Michael Upton has been making electronic music since 1993, first releasing under the name Jet Jaguar in 1996. He has gone on to release 4 albums and 2 EPs under that name, the latest CD, ‘Four‘, independently released on 1st July 2012. Get it here.
Raised in Wellington, New Zealand, Michael also spent 4 years in Melbourne and 2 in Tokyo, gigging in both cities and collaborating where he could. He has played support for Prefuse 73 (USA), Monolake (Germany), and Tim Koch (Australia).
On top of a mountain of remixes for other artists and his solo work as Jet Jaguar, Michael has released music as a member of Montano, Malty Media, Patio, The Dub Connection, and Datsun Stereo. ‘Jet Jaguar is Love’ and Montano’s self-titled album were included in music writer Grant Smithies’ book of essential New Zealand albums, ‘Soundtracks’.
polographia – With You (Nakagin Remix)
Tim Koch – Obatem By Night (Jet Jaguar Remix)
Faux Pas – Guillotine (Crumbs remix)
Bruce Haack – Incantation (Jonti Remix)
Jet Jaguar – One Of The Perks Of The Position (Stephanie E Remix)
The Black Seeds – Keep On Pushing (son.sine’s in da in mix)
Ukiyo-e – Milton (Oren Ambarchi Remix)
Group Five – East India Co (Jet Jaguar’s Nordsee Mix)
Jet Jaguar – Awry Smile (K*Saba Remix)
Rhian Sheehan – Sunshine – Signer ”Sky” remix
Austin Benjamin Trio – The Doublethinkers (The Remote Viewer)
Jet Jaguar – Timmix (Shanalog Remix)
Tours – Tough Latey (Eboshi Remix)