Kye Gibbon and Matt Robson-Scott are the makeup of Gorgon City, a London-based electronic duo that has been winning over the hearts and ears of club goers all around the world. Perhaps best known for their #4 UK Dance hit "Ready For Your Love," the Black Butter Records duo is hot off the heels of their 2014 smash and are ready to show what else they have up their sleeve.
Relaxing after their long flight at The W Austin Hotel, we had the pleasure to sit down and chat with Gorgon City and see what's been on their mind. It was a beautiful mid-70s afternoon at SXSW, and Matt and Kye were in radiant spirits prior to the onslaught of shows they were scheduled to play in the next couple of days, including a spectacular performance at the AMOnly Showcase. We touched on topics ranging from their origins, their optimistic thoughts on dance music in the states compared to the rest of the world, and the many things they have in store for us in 2014. Check out the interview in its entirety below, and be sure to be on the lookout for their new music by following them on their social media pages.
Earmilk: Have you guys done SXSW before?
Matt: First time! Always wanted to be here, it’s a legendary kind of event. Definitely always have wanted to do this.
EM: So you've never been to Austin either I assume?
Kye: No, I've never even been to Texas before.
M: Yeah, I've only been to Texas once when I was like 7 years old.
EM: What is your SXSW schedule looking like this weekend?
K: I think tomorrow night we might be doing a total of 4 DJ-sets, so that’s going to be crazy. It’s sick doing so much, but at the same time it’d be cool to explore and see other people play.
M: Yeah, yeah. It’d be great to see others play. Looking at the schedule we don’t have much time to see anyone else. And when you come to a music festival there’s so much music and you just want to absorb it all and explore. But we love DJ’ng!
EM: How did you guys come to meet and pursue working together?
M: We were on the same DJ agency doing our solo projects a few years ago, and we literally started off by doing collaborations like most dance producers do – just for fun. It just went really well and we kept doing it again and again and finishing tracks really easily. So, we thought, “lets make a new name for it,” and we went for it.
EM: So you've recently released “No More” with Liv, how was it working with her?
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