James Marvel

James Marvel’s musical background benefits from broad musical and cultural influences spanning back to his early childhood when he learned guitar and saxophone, and later studied piano at the Ghent & Brussels Conservatories. Before making the switch to electronic music, James Marvel aka Jens Blaute, played keyboard with several bands in Belgium and Holland. Taking influence from drum and bass producers such as Ed Rush & Optical and Bad Company, Marvel launched his production career under the moniker James Marvel in 2011 and quickly caught the attention of tastemakers in the scene, gaining support from labels and promotional channels such as Ammunition Recordings, Titan Recordings, Liquicity, Neurofunkgrid and Skanknbass before the release of his AudioPorn debut ‘I Am The Robot’ EP in 2013. Remixing Xilent’s “Bosswave” to great effect gained him a lot of follow up attention that eventually led to the creation of big tracks mentioned above.

With bookings at world renowned music events like Tomorrowland, Pukkelpop, Rock Werchter, Dour Festival, Rampage, Laundry Day, Star Warz, Let It Roll and UKF @ Fabric just to name a few, James Marvel has developed a solid reputation for delivering technically apt, highly energetic and memorable performances wherever you’ll find him delivering his widely varied taste of fast breakbeat music.

James Marvel

James Marvel’s musical background benefits from broad musical and cultural influences spanning back to his early childhood when he learned guitar and saxophone, and later studied piano at the Ghent & Brussels Conservatories. Before making the switch to electronic music, James Marvel aka Jens Blaute, played keyboard with several bands in Belgium and Holland. Taking influence from drum and bass producers such as Ed Rush & Optical and Bad Company, Marvel launched his production career under the moniker James Marvel in 2011 and quickly caught the attention of tastemakers in the scene, gaining support from labels and promotional channels such as Ammunition Recordings, Titan Recordings, Liquicity, Neurofunkgrid and Skanknbass before the release of his AudioPorn debut ‘I Am The Robot’ EP in 2013. Remixing Xilent’s “Bosswave” to great effect gained him a lot of follow up attention that eventually led to the creation of big tracks mentioned above.

With bookings at world renowned music events like Tomorrowland, Pukkelpop, Rock Werchter, Dour Festival, Rampage, Laundry Day, Star Warz, Let It Roll and UKF @ Fabric just to name a few, James Marvel has developed a solid reputation for delivering technically apt, highly energetic and memorable performances wherever you’ll find him delivering his widely varied taste of fast breakbeat music.

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