Aaron Jackson

Editor-In-Chief

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Music is a genuine passion of mine and I love working for WaveByte as it’s the perfect creative outlet for my passion. If I had to describe my music taste I would have to use the blanket term of ‘alternative’ – I’m a massive fan of any demonstration of genuine talent and exciting songwriting. I could go on for days about the various aspects of music I love but I’ll keep this short and sweet. There are a huge number of artists out there who put unbelievable amounts of effort into their work and often, this work goes underappreciated whilst the mainstream gives all its attention to the same handful of ‘radio friendly unit shifters’ who don’t always necessarily deserve it. I want to give more recognition and more love to those artists out there who really deserve it – hopefully, through my writing, I can.

Favourite Band: Arcane Roots

Favourite Album: ‘The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me’ by Brand New

Favourite Song: ‘Where Is My Mind?’ by Pixies

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Jamie Law

Web Design & IT

FullSizeRenderMusic has saved me – A statement to this day I am happy to share with anyone who will listen. Everyone comes across problems in life and it is how we deal with these problems as to what defines us as people, and for me, music has been a big catalyst to making me the young adult I am. When it comes to music tastes I attempt to stay as impartial as possible, however, if I were to label my taste it would be ‘Indie’. This is why WaveByte is an important medium for me as it allows me to escape into the creative world of music in a manner I can manage (not being musically talented myself) whilst also hopefully inspiring others into branching out their musical tastes or even perhaps started a passion project of their self just like us at WaveByte.

Favourite Band: The 1975

Favourite Album: ‘The 1975 (Deluxe)’ by The 1975

Favourite Song: ‘Another Sad Song’ by Lower Than Atlantis

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Callum Huthwaite

Co-Editor

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I love music and get way too emotional when talking about it. Writing is one thing that I think I enjoy more than listening to music, working with Wavebyte allows me to fuse both my passions together. Most of the music I listen to is greeted with a “…what? Who?” kind of attitude, but I enjoy giving recognition to the artists that I feel deserve it rather than those that are forced through the radio at me. I see music as being the medium that brings all art together, I have a fascination with the creative process of writing music (in particular, the curation of lyrics) and the way in which it links with the aesthetic of an artist. As a result of this I find myself listening to a large array of music, with this I hope to give you a different flavour. I love going to gigs and being in the same space as people who love an artist as much as I do.

Favourite Artist: The Wonder Years

Favourite Album: “World Record” by Lower Than Atlantis

Favourite Song: “I Just Want to Sell Out My Funeral” by The Wonder Years

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Will Wilkins

Breaking Waves

FullSizeRender (1)As cliché as it sounds, music is one of the most important things in my life. Those who know me in real life, and have known me for the past five years, will know that I’ve changed a lot – it’s been a gradual and steady change, but a welcome one. Along with my entire being, my music taste has evolved through a steady change – from EDM to dubstep, to metal, to pop punk. I’ve tried it all and finally settled on my few favourites. The music I love the most is the alternative style of math rock; distorted guitar, strong drums, and powerful vocals which punch a message into your very soul. There’s nothing more I love than a song that makes me feel that even though I’ve been through some tough rides, I’ve always come out stronger. We at WaveByte are determined to provide a balanced and unbiased portrayal of how music influences us, and why we think you’ll enjoy it too.

Favourite Artist: Brockhampton.

Favourite Album: Melancholia Hymns’ by Arcane Roots.

Favourite Song: “Cocoon” by Catfish and the Bottlemen.

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Celia Moon

Social Media Management

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While my music taste has been forever developing and growing throughout the years, a lot from my younger teenage years remains religiously with me. The bands and artists I loved and listened to back then are still prominent within all my playlists to this day and I don’t think I’ll ever be able to shake the hold they have over me, not that I’d ever want to. The way I can so easily be thrown right back to a specific place and time just from listening to the opening bars of a song is incredible, and it always serves to reminds me just how far I’ve come since the first time I heard it. It’s like my own little time machine.

I’m always looking for new band suggestions, and as someone who was born with little-to-no musical talent, experiencing as wide a variety as I can is the best way for me to explore the world of music. WaveByte has given me the opportunity to learn about the medium I love, discover so many more incredible artists, and write about them as well, and it’s beyond exciting to be a part of the WaveByte team.

Favourite Band: Tonight Alive

Favourite Album: ‘My Head is an Animal’ by Of Monsters and Men

Favourite Song: ‘Please You’ by Clockwork Radio

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Daniel Baker

Social Media Management

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Music is certainly one of my main passions and this is where the idea of ‘WaveByte’ came from. Being able to

document personal experiences and create a platform for other people to read; gain a brief insight into bands and artists from the reviews that we create. I personally like a wide range of genres but if I was to specialize in one, in particular, it would probably be ‘Indie-alternative’ due to most of the content is written by the band themselves and the unforgettable experiences that you gain after you see them live. Most of the bands I have seen live fall into that category but I have an appreciation for any artist who works hard and is able to create a powerful and unique sound with a clear meaning being exposed to an audience through lyrics; giving them the opportunity to interpret in their own way.

Favourite Band: The 1975

Favourite Album: Peripheral vision’ by Turnover

Favourite Song: ‘Menswear’ by The 1975

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Guest Writing 

 

We actively encourage and welcome anyone who shares our interest in the vast stratosphere that is the music industry to come forward. If you think you would like to write for us (absolutely any content you think would be relevant) then please feel free to Logosend over an enquiry to info@wavebyte.co.uk . Writing for us is a great way to exercise your passion for music through the art of literature, as well as getting your work out there on an up-and-coming music blog. You would also be helping us out as you, through sharing your work, are sharing WaveByte as a brand. Of course, any guest writers would be fully credited for their work – on the website and across social media.

Thanks,

The WaveByte Team x