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Questions Top100 DJs 2007 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:20

Style: 
House in all its many forms.
Best known for: 
Productions as Quivver, Tilt, Space Manoeuvres and Skanna.
Tune of the year: 
Umek 'Ricochet Effect'
Producer of 2007: 
A tie between Boris Brejcha and Lank.
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2007: 
Marcos Paz (resident at Pacha, Argentina)
Your musical inspiration: 
The sounds of Kenny's kitchen...
Best festival on the planet: 
Glastonbury - with or without mud.
Best bit of kit: 
The Muse Receptor is the best bit of kit I bought this year. It's a soft synth player and has given me shitloads more sounds to play with in the studio.
What tune makes you cry: 
Russ Abbot 'Atmosphere'
Naughtiest thing you've done this year: 
I set fire to my mate while he was driving. He saw the funny side once we'd pulled over and put his legs out...

John Graham is a man of many guises. This master of house music in its many of its forms is probably best known as Quivver, but don't be surprised if you discover you own a few more of his tunes than you realised.
The fact he's invented a host of other monikers to record under, including Space Manoeuvres, Stoneproof, Skanna and Tilt, each representing a different shade of his sound, should give an idea of his versatility. How many other producers could, for instance, lay claim to having their vinyl played by house giants like Sasha, Tong, Oakenfold and Digweed, while also having his early Skanna efforts lapped up by drum & bass royalty Fabio, Grooverider and Doc Scott.

After inking an early deal with A&M and then championed by Paul Oakenfold and joining the Perfecto stable, he's Graham's just a DJ and producer but also a vocalist, currently touring and collaborating with Hybrid.
While he's been to such far flung destinations as Australia and the US, his latest single 'Dancing In Dark Rooms' is the 15th release on his much-loved Boz Boz label and is heavily rotated by Pete Tong, as well as Dave Seaman, Jimmy Van M, Sander Kleinenberg and Sasha.

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