19.05.17 - 22PM
SWG3 & Warehouse Parties Presents Jax Jones at SWG3 TV Studio / 19th May / Doors - 10pm!
SWG3 are proud to present the man behind the smash hit 'You Don't Know Me' (feat. RAYE) as he takes on his first UK tour. Jax Jones will be playing SWG3 on Friday 19th May as part of his House Work Tour and we can't wait. Early bird tickets are only £13 + BF and on sale now from Skiddle, Tickets Scotland & TicketWeb UK.
Live beat-maker and multi-instrumentalist Jax Jones is, at his roots, a solo act. Growing up in a multi-ethnic household. Jax was exposed to a wealth of influences. After his Nigerian stepfather introduced him to afrobeat via Fela Juti and rap with a tape of the Biggie Smalls album. Jax's musical diet developed to consist of Hip Hop, R&B, Gospel and traditional African music.
His latest single 'You Don't Know Me' reached number 3 in the Uk Singles Chart and was a club favourite. Jax says of the track, "The vocal was inspired by a lot of bashment and general bravado. I spend the next day writing and experimenting with different basslines which were good but not quite doing it. I've always been obsessed with the Booka Shade and MANDY Body Language track - its been a stape in my DJ sets - so I tried and it was lit. We appraoched them and I was honoured when they gave me approval to use their notes. Bringing their classic techno sound to our new house setting is a total joy for me as I always want to show the audience today who the teachers of the music who inspired me are."