Michael McLeod grew up around music, his father was a mod and his mum had a love for motown music. He Started off on guitar in his teens then on to the computer to produce music as a hobby when he was 20 using his online gaming alias Jakal as his ar..
Michael McLeod grew up around music, his father was a mod and his mum had a love for mowtown music. He Started off on guitar in his teens then on to the computer to produce music as a hobby when he was 20 using his online gaming alias Jakal as his artist name Michael also produces under Mr. Mike Holyrood
Michael runs and manages the digital music label Fixate Recordswhich has had support from Max Cooper, Frenkie V, Los Updates, Da Lukas, Miniminds, Swallen, Vandal, Suspect Delivery, Odessa Soundfreaks, K-Hand, Flash Borthers & Mark Gwinnett + more.
Michael started making music seriously in 2005 using hardware and software. His influences in his work come from a number of genres and producers over the years as well as new trends. His work has been compared to Punk, Techno, House & Electro styles but Michael sums it up as L'ectro Love for his love of electronic music.
Michael has played most underground clubs in Edinburgh and has played alongside a number of headline acts as well as high profile gigs in UK and Europe. Styles you can expect to hear in his dj sets are Techno, Tech-House, Minimal.
Captain Magic - Bullshido (Jakal & Kris Meja Remix) - Benefit Recordings BNFT07
Jakal & Kris Meja - Kreuzberg - Benefit Recordings BNFT08
VA - One Year On Benefit - Benefit Recordings BNFT010
Jakal & Kris Meja - Kreuzberg - Fixate Records FIXUS 001
Jakal & Kris Meja - Seductive Charmer - Fixate Records FIXUS 002
Jakal - For You EP - Fixate Records FIXUS 012
Suspect Delivery - Ritual (Jakal & Kris Meja Remix) - Fixate Records FIXUS 014
Swallen - Hit The Floor (Jakal Remix) - Fixate Records FIXUS 015
Jakal & FUNKNDY - Like This Like That - Fixate Records FIXUS 021
Jakal - Tourist EP - Fixate Records FIXUS 022