MJ Cole

Real Name:
Matthew James Firth Coleman
Profile:
London-based musician and producer most renowned for his contribution to the UK Garage scene.
Started (as Matt Coleman (2)) as an in-house engineer at Jungle/Drum'n'Bass label SOUR and its Hip Hop and Breaks affiliates.
Introduced to UK Garage in 1997 by Ramsey & Fen, who he worked with as Rafmat, and DJs from the London Underground pirate radio station, who worked with MJ Cole to produce tracks on V.I.P. (Very Important Plastic).
Established Prolific Recordings in 1998 and 892 Recordings in 2016.
Signed by Gilles Peterson to Talkin' Loud in 2000, on which he released his first and second albums.
Returned to his classical music roots in 2020 with his third album on Decca.
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Albums

542579-4 MJ Cole - Sincere album art MJ Cole Sincere (Album, Comp) Talkin' Loud 542579-4 UK 2000 Sell This Version
none MJ Cole - Cut To The Chase album art MJ Cole Cut To The Chase (Album) Talkin' Loud none UK 2003 Sell This Version
none MJ Cole - Madrugada album art MJ Cole Madrugada (Album) Decca, Universal Music Group none 2020 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

TAO-RD-001 MJ Cole - Too Blind / Shadows album art Two As One* & MJ Cole Two As One* & MJ Cole - Too Blind / Shadows Rhythm Division TAO-RD-001 UK 1997 Sell This Version
VIP 005, VIP005 MJ Cole - 2 Play With Voices album art Nortee B Nice & MJ Cole Nortee B Nice & MJ Cole - 2 Play With Voices(12", W/Lbl, Sti) V.I.P. (Very Important Plastic), V.I.P. (Very Important Plastic) VIP 005, VIP005 UK 1998 Sell This Version
SP 002 MJ Cole - Said It's Comin album art The Memzee* & MJ Cole The Memzee* & MJ Cole - Said It's Comin Sensible Plastic SP 002 UK 1998 Sell This Version
MJCOLE12 MJ Cole - Grass Ain't Greener album art MJ Cole Vs. De-Ryus MJ Cole Vs. De-Ryus - Grass Ain't Greener(12", W/Lbl) Not On Label (MJ Cole) MJCOLE12 UK 1998 Sell This Version
PROPH 001 MJ Cole - Guilty / Flava Fever album art M.J. Cole* Guilty / Flava Fever Prolific Recordings PROPH 001 UK 1998 Sell This Version
TAORD 002 MJ Cole - Body Heat / Too Blind album art 2 As 1 & MJ Cole 2 As 1 & MJ Cole - Body Heat / Too Blind Rhythm Division TAORD 002 UK 1998 Sell This Version
METX 001 MJ Cole - Sincere album art MJ Cole Sincere (Single, Maxi) Metrix Recordings METX 001 UK 1998 Sell This Version
TKDJ 055 MJ Cole - Waiting For The Day album art MJ Cole Waiting For The Day (Maxi) Talkin' Loud TKDJ 055 UK 1999 Sell This Version
LOUD5 MJ Cole - I See album art MJ Cole I See(7") Talkin' Loud LOUD5 UK 1999 Sell This Version
TLX 62, none MJ Cole - Sincere (Marcus Intalex & S.T. Files Remix) / Unknown album art MJ Cole / Reprazent* MJ Cole / Reprazent* - Sincere (Marcus Intalex & S.T. Files Remix) / Unknown(Acetate, 10") Talkin' Loud, Not On Label TLX 62, none Germany 1999 Sell This Version
none MJ Cole - Tired Games album art MJ Cole Tired Games Talkin' Loud none UK 2000 Sell This Version
TLCJ 62 MJ Cole - Hold On To Me album art MJ Cole Hold On To Me (Single) Talkin' Loud, Talkin' Loud TLCJ 62 UK 2000 Sell This Version
TKDJ75/76 MJ Cole - Crazy Love album art MJ Cole Crazy Love (Single, Maxi) Talkin' Loud, Mercury TKDJ75/76 UK 2000 Sell This Version
none MJ Cole - Horizon / Attitude album art MJ Cole Featuring Elisabeth Troy MJ Cole Featuring Elisabeth Troy - Horizon / Attitude(Acetate, 10") Not On Label none UK 2000 Sell This Version
572 736-2 MJ Cole - Crazy Love / Sincere album art MJ Cole Crazy Love / Sincere(CD, Maxi) Mercury 572 736-2 France 2000 Sell This Version
588 962-1 MJ Cole - Long Time Dead (Music From The Motion Picture) album art MJ Cole / D.B.X. MJ Cole / D.B.X. - Long Time Dead (Music From The Motion Picture) Mercury, Universal 588 962-1 UK 2001 Sell This Version
ET001 MJ Cole - Sexify album art M.J Cole* & The Memzee* M.J Cole* & The Memzee* - Sexify(12") Eazy Tiger Trax ET001 UK 2001 Sell This Version
NHM001, NMH001 MJ Cole - Mad Man album art MJ Cole Mad Man(12", W/Lbl) Not On Label, Not On Label NHM001, NMH001 UK 2002 Sell This Version
TKDJ119 MJ Cole - Wondering Why album art MJ Cole Feat Vula MJ Cole Feat Vula - Wondering Why (Single) Talkin' Loud TKDJ119 UK 2002 Sell This Version
PDUBBS002 MJ Cole - Prolific Dubbs Vol. 2: The Remixes album art MJ Cole Prolific Dubbs Vol. 2: The Remixes Prolific Dubbs PDUBBS002 UK 2004 Sell This Version
RKP06RR MJ Cole - Trouble (MJ Cole Remix) album art Rodney P vs MJ Cole Rodney P vs MJ Cole - Trouble (MJ Cole Remix)(12", S/Sided) Riddim Killa Records RKP06RR UK 2004 Sell This Version
VIPGOLD 001 MJ Cole - Unreleased Gold album art MJ Cole Unreleased Gold(12", Ltd, S/Edition) V.I.P. (Very Important Plastic) VIPGOLD 001 UK 2004 Sell This Version

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Pr0t0n

September 13, 2018
The man who helped to shape UK garage sound. Keyboards and strings master. Sooo many great tunes and remixes in his discography...

It's been almost twenty years since I've heard 'Sincere' for the first time and it still gives me goosebumps.

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