Mark Jackson (musician)

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Mark Jackson
Mark Jackson live at Starlite Room, Edmonton 2006.
Background information
Born (1970-05-10) 10 May 1970 (age 47)
Origin Essex, England
Genres Futurepop, synthpop, trance, EBM, electro-industrial
Instruments drums, keyboards
Associated acts VNV Nation' Reaper

Mark Jackson is a member of futurepop duo VNV Nation, along with Ronan Harris. He is responsible for electronic drums, percussion and live keyboards. He is also established as a professional Club DJ and remix artist.

In addition to his work with VNV Nation, Mark has been involved in numerous artistic collaborations with other musicians and producers in the electronic music scenes. Notably including vocal work with Rotersand, Reaper, Oliver Huntemann and The Parallel Project as well as live work and guest appearances with acts including Combichrist, Straftanz, Apoptygma Berzerk and Kloq.

Mark originates from Essex, England and worked as a Software developer, internet programmer and web designer for CompuServe, MSN and Microsoft. He played drums and keyboards as part of the electronic duo Manzero (1991–1993) and was vocalist and front-man for Faith Regime (1993–1995) before becoming a full-time musician with VNV Nation in 1996. He now lives in South-West France in the Basque Country region.

A hobby of his is raising tarantulas.

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