Malta, 4-6 Sept

JUMPIN JACK FROST

Jumpin Jack Frost, is a British jungle and drum and bass DJ and record producer.started to discover music through local sound system ‘dances’ and then nights such as Soul II Soul at the Africa Centre. He first started DJing at 18, playing funk and hip hop before the acid house scene arrived and he played at the Carwash nights in the late 1980s with Grooverider, Bryan Gee, and Fabio. As a resident at The Fridge in Brixton, he played alongside Paul ‘Trouble’ Anderson and Evil Eddie Richards. He also hosted a show on the Brixton-based pirate radio station Passion FM which later became Lightning FM. From here, he would DJ at all the large raves up and down the country including Dreamscape, Telepathy, The Edge, and One Nation.

His friendship with Bryan Gee would lead to both forming the celebrated drum and bass label V Recordings in 1993, and signing artists such as Roni Size, DJ Die, and Krust. In 1994, Frost would produce one of the jungle scenes most seminal anthems in Burial, under the alias of Leviticus, released on the V Recordings sub-label Philly Blunt. The track was later picked up by FFRR and upon its wider release in March 1995, debuted at No. 6 in the UK Dance Single Chart and peaked at No. 66 in the UK Singles Chart.