APRIL 4, 2014
As one of the leading figures in the burgeoning global Melbourne Bounce scene, Australian producer Uberjak’d is gearing up to release his “Uberjak’d& Friends EP” in May on Dim Mak Records. The four-track EP explores the Melbourne Bounce sound in-depth and takes it to unknown territories with a mix of electro, house, and heavy bass featuring guests and fellow Aussies Chardy and Krunk! Just in time for festival season, the “Uberjak’d & Friends EP” boast fierce growls set to rumble clubs across the globe this year. For a taste of what’s to come check out the lead single “The Moment” featuring vocalist Sarah Bodle.
Uberjak’d supports the release with his first ever tour of North America featuring a mix of dates at Miami Music Week, a team up with Autoerotique on the “Autojak’dTour” and his own “Uber Tour” dates. North, South, East and West – fans in the USA and Canada are about to get hijak’d by a fat slice of Melbourne Bounce.
Uberjak’d is at the forefront of the new wave of Australian club producers impacting the global electronic scene, with freshly signed deals across Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak, Ministry of Sound Australia and Laidback Luke’s Mixmash Records. Having mixed Ministry of Sound’s Clubbers Guide to 2013 and The Annual 2014, Uberjak’d has been on the road touring from end to end, while delivering the freshest tunes to his loyal followers via his monthly podcast – currently the #2 music podcast on iTunes Australia, with a monthly audience of 100,000. A testament to his quick rise to the top, Uberjak’d stormed into the top ten in this year’s inthemix 50 (Australia’s largest DJ poll).
Having been tapped to remix tracks for Example, Luciana, Autoerotique and Oliver Twizt, plus releases on the cream of dance labels such as Mixmash, Downright, Hussle, Dim Mak, Island and Neon, with his tracks being played by Dance music luminaries Chuckie, Tristan Garner, Laidback Luke, Carnage, David Guetta, Nari& Milani, Afrojack and Morgan Page to name a few, Uberjak’d is staring down a jam-packed schedule in 2014 across Europe, North America, Australia and everywhere in-between.