Dj Re-Form aka Jay Shaw was born in birkenhead in 1987 , he grew up with his grandparents and in the summer of 1997 got his first experiance of uk hardcore with his first happy hardcore tape , following up on his new tape , he started collecting hardcore packs and his liking to hardcore grew more and more , by 2000 jay had purchased his first set of numark belt drive decks , puchasing the latest happy hardcore records , and keeping upto date with the hardcore scene by buying the latest hardcore packs , it wasnt untill he started hanging round with older boys that he got introduced to the harder side of hardcore , scorpio , producer and dolphin tapes and tracks like " the mice killer " , inspiring him to get into the harder sound of the music but not turning his back on other genres like hiphop and happyhardcore ,stepping his game up in 2001 he bought himself his first pair of direct drive turntables and started buying records such as deathchant , promo , and coolmans , watching dmc videos but unable to mix and scratch and being young and impatient , he then sold them , to which after , he realised was a big mistake , he then left school and the one thing on his mind was to make money , and get himself a pair of technics.
At 17 he then become good mates with tugie and bigworm who introduced him to the rave scene , from here things then got serious , he started attending raves week in week out , and had the inspiration from his mates , to learn how to mix and scratch , picking up scratching , mixing came 2nd and in 2009 , he got his first booking at horizon in birkenhead , playing uk hardcore , from this date onwards he has played alot of ukhardcore sets but in 2011 turned his back on ukhardcore as he believed the music wasnt as it used to be and to concentrate on his passion and to play harder.
Since djing he has played in cities such as Bournemouth , Bristol , Liverpool , Birmingham , Spain , Blackpool and played at big nights such as ravers:are , uproar:hard to the core , Htid warm up to the sun , Htid in the sun . Uproar the lazer spectacular , Htid the big one Blackpool and a residency at Horizon , and in jan will play at ravers reunited , also working along side some of the best mc's in the game Sharkey , Wotsee , Ribbz and NRG , and recently doing a b2b with Teck Nick ,
Jay has been producing a few years now but over the past year has become serious about making his mark , and has now several tracks of his own , and carries on to date to keep trying to make an impact on the uk hard techno scene!