Marcus is the founder of men’s style magazine Jocks & Nerds. With a career in media spanning over two decades, his passion for music stems from an ongoing interest in the cultural intersections where it meets fashion and cinema.
First DJing at art school in the mid-1990s, Marcus’s sets included the exciting genres of the day including house, trip hop, drum ’n’ bass and acid jazz as well as the earlier genres he so loves - soul, funk, jazz and disco.
Whilst working at i-D in the late 1990s, Marcus was part of the crew behind the Shoreditch club night Bloodvibes.
He has played with the likes of Terry Farley, Paul ‘Trouble’ Anderson, Joe Davis and DJ Spoony.
He continues to put on nights and events with musical partner Stuart Patterson, including a series the Ace Hotel London with guest DJs including Danny Krivit, Marcia Carr, Diesel, Rusty Egan, Phil Asher and Femi Fem. They also organised the closing night afterparty for the Somerset House Return of the Rudeboy exhibition at the Basement club at the London Edition.
He has also put on events for various clients including C.P. Company, Absolut Vodka and Kicker’s.
He has DJed at venues including Mother Bar, the Metropolitan Pub, Westbourne Park, Forge & Co. and the Magic Roundabout. He has also worked with The Date as part of the crew that brought Nicky Siano over to UK for the first time in over 30 years. He worked with legendary club night Faith on their boat party at the Odyssia Festival in Greece.
He describes himself as a “musical curator”, known for taking his audience through a journey of musical discovery whilst always keeping a hypnotic rhythm.