The 22nd installment of our 12 Questions segment features Gavin Griffin aka GMJ. The Aussie producer has a brand new remix of Andres W ‘Amoeba’ on Stellar Fountain. Please enjoy our 12 Questions segment with him below.

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1. If you had to pick one track which solidified your love for electronic music early on what would it be?

GMJ: Humate – Love Stimulation

2. What was your first and last DJ gig?

GMJ: First – a small bar in chapel street south yarra in 1996, can’t remember the name! Last – Rainbow Serpent Festival 2012 (maybe not last ever :))

3. What was the first and last record you purchased?

GMJ: First – Michael Jackson – Thriller, Last – Oliver Lieb – Helios

4. What would you say is the highlight of your career thus far?

GMJ: Would have to be either a couple of Monday sets at Rainbow Serpent warming up for Minilogue, or playing my own music at an outdoor gig in Japan.

5. Tell us something about yourself that might surprise people?

GMJ: I was always known as Gavin Martin as a dj, but my surname is actually Griffin (middle name Martin)

6. Who are some of the best undiscovered talents in your eyes?

GMJ: It depends on what scale you determine “undiscovered”, but Funkform from Australia is on the way up, Michael A is someone i am liking the sound of currently.

7. Which producers consistently inspire you?

GMJ: Oliver Lieb, Juan Deminics, Guy J, Dousk, Solar Fields

8. What artist or track would you love to remix? and who would you love to be remixed by?

GMJ: Oliver Lieb – Helios, and would love to be remixed by Oliver!

9. Record labels are a dime a dozen these days. Which ones if any standout for you?

GMJ: Particles, Lost & Found

10. What would you say is the best mix compilation of all time?

GMJ: Sasha & Digweed – Northern Exposure – or Renaissance volume 1 – hard to split them

11. Current Favourites (you can list more than one per category if you like)

Food: Indian Curries
Drink: Beer
Drug: Life
Animal: Cats
TV Show: Game of Thrones
Movie: Gravity
Video Game: Wipeout
Album: Jonsi & Alex – riceboy sleeps
Track / Song: Tigerskin – This Place is Empty Without You
Producer / Band: Solar Fields
Record Label: Lost & Found
Nightclub: Rainbow Serpent Festival Market floor
DJ: Guy J

12. If the final DJ/live set of your career was next week what would your last track be?

GMJ: My track “A high place” under Fulcrum

GMJ’s remix of Andres W ‘Ameoba’ is out now on Stellar Fountain, you can purchase the release: here

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