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Hailed as "One of the most successful female artists" by industry giants Random Concept, 2015 saw her reach award winning status at the "We Love Jungle" awards crowned as "Best Female DJ."
Missrepresent was nominated then voted third 2010 and the following year 2011 as second 'Best female DJ’ at the national Drum and Bass awards alongside Annie Mac (Radio 1) and the legendary DJ Storm (Metalheadz).
If you've caught one of her sets either live or online, you will know why. She is one of the most versatile DJs, from headlining with Skibadee or Harry Shotta in epic dancefloor Jump Up sets, to all Ragga Jungle and Jungle Sets, Liquid sets and now being booked for Renegade Hardware February 2016, she knows when to go in hard and has the ear to understand the full spectrum of Jungle and Drum and Bass. She can read a crowd and can effortlessly mix it up when needed, keeping a dancefloor moving. A skill which she has developed from starting on vinyl, and perfecting over the 15 years she has been on the circuit.
Along with DJ'ing across the globe from Europe to Eastern Bloc, to North America and the Far East to critical acclaim, the journey began in 2004 when Missrepresent beat over 500 entries to win the liquidfunk.co.uk DJ mix competition. In the same year she qualified in the finals of Bristol Academy’s 'Movement & Driveby' competition which led to the beginnings of a global career in DJ'ing at venues such as The Wagon Club (Poland), Club Cube (Lodz Poland), Porto Play DnB (Portugal) and Lisbon (Portugal) with numerous gigs in Germany.
Other cities such as Seoul in East Asia, Taipei in Taiwan and over the other side of the globe in the USA such as Chicago, Denver and Reno in Nevada have hosted this lady to play.
Europe isn't a strange place to her either, headining events in Copenhagen, hitting Prague and the world famous Cross Club im Czech Republic, Portugal, in both Lisbon and Porto saw her on a weekend headline spree, and she has covered the UK from headlining Jungle Nation in Aberdeen Scotland to the bottom of the UK for Devotion in Devon, and most cities inbetween. A full list of gigs can be seen here.
Other career highlights through the years include featuring alongside DJ Friction (Radio 1), Urban Nerds, Futurebound & more for the Ecler and Ortofon Pro DJ Team. She has featured on front cover features in Egg Magazine, been a resident on the Movement Tour at Brunels, featuring in DJ Mag as DNB’s top ladies and been the only female DJ to play alongside luminaries like Dillinja & Lemon D at the Swindon Brunel Valve Sound System nights on a regular basis.
She was the first female artist to join Micky Finn’s DJ Agency ‘Urban Agency’ and the first female producer signed to legendary ‘Viper recordings’.
In 2006, Missrepresent promoted events on a monthly basis, DJ'ed across Europe including Spain & Tenerife, and took a crew of resident DJ’s across Europe. This was the time when she linked up with DJ Phantasy with her resident nights.
The Aftershock Radio team evolved into events across the midlands on a regular basis and led her to team up with Garry K and Pressure, where she was part of the judging team for the DJ and MC finals for Random Concept.
Missrepresent has featured in Knowledge Mag, DJ Mag, DOA and is interviewed on dnb resources on a regualr basis. Her AftershockRadio events took the U.K & Europe by storm featuring at massive events such as the like of Valve Bedlam, Desire London, High Rollers Swindon plus co-promoting nights at The Mass nightclub in Brixton London and SE1. More press followed for Missrepresent, interviews with SoGlos, Gloucestershire's No1 music hub and Guest Residency’s on Radio Cardiff alongside DJ Kallista, which also included quarterly requests for live mixes and interviews. By the end of 2007, Missrepresent played to a crowd of 2,000 revellers headlining for Lifeline Promotions in Bremen, Germany on a NYE night that featured huge acts like Bad Company, Moving Fusion & Far Too Loud.
The growing success story continued in 2008 with support from Fly53 Clothing, the very brand that supports The Klaxons, gigs at Bedlam, Carling Academy, Bristol. More gigs in Tenerife followed, a 2nd trip to Italy Rome with Evilsound, and headlining a huge 7,000 capacity outdoor event in La Palma, and the landmark of being nominated for Best Female Artist and Breakthrough DJ in Raveology’s Drum & Bass Awards.
AfterShockRadio went from its humble beginnings to receiving a nomination for Best Internet Radio Station 2 years consecutively. Along with all this, Missrepresent played at the Innovation in the Sun near Barcelona, the biggest DnB festival on the globe and from there headed stateside for her first USA tour touching down in Chicago, Denver and Reno.
Missrepresent’s trail blazed into 2009 no less than an incredible 25 bookings, events that would include charity gigs in Manchester & a huge NYE midnight headline set in Germany with Skibadee. The Global Energy Weekender with Random Concept saw her DJ alongside Eksman, she was also there judging in the finals of RC Academy's Dj & Mc competition for a second consecutive year, with MC IC3, Garry K and Pressure. Another landmark of DJ'ing was 2 years consistently at Europe’s biggest DJ Performance show, BPM held at the NEC, Birmingham for the Ortofon and Ecler Henley Designs Pro DJ Team.
In later years, Missrepresent became part of Silent Code, a dynamic and high in demand DnB duo, turning out countless DnB anthems such as DJ Rap’s Spiritual Aura remix, Viper Recordings release ‘Listen,’ '6Million Dolla Man', 'Night Train', 'Box Your Chimp', 'Bassline Shut Up' and many more. Silent Code featured on other labels such as Formation Records, Easy Records, Dirt, Lies & Audio Black, DJ Rap’s and her own Sliced Note Recordings and remixed for the likes of DJ SS, DJ Rap, JFX, Picota and many others including remixing seminal rave classic 'Flatliners' by Nebula II for Kode 5 Recordings.
Most notably, Silent Code had 3 tracks released on EA Games, Need For Speed Most Wanted. The 3 tracks - Night Train, East Star and Spellbound produced were up alongside Muse, Chemical Brothers, Madeon. The Who, DJ Fresh and Dizee Rascal, Deadmau5, Skrillex, Calvin Harris, Green Day, The Prodigy and many more. A full list can be found here. This was noted by many as the best Need For Speed sound track ever compiled.
Missrepresent was also part of producing the official Snoop Dogg dnb remix "Flip It" for Charlotte Devaney, and went on to release further tracks with Charlotte for the Bass Dunk EP featuring Lady Leshurr and Fatman Scoop.
Radio 1’s Mr Jam supported tracks, playing Twisted World (Joe Nebula & Rachael Wallace) Silent Code Remix, and with A list support from DJ Marky, Fabio and Grooverider.
Missrepresent goes on now continue at headliner status and to manage Sliced Note Recordings independently, constantly pushing new and upcoming producers.
November 1st 2014 saw Missrepresent return, after a 6 year break of promoting and is back in Banbury, to her roots with “Missrepresent & Friends” for a Liquid Funk Drum and Bass night at Pheobus in Banbury and 2015 kick started with Missrepresent enodorsing Pump Audio and starting the "Ladies of DNB Series" for the brand new dnbmuzik.com/ DNB Muzik resource website.
2015 also showed her label Sliced Note Recordings with tracks reaching the top ten on TID charts for March 2015. This is a really exciting time for the label, getting huge A List suport.
From running a successful DJ and MC agency, a successful Label which is constantly hitting the top ten TID charts and getting huge A list support she continues a busy DJ career and pushing now her own solo music productions.
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