Interviewed by GBS , September.07.2021
Q: How would you describe yourself in one word?
- Chris Gavin: passionate
- Gabriel I: Authentic.
Q: What was the driving force that got you into Music Production and when?
- Chris Gavin: In 1997 I bought a PC which allowed me to record my guitar
- Gabriel I: Pandemic lockdown.
Q: Analog or Digital? And why?
- Chris Gavin: both. Why focus only on one side of the world?
- Gabriel I: Hands on analog gear.
Q: What's your favorite venue and why does it stand out from the rest?
- Chris Gavin: The End London. The sound system and programmation were incredible.
- Gabriel I: Sisyphos in Berlin. The crowd and the atmosphere in that place is out of control.
Q: If you were to have a superpower, what would it be and why?
- Chris Gavin: Time travel
- Gabriel I: Abnormal hair growth.
Q: If you had to play 1 more track at your favorite club, what track would it be and why?
- Chris Gavin: Underworld - Rez. Because It can’t be the last one.
- Gabriel I: Right now it would be: Shiffer - Memento (Adriatique Remix). Emotional closing track. Q: 1 person you'd dream to have a coffee with?
- Chris Gavin: an alien (friendly)
- Gabriel I: Dalai Lama.
Q: If you would have been given the chance to do a film score from the past, what movie would you choose and why?
- Chris Gavin: Titanic - could be fun to watch it with a RAW techno score.
- Gabriel I: The Departed. Love that movie, but the music could have been much better.
Q: Recommend a hidden gem in your home country that would fit a perfect rave?
- Chris Gavin: YOSOY - Panchemako (danse Alice remix)
- Gabriel I: I would prefer to keep that as a secret :P
Q: What are 3 tracks that got you into electronic music?
- Chris Gavin: Genesis - Mama, Daft Punk - Da Funk, Massive Attack - Angel
- Gabriel I: The Chemical Brothers - Hey boy hey girl. Amoebaassassin - Piledriver (Grayed Out Summer Mix). Lego - When I'm With You.
Q: Tell us about your upcoming releases and plans for this year.
- Chris Gavin: future release on Brique Rouge label, Live band project with Jack de Marseille. A dj tour B2b REMAIN, a gig in Bogota , and an expected party celebrating end of pandemy
- Gabriel I: We have a release in Tenampa Recordings with some proper remixers.
Q: Tell us a fun fact about yourself that most of your listeners don't know.
- Chris Gavin: I am an Iron Maiden fan. Up the irons!
- Gabriel I: If I don’t play during the weekend I’ll spend all day doing my favorite hobby… sleeping… Zzzzz...
Merin EP Vol.2 - VA. Ft. A Friend Of Marcus, Alexandros Djkevingr & Greg Ignatovich, Chris Gavin & Gabriel I and TALAL. Released August 20th on Renaissance