Lebanese born DJ and producer, Gunther is known to be one of the most influential figures in Middle East’s electronic music scene; most notably known for his 7-year residency at Beirut’s infamous club B018, in which he left his mark by introducing Techno and Tech House to the Middle Eastern club life.
After studying in Europe, he came back to Beirut in 2005 and quickly started a revolutionary change in the way Lebanese people perceived and partied to electronic music. In January 2006 he held the first underground music radio show in the Middle East “Underground Sessions”, which passed and still passes weekly on Middle East’s number one radio station Mix FM.
Gunther is famous for his global sound, being able to satisfy any crowd through his mood swinging 8 hours long extended solo sets in which he flawlessly shifts in genres from house to techno, from deep to dark to emotional to acid music; anything goes as long as the crowd hears rock ‘n’ roll.
Throughout his career, Gunther has played alongside the best DJs the planet has to offer, amongst which are John Digweed, Richie Hawtin, Sasha, Carl Cox, Deep Dish, Hernan Cattaneo, Nick Warren, Steve Lawler, James Zabiela, Ellen Allien, Lee Burridge, Dany Howells, Oliver Huntemann… His career as a producer also bloomed after his releases on well know labels like Baroque Records, Apollo (Proton) Records, Balkan Connection, Pangea, Replug, Bad Pony and Ready Mix Records under the names of Gunther, Gunther & Stamina and AudioLab.
His releases are being supported by big names in the industry such as Sasha, Richie Hawtin, Hernan Cattaneo, Dubfire, Paul Oakenfold, Sander Kleinenberg, Sharam, Derek Howell, Fergie, Stephan Bodzin, Big Al, Cid Inc, Jimmy Van M. Paco Osuna, Pablo Bolivar to name a few.
Gunther has released two mixed compilations on Ready Mix Records under Gunther & Stamina, B018 Vol. 1 and Ready Mix Vol. 12, which are characteristic of his global sound. In Summer 2014, Gunther joined a group of several promoters and launched the project Rubik that ended up being one of the leading clubs in the Middle Eastern scene.