Gabor Turucz, better known as “GT” has been producing electronic music since ’97 and started DJing in 2000. His preferred genres are progressive-, electro-, tech-house, techno and breaks. In the last 10 years he had hundreds of gigs and played with most of the DJ’s from his region and with famous international artists too.Beside this, GT has residency in a club, runs radio shows and supports his own events with the organization he founded with his friend. They brought some of the world’s greatest DJ’s to Serbia like Nick Warren, Dave Clarke, Cari Lekebush, Billy Nasty. In 2003, Hard To Find Records from the UK voted him for one of the best unsigned dance artist in the world. They released his first deep house track "Visit In Your Ears" on the cover CD of M8 Magazine.
During his visit to the UK he gained numerous experience and has become familiar with the british clubbing scene. GT likes challenges. After the successes in the UK he entered several contests and won most of them. He was among the best of Dr.Motte’s remix contest, who is the founder of the Love Parade. He won the Teknov remix contest organized by I-dance from the Netherlands and Ableton. A little later he won the I-dance “Anthem” contest too. After spinning records for 5 years, he switched from turntables to the DJ’s new revolutionary tool, Ableton Live. The upper mentioned change proved to be successful by winning 3rd place at the contest of Abletonlivedj[dot]com, the number one community site of the Ableton Live DJ’s in the World. He started the year 2007 by winning one of his favourite producer's, General Midi's remix contest.
His electro house remix for “Good To Go” was released in the same year on Distinctive Records. Famous artists have released tracks on the label such as Deadmau5, Way Out West, Hybrid, Jody Wisternoff, Mike Monday, Elit Force, Dylan Rhymes, DJ Supreme, Stanton Warriors, Dub Pistols, Slacker, Santos, Jay Tripwire. In 2010 he won the Detroit Techno Records remix contest. His remix for DJ Spade was released as a part of “The Legendary Remixes” compilation. The track gained massive success and earned very good positions at various electro charts. GT earned top spots in France by winning a special sound design contest, the “Mixage Fou”. The Mixage Fou Contest has been undertaken by the CREADOC (Master Degree in Sound and Movie Documentary, Poitiers University).
Radio France is today associated to the CREADOC. Club Space Miami celebrated his 10th year anniversary in 2010. They organized a marketing campaign with the aim to find some fresh talents. GT was amongst the 10 selected artists. The collaboration with Jelly For The Babies and Cavin Viviano proved very successful. Their track called “New Zealand” peaked at No.1 position on the Serbian dance music charts. He is currently working intensively on his own productions, and just released his first techno track on Mauro Picotto's Alchemy Records. OR GT is the abbreviated version of Adelaide, Australia DJ and electronic musician Groove Terminator who's real name is Simon Lewicki. GT has also collaborated with other artists and released under the names Chili Hifly, Tonite Only, Sushi Twins, and Loverush. As one of the most respected and influential DJs in Australia with 20 years experience, GT started out playing punk, hip-hop and electro on his radio show as a teenager. He signed to Virgin/EMI in the late 90’s and has so far, released 2 full length artist albums picking up several ARIA (Australian Grammy) nominations including best male artist along the way.
Other awards include Best Producer at the inaugural Australian Dance Music Awards and has several times been nominated for Best National DJ. The first single from Chili Hifly (Ministry Of Sound) Is It Love? scored a billboard #1 in 2001! And Tonite Only (Ministry Of Sound) have had two number one remixes and several massive club hits. GT remixed multi platinum artist’s Savage Garden, Gorillaz and Groove Armada. He currently enjoys an ongoing mix CD and touring relationship with Ministry Of Sound having played extensively in the UK, Ibiza, France, Germany and the US and has recently relocated to Los Angeles, USA to work on his new band Jump Jump Dance Dance and other musical interests. GT's official web site can be found at www.gtworld.com.au OR Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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