James Curd began dj’ing in Chicago in the early nineties. By the time he was 19 he was holding down residencies with Derrick Carter and releasing music on labels around the world.
James wrote a wide array of songs and released “Should I Sing Like This” under the name Greenskeepers. “Should I Sing Like This” became a hit with djs in the city and around the world. Greenskeepers was gaining steam in every direction including press support from Rolling Stone.
James continued to release music and dj under the name Greenskeepers. His song “Low and Sweet” off of the Classic release “What’s Your Man Got To Do With Gan” further cemented his swing house signature.
A couple of years later James set out to make a new Greenskeepers album and finished “Pleetch” which had many guest vocalist on it. Many songs off of “Pleetch” were licensed to TV. Most notably “Back In The Wild”, You Don’t Know Me” and “Lotion” were licensed to “Greys Anatomy”. “Pleetch” was released on Classic and OM in 2004.
In 2005 James took a live show on the road. The live show was a great success and made a huge impression on some of the most respected clubs around the world from Fabric in London to Home in Sydney. The live show also made a big impact in the electronic world at some of the best music festivels such as T In The Park in Scotland, Electric Picnic in Dublin, Park Life in Australia and Lollapalooza in Chicago.
After touring non stop to all ends of the earth James went back into the studio. In 2006 “Polo Club” was released. Full of electronic rock “Polo Club” was hailed in music and lifestyle magazines and sent the live show off on the road again to support the new album.
Currently James has done a song for the new video game “Grand Theft Auto IV” which was used for the national commercial campaign. He has also signed his single “We Just Won’t Stop” to James Murpheys label DFA. James is just about to release a new mix cd for the Australian club Electric Circus coming out on OM in conjunction with his own label GKM. To round up a busy year James has also finished an album with Tommie Sunshine under the name “The Projects” that will be released this fall.