Meet the Team

By Amy Jayne

 We're an odd bunch here in the Shogun office, read on to find out what makes us tick...  

 

Ed (aka Friction) - Head of A&R, Founder

 Favourite track from the Shogun back catalogue: They're all favourites but 'Down The Line' by Alix Perez ft. Fats really made me realise we were starting a movement! 

Likes: Drum & Bass, Arsenal, my rider

Dislikes: Being told off by our Label Manager

Favourite trainers: An old pair of very rare, silver Jordans

Apple or Android: Apple

First physical release you ever owned: The Prodigy - Everybody In The Place

Favourite venue: The End

First gig/rave you attended: Inner Sense @ Lazerdrome

Favourite non-DNB album: Dr Dre - 2001

Favourite film: The Shawshank Redemption

Favourite festival: Think it may now be Rhythm & Vines

Favourite meal: Korean BBQ

Random fact: Bradley from S-Club 7 has released on Shogun Audio

You'll probably find me at: My wits end 

 

Keir (aka K-Tee) - Managing Director

 Favourite track from the Shogun back catalogue: That's like asking me to choose between my kids, I can't do it

Likes: Red wine

Dislikes: Sambuca

Favourite trainers: Common Projects

Apple or Android: Apple

First physical release you ever owned: Haircut 100 - Love Plus One

Favourite venue: The End

First gig/rave you attended: Voodoo @ The Event in Brighton

Favourite non-DNB album: What's Going On - Marvin Gaye // The Infamous - Mobb Deep

Favourite film: Beat Street

Favourite festival: Glastonbury

Favourite meal: Anything Indian

Random fact: People with webbed toes can't swim at the Olympics

You'll probably find me at: The back, nodding my head

 

Amy - Label Manager

 Favourite track from the Shogun back catalogue: Icicle ft. SP:MC - Dreadnaught 

Likes: Prosecco, gardening and swearing

Dislikes: Vodka, peanut butter and bad manners

Favourite trainers: Reebok Classics leather in white with a gum sole

Apple or Android: Apple

First physical release you ever owned: Louchie Lou & Michie One - Shout (Signed 12") 

Favourite venue: Digital Newcastle or Melkweg Amsterdam

First gig/rave you attended: Funeral For a Friend @ Cardiff Castle aged 12

Favourite non-DNB album: Foreign Beggars - Asylum Speakers

Favourite film: City Of God

Favourite festival: Sun & Bass

Favourite meal: Spicy seafood ramen

Random fact: Can dislocate her thumb

You'll probably find me at: In the garden talking to plants

 

Pete - Events / SGN:LTD Manager

 Favourite track from the Shogun back catalogue: Alix Perez - Forsaken (ft. Peven Everett & SpectraSoul)

Likes: Arsenal, Espresso Martinis & Gully Rollers

Dislikes: Yoghurt, olives and especially tequila

Favourite trainers: White Reebok Classics

Apple or Android: Android

First physical release you ever owned: Blue - All Rise (CD)

Favourite venue: Wire, Leeds

First gig/rave you attended: Earth, Wind & Fire with the old man when I was 8 - I fell asleep and he had to take me home

Favourite non-DNB album: Bonobo - The North Borders

Favourite film: Seven

Favourite festival: Outlook

Favourite meal: A succulent pork gyros wrap (or any Greek food apart from olives)

Random fact: It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open

You'll probably find me: Singing into the mic at Shogun events 

 

Dom - Product Manager

Favourite track from the Shogun back catalogue: Icicle ft. SP:MC - Dreadnaught

Likes: Vegetables

Dislikes: Animals & Humans

Favourite trainers: Air Max 90

Apple or Android: Android

First physical release you ever owned: Ice Ice Baby 12"

Favourite venue: Plastic People (RIP)

First gig/rave you attended: Reading Festival 1995 was my first festival and One Nation @ Traxx in Hitchin was my first rave

Favourite non-DNB album: Boy In Da Corner - Dizzee Rascal

Favourite film: Together by Lukas Moodysson

Favourite festival: Boomtown

Favourite meal:  Beezleburger

Random fact: A day on the planet Venus is longer than a year here

You'll probably find me at: The mixing desk, asking if the bass can go any louder.

 

Robin - Marketing Assistant

Favourite track from the Shogun back catalogue: Break - Let It Happen 

Likes: AFC Bournemouth (up the Cherries), Peter Crouch & Guinness

Dislikes: Jamie Carragher & Phil Neville

Favourite trainers: Clarke's Plimsolls 

Apple or Android: Android

First physical release you ever owned:  Crazy Frog - Axel F (sorry)

Favourite venue: Mono, Brighton (RIP)

First gig/rave you attended: AC/DC @ Wembley Stadium

Favourite non-DNB album: Random Access Memories - Daft Punk // Mac Demarco - This Old Dog

Favourite film: Interstellar

Favourite festival: Secret Garden Party (RIP)

Favourite meal: Tesco's meal-deal

Random fact: I was born one hour after Tupac died (also a Friday the 13th)

You'll probably find me at: Aldi, or Tesco on a good day

 

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