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Jet Jaguar


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From AudioCulture:

Michael Upton is a Wellington electronic music producer who records and performs under the names Jet Jaguar and Montano. Outside of his solo work, he has also recorded and performed as part of Monkey Shuffle, Patio, Dub Connection and Malty Media. Upton has remixed for Aspen, Rhian Sheehan, Fat Freddy's Drop, The Black Seeds, Module, The Phoenix Foundation, Trinity Roots and The Video Kid. (Read more...)

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We say:

‘Jet Jaguar’ was born and raised in Wellington. Taking his name from a Godzilla movie, Jet Jaguar has been making music since 1991, when he was inspired by a friend’s Mum’s midi setup! In real life he is downbeat electronic producer Michael Upton, releasing under this name since ’96. Also part of Montano, Malty Media, and more…

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