JAK

JAK
Biography

North American techno artist Jack Coleman aka JAK is a hardworking advocate for quality underground dance music, representing the Pacific Northwest region as a producer, DJ, label boss and promoter. He’s released on labels such as Trapez, Advanced (Black), Translucent, Subspec, Torque and Illegal Alien. His tracks have been remixed by the likes of Mark Broom, Bryan Zentz, Audio Injection and Angel Alanis. During his 20+ years as a DJ, and more recently as a live act, he’s performed around the globe, from Detroit and Los Angeles to Tokyo and Santiago de Chile and shared billings with the likes of DVS1, Richie Hawtin, Sian, Truncate, Julian Jewiel, Rødhåd, Josh Wink and many more. JAK’s long-running SubSensory events were recently named by Mixmag as some of his home town of Portland’s best parties.

Beginning as a DJ at Pacific Northwest warehouse parties of the 90’s, Jack went on to form the label SubSensory Recordings in 2008, hosting events and putting out over 90 releases to date. He later co-founded event production company Closer PDX with industry veteran Gustavo Lanzas, hosting dozens of events with top regional and international talent.

Jack’s DJ sets, live PA performances and original production represent strong roots in authentic techno music, with hypnotic rhythms, powerful sounds and strong textural details. His originals and collaborations with UK artist Sergio Vilas have received plays on radio programs like Carl Cox Global, John Digweed’s Transmissions, and the Time Warp podcast.

Jack resides in Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.

Keep up at
www.facebook.com/djjak // www.twitter.com/jak_pdx // www.djjak.com

For booking inquiries, please contact Jack here.

Download JAK’s press kit here

 

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