Jaydan Aka Jamie Cope hails from Leicester and has been into drum & bass ever since discovering it through his older brothers love of the music. From his early teens he was listening to rave music through his brother and in his friends bedrooms and started attending various under 18s raves around Leicester.
As the music started to evolve into the jungle/drum & bass sound he became hooked and at the age of 16 attended his first big rave namely Dance Planet at the Sanctuary in Milton Keynes. He continued to attend nights around the Uk such as Helter Skelter, pandemonium and Total Kaos and seeing djs like LTJ Bukem ,Fabio and Jumping Jack Frost to name a few he knew that he wanted to be a dj. It was then that he met a group of likeminded people through another friend he had made recently, another local Dj by the name of Dj Detro (Marc). It was one of the new group of friends Dj Skitzo (Justin) who set Jaydan on his way by teaching him how to mix.
A couple of years later an opportunity came up for Jaydan to play at a Formation Records night back to back with Dj Detro at the Underground in Leicester. It was a nerve racking experience as they were performing with the likes of Darren J, SS, Dj Ron, L Double General Levy and Warren G. It went really well though and it was a first taste of playing to a big crowd and they both knew they wanted more. Over the next couple of years and having dabbled in happy hardcore under the alias Dj Insane, Jaydan knew that it was Drum & bass that was he truly enjoyed playing but the scene had gone a little too techy for him so needing to satisfy his craving for Amen Breaks he turned his attention to the LTJ Bukem / Logical Progression movement. Having enjoyed attending, listening and playing the intelligent style of drum & Bass it was a natural progression into the now emerging liquid side of things.