|Birth name||James Edward Jacob|
|Born||28 March 1989|
|Genres||Electronica, house, post-dubstep, UK garage, trip hop|
|Associated acts||Ellie Goulding, Kano, MistaJam, Zane Lowe, Huw Stephens, Etherwood, Kyla La Grange|
James Edward Jacob (born 28 March 1989), better known by his stage name Jakwob, is a British music producer and DJ.
Jakwob began making music aged 10. As a multi-instrumentalist he has been involved in many bands since his early teenage years - starting out in jazz but soon moving on to death metal and folk. His style is now notable for transcending genres and its relative 'accessibility' given the dubstep genre. Both his original work and remixes combine elements of dubstep, electro, classical piano, cinematic orchestral soundscapes, Indian fusion music and breakbeat. This eclecticism also manifests itself in Jakwob’s DJ sets, which typically feature dub, hip-hop, drum and bass, dubstep and beyond.
2009-present: Mainstream success
In 2009, he shot to fame after appreciation in the blog world for his bootleg of Ellie Goulding's Starry Eyed. In November 2009, he was given his first airplay on national radio when his remix of Ellie Goulding's Under the Sheets was played on BBC Radio 1 as Zane Lowe's 'Hottest Record In The World'. (A title which has since been given to Electrify and Please[disambiguation needed].)[dead link]
Jakwob released his debut single Here With Me on his own label, Boom Ting Recordings on 13 September 2010. He recently worked with English singer-songwriter Kyla La Grange as the producer on her 2013 sophomore album "Cut Your Teeth".
|Year||Single||Peak chart positions||Album|
|2010||"Here With Me"||—||—||—||—||Non-album singles|
|2011||"Right Beside You"
(featuring Rocky Nti)
(featuring Tiffani Juno)
|"—" denotes single that did not chart or was not released.|
- Sigma - Nobody to Love
- Wilkinson - Take You Higher
- Ellie Goulding - Starry Eyed
- Ellie Goulding - Under The Sheets
- Killa Kella - Everyday
- Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip - Get Better
- The Temper Trap - Fader
- Fabio Lendrum - Trouble
- Mr Fogg - Moving Parts
- Audio Bullys - Only Man
- Matisyahu - One Day Ft Akon
- Penguin Prison - Animal
- Alan Pownall - A life Worth Living
- Lily Allen - The Fear
- Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Heads Will Roll/Wobble
- I Blame Coco - Self Machine
- Robyn - Dancing On My Own
- Katie Melua - The Flood
- Kid Sister - Daydreaming
- M.I.A - Pull Up The People
- Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly - Collapsing Cities
- Frankmusik - Confusion Girl
- William Orbit - Nimrod
- Jessie J - Do It Like A Dude
- Escape the Fate - Issues
- Lana Del Rey - Video Games
- Jakwob - Electrify VIP
- Chiddy Bang - Ray Charles
- Smiler[disambiguation needed] - Top of the World Ft Professor Green
- Usher - Numb
- Jakwob - Rolla
- Jakwob - Wild Pitch
- Jakwob - Back and 4th
- Jakwob - Scare The Snare Ft Roxxan
- Patterson, Joseph (24 August 2010). "Jakwob: The Interview!". MTV. Retrieved 16 June 2011.
- "Who is Jakwob???". 122live.com. 2010-02-26. Retrieved 2012-09-04.
- "Music - Jakwob". BBC. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 2012-09-04.
- "Jakwob’s Biography – Discover music, videos, concerts, stats, & pictures at". Last.fm. 2012-07-04. Retrieved 2012-09-04.
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- [dead link]
- Peak positions in the UK:
- For "Electrify": "New Chart Entries > March 17, 2012". Zobbel.de. 2012-03-17.
- Peak positions for Dance singles in the UK:
- Peak positions for Indie singles in the UK:
- "Discografie Jakwob". Hung Medien. ultratop.be/nl/.