The Sunday Refix: Kano ft Giggs – 3 Wheel Ups Refix

Sunday I dropped the weekly remix which was of what I think one of the biggest songs of last year: 3 wheel ups by grime legend Kano. This song really translated well in electric guitar format Im really hype to have got this one out!

You can get Kanos ‘Made In The Manor album from : iTunes : http://smarturl.it/iMITM  & Amazon : http://smarturl.it/aMITM

you can also get my debut: The Void EP on iTunes & Apple music: http://bit.ly/jwtvep The Void EP on Spotify: http://bit.ly/jspotify

Let me know what you think on the youtube page, click like if you have a minute, and I’ll see you guys next week!

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The Picks Of Destiny Return! (New Year Update)

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New year, new me… lol nah, Ive been quite pleased with my lack of procrastination recently so as long as it holds up I’m good with keeping things just as they are! So, getting right into it theres a lot of exciting things finally ready to happen, and almost like a cryptic sign, I just found my picks of destiny at long last. For those that haven’t followed me when I was going under my previous moniker Random Impulse, I had this necklace with a bunch of multi-coloured picks, just so I always had them at hand, but due to the colours they picked up a bit of attention which in turn made them a sort of good luck charm for me. Now I was 99% sure I lost it forever on tour but behold! Here they return Just in time!

Ive spent all of last year just stacking and stacking content, all without releasing any which has been really frustrating as you can only built with what you release, but now.. NOW I’ve finally come to the end of the road, and although some things still have a bit of a mystery shroud on em, I can at least start announcing stuff. so without further ado.

Youtube Series

Although I have a Vevo account, Ive always wanted to take the plunge and built up my own account on youtube, so every Sunday I’ll be releasing a lil something I whipped up (at around 12pm GMT.)   Subscribe to my channel HERE to get it as soon as it lands.

Album

On the 6th of January I begin Recording my album! Theres a LOT of exciting stuff around this, a lot that i’m unfortunately not allowed to talk about just yet involving this, but if you follow my Facebook and Instagram, I’m SURE it’ll all be revealed a lot sooner than I’m told I’m “officially” allowed to speak about it haha. Its big, REALLY big so don’t say I didn’t warn you!

 

New Releases From March!

If my EP and youtube vids arn’t enough for you, you wont have to wait till my album is out for new stuff, new music/videos will be hitting your screens from march. Im not sure if I should call it a mixtape or playlist , but they’ll be a bundled release of some form following all this too. To hell with titles, its a body of work lol.

Touring/Live Shows!

This is probably the thing I’m most excited about. Again, theres a really big announcement I’m not allowed to make about this until April, but what I CAN tell you is that i have been booked for FOUR summer festivals this year. They’ll most definitely be more as the year progresses but this is one hell of a start!

Phew! feels SO good to able to get that off my chest! I hated working behind the scenes without being able to show any of it, never been good at keeping secrets.

 

oh and the blog is back to its regular schedule so you can expect your usual update on me, tech, music, cool shit, food and anime at least 3 times a week.

If you read right through till the very end, congratulations, you win the game.

Peace!

Drake – Fake Love (Jovel Refix)

img_9838Ive started doing weekly refixes again just to shake the frustration of recording without being allowed to put anything out and this week I did Drakes ‘Fake love.’ I Usuall remake everything from scratch but as a friend of mine where the exact samples were from, the beat sounds near identical. the only thing I didnt nail were the sub drums but whatever. I reeeally regret not adding guitars too, but I was a bit short on time with it, I rewrote all the lyrics as always though, and I even had my first try at adobe after effects ro make the moving vid, so thats something lol.

Anyway, here it is and I hope you enjoy it. till next week!

Apples Selling a Book For $300 lol

designed-by-apple-in-california-1-400x536So its come to this. The makers of the mac book have now made an…er..mac book, but literally this time.

On Tuesday, Apple released something unique: not a phone or a laptop or wireless earbuds, but a coffee table book. Designed by Apple in California features exquisite photographs of iconic Apple products, beginning with the iMac in 1998 and culminating with the Apple Pencil. In true Apple fashion the book comes in two sizes: a 10.20 x 12.75-inch copy for $199 and a 13 x 16.25-inch copy for $299.

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Yup, you heard right $300, flipping, dollars for a book of photos. Now this is a bit unfair as I’m all for artistic photography books being sold for prices like this, but seeing as its coming from a massive tech corporation, I cant help but see this as no more than a glorified catalogue.

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Having said all that though, theres no denying the quality of this book:

“Like all Apple products, the attention to detail is meticulous: the tightly bound pages are edged in silver; the paper is Apple-specific Heaven 42 Scheufelen from Germany — as is the Bamberger Kaliko linen with bespoke dye. The printing is simply astonishing: custom low ghost Epple inks and 8 CMYK color separations (4 is the norm) with 280 line screen printing give the photographs deep, rich blacks and colors so bright as to make a grown design lover weep. As for the photographs themselves, they are of course impeccable. All were shot by Andrew Zuckerman in a typical “Appley” minimalist style, bathing Apple’s older hardware in the modern “press shot” aesthetic.”

(-written by the verge the verge)

what do you guys think?

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Ghost In The Shell – Official Trailer

There’s been little 5 second teaser trailers dropping for the last few months about this but finally, FINALLY we get a full length trailer of the new ghost in the shell movie, and yes, it looks SIIICK.

For those that dont know, this is a live action adaptation of an amazing anime film created by  Masamune Shirow. Its one of the all time classic animes in my opinion so if you havent seen it, I strongly suggest you check it out too.

 

My Debut Ep The Void Is Now On Spotify

screen-shot-2016-11-10-at-17-08-13I know Its taken a while but there were a TON of annoying things going on in the background that made it unable for people to play my ep via Spotify. Well all thats behind us now and I am veeeery happy to announce that you can now play The Void to your hearts content on there now! Please dont forget to click the ‘follow’ button on my profile so you to get instant access to my new releases, and it also shows the powers that be that people are in fact listening. Thank you guys and we’ll talk soon, call me lol.

Back Like I never Left

jovel_final-20-copyFirst I was gonna wait till the new year before re-starting my blog. You know, new year new start and all that, but lets be honest, most of that new years resolution crap barely makes it till the end of the month, so i thought id have a better chance of sticking to it by kicking it off riiiiight now. So yeah, ze blogiddy has returned! As well as the usual gadgetry, anime, music, movies and general nerdy stuff that I used to blog, we’ve also grown the hell up andhave some proper ish to add!

Obviously being a musician, I posted about the key events and releases I put out here and there, as that was the initial purpose of the blog! But mixed with all the cool stuff I found it all got a bit fuzzy and random to say the least. Well not any more! My musics really starting to pick up (more on that later) and Ive had literally tonnes of people asking for recipes for some of the meals I whip up, so I decided to make the three solid corner stones of music, cooking & cool/nerdy shit more organised and keep rotating like a rotisserie chicken in this biatch.

If you’re new to the blog, this is doesn’t reeeally apply to you, but here, have a big warm welcome, first ones free. To my regular visitors and subscribers, sorry for the long ting, but I’m back, for good, I promise and a massive thank you for being patent with me. Alright, enough soppy shit, lets get back to it!