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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James Donaldson

Marketing Director

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I admit, I don’t know the answers to everything in life – but I do know music answers a lot of them. Like it is said with beauty, music is definitely in the eye of the beholder (well, ear in this case) and much of my library isn’t to many others taste; but to me, it means a great deal. If I had to pinpoint a genre it would be RnB/Soul, I relish in a smooth beat with powerful vocals, and I admire those artists who can maintain a flow and hold you in the melodies. I appreciate good music; be it indie, rock or funk – and along with my colleagues at WaveByte, we thrive to provide you, our readers, with an insightful look into all genres.

 

Favourite Artist: The Weeknd

Favourite Album: ‘Only By The Night’ by Kings Of Leon

Favourite Song: ‘Sweet Disposition’ by The Temper Trap

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Jamie Law

Head of 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: Amber Run

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

Favourite Song: ‘No Echo’ by Bwani Junction

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Will Wilkins

Head of Communications

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 then 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: Dads

Favourite Album: The Balcony’ by Catfish and the Bottlemen.

Favourite Song: ‘Jesus Christ’ by Brand New, or ‘Honeybee’ by Seahaven.

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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 

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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 send 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

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