DICK PIG!

My little DICK PIG is one month old today!

To have a listen, download it or add it to a playlist, just click on the artwork above or the gif below to be taken to your favourite music store!


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Throwback Thursday: Part 4

We’re now on to Part 4 of my lil’ Throwback Thursday DJ set series!
This week sees the rather oddly titled ‘Let The WUB Cannon Kick It!’ rear it’s wubby little head from way back when dubstep and that oh so familiar wubwubwub bass was the in thing!

Originally dedicated to Miss Katie McGillivray and Miss Emma Strummer when it was uploaded 6 years ago in 2012, this is still one of my favourite mixes of my own! I still love that dark, poppy dubstep thing mixed with electro, techno and a hint of rave that had such a big influence over all of my live sets!

The short mix is an assault on the ears featuring Tina Turner – It Would Be A Crime, Katy Perry – E.T., Dead Prez – It’s Bigger Than Hip Hop, Rusko – Every Day, Deadmau5 – One Trick Pony, Joker – The Vision, DJ Fresh – Louder (Herve Remix), Two Door Cinema Club – What You Know, Steps – 5678, Flux Pavillion – Bass Cannon and Danny Byrd – We Can Have It All.

The DJ Fresh – Louder / Two Door Cinema Club – What You Know mash up would later go on to be released as a Mashup and is probably still out there on some far corner of this internet! And yeah… I still dunno what was going on with the Steps / Flux Pavillion thing: some things are best left unexplained!

Anyways! On to the mix!
Have a listen below and don’t forget to gimme a shout and a share!
Til’ next time, here’s THE WUB CANNON!
TURN. IT. UP.

Flatline: Released 13.04.18

Following on from DICK PIG and N comes my 3rd single: FLATLINE!
Released on Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Google Play, Amazon Music, Deezer, HMV and all other streaming and download sites on
Friday 13th April 2018!

Throwback Thursday: Part 3

Welcome to Part 3 of my Throwback Thursday series of posts where I delve into the archives of my old DJ sets! Following on from Volume 1 and Volume 2, The Random Selection Vol.3 is the final set in this trio of mixes from way back in 2012!
 A mini mix of pop lasting 27 minutes and 45 seconds, The Random Selection Vol. 3 features  Tina Turner – Love Thing, Backstreet Boys – Everybody, Cee Lo Green – Bright Lights Bigger City, Lady Gaga – Lovegame, Dev – Bass Down Low, Britney Spears – I Wanna Go, Tiesto feat.Diplo – C’Mon, Example – Changed The Way You Kissed Me and Chris Brown – Yeah 3x!

Fancy a listen? Just hit the play button below!
Gimme a like, a share and a shout on social media if you wanna get in touch!

A Wee Album Teaser

A lil’ piano thing

Throwback Thursday: Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of my Throwback Thursday series of posts where I’m delving into the archives of my old DJ sets!

There are a fair few sets to listen to for free on Mixcloud featuring a range of styles from drum and bass, house, techno, trance and ambient, to electropop, cheese, party, pop, trash with some drag themed sets, kiki themed sets and a mish mash of musical fuckery!

Following from The Random Selection Vol. 1 last week, I thought I’d go through them in chronological order, so this week it’s the Random Selection Vol.2!

An electronic – trance – house flavoured mix originally released way back in 2012, the 25 minute mix features Skream’s Remix of La Roux’s In For The Kill mashed up with Heads Will Roll from Yeah Yeah Yeah’s, A City In Florida by Deadmau5, Avicii’s interpretation of Eurythmics Sweet Dreams, Axwell’s Heart Is King, Erick Morillo’s Live Your Life, The Lee Osborne remix of Deadmau5’s Raise Your Weapon and Above and Beyond’s Sweetest Heart before the grand finale of seminal trance anthem, Silence, by Delirium and Sarah McLachlan.

The mix is available on Mixcloud if you wanna give it a listen via the official app, or give it a spin, like and share by hitting play on the player below!

My First 2 Singles

Hello, Hello, Hello!

Having studied and worked in music all my life, last year I decided to take the plunge and get into songwriting and producing my own music. My own creative practice had taken a back seat for a number of years and I don’t actually know why it took me so long to get back into things. Something about timing rings true. I never had the time. I was dedicated to teaching and enabling learners to engage in music education, music interventions and applied creativity to assist in the development of their learning and skills, expanding their knowledge of music, the arts, creativity and teaching methodologies that would enhance wellbeing, enable access to music education and to inspire engagement in the arts. Seeing year after year just how much my work in music education was able to inspire others, it was time to make space for me to do my own thing, take the advice I was dishing out to my students and to finally do something for myself!

Last year, I got back into composition and songwriting and playing and producing and began work on what was called ‘My First E.P.‘, consisting of 4 original tracks with working titles of The Slow One, The Ballad One, The Disco One, The Synthpop One, and a cover version of Hood by Perfume Genius.

Yet again… that word timing cropped up! After getting the ball rolling, I ended up in Romania, Sweden, Norway and Denmark for a period during the summer months of 2017 and My First E.P. was put on the back burner yet again! In all fairness though, it wasn’t the right time! I had the most inspiring and amazing time across Europe and wouldn’t change it for the world!

Musically, it gave me a chance to reset and reevaluate what I wanted to do and where I wanted to go. Fast forward through some career changes, some ups and downs, life challenges and all that ‘stuff’ that can hinder and hold back creativity and productiveness, I just thought fuck it: here we go! And here we are!

After a year in the making, the first two singles from My First E.P. have been released!
Two singles. Totally different in style.

Available on Spotify, Apple Music and all other music stores, D*CK PIG and N are the instrumental versions of the tracks, of which I’ve had some pretty sweet feedback on! The vocal versions, featuring yours truly singing, some surprise guests and collaborations, the final and properly named versions of the other tracks and some new songs will all feature on My First E.P. which will be available to listen to, download and buy in the very near future!

In the meantime it’s more talk, more action, more creativity, more mindfulness and more music!
Alongside sharing the process and the progress of My First E.P. and the single releases, I’m also delving into my DJ set archives every Thursday where I’ll be sharing some of my old mixes and sets from way back when!

If you wanna keep up to date, hit me up on my Facebook Page, Twitter and Instagram where I invite you to come along for the ride by liking, listening and sharing!

If you wanna give D*CK PIG and N a listen, download them or add them to a playlist, just hit on the image below where you can choose your preferred music store! Til’ next time! – J ❤

Throwback Thursday: Part 1

Every Thursday I’m gonna delve into the record bag and archives and share some of my old DJ sets!

There are a number of sets available to listen to for free on Mixcloud featuring a range of styles from drum and bass, house, techno, trance and ambient, to electropop, cheese, party, pop, trash with some drag themed sets, kiki themed sets and a mish mash of musical fuckery!

This week I’m sharing the first ever DJ set uploaded to Mixcloud way back in 2012!
having been a DJ and musician from a young age, this set was a break away from the usual style of my DJ sets, taking Tina Turner, Katy B, I Blame Coco, Ed Sheeran feat. Devlin, Wiz Kalifa, The Eels, Natalie Imbruglia and Twin Atlantic and turning some of their tracks into a 24 minute mix!

Have a listen on the player below or download the free Mixcloud Player App from your preferred app store store!

If you like what you hear, gimme a share and gimme a shout on my social media! ❤

N – Released 16.03.18

Released 16.03.18