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Jaguar Skills

23 feet fly and rising, Jaguar Skills has been tearing a ninja shaped hole through musical consciousness with an all out assault on beat heavy history laced with the stealthy spin of shadowy mystery. Infamous for his 10 minute bursts of rampaging sonic mayhem on Radio 1, his mind bending mixes and his outrageous live heists, Jag slices through styles and wiles, tribes and vibes to distil every dusty corner of the musical spectrum into sizzling flashes of precision controlled chaos. We’re talking some serious ADHD shot through sublime style here.

up into dancefloor lash up - party grooves at relentless pace - hands in the air slammed with an underground bass. Liquid slides through memory and rollercoaster rides through the moment - sample chop into karate chop with a fleeting nod to dubious pop - this is a ninja on a seriously barnstorming misson. Dangerously wicked, Jag’s ramraiding the gaff on 2 slices of fat black wax, harnessed technology, and an irrepressible love of music.

We had no idea what to expect from the man behind the mask - was this all going to be jousting on ninja jokes and a top laugh Ripping through the hallowed halls of hip but leaving the shroud intact? Was he hop at light speed, switching up on a knife suddenly gonna feel the love, break down edge into banging drum n bass, rifling the and admit he’s actually a keen trainspotter crates of funk soul pressure, opening out called Gerald? Well as it turned out - this into dubstep’s hypnotic spacial warp before diving down into reggae’s sun kissed soul and was a wonderfully open and free flow chat. Reflective, thoughtful, insightful and honest, torching the gaff on the way out with some pumping 4 beats. Breathless? Course you are. we genuinely came away from this interview with respect redoubled and a real depth of feeling for Jag. It’s all laid out here - what a Remixing on the hop, he don’t stop. Edits lovely bloke and what a class fucking DJ... flying thick n fast through a scratched up storm of irreverence - mash up, thrashing

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