    Different Sides (12") Dance Mania 1992 Future Shock (12") Djax-Up-Beats 1993 Clap Yo Hands (12") Relief Records 1994 Do (12") Cajual Records 1994 The Unborn (12") Djax-Up-Beats 1994 The Unborn (12", Gre) Djax-Up-Beats 1994 Untitled (12", W/Lbl) Cajual Records 1994 Beyond (12") Cajual Records 1995 Beyond (12", W/Lbl) Cajual Records 1995 EP (2x12") Maad 1995 GU Essentials (12") Cajual Records 1995 GU Sampler (12", Smplr) Cajual Records 1995 Jaz World (12", TP) Af-Ryth-Mix Sounds 1995 Take Me Back (12") Cajual Records 1995 Untitled (12") Force Inc. US 1995 12 O'Clock Pumpkin (12") Cajual Records 1996 Atmosfear (2xLP, Album) Peacefrog Records 1996 Atmosfear (CD) Peacefrog Records 1996 C.U.O. Trance (12") Peacefrog Records 1996 Do It (12") UMM 1996 Don't Stop The Feelin' (12") Cajual Records 1996 Essentials II (12") Cajual Records 1996 GU Works (Vol. 1) (CD) Rhythm Republic 1996 GU Works (Vol. 2) (CD) Rhythm Republic 1996 GU Works (Vol.3) (CD) Rhythm Republic 1996 House Music Will Never Die (12") Cajual Records 1996 I Need GU (12") Cajual Records 1996 I Need GU (CD) Rhythm Republic 1996 The Parables Of S.J.U (CD) Defender 1996 The Parables Of S.J.U. (2x12") Defender 1996 The Parables Of S.J.U. (2x12", TP) Defender 1996 C.V.O. Elements EP (12", EP) Guidance Recordings 1997 Future Parables (2xLP) Defender 1997 Future Parables (CD) Defender 1997 G U's 70's Trip (12") Cajual Records 1997 Get Down (12") PAN 1997 Get Down (12", W/Lbl, Promo) PAN 1997 Secrets Of C.V.O. EP (12") Guidance Recordings 1997 The Jerusalem EP's (CD) Peacefrog Records 1997 The Jerusalem EP's (2xLP) Peacefrog Records 1997 The S.J.U Project (12") Defender 1997 A Story Of Deepness (2x12") Nite Life Collective 1998 A Story Of Deepness (CD) Nite Life Collective 1998 All Love / Custom Teck-no (12", TP) Defender 1998 Father's Little Girl / Traditional House (12", TP) Defender 1998 Fly With Me (12") Guidance Recordings 1998 Medones Thought / Musical High (12", TP) Defender 1998 Mid-nite Oil EP (12") Guidance Recordings 1998 The Fish Fry (12") Mush 1998 U-Topia-O-Disco (12") Guidance Recordings 1998 Ascension (12") Nite Life Collective 1999 Fly With Me (Mark Grant Rmxs) (12") Guidance Recordings 1999 Love & Hurt (3xLP, Promo, W/Lbl) Nite Life Collective 1999 Moving (12") Nite Life Collective 1999 Operation Jaz House (12") Nite Life Collective 1999 G.U. Essentials Pt. 3 (12") Dust Traxx 2000 Lounge Excursions (CD) Guidance Recordings 2000 Lounge Excursions (3xLP) Guidance Recordings 2000 Nothing But A Groove (12") Nite Life Collective 2000 Nothing But A Groove (12", TP) Nite Life Collective 2000 Society Rules (12") Guidance Recordings 2000 Blue (12") Three to Five 2001 Hum Along And Dance (12") Basement Boys Records 2001 My Trix (12") Track Mode 2001 Your Life (12") Nite Life Collective 2001 Your Life (12", W/Lbl, Promo) Nite Life Collective 2001 Archives (12") Eargasmic Recordings 2002 Fall' en Raine (12") Nite Life Collective 2002 Fall' en Raine (12", W/Lbl, Promo) Nite Life Collective 2002 Sessions (12") Headphoniq 2002 Silent Cry EP (12", EP) Track Mode 2002 A Walk In Ituri (12") L'Amour Records 2003 Black Action (12") 157 Shelter Records 2003 Conquistador 2K (Remixes) (12") Dust Traxx 2003 Esta Hermosa Cancion (12") Moods & Grooves 2003 Look Inside (12") 157 Shelter Records 2003 The 1-94 Series: Alternate Routes (12") Moods & Grooves 2003 Trust (12", Promo, W/Lbl) Large Records 2003 Trust (12") Large Records 2003 Black Resurrection (CD, Album) Life Line 2004 Follow Me (12") 157 Shelter Records 2004 Mental Black Resurrection (12") Life Line 2004 Slowly (12") Kenlou Records 2004 Trust (Remixes) (10", Ltd) Large Records 2004 Crescendo & Urban Ensemble (12") Vega Records 2005 Inner Tech-No (12") Muzic Vision Records 2005 Your Nativity (12") Philosophie Music 2005 Back To The Basic Pt. 1 (12") Moods & Grooves 2006 Feeling Me (12", S/Sided) Not On Label 2006 Indians & Bagpipes (12") Gotsoul Records 2006 Indians & Bagpipes (12", Promo, W/Lbl) Gotsoul Records 2006 Mental Fusion (12") Difficult Soul 2006 Prelude (12") Unified Records 2006 Jive Assing / Manzana De Mi Vida (12") Need 2 Soul 2007