Interview with Mike Jaxx.

Due to summer time and people on vacation the dj interview’s have been slow but today I was able to make this blog post about Mike, it is not a big one as you might are used to but I hope you enjoy read about him.

Mike is a German dj that’s been around the grid for a very long time more or less been a dj for almost 10 years, he start as a trance dj at Dance Island back in the days when Rich and Roxette where the owners. I do recall these people back in the old days when everyone went to dance island to party, those where the days with shopping and music hand in hand.

*Do you have a certain dj style you spin or more than one?* 

I start with trance for 10 years then for the next 5 years i play deep house – tech house – techno and now by special wish trance.

*You have any dj experience from real life and do you like to tell us about it?*

I have been a dj until 2010 real life then I stopped it because my other job was to busy, in summer i play time to time for people in Ibiza ( private sessions ).

*Before you start your set how much do you prepare for it, and do you spin live and do you use records (LP’s) or mp3 tracks?*

Yes before I have a set I search my tracks to prepare for an event, I use cd and mp3 and always dj live.

*What type of dj gear are you using?*

For Second Life I use native instruments – Traktor 8 and software traktor 2.11
and 2 Pioneer players.

*How do you see your SL in 3 – 5 years, still dj, or have you left this world by then?*

I think i am here is fun for me i think this world is more real than with graphic and moving, Sansar is coming and this is a big jump.

*When you spin do you do it for the Lindens or for the love of music, or both?*

I play for the music for people they like cool good music, Lindens are only for my life here rent or clothes.

Here is a video I recorded of Mike when he performed at Dance Island a while back, a teaser for those of you who never have seen or heard him dj.

DJ Mike Jaxx at Dance Island from SLVenue on Vimeo.

Here are some useful links to his music.

Mike at Number One Music

Mike at Myspace

Mike at Sound Cloud

Mike aka Michael Giessmann at Mix Cloud


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