Specimen A

Specimen A

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Specimen A are producers and brothers Phil and Morris Jones alongside DJ Dan Smart, creators of heavy fuelled breaks, dubstep, drum & bass and everything in between. The Jones brothers have music in their blood; born into a family of musicians and nephews of the legendary Howard Jones they were raised on a broad diet of inspiring music from classical to rave.

After making drum & bass for a few years, they started making breaks in 2006, collaborating with then up & coming producers Far Too Loud. Their early releases "Headcase", "Contamination" & "Soldiers At War" won them mass praise & support across the scene. After signing with Funkatech Records they continued to craft their distinctive sound on follow up singles "Exodus", "Dirty Disco" and "Freak In Us feat. Miss Trouble" winning a devoted fanbase, international bookings and proving themselves skillful performers and versatile song writers.

In 2008 they released their "Hazardous Material" series on Funkatech pushing their sound into new territories and winning themselves a nomination for Breakthrough Producer at the 2009 Breakspoll Awards at Fabric where they finally took to the stage with their first ever live show performing in front of a full house of frenzied ravers. The rest of 2009 went from strength to strength; tearing up the first Breakspoll Festival in Spain, remixing Dylan Rhymes and Deekline for high profile labels Lot49 and Against The Grain as well as guest mixes on BBC Radio 1 and Kiss FM.

Specimen A have big plans to broaden their sound in 2010 roaming deep into dubstep territory for the very first time with upcoming releases "Jaguar Paw", "Chasing Shadows" and their huge re-rub of Foreigner's 80's classic "Cold As Ice" heavily supported by Radio 1's Mista Jam. Look out also for their new collaborative project with rapper Bobby Whiskers fusing electronic melodies and lyrical flow; the soon to be massive hip-pop supergroup "Where's Huey?"

You'll be hearing a lot more from Specimen A, and you'll be liking it!
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Specimen A Discography

Singles & EPs

SCR V12 1 Specimen A Hate This System (Single) Squeaky Clean Records SCR V12 1 UK 1998 Sell This Version
IML 003 Specimen A Armed And Dangerous Inspirit Music IML 003 UK 2001 Sell This Version
SPEC 001 Specimen A Global Terror Specimen A SPEC 001 UK 2001 Sell This Version
IML 001 Specimen A Bloodthirsty / 154(12") Inspirit Music IML 001 UK 2001 Sell This Version
SPEC 002 Specimen A Nemesis Inspirit Breaks SPEC 002 UK 2002 Sell This Version
SPEC X Specimen A Somebooty(12", W/Lbl) Specimen A SPEC X UK 2002 Sell This Version
SPEC003 Specimen A Sniper / Shotgun Specimen A SPEC003 UK 2003 Sell This Version
SPEC 004 Specimen A Bounce / Steppa(12", W/Lbl) Specimen A SPEC 004 UK 2003 Sell This Version
SPEC 005 Specimen A Untitled(12", W/Lbl) Specimen A SPEC 005 UK 2003 Sell This Version
emcee 016 Specimen A Hold On / Take You Back Emcee Recordings emcee 016 UK 2004 Sell This Version
none Specimen A / J Majik & Wickaman Specimen A / J Majik & Wickaman - Hold On (Remix) / U Disgust Me(Acetate, 12") Infrared none UK 2004 Sell This Version
GPR 002 DJ Fozzybear & Specimen A DJ Fozzybear & Specimen A - High Grade / Hold On (Rip Remix) Greenpiece Records GPR 002 UK 2006 Sell This Version
GPR 001 DJ Fozzybear & Specimen A DJ Fozzybear & Specimen A - Mic Check / Grumblefunk Greenpiece Records GPR 001 UK 2005 Sell This Version
FTECH015 Specimen A Blow Ya Head / Fusion Reactor(12") Funkatech FTECH015 UK 2006 Sell This Version
BROKE 009 Far Too Loud vs. Specamin A* / Deep Impact Far Too Loud vs. Specamin A* / Deep Impact - Headcase / Out Of Control(12") Broke BROKE 009 UK 2006 Sell This Version
FTECH016 Far Too Loud vs. Specimen A Far Too Loud vs. Specimen A - Contamination / Soldiers At War(12") Funkatech FTECH016 UK 2006 Sell This Version
FTECH022 Specimen A Dirty Disco / Pop The Pin Funkatech FTECH022 UK 2007 Sell This Version
FTECH020 Specimen A Exodus / Check The Sound (Single) Funkatech FTECH020 UK 2007 Sell This Version
FTECH024CDR Specimen A Freak In Us / Rock This House (Single) Funkatech FTECH024CDR UK 2007 Sell This Version
BTX010 Specimen A Fly On The Wall(12") Bombtraxx Records BTX010 UK 2007 Sell This Version
MECH2029PT2 Rektchordz vs. Specimen A / Sunz Of Mecha (Yoof)* Rektchordz vs. Specimen A / Sunz Of Mecha (Yoof)* - Fidgit / V 4 Vendetta(12") Mechanoise Records MECH2029PT2 UK 2007 Sell This Version
MECH2029PT3 Sunz Of Mecha* vs Specimen A / D-Ranged (2) Sunz Of Mecha* vs Specimen A / D-Ranged (2) - Pull Up / Control Freek(12") Mechanoise Records MECH2029PT3 UK 2007 Sell This Version
FTECH027 Specimen A Hazardous Material Pt. 1(12") Funkatech FTECH027 UK 2008 Sell This Version
FTECH032 Specimen A Hazardous Material Pt. 2 Funkatech FTECH032 UK 2009 Sell This Version
FTECH037 Pyramid (5) vs. Specimen A Pyramid (5) vs. Specimen A - Move Feat. Bobby / No Games Funkatech FTECH037 UK 2009 Sell This Version

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