Maxx Mortimer (nz)
Maxx Mortimer is an artist whose credentials run deep, having spent over 12 years honing his craft and paying his dues, he is one of the rare producers who can match his production skills with his abilities on the decks. Originally known as DJ Import, Maxx Mortimer first burst upon the New Zealand electronic scene as one of the countries most sort after D&B DJ’s.
His pin point precision and technicality is only bettered by his flow and ability to read a dance-floor, it wasn’t long before Maxx Mortimer (Import) was regularly supporting the likes of Andy C, Noisia, DJ Hype, Roc Raiders, DJ Craze & Bailey to name a few. Not one to rest on reputation, Maxx Mortimer (Import) then entered the highly coveted Rumble in the Jungle,the national DJ competition, which in 2008 was crowned champion.
Always looking for an new challenge Maxx Mortimer changed musical direction, encouraged by the groove and space found at lower tempos, Maxx focused his production on the 120-130bpm range. Not one to be boxed in by convention or genres what Maxx produce’s can simply be described as bass music, with emphasis on groove and funk coupled with high quality production standards.
Maxx Mortimer has begun to gain international recognition with Dj support from the likes of Roska, B-Traits, Annie Mac, Claude Von stroke and T-williams to name a few.
Alongside airplay on bass-musics staple STUBRU, Rinse Fm & BBC’s 1xtra, Maxx Mortimer is regarded as an “Up & Coming producer to watch”.