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Doing it the Hardway with Over Easy

Author: W2
Tuesday, April 19, 2005

Los Angeles, CA -- Critically acclaimed DJ/Producer/Artist, James Hardway is gearing up to release his newest opus on Lunaticworks this summer.

Producer, remixer, DJ and recording artist David Harrow (aka James Hardway) will be releasing 'Over Easy', the first release under the name 'James Hardway Collective', via Lunaticworks/ SONY BMG in July 2005.

David Harrow is one of the busier and more elusive figures in dance and electronic music, often shrouding his assorted activties under a variety of
aliases, the most well known of which in North America is James Hardway. Widely recognised as one of the forefathers of UK jungle aka drum'n'bass, this talented multi-instrumentalist has an extremely diverse background ranging from playing keyboards in Jah Wobble, producing acts including Atari Teenage Riot and remixing acts including Depeche Mode.

Under the name Technova, Harrow created critically acclaimed albums and European dance chart singles. He has also scored films (Sex Lives in L.A.) and recorded as Magnetic.

Harrow/ James Hardway's newest effort 'Over Easy' showcases the vocal talents of Los Angeles-based husband/wife team, Eyedentity. The duo is D Booker (daughter of Brazilian jazz legends Flora Purim and Airto Moreira)and Krishna Booker (son of jazz bassist Walter Booker and godson of Herbie Hancock.) The couple's pedigree matches their skills --Harrow's signature jazzy beats and grooves match top notch lyrical flow.

The album's breezy title could be a nod to eggs or the Southern California lifestyle which Harrow now enjoys with his family. "I began a love affair with California when I came here to record the second album 'Welcome To The Neon Lounge' and finally made my home here 2 years ago," he says from his studio in East Los Angeles. James- David- Billy Bob- What's in a name- 'Over Easy' exceeds expectations, straddles genres and simply moves your heart as well as your ass.

A new chapter unfolds as the James Hardway Collective gets 'Easy'...