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One of the biggest homegrown success stories of the last decade, Gorgon City are behind some of the biggest dance anthems of the 2010s including "Ready For Your Love", "Here For You", "Go All Night" and "Unmissable".

Their critically acclaimed second album, Escape saw them tour extensively across the globe including Coachella, Glastonbury and Fuji Rocks. Recently they've been focusing on a series of collaborations including working with MK, Aluna George, Kaskade and now with fast-rising UK duo, PAX on "Alive".

They've had 5 Top 10 UK Singles, but what's the most regrettable track they've dropped in a set?

 

 

MoS: Describe your press shot in five words or less.

Gorgon City: CHEER UP

 

House or Techno?

BOTH

 

If House is a spiritual thing, who is its prophet?

Green Velvet

 

What does your music smell like?

IPA and Tequila

 

What was the first song/album you bought with your own money?

"Mr Vain" by Culture Beat -  big up Our Price in Muswell Hill

 

 

 

What was your first email address?

something@compuserve.com

 

What would you say in your tinder bio?

Too old for this…

 

Best way to cure a hangover?

Fry up and PG Tips.

 

What song would be your wrestling entrance theme?

"Hard Noize" by Dillinja

 

 

Who’s the biggest party animal in dance music?

James Solardo

 

You can only ever DJ B2B with one other person for the rest of your life, who is it?

Carl Cox.

 

How do you describe your job to your grandmother?

We make music that people dance to.

 

You can only ever play one record again for the rest of your life - what is it?

Vybz Kartel - Kingston Story

 

 

Who is your celebrity crush?

Kiddy Smile.

 

If you could live in any other place and time, when and where would you pick?

Somewhere near the M25 in 1988.

 

Is a hotdog a sandwich?

No, it’s in a bun.

 

Teetotal or tearing it up?

Got a new baby so teetotal atm!

 

Favourite production? (pick one) lazers, disco ball, strobe, Co2, LED screen, confetti, foam, nothing or other.

LAZERS.

 

You can only wear one colour for the rest of your life, black is not an option, what colour do you choose?

Turquoise.

 

What job would you do if you weren’t a musician?

DJ.

 

Would you rather all your burps smell of eggs, or have a green cloud appear when you fart?

Green cloud would look sick in a rave.

 

What’s your biggest non-musical interest?

Motorbikes.

 

You’re forming a cheesy pop group in the vein of 5ive, Steps, Spice Girls etc. You must all sing and do choreographed dance routines. Which other 3 DJs do you want in your band?

Eats Everything, Nora En Pure, Mampi Swift.

 

6 = 2(x+2) what is x?

?

 

What’s your secret weapon to rescue a dancefloor?

Scuba - "Adrenaline"

 

 

What single thing would make your life better?

Covid to fuck off forever.

 

If you had your own nightclub, what would you call it, and what’s the dress code?

Another Realm - dress to rave.

 

Why do lots of DJs wear masks? What’s the deal with that?

No idea, although one of the great things about electronic music is you don’t need an image to be a good act.

 

Most regrettable track you’ve dropped in a set?

"Cha Cha Slide" on Holy Ship!

 

 

What’s the most expensive thing you own?

Probably my motorbike, only because I’ve spent so much on doing it up…

 

Where is the strangest place you’ve DJed?

We’ve done loads but playing on a Virgin Atlantic flight from London to Atlanta was pretty insane.

 

One piece of advice you would give your younger self?

Don’t listen to other peoples’ bullshit.

 

Where’s the afters?

Kye’s Room.

 

 

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