Jakwob aka London-based producer, DJ and multi-instrumentalist musician, James Jacob, recently released his latest track on Digital Soundboy. With Shy FX on A&R duties, Digital Soundboy is home to some of electronic music’s freshest talents including Breakage, Dismantle and Radio 1’s B. Traits, with a back catalogue of releases that include Skream, Benga, Redlight, Caspa, Rusko, Calibre and DJ Fresh.
Commenting on his new signing, Jakwob said: "I'm really excited to be working with Shy and the whole crew over at Digital Soundboy. I've always really admired what they stand for and to get the chance to be a part of that is a real honour. I look forward to us having lots of success together.”
‘Somebody New’ is out now and marks his first release for the label following collaborations with Charli XCX, Ghostpoet and Kyla La Grange, remixes for music royalty including Usher and Lana Del Rey, and last year’ single ‘Fade’ which saw heavy support from the likes of Zane Lowe, MistaJam and Huw Stephens, racing up to the Radio 1 B-list and positionin Jakwob as possibly one of the UK’s most talented producers on the rise.
The track is a deftly produced bittersweet club track with downbeat vocals from new talent Tiffani Juno punctuating a skittering beat and housey piano stabs, with words apt for the fresh start that 2014 brings for the young producer, “Boy I just think times have changed.”
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