Neil Porter, know to macjammers as jiguma, is 58 years young and lives on the beach in the middle of nowhere, someplace in Australia. He’s a survivor of early band days, a young man’s rock-n-roll excesses, of a high stress job and the burden of all the secrets a psychologist holds inside (especially one that is a team leader/senior administrator), and now lives in his isolated Eden, connected to the world by the Internet and a powerful soul.
Not only his unique voice, organic grooves, outstanding lyrics and solid sense of melody give his tracks a signature sound. The way he mixes and layers his music is unlike anything I’ve heard. I can tell a jiguma track the moment it starts. (I love that.) If you listen from his earliest to his most recent, you will hear steadily increasing production/mixing abilities, which is one of the things this site gives many members. Plus, his songs have a conscience. His song writing is strong from top to bottom… (more…)