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About Jamie

Jungle/Drum&Bass Veteran. Section 23 since 1993, part of the editorial team for Drum & Bass Arena, writer for UK Bass Music, Everyday Junglist and Drumtrip

Warning presents The Big Fight Live – Judgement Night

Judgement Night, a name I would associate with the likes of 2000 AD’s Judge Dredd and it’s various characters but this was no comic book affair, this was Warning’s headline for it’s 1997 event themed about boxing. Picture the scene, a smokey venue, dimly lit and packed full of junglists waiting for the next tune

World Dance – Access All Areas (A Dedication)

World Dance – Access All Areas, a VHS that will no doubt bring home a million memories of sitting in front of the television in amazement. Trying to spot your mates looking wasted in the crowd or even attempting to piece back memories of events……… In a similar stance to early Fantazia recordings, the promoters

The 2014 D&BA Forum Essential Jungle Mix 95-96

The second part of the Drum & Bass Arena Essential Jungle mix picks up where 1994 left and dons a pair of Moschino trousers, Reebok Classics and whatever polo shirt it could find before letting off rapid fire into 1995 and 1996. Jungle in 1995 was a complex beast, it demanded you to stick your

Interview with Tekniq

DJ Hostyle (one half of Tekniq) talks to Jamie S23 about their early releases and production techniques, life with Formation Records and his time within the jungle scene. What’s next for this talented dj and producer? Read on the find out.. Having been a producer since the early 90’s your journey into underground dance music

Tape That – United Dance Impact Records Showcase

Looking back at the golden era of classic tape packs with Jamie from Section 23 – this episode focuses on United Dance, an extremely popular event held at the Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre. Causing an Eclipse to outshine The rave scene in Cambridge between 1992 and 1994 was incredible and dominated mainly by Stuart

Bargain Jungle: The Good Fellas – Impact

Phat Trax was a subdivision of the Trouble on Vinyl label that lasted from 1995 to 2001 featuring a whole host of undercover tunes that never received the attention they deserved. Although some of the producers were previously unheard of, the label did feature tunes from the likes of 175 Crew and Notorious J. As