Exclusive Mixtape: Jon Kennedy

Sounds for the weekend! This week we have a special mixtape from Manchester born and bred, Jon Kennedy. Working professionally in the music industry for the last 13 years, Jon has released 5 LP’s on some of the UK’s best underground labels, namely Tru Thoughts Recordings and Manchester based Grand Central Records. He has remixed over 25 artists and has been circumnavigating the planet with his own music, with the promise of more to come after the creation of his own label, The Jon Kennedy Federation.
With the official launch of his own record label The John Kennedy Federation, or JKF for short, Jon looks after 6 artists and includes each with the new ‘Corporeal Remixed’ LP: a re-work of last years ‘Corporeal’ LP by some of the greatest names in breaks, beats and bass music, from Marcus Intalex to Ugly Duckling to Fila Brazilia to Waiwan.


Jon has previously remixed artists from Barclay James Harvest, Marcus Intalex, Fila Brazilia, Ugly Duckling, Bonobo, Quantic, 70’s legends Piblokto, Bob Marley and re-worked the soundtrack from classic cult film ‘Withnail & I’. He continues to be prolific with 9 remixes being completed in 2012 alone. Touring the globe as a DJ and Live Band outfit, he visits most major cities on the planet every and has reached audiences as far away as New York, St Petersburg, Reykjavik, Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Hong Kong, Manilla & Hanoi. Recent tours include Japan, Europe and USA where Jon will be returning this year to connect via his music. His own musical productions has seen him work with Dulux Paints, IVI Vision, DC Shoes, Hennessey, Vans, Billabong, Etnies, WEsc, Channel 4 (uk) and recently 2 feature films: The blockbuster “Limitless” and working along side Academy Award winner Olympia Dukakis, Lindsay Hollister (Get Smart) and Trevor Donovan (90210) on an independent production.

Corporeal Remixed Part 2 is out now!

July 24th DJ SET (jpn), Private Function, Osaka, Japan
July 25th DJ SET (jpn), TBC, Tokyo, Japan
August 2015 1st DJ SET (uk), Black Book Cafe, Stroud,
August 7th DJ SET (cz), Air Festival, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
August 8th DJ SET (uk), Private Function, Wales, United Kingdom
August 21st DJ SET (es), Central, Zamora, Spain
August 28th DJ SET (uk), Magic Garden, London, United Kingdom
August 29th DJ SET (uk), Hootananny, London, United Kingdom
September 2015 5th DJ SET (de), Sky Lounge, Berlin, Germany