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Jay Cunning presents HARDCORE JUNGLIST podcast

We Are Hardcore is a weekly podcast with Jay Cunning taken live from his radio show. Each week covers the golden Old Skool Hardcore and Jungle era from 1991 to 1996 with legendary guest like Ellis Dee, Slipmatt, DJ Rap and Acen. Add to this, the tribute shows for the likes of Fantazia, World Dance, Moving Shadow and many more, We Are Hardcore is essential listening for any Old Skool Hardcore and Junglist head. 

All shows and more:

Dec 31, 2018

Recording in April 2002 and was featured on Bay 99 FM in Australia, 2FM in Ireland and Canal Sur in Spain. 


  X-Press 2 "Lazy" (acapella) [Skint]
1 Layo & Bushwacka! "Shining Through" [XL]
2 Soul of Man "Dirty Waltzer" [Finger Lickin']
3 Plastic Pervert "Raggy Doll" [Euka Breaks]
4 Unseen Force...

Dec 27, 2018

Recorded in January 2002, this was an upfront mix of Breaks tunes I was feeling and aired on various radio shows around the world:

  • Tayo's KISS 100FM show. London
  • Canal Sur (Spain)
  • KinkFM. Amsterdam
  • FNX Radio. USA
  • Beats and Fish Radio. Belgium
  • Toronto Breaks, Canada


1 Tayo meets Precision Cuts "Fire...

Dec 18, 2018

For this weeks show I ran a poll asking people to suggest a tune that I could build a full 2 hour show from.  I gotta say the response was amazing and there were enough suggestions to last me a year!  Needless to say there had to be a winner so I picked Tic Tac Toe's 'Ephemerol' and Foul Plays 'Finest Illusion' - for...

Dec 12, 2018

1993 certainly was a defining year for the UK rave scene (and globally), as the darker more Junglist sound really started to carve its own path alongside the Hardcore sound. I loved this era for a couple of reasons, Firstly, I love both the uplifting and darker tunes as well as the tunes that encompassed both...

Dec 6, 2018

Sometimes you just can't lock down a guest down in the studio, so it's time to get them on a call for a chat about the good old days!

I'm lucky to call Slipmatt's a friend and he has been for many years, but he's been an inspiration to me as a DJ from day one. It's always a good chat with Matt as his history is full of...