Contrary to popular belief, jamesphoney & jamesreindeer are not built from craft paper and string. They had been carving out their individual paths through the alt-rap scene from different sides of the capital of their fair isle before joining forces towards the end of 2007. jamesphoney with his cheeky smile and whimsical attitude and jamesreindeer with his frankly scary tones and spooky voice came together to explore the myriad wordplay their combined efforts might create. Their debut collaborative effort rough tongue surfaces stands as testament to their undeniable chemistry on any given track. Their wide range of influences and collaborative works enable them to explore almost any given aspect of their chosen musical genre and how, onstage, they fully explore the possibilities of creating live extravaganzas therein. Here’s to the two james’ and their wonderfully eccentric and dumbfounding ways.