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Saturday, 25 May 2013

Hello cabin fever...

So the sun has been out all day and I haven't even left the house - BUT song number 2. Macabre dessert is written and stickers have been made!!! Now just the mix to go and today's jobs are done! xx

Sunday, 19 May 2013

Maida Vale Video Link

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaand here's the video:


Lyrics - Macabre Dessert

I've written a dark little bedtime poem I think I'm going to use for my next song - just some notes here I thought I'd share with you all from tonight's inspirations x

Macabre Dessert
Bitter sweet
Sordid Earth
Mares of the night, mares of the night

I’m talking love
My chorus
Mares of the night, mares of the night

Marabre dessert
Silicon birth
Mares of the night, mares of the night

This is the venal muse
This is my exit
For my eyes only
And maybe yours

Let’s join in, go under the influence
Be influenced by the end of innocence
Taste the last meal on death row everyday
In the garden of disguised and dark delights

Let’s watch shooting stars under UV
Deliver insecticide to the outsiders
Trying to spy too see on what we feed
On what brings us alive

Our food, cold blooded and amused
Skin flicked and gristle throbbing
Uneasy, don’t untie me, stay
release the beast in me my handler

Tiptoe on broken nails to peer
Inside the girls body with the head of a deer
Infected by eclectic smoke
Ultraviolet asylum in hidden oak

It bemuses all but us
Connected through the tangled wire
Entwining as we journey through
The sights of the sultry solitaire

I give you a ticket to the slit
Though I want an entrance without using it
My chambers a wound, is closed and still
And ready for some force

As the shrunken heads hang
We eat our macabre desserts
Under the full eclipse of flesh
Conscious asleep with the oak

And when the smoke enters the eye
The water fills the lotus lake
Appetites cease to exist
As we part with hollow skin 

AJA at Maida Vale for BBC 1Xtra

I've just found footage of me singing at Maida Vale Studio for Devlin, Wretch32 and Charlie Sloth for the BBC Radio 1 Xtra master class - I messed up a few time but I was jamming and needed a wee haha very very fun though - a bit of a high light in the journey so far! Watch this space for the video!! 

Backlit Workshop/DJ set

So...I DJ'd and sang last night at Backlit Studio in Sneinton, Nottingham. Run by my favorite twins of all time Matt and Timo Chesney.

 It was filmed and streamed live by White Collar Zoo. 

Mat Collishaw conducted a workshop and taught us all how to make zoetropes. I made mine into a mouth sicking up pipe cleaners and silver foil but we didn't get to see it under the strobe (it turned out a bit shize to be honest) but it was fun making it, I was assisted by the head teacher of Art Foundation too who was  great fun to work with. Embarrassed myself  a bit though ... Bearing in mind I didn't know who Mat Collishaw was or all the amazing work he'd done, I started work on my zoetrope. He popped along and asked what my ideas were, which I told him. He gave me some direction advising my idea may not work, to which I playfully dismissed, replying, "well, ya  never know unless you try aye!!" Of course, then I realise how much work he'd done on  zoetropes, kicked myself a bit after that one haha I reckon he took it on  the chin though. Here's some of his work:

I wish I had time to research him before hand,  I love his work! I'm inspired to write my next song around these images. It's going to be called Macabre Dessert I'm not sure what's it's going to be about yet though - sometimes I start with a title and write and the story and meaning come afterwords. I'm feeling full of inspiration though and already have the music to the track so watch this space and I'll post the lyrics when they're done. Big thanks to Mat for getting me out of my writers block! P.s - Mat if you ever need a model let me know! ;) 

Overall an amazing time was had by all.. It was so refreshing to go to a creative event where everyone felt connected by common ground. This was helped by the interactive element given to us by the workshop, and also the questions and answers with Mat. A big thank you to Backlit for putting this night on and connecting the creatives of Nottingham in such a fun environment  I am proud to be a part of that and I can't wait to DJ and sing at the next event on 31st May :D xx


Soundcloud has now been updated! Listen to my songs, old, new and some in the making for a taste of whats to come from AJA!! 


much love! xx

Thursday, 16 May 2013

DJing at Backlit Studio's on Saturday night :D 



Listen to "Roll the dice - One Bomb Feat. AJA" on this play!! Thanks Nusic.org.uk - 100% New, Notts Music xx


Practising with Royal Gala Band tonight, can't wait to play with them at a secret festival in June!


Sooo excited to collaborate with this lady!!!

Heather is nipping over tomorrow for some test shoots for the next video for made of glass. I love her work, check it out on the link above to have a look!

Will be posting the photos soon 

hello bondage tape!! x

Take Over Music Video - One Bomb feat. AJA

Behind the scenes video from Take Over - One Bomb featuring AJA. Dress made by 

Michael Wallace hair by Nicole at Aveda make up and styling by me ... watch this 

space for the video!!

Friday, 10 May 2013


Here are some pictures, snippets of me singing...

 DJing at my friends Birthday Party.
 Playing with Andy at Bush Empire. Shepards
Singing at Soundhhism. 
DJing at The Social. 
 DJing at Stealth in Nottingham.
 Singing at Brickhouse, London.
Singing at the Lacehouse. 

                                                                                                      Singing at The Social, Nottingham 

Singing for Mimm and Soundhism 
Soundwave festival warm up.

Singing at Soundhism Festival. 
 Wonderful fans!! Love you all! xx
                                                                                    DJing with One Bomb at Flatline.

Singing at an art gallery in Nottingham.

                                                                                                                  Recording in the Studio.


OK....so, I'm making a blog entry after a loong time, and I've decided to update you all on what I'm up to!

I was singing in One Bomb for almost a year, but have decided to leave and work on a solo project. The reason being because I needed to have more creative control of the music. I'm working with Andrew Course now, an amazing producer from Kettering and we are currently co writing my album.

It's a big change to say the least! I'm so used to working with producers, writing lyrics to fit around music, and now what I'm writing is vocal lead so requires a lot more though!

My aim is to appeal to a more commercial market than my previous solo work but also keeping my personality and not writing things that are too obvious. 

At the moment, I'm working on my first song of the album called "Made of Glass" with Andy. We've been working on it for a while now and it's nearly finished! I've also got 2 really talented artists helping me with the music video, Timo and Matt Chesney and I feel very privileged to work with them!

Here's a Pintrest link to some ideas I've got about the video so far...

Watch this space for the release date, I've got a meeting with the label next Wednesday (Dirty Trainers) to go through things! :) xx