Max Sedgley

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Max Sedgley
Birth name Maxwell Cadien Sedgley
Origin London, United Kingdom
Genres Electronica, Funk
Occupation(s) Producer, DJ
Years active 2004–present
Labels Sunday Best
Website Official site

Maxwell Cadien Sedgley, known as Max Sedgley, is a British producer, drummer and disc jockey, currently signed to the independent record label, Sunday Best (founded by Rob da Bank) and Jalapeno Records. He also records under the artist name Cadien. In 2004, Sedgley released his first single, "Happy", a remix of which was later used by ITV as the theme music to their coverage of the Euro 2004 football tournament. It has also been used on adverts for Ambrosia Rice and Bacardi Rum. It reached #30 in the UK Singles Chart in July 2004.[1][2]

Education[edit]

Sedgley was educated at Dulwich College, a boarding independent school for boys in Dulwich, in South London, followed by the University of Edinburgh, where he studied Classical Music.

Life and career[edit]

On 17 July 2006, Sedgley released his 10-track debut album, From the Roots to the Shoots, on the Sunday Best label, which contained the singles "Slowly", "The Devil Inside", (which both featured guest Z-Star on lead vocals) and "Happy".

On 6 September 2010, Sedgley released his second album, Suddenly Everything, on Jalapeno Records, which contained the singles "Soundboy" featuring Tor, "Something Special" and "Superstrong" featuring Tasita D'mour.

Sedgley gained a degree in classical music from Edinburgh university as a student of composition, orchestration, percussion and piano. He has played drums for many dance acts, most notably Roni Size.

Sedgley tours as both a DJ and in a five-piece musical ensemble, Max Sedgley and the Shoots. The band consists of Max Sedgley (drums, percussion, keyboards), Tasita D'mour (lead vocals), Mike Buchanan (guitar, lead and backing vocals), Andy ("V") Valentine (guitar, lead and backing vocals) and Marcus Dods (bass guitar).

Discography[edit]

Year Title Format Label
2004 "Happy" 12", CD Sunday Best Recordings
2005 "Devil Inside" 12", CD Sunday Best Recordings
2006 "Celebrity" 12" single Sunday Best Recordings
2006 "From The Roots To The Shoots" CD Sunday Best Recordings
2006 "Slowly" 12", CD Sunday Best Recordings

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Max Sedgley - From the Roots to the Shoots review". Retrieved August 20, 2006. 
  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 487. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 

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