G² RECORDS & PUBLISHING IS SPECIALIZED IN THE GENRES
AMBIENT & DOWNTEMPO
GERMAN HIT MIX
Founded by Stephan Grulert and Dr. Goetz Oestlind, the label has established distribution channels as well as long-standing personal connections to all streaming platforms.
Our releases with various artists achieve well over 1 million streams per month on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Pandora, YouTube Music and more. We work in close strategic partnership with the established German label Silent Beat Records.
If you are interested in our services or have any questions regarding artists and licensing, please contact us via the contact form below!
While studying law, Stephan Grulert joined the legal department of Warner Music Germany in 1995. For Warner he went to Paris in 1999 to work in the legal department of Erato Disques. He then moved to the London headquarters of Warner Music International in 2001 as Director Business & Legal Affairs. In 2003 Michael Haentjes brought him to Hamburg as head of the legal department of Edel Music AG. In 2006, he moved to EMI in Cologne as General Counsel GSA. Since 2003 he is admitted to the bar association.
Stephan Grulert also sat on the advisory board of the GVL from 2005 to 2013 and was a member of the professional group of phono producers of Swissperform. He represented EMI in the German Bundesverband der Musikindustrie on the committee of lawyers. At the same time he took over the position of Vice President of the IFPI in Austria and Switzerland and was Chairman of the Board of Directors of EMI Music Switzerland AG. Since 2014 Stephan Grulert has been a partner in copyright law firms.
He teaches at the "Akademie für Publizistik" in Hamburg.
Dr. Goetz Oestlind
After studying "Applied Cultural Sciences", Goetz Oestlind received his doctorate in 2005 with the thesis on "Counterpoint in Film Music". Since then, he has played over 600 public performances with his piano duo "David & Götz", including the world's largest piano duo concert in Hamburg's Barclaycard Arena.
He won the prestigious "Hollywood Music in Media Award" in the category "Outstanding Instrumental Performance (Piano)" in 2021. In addition, his compositions have been streamed over 60 million times on all streaming platforms so far. The renowned Richmond Ballet (Virginia/U.S.) performed the world premiere "Jahreszeiten" with Oestlind's Piano Sonatas in 2021.
Oestlind is founder of the curator platform THE.FINEST.MUSIC. and teaches “Music Management” at a private University in Hamburg.
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