Interview by Paul Salfen
Dan Griffith , known by his stage name Gryffin is an American musician, DJ, and music producer. He gained recognition for remixing some well-known songs such as Tove Lo’s “Talking Body”, Maroon 5’s “Animals” and Years & Years’ “Desire”.Gryffin was born in San Francisco, California. Gryffin grew up as a classically trained pianist and learned to play the guitar at an early age. He played in bands to initially hone his instrumental abilities. He studied electrical engineering at the University of Southern California where he spent much of his leisure time in his dorm room to work on music.
When asked on his key lessons of music production, he said: “At the beginning, I just released music with the main goal of having my friends play it at college parties and I never would have imagined it would get to this point”. He made his ‘world’ debut as Gryffin at the SnowGlobe Music Festival 2015. Here he talks to Paul Salfen the day of his DJ set at Ubbi Dubb Festival.
Ubbi Dubbi Festival lands in Dallas – Fort Worth, Texas for its Inaugural sophomore event at Texas Motorplex April 24-25, 2021 for 2 days of dance music over a wild springtime weekend.