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The Big 40: Cristoph

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The Big 40 see’s us bring the biggest names in dance music under the microscope, launching the series we call up British house talent Cristoph. Fresh off releases for Defected Records and Yoshi Toshi the up ‘n’ comer is set for a n exciting journey at the helm of some of the worlds best clubs having already showed his traits at Amnesia and Sankeys Ibiza.

 

01. Where are you right now and what are you doing?

In the studio writing some new music.

 

02. When’s your birthday?

23rd June.

 

03. What’s the coolest thing in your house?

Probably my studio.

 

04. Worst experience as a DJ?

Vinyl/CD’s/USB’s skipping half way through a mix I would say so far.

 

05. Best experience as a DJ?

Feeling like I am starting to slowly break through.

 

06. Favourite record label?

I don’t have a favourite. Really like what Innervisions put out and used to love Subliminal before it went EDM.

 

07. House or Techno?

Atm probably Techno.

 

08. First record you ever paid for?

Michael Jackson – Dangerous LP.

 

09. Studio or DJ booth?

DJ Booth.

 

10. Your dream collaboration?

Eric Prydz, Maceo Plex or Hot Since 82.

 
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11. Tell us something we shouldn’t know about you?

Me and my friend stole his mam’s car when we were 16.

 

12. Cats or dogs?

Dogs.

 

13. Ever smoked?

No.

 

14. Ever done drugs?

Yes.

 

15. Ever stole?

Yes.

 

16. Busy city, or quiet beach?

Quiet Beach.

 

17. One act who’s inspired you your whole career?

Eric Prydz.

 

18. If you weren’t in the music industry, what would you be doing?

I honestly have no idea its all I have ever dreamt of. Probably working in Greggs or something.

 

19. Worst job you’ve ever had?

Brunswick Shoe Warehouse or Christmas night shift at Marks & Spencers.

 

20. Favourite record right now?

&ME – Woods.

 
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21. Favourite record of all time?

Don’t think I could pick one but I do love Sabrina Johnston – Satisfy My Love (Johnny Boy’s Monday Full On Mix) from 1994. The piano gets me everytime.

 

22. One thing you couldn’t live without?

My Mam.

 

23. Favourite food?

I’v always loved pizza ever since I was a kid.

 

24. Movies or books?

Movies.

 

25. Vinyl or CDJs?

Either.

 

26. Favourite country to travel to?

America.

 

27. Favourite club you’ve played at?

Revolver in Melbourne.

 

28. Favourite festival you’ve played at?

DGTL.

 

29. Craziest story of being on the road?

Would be when I played Dubai but I’m not going in to detail haha.

 

30. Weirdest request as a DJ?

To play Beyonce House.

 
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31. Coke or Pepsi?

Coke.

 

32. If you had one super power what would it be?

Time travel.

 

33. Late sleeper or early riser?

Early Riser.

 

34. Favourite fruit?

Banana.

 

35. Strangest video you’ve watched on YouTube?

So many…..erm..’this is what I do, I sit on you’.

 

36. Shower or bath?

Shower.

 

37. The top thing on your bucket list?

To have a house in LA.

 

38. PlayStation or Xbox?

Playstation.

 

39. Do you have any pets?

No.

 

40. Anything to add?

A lot of the above are lies.