Gavin Miller first showed up on Perth radio in the early 90’s doing a nightly countdown show. He used to have to play East 17 songs every single night, but he’s OK now.
Gav launched the Classic Café in 2005 and now he’s back on 96FM every Sunday morning from 9am celebrating the week in music history.
Favourite (Perth)coffee spot? I’m with Fitzy on this. E-Sense, coz it’s so close to 96fm’s studios!
How do you have your coffee? Flat white, thanks.
Favourite night spot? Various bars up and down Beaufort street
Favourite nature spot in Perth? In and around Margaret River
Favourite weekend getaway? My mate’s holiday house in Lancelin
Favourite brunch spot in Perth? Blue Duck in Cottesloe
What would your last meal be? Mexican, or bacon, or maybe burgers. Maybe Mexican bacon burgers?
Favourite spot to spend summer? Within reach of a good beach and a good bar
Best way to warm up in winter? An open fire and a bottle of red
Favourite TV Soapie? Don’t have one, although i do have a very high threshold for trashy TV.
Favourite Reality TV Show? America’s Got Talent. Howard Stern is a great judge, and I love the variety of acts
Favourite breakfast cereal? Sultana Bran
Do you have kids? Not that I am aware of.
Favourite family tradition? Beer and laughter.
Favourite smell? Freshly baked bread
Favourite sport to play? Is beer pong considered a proper sport?
Favourite sport to watch? AFL - Go Dockers!
First vinyl you remember? Songs In The Attic - Billy Joel
First CD you bought? Brothers In Arms - Dire Straits
First concert you went to? With who? - Melissa Etheridge in 1989 with my mate Craig and his psycho ex-girlfriend (long story)
Favourite piece of technology? I’m a tragic Apple fanboy, and I am loving my Apple Watch right now
Favourite song to work out to? Uptown Funk - best pop song i’ve heard this decade so far.
Star Wars or Star Trek? Neither - I’m not seven years old any more.
Marvel or DC? Ditto
AFL or Soccer? AFL
Beatles or Rolling Stones? Both, and The Who too.
If you could only listen to 5 artists/bands for the rest of your life, who would they be? Beatles, Stones, Elton, Prince, U2.
What song has the most memories attached to it for you? Elton John’s 'Levon'.
Next holiday destination? New York City
What would your superpower be? Flight
Gav’s all-time top 10 albums: (This list subject to change without notice depending on Gav’s mood that day).
Rubber Soul – The Beatles
Let It Bleed – The Rolling Stones
Achtung Baby – U2
Ten – Pearl Jam
Blood Sugar Sex Magik – Red Hot Chili Peppers
Rumours – Fleetwood Mac
Hunky Dory – David Bowie
Madman Across The Water – Elton John
Abbey Road – The Beatles
Electric Ladyland – Jimi Hendrix