Jamie Jamal & Mister Minchie met at a Songwriters Circle in Bristol in 2012, (A support group for songwriters set up by Minchie)
They collaborated on a few tracks going to open mic's around Bristol, even performing some songs together. In January 2015 they decided to form This Human Condition encouraged by positive feedback saying they worked well together.
Since they had already been helping each other out, on their solo projects & collaborated on a handful of songs for various projects, "I know Pain", "Sapphire", and "Pride In All Of Us" the latter a song for the Rugby World Cup 2013. That song went on to feature on an album called "Be There Feel The Rush" put together by Quentin Burton from Jumping Joint Records. In May 2015 THC signed to New Yorks independent label Teknofonic who deal with the digital side of releases. Essentially a digital distribution service. THC say they are part signed but mostly D.I.Y and are responsible for the physical releases and every other aspect except digital releases. This keeps them in charge of their music. THC spent the rest of 2015 and early 2016 working on their debut album "Project Zero" with a focus on quality recordings. Paying for professional Mastering from Paul Whitrow at The House Of Dreams. THC ran 2 successful Pledge Music campaign's to fund some of the EP - Rise (Released June 2nd, 2015) and LP - Project Zero (Released April8th 2016) available on all digital & streaming platforms as well as CD.
Teknofonic Recordings are responsible for the digital side of release's, with psychical releases organised by This Human Condition.
Available in some independent music shops around the UK including Bristol, Birmingham & Stoud.
(Rise Independent Bristol, Hamilton House Coexist, Stokes Croft, Bristol, Swordfish Birmingham & Trading post in Stroud)
Tom Robinson played Rise on BBC Introducing on his BBCRadio6Music show also including it on his Personal favourites Mixtape.
Rusty Egan had played Brother Blue, Telepathic Heights, Breaking The Code & Psychotropic on his "Electronic Family Tree" show.
Scottish DJ & Journalist Jim Gellatly played Telepathic Heights on his New & Emerging show on Amazing Radio.
Community Radio & Podcasts around the world including
EGH Radio, DEF Synth, Synth-City, Radio Coolio (Canada) Artefaktor Radio(Mexico) Skerat-Synthtopia radio show (Australia)
Revival Synth has featured Brother Blue and Telepathic Heights on their weekly top 5, Plus links to the Video for Telepathic Heights on their front page. Local Support including...
Local Radio stations - BCfm ran an hour long show on their prime time Saturday night show "Streetmaps" interviewing THC and playing 5 tracks from the band and talking to them about their music for an hour.
Phil Hodgson from Apple FM has supported THC and played several songs.
Steve Parkhouse of Jelli Records has played THC on his show several times, that show goes out on BSRfm, Somer Valley FM, Wire Radio & Longside Radio.
Bristol Music show (BMS) played the Psychotropic video on their first series on Made in Bristol TV.
Interviews and reviews from Songwriting Magazine, Electronic North Magazine, Shining Lights. Lyrically Thinking, Jelli Records
THC was asked to support Justin Utley for a Bristol Pride fundraiser in April 2016 and helped raise money for Pride 2016.
THC have played Bristol stages such as The Louisiana, The Fleece, The Bierkeller, and headlined for the Trans/forms event in Hamilton House in Bristol's Trendy Stokes Croft.
THC are currently in talks about putting on some future gigs.
Jamie Jamal quote,
"Psychotropic sounds like The Prodigy meets Boy George"
This Human Condition is an Electronic duo from Bristol formed in January 2015.
Blending many different styles of electronic music including, Experimental, Synth Pop, Trip Hop, Dance, Pop, Progressive House, Trance, Dub Step, Balearic Downtempo.
They describe their genre as " Electronic handbag Punk"
Predominantly a D.I.Y band This Human Condition are also
Signed to an Independent label in New York called Teknofonic. The label looks after the digital side of releases.
Described as early Depeche Mode meets a darker Erasure.
Releases. EP- Rise (2 June 2015)
LP- Project Zero (8th April 2016)
Single- Telepathic Heights (28th June 2016)
Pre Order here. here.https://www.beatport.com/release/breaking-the-code/1923780
Tom Robinson played Rise on his BBC6Music introducing show and featured This Human Condition on his "Personal Selection" Mixtape.
Listen on the soundcloud link below or watch the video.
This Human Condition’s second single from their debut album ‘Project Zero’ is set to a dark, twisting and introspective atmosphere with Erasure-esque soundscapes. Written on the day Alan Turing received a posthumous royal pardon, ‘Breaking The Code’ is a tribute to the enigma code breaker. The release features two contrasting remixes from Sauerwelt and LPF.
New Single: Breaking The Code Released: 31st January 2017.
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