How long have you been producing?
and what got you started?
Jay: Ive been producing about
6ish years, the main reason i started
was so i could have tunes that no
other DJ had!
How did you get into the garage
Oris Jay: Back in
the day my favourate music was Jungle/D&B,
but the city i live in is all about
House music, so i DJ'ed House music
in the clubs, went to London one day
to buy some new House tunes and discovered
UK Garage! , It had bass like D&B
but also had the vibes of House music,
from there i was hooked!
What and who inspires you? past and
Oris Jay: Originaly i was
inspired by Steve Gurley, Zed Bais and Wookie,
but now i am inspired by the mood i'm in
and the world around me!
What do you think of the current
uk garage scene?
Oris Jay: i think there
is a few UK Garage scenes at the moment!
all of them seem to be ok! from Breaky to
.Where do you think the scene is
Oris Jay: only God knows!
What dj's/mc's and producers do you
Oris Jay: DJ Lombardo,
EZ, Mark One, Artwork, Zed Bais, EL-B, Ja
Da Flex, Ms Dynamite, Plastic Man, Pay as
u go crew, M J Cole,Aquasky, Autobots, Freq
Nasty, theres to much to name!
.Were you suprised how big said the
spider became in the breaks scene?
Oris Jay: Very Suprised!
Out of all your tracks whats your
Oris Jay: Taiwan Ink or
Said the Spider VIP
Where do you see yourself in 10years?
Oris Jay: Only God has
that answer, but i would like to think i'll
still be building beats!
Who would you most like to work with?
Oris Jay: I would work
with any one who could hold there own in
Any plans to collaborate with any
Oris Jay: Not at the mo
Any plans to try any different styles
Oris Jay: yeah, i'm gonna
slow down my tempo for couple of tracks
to see how it come out, maybe it will sound
like hip hop!
How does it feel to be such a respected
part of the industry?
Oris Jay: it took many
years of hard grafting to get my sound recognised,
so it feels like it wasnt all for nothing
What do u think about the internet?
is it a good tool for the industry?
Oris Jay: Defo! its a way
to get music from all over the world and
to promote yourself without leaving your
What studio set up do you have? software?
Oris Jay: Istill have Hardware
coz i dont fully trust software yet!
Any advice for up and coming producers?
Oris Jay: If you Believe
in yourself people will believe in you!
(thank the boys at nu breaks 4 this
question!) Do you really like spiders?
Oris Jay: Spiders are ok,
when they are about a mile away from me!
Oris Jay: Big Big shout
to the FORWARD>> massive, and all
the people who are suporting the scene!!!
Thanks for your time, and big up
from 2SG! ...Lucky Strike...