Half of production duo Full Intention, Jon Pearn is currently enjoying new found success under the name 'Bodyrox' further cementing his name as one of the Worlds most innovative producers.
Having produced the biggest electro record of the Miami WMC
2006 with production partner Nick Bridges, Bodyrox 'Yeah
on to become 'the club anthem of 2006' complete with a
commercial overhaul courtesy of Luciana Caporaso in addition
underground dubs from Pearn & Bridges (as featured on Sander
Kleinenberg's album) and a rockin mix from D.Ramirez, spurring
a new genre
of house that journalists are calling 'New Rave'.
After receiving several plays from Radio One's Pete Tong, Trophy Twins, Dave Pearce and Annie Nightingale and relentless support from regional and specialist stations in the UK 'Yeah Yeah' smashed into the UK national chart in November 2006 at number 2 (Radio One Playlist 1, Cool Cuts 1, Shazam Tag Chart 1, Beatport Download Chart 1, The Box Playlist 1).
As half of the infamous Full Intention, Jon Pearn along with Michael Gray had their first Top 40 hit in 1995. The pair went on to remix some of the biggest artists in the World including Jennifer Lopez, Sugababes, Christina Milian and George Michael (for which they received a Grammy nomination in 2005).
2006 saw the official release of 'I Believe In You' on Eye Industries and
also a triple cd album "Connected - Ten years of Full Intention" on Defected records. It was at this point that Full Intention decided to take a break so the guys could concentrate on their other projects with Michael going on to have his no less successful top 10 hit with "Weekend"
It was during this period Jon & Nick started their label Juki Records.
With support from the likes of Deep Dish, Sander Kleinenberg, Nic Fanciulli, Mark Knight and many more, Pearn & Bridges
debut EP, $treet Price set the standard receiving support from the UK press
(5/5 recommended track IDJ - August 2005) and support from Radio One and
regional specialists around the World.
In addition to the unique jackin sound synonymous with Juki Records, 2007
saw the 2nd Bodyrox single "what planet you on" become a massive club hit
in several countries, further cementing Bodyrox as a wordwide brand
Their hectic DJ schedule has seen them tour and perform in every corner
of the globe as well as providing a mix session for the Radio 1 'Essential
Mix'. To top all of this they were also nominated for an Ivor Novello Award.
2009 seemed the right time to cut back on the DJing in order to concentrate
on the studio and since the launch of Full Intention Records in 2009, Michael
Gray & Jon
Pearn have notched up several infectious club hits with Once In a Lifetime,
Forever, Play and new remixes of America – which is still spreading
its sound across global dance floors.
Their releases have achieved multiple playlist status across
all dance radio networks; seeing strong support from
the likes of Eric Prydz, Carl
Cox, Chris Lake, Funkagenda, ATFC, Tom Novy, Paul Harris, Jonathan Ulysses,
Joe T Vannelli, Eddie Thoneick, David Morales, Seb Fontaine, Danny Rampling,
Steve Smart, The Shapeshifters, Seamus Haji, Tony Humphries and many
On the Bodyrox front Jon & Nick enjoyed another UK top
10 with the release of "We dance on" in June 2010
which went straight in at #6 in the UK charts and featured
as the soundtrack to the #1 box office hit film "Streetdance
Moving forward to 2011 there's a Bodyrox album in the pipeline having
recently signed an album deal with Transmission, a new Bodyrox single called "Bow wow wow" that's featured on the latest Streetdance movie, a new Full Intention
release with "Signification" and also an exciting new project
on the way called Polluted Mindz that has just been signed worldwide.