Mu Profile

aka DJ Fitchie, Chris Faiumu
Peter McLennan
21 May 2013

Known professionally as Mu, Chris Faiumu has been a pivotal player in the Wellington music scene for over two decades and the key innovator behind an identifiably unique sound that attracts a global audience. He has also helped change the way musicians deliver music to their audience.

A first-generation Samoan-New Zealander from Wainuiomata, Mu first arrived on the Wellington scene in 1991 as part of the legendary DJ collective Roots Foundation, which also included Koa Williams, Danny Lemon, Goosebump and Marek. 

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Fat Freddys Drop DJ Mu and Dallas on Tagata Pasifika TVNZ
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Mu with Bongmaster - Cuba Street Carnival - 2007
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Mu at the 2008 MPC Championship
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Mu and Akakoa “Koa” Williams
Photo credit: John Pell collection
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Groove Guide, May 2010
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Mu in the early 1990s
Photo credit: John Pell collection
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Mu at Roundhead Studios, Auckland, iTunes Sessions, 2014
Photo credit: Photo by Mark Williams
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Mu with his MPC
Photo credit: Photo by Nick Kingstone
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