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Tuff Questions is our series where we ask artists a selection of incredibly difficult questions.

 

Up next in the Tuff Questions hot seat is club regular, Martin Jensen.

Martin has headlined Ministry of Sound many times over the past few years and he always delivers a high octane performance. He's also a fixture on the UK Singles Charts, with huge collabs "Middle of the Night" with The Vamps and "Nobody" with James Arthur. His latest single, "Running Back To You" dropped in October and is looking to be another big release.

The Danish DJ/producer has remixed everyone from Katy Perry to Ed Sheeran, but if he had to wear only one colour for the rest of his life, what would it be?

 

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

Martin: Absolutely handsome 😉 haha! No I’d say: “Shows I’m not too serious!”

 

House or Techno?

House!

 

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

For modern house music, it must be Calvin Harris

 

What does your music smell like?

It would smell of pineapples! Tropical, fun and fresh!

 

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

I do not remember! safardoo

 

What was your first email address?

I'm still using that one so I cannot tell you!

 

What would you say in your tinder bio?

I have a girlfriend so no Tinder bio for me!

 

Best way to cure a hangover?

I actually had this situation this Saturday! Just start drinking again - some people call it "hair of the dog" - I call it "Stupid!".

 

What song would be your wrestling entrance theme?

Chamillionaire - "Ridin'"

 

 

Who's the biggest party animal in dance music?

Timmy Trumpet is giving it pretty much all the time.

 

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

I actually think I would go with my tour manager! I don't like to do B2B sets so it's super rare that I do, but sometimes my tour manager and I jump behind the decks at the end of a club show - we call ourselves 'Electro Protocol' haha! We actually have a lot of fun when we do.

 

How do you describe your job to your grandmother?

Disc Jockey!

 

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

Niko Kotoulas's - "A Thousand Miles"

 

 

Who is your celebrity crush?

Taylor Swift

 

Is a hotdog a sandwich?

No!

 

Teetotal or tearing it up?

Tearing it up!

 

Favourite production? (pick one) lazers, disco balls, strobe, CO2, LED Screen, Confetti, foam, nothing, or other.

I love the energy of production and what they bring to live shows - I'd want it all!

 

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

Red.

 

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

Neither! Eggs if I Must!

 

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?

Sigala, Salvatore again and Calvin Harris!

 

What's your secret weapon to rescue a dancefloor?

My track, "Solo Dance"!

 

 

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

It would simply be ‘The Club’ – the dress code would be casual but ready to dance.

 

What’s the most expensive thing you own?

I would say my car but otherwise, it would be my speakers

 

Where is the strangest place you’ve DJed?

Inner Mongolia in the middle of the desert

 

One piece of advice you would give your younger self?

Keep doing what you’re doing, you will get there one day

 

Where’s the afters?

Back to mine!

 

 

Follow Martin: SoundCloud | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

 

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