Hello, I'm Jake, my real name is Jason, but for some reason friends started calling me Jake (a long time ago) at the moment (2018)I am 51 years old.
Q - What have I done with my life? A - Absolutely fuck all!
By trade I am a Bricklayer, but that's enough of that, lol, I never got into music until I heard Punk for the first time, Around 1982/3, The Sex Pistols, during an art class, I loved it, Finally I had found music.
Not too much later I listened to, Fight Back EP by Discharge, That was it for Me, Hardcore Punk, it was my life for a long time.
Around 1989 I started to notice my friends, one by one, Becoming Ravers!
I was truly shocked, My loyalty to Hardcore Punk would not allow me to do this, not at the beginning.
However, the only thing I liked as much as music was Drugs, and I wasn't fussy! and one thing about Raves and Free parties was there were lots of Drugs. So I would go to free parties with my friends, Why not? if I didn't I was on my own.
So to cut a long story short, I eventually got into Raving around 1994, and didn't feel too bad about it, and to this day I still love Hardcore Punk.
I know. My mixing Sucks, A group of friends used to put free parties on in the mid 90's and I helped, I got Decks and played at a few parties, I was even good a few times, mostly when I played Acid Techno, which to me was like a true joining between Punk and Rave.
I don't seem to get near my decks anymore, I sort of lost interest when friends told me my music was too dark! (they were into happy/oldskool hardcore)
Years later I got myself Traktor pro 2 and Kontrol S2, but I just don't find it easy.
Anyway about a year or so ago I suddenly realised just how much I loved the sound of Oldskool Hardcore Breaks especially the ones with Piano in, I came across two EP's by Saiyan and Cru-L-T - Back 2 Tha Midskool and The Finest Fuckery Available, Both those EP's blew me away And I've been hooked on not just Oldskool but New Oldskool as well.
Who knows Maybe I was meant to get into it back in the day, but was too stubborn?
Some of my favorite, Artists, DJ's, Producers and Labels are, in no particular order.
Mega City 2, Intense, Audio X, Empyreal, Kniteforce, Easy Groove, KFA Clayfighter, Luna-c, Sasha, Furryz Sound Experiment, Captain Hotknives, Sonic Fortress, Government Issue, Rupture, Disorder, Ant to Be, Souley, Clubfungus, Grooveclowd, Abyss
The list could go on and on.
The artwork on my profile is my own, and last if not least.
I Will Do A Good Mix One Day! Haha.
I've got to add an update to my bio, as since I've started using and adding mix's to Soundcloud, I have discovered so many good tunes, that if asked to name a favorite, I don't reckon I'd be able to! and also, Wait for it...…………….
My Mixing has gotten much better, and I'm even happy with the last few! Hahaha, about fucking time (I never said it was brilliant, just better)!!!!!