Jerome Rex

Hip hop with soul

Controllerism is HARD!

Controllerism is HARD!

In case you missed it, I got myself a hardware controller recently. My idea at the time was to play it like an instrument, using it to trigger my instrumentals and backing vocals when I perform live on stage. Here’s an update! It’s a few months since I got my Launchpad Mini but, despite that, I’ve only really had a few hours of practice in total – hopelessly too little...

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Try Before You Buy

Try Before You Buy

I just had to write about the wild experience I had at SAE Cape Town this weekend. If you’ve never been to 1 of Scratch Lab‘s famous Lab Sessions, here’s the setup: most times it’s a product demo (usually professional audio equipment – this is a DJ school after all) that also gives you room to ask questions and maybe get some hands-on time with the hardware. And...

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Mark My Words

Mark My Words

First, let me clearly and categorically state that I have no desire to be a DJ. The great ones possess intutition and a special ability to get a crowd moving. I have neither. Still… I love music. And sometimes when you watch a DJ wave his arms over masses of dancing people, lights and smoke everywhere, don’t you secretly think to yourself: “that would be awesome”?...

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It’s All Under Control

It’s All Under Control

When my buddy Rhyme Author heard that I was planning a concert, and that I would be working with a live band, he told me I’d never want to perform with instrumental backtracks again. He was so right. After reverting to my mp3 backtracks for subsequent performances, I immediately missed the energy of a live musician backing me. You just don’t have the same freedom to be “in the...

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Free Downloads

Free Downloads

Free download of 2 singles from the Geselskap EP – an exclusive package that was released to our crowdfunders a year ago. To buy the full J&G album online, follow the link or view the image below for details of retail outlets. Enjoy! Smaaklik ft. Keath Knowledge, DJ HearinAid Gefokus ft. DJ HearinAid, Chase...

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