JUMODADDY

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Known as co-founder and keyboard player of Irie Maffa, JumoDaddy has become one of the most successful electronic music producers in Hungary in the last couple of years. He has been performing at the greatest venues of the electronical music and party scene in Hungary for ten years and produced several records. 

 


Born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1982, JumoDaddy spent most of his childhood in music schools and his father’s sound studio, where he became acquainted with the changing analog studio techniques early on. At the age of 20 JumoDaddy joined Hungary’s first and finest reggaedancehallsoundsystem, Love Alliance. Right after joining the DJ group, he started tocollect reggae/dancehall records and DJ regularly in the best Hungarian music clubs, which was the beginning of his career as JumoDaddy. In 2003, he released his debut song with Sena Dagadu (aka SENA) and Márton Élő (aka Dermot aka ELO) called “Hey” as part of Sena Dagadu’s debut album titled “First One”. Further cooperation with Élő led to the idea of a live band, which they finally co-founded in 2005 as Irie Maffia. In 2007, they released their first album, “Fel A Kezekkel!” featuring the domestic hit, “Hands In The Air”. He is credited for composing the majority of the later Irie Maffia albums as well (“What’s My Name” in 2009 and “Nagyon Jó Lesz” in 2013). He is the primary keyboard player in live and studio performances, furthermore he demonstrated his top-notch studio skills during mixing and mastering the Irie Maffia records. 
In 2012, he teamed up with Wondawulf to create the most progressive bass music party in Budapest, the Moombah! transformed into Univercity (UVCT) in 2013. In the same year, Simplify Recordings released the first JumoDaddy EP entitled “Cobra Dance/Bass In Your Face”. After releasing a free EP “Gangsters’ Funeral/All Night Long” online, he won the official Zomboy feat. Lady Chann – Here To Stay Beatport Remix Contest and was awarded an opportunity to release the remix at No Tomorrow Recordings. In 2013, JumoDaddy made several remixes for artists such as Krafty Kuts, Kairo Kingdom and the Hungarian band, Brains, which all landed on the Beatport top 10 glitch-hop charts. 

 


JumoDaddy made his latest and most significant remix for David Heartbreak, which was released as a free download on the OWSLA/Nest blog. In 2014, he released his two part apocalyptic Four Horses EP at Play Me Records. The track called Black Horse held its position in the Beatport Glitch Hop top ten chart for months and Skrillex had been playing the track for more than three months. The American club scene is not unknown for him as he has performed at the SXSW Festival in Austin and also in the Studio at Webster Hall.