Hailing from Leeds, UK, Malcolm has built his DJ reputation from the Northern rave scene in the late 80s, through the UK Garage days in the 90s and up to more recently having played at parties and hosted events across the UK and Europe inc. ADE, Vocal Booth, Southport Weekender, Hard Times, Groove Odyssey, Mint Fest alongside some of the greatest names in music such as DJ Jazzy Jeff, Frankie Knuckles, Lil Louis, Roy Ayers, Norman Jay.
Hosting a weekly Radio show on PCR and a monthly on Sable Radio plus regular live Mixcloud Streams as well as regular local residencies for 212, Chow Down, Doghouse Malcolm is always spreading his sound of Funk, Soul, Disco, Deep, Afro and Latin influenced House.
Since 2010, hosting the first AfroCo party in Leeds, Malcolm and AfroCo have played their part in reinvigorating a taste for all things soulful in the city, across funk, soul, disco, jazz funk and house music. Malcolm and his pals have hosted parties with some of the most current names in the deep and soulful house scene such as; Atjazz, Karizma, DJ Spen, Phil Asher, Neil Pierce, Sean McCabe, Groove Assassin, LayFar and Rainer Truby.
Following 2 releases of his and another from Euan Mitchell on his own Redkyte records, Atjazz Record Company and Groove Assassin’s Things May Change label released Thank You and 90s Groove respectively.
Lockdown brought it’s challenges but wanting to ensure the people got the music even when they couldn’t get out to it, Malcolm became a regular online streamer and maintained a relationship with his music audience. Since the lockdown period, Malcolm has hosted The Leeds All Dayer party in 2023, inviting; The Journeymen, Marcia Carr, Colin Williams, Craig Smith among a totally number of 26 DJs/performers,
Another release featuring South African vocalist, Kholi on Atjazz records and another on Midnight Social Records and more in the pipeline as far as releases go.
Having recently returned from playing at Groove Odyssey, Ibiza and the Fajara event in Gambia, November, along with a host of events in Leeds, Malcolm is enjoying sharing his music and energy with those he is blessed to reach.