Jackhamma

James Ritchie

This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.darkforce-rec.de, http://www.myspace.com/darkforcerec

Discography of Jackhamma:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Evil Frequencies 4 Audio 2004-01-19 Dark Force Recordings
2 Behind Enemy Lines 4 Audio 2005 Dark Force Recordings
3 Saigo Wa Shi Desu 4 Audio 2005 Free Vision
4 Annihilation And Terror 4 Audio 2005-08-22 Dark Force Recordings
5 Light Of My Life 4 Audio 2005-12-00 Dark Force Recordings
6 Dirt World EP 4 Audio 2006-01-00 Toolterror
7 Alive But Dead E.P. 4 Audio 2008-04-04 Skull Tunes
8 Spyotic Chaos / Mystical Feeling / Extortion / Evil Forboding 2008 4 Audio 2008-06-02 Fatallic Resignation Records


Jackhamma aka James Ritchie was born on 26th December, 1979 in Münster, Germany. James’ preference for electronic music began as early as the late Eighties. To begin with this included a wide choice of different electronic styles. After a visit to Münster’s legendary Cosmic Club (today, the Fusion Club) in 1996, James began frequenting a variety of different clubs in Germany and England. During this period, James gained his first experiences mixing records with school-friends. In early 2000, as visits to the Fusion Club became more frequent, he met DJ Heiko Peisker - formerly ’Junior Pushix’. Inspired by Peisker’s hard underground-techno, James finally procured his own turntables and mixer in 2001. At around the same time, James met HardtraX. Together, they began to produce their own music. Within a short time, the two began performing at several locations in Germany under the heading HardtraX vs. Jackhamma. By the end of 2003 they started their own label Dark Force Recordings. The label’s first record Evil Frequencies (DFR001) was released in December 2003. The record’s hard-hitting, uncompromising, underground sound, foreshadowed perfectly what was yet to come.


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