The 68th episode of our 12 Questions segment features producer Gorddino.
1. If you had to pick one track which solidified your love for electronic music early on what would it be?
Claude VonStroke – Whos Afraid of Detroit (Original Mix)
2. What was your first and last DJ gig?
1st one was an open-air mini-fest in Zemaiciu Naumiestis, in the middle of the forest. The last gig was @ G-Loft, Kaunas
3. What was the first and last record you purchased?
1st record I bought was back in 2008 “Djuma Soundsystem – Les Djinns (Trentemoller Remix)”, Last record I bought was an album of Guy J “Esperanza”
4. What would you say is the highlight of your career thus far?
The highlight of my at the moment is to be an owner of “Plazma Records”
5. Tell us something about yourself that might surprise people?
I really like to make food, specially pasta with mushrooms. And after 20 years I learned how to dive in to water only few days ago. And the strangiest thing – I have a small rock in my cheek after an accident with a bike, and I have for more then 7 years.
6. Who are some of the best undiscovered talents in your eyes?
I always thought that I would be a good actress or a designer of home interior.
7. Which producers consistently inspire you?
It depends on many things, different situations. But producers who inspire me are Guy J, Sasha, Aphex Twin, Burial, Matador, Maya Jane Coles, Bonobo, Few Nolder, Arthur Oskan, David August and many other, not so famous, but talented artists.
8. What artist or track would you love to remix? and who would you love to be remixed by?
I would love to remix “Guy J – Save Me” or “Maya Jane Coles – Comfort”.
And to be remixed by… Few Nolder, Burial and of course Guy J with Sasha or even Richie Hawtin with Matador or even Nina Kravitz.
9. Record labels are a dime a dozen these days and the majority of people feel most of them are mediocre music factories. Which ones if any standout for you?
M_nus, Ideal Audio, Human Garden Music, Bedrock, Ninja Tune, Coldtear, Login, Lost and Found and… Plazma Records!
10. What would you say is the best mix compilation of all time?
Guy J “1000 Words” & Sasha “Involv3r”
11. Current Favourites (you can list more than one per category if you like)
Food: Pasta, mushrooms, meat, tomato
Drink: Mineral water ( NOT CARBONATED! )
Drug: Marijuana (is it a drug?)
Animal: Cats, dogs, turtles, birds, mice, snakes, fishes – I really love all the animals.
TV Show: Shameless & Californication
Movie: The Haunting in Connecticut
Video Game: Red Alert 2
Album: Guy J “Esperanza”
Track / Song: Oliver Huntemann – Schatten & Kollektiv Turmstrasse – Ordinary (Lake People remix)
Producer / Band: Oliver Huntemann, Marck Faenger
Record Label: Ideal Audio? (im not sure whats favorite at the moment)
DJ: Split Pulse
12. If the final DJ/live set of your career was next week what would your last track be?
The last track would be the 1st I bought – “Djuma Soundsystem – Les Djinns (Trentemoller Remix)”