Jamie Bawn was discovered in 2006 when he came a very close second place at the Networking National Dj Comp at PO NA NA in Brighton, before becoming runner up and then later a joint winner for ‘Who wants the Monkey’ at Brighton’s Ocean Rooms. Soon after that Jamie aka JBawn secured a residency for the popular undergrund collective; REFORM at Bognor’s Mud club with Harvey Bailey and guests such as Wiggle’s TERRY FRANCIS, LOTTIE, HIPPE, COLIN DALE and ROB ACTESON. Jamie was also a resident for MUD THERAPY -a more House based night (also at Mud club) where he debuted with TOM MIDDLETON and later played alongside INLAND KNIGHTS, JOEY YOUNGMAN, FEMI B, SERGE SANTIAGO, PHIL WEEKS, D RAMIREZ and ANDREW WEATHERALL.
Jamie also secured a residency at The Ocean Rooms in Brighton playing alongside guests such as JEFF MILLS, DEREK MAY, LAYO AND BUSHWACKA, JOEY NEGRO, DAVE CLARKE, BILLY NASTY, JAMES LAVELLE, JIM MASTERS and GREG WILSON. Jamie’s style changed from Chicago based house to a much more tech house/techno style which he champions now. This style was really showcased when he played the infamous CARL COX after party in Brighton.
Jamie Bawn also progressed in his dj ing with this techy style at his new residency for INSIDE OUT at Al Duomo where he played alongside djs such as ROCKY and EDDIE RICHARDS. Jamie’s newest residency has been at Brighton’s amazing Concorde 2 where he played bi monthly with the On The House team (Magnus Asberg etc). His debut here was for WIGGLE 15 YRS OF CLASSICS with TERRY FRANCIS, NATHAN COLES and EDDIE RICHARDS. The last set at Concorde 2 was alongside ‘House’ legend ‘ROBERT OWENS’. Jamie continues to rock the dance floors in Brighton and along the south coast both on his own and with his new production partner Chris Eaton, and has now collaborated with Chris to create dj collective ‘beatsworkin’ They had started putting on monthly nights at Brighton’s OM and now movd to bigger and cool venue. The H-Bar and had some fantastic guest djs on their nights so far including: Jay West, Pure Science, Grant Dell, Rob Pearson, Raymundo Rodriguez, Jon Marsh(Beloved), Dominique Danielle and Freaky Disco;s Tony Nunn. They have also had parties at Bognor’s Mud Club (with Colin Dale); Brighton’s Ocean Rooms and recently hosted a Thames Boat party and room at popular club; Area (london) and
Jamie recently played at ‘Dance Crusade’ along with Chris and the Reform guys and also at Brixton Jamm alongside Kenny Hawkes for Liz Edwards: Kerfuffle.
Jamie and Chris have started producing some great tracks and will be releasing these on Masterplan and Evasive Records. Their first Tracks ‘This is It’ and ‘Cuban Acid’ have already been released to good reviews on Masterplan Records and have been played on Ibiza Sonica radio. Along with Macro B, beatsworkin have a weekly radio show on upfrontdance.net each tuesday from 10pm till midnight with monthly guest: Liz Edwards, and host regular underground parties in Brighton and beyond.