Biography

Ojay is a solo bass player, a looper and experimental soundscaper who drifts in and out of funky psychedelia with ease. Working with or without beats he layers his bass through a variety of effect pedals to create shifting soundscapes that seemingly always attempt to defy genre, though always end up funky.

Focusing on improvisation Ojay has busked on the streets of Newcastle for over ten years, sharing his unique funky filmic sounds and has become a well known and loved addition to the vibe of the city centre where he is lovingly known as ‘The Awesome Bass Guy’.

Ojay regularly hosts a monthly improvisation jam night at Bar Loco, Newcastle as well as perfoming solo gigs up and down the country in venues and at festivals. He also teaches bass guitar, has facilitated  music workshops for children and adults.

Ojay recently graduated From Wolverhampton University. Receiving a first class BA in Performance Industries.  He has happily reunited with his crew in the Dust Junkys who after disbanding for over ten years are touring again and writing new material.