James has been interested in music and recording since his school days. “I went to TAFE to study and perfectly timed a call to Novatech – they accepted me for work experience,” he says. “I never left.” Nearly fifteen years on it’s still a thrilling ride.
The World Police Fire Games at Adelaide Oval was particularly memorable due to its scale at the time. Bumping Adelaide Symphony Orchestra in and out on WOMAD’s Foundation Stage was also a buzz, as were a series of large-scale RnB festivals including Supafest.
His workmates would describe him as ‘demanding, loud and confident’ and when he’s not at work you’ll generally find him at the beach or in the pub. “Preferably a pub by the beach.”