Djackulate (aka Jack Dempsey Mc Mahon) is Dublin born and based multi-instrumentalist, turntablist and sample artist.
With a wide range of musical influences stemming from a life time of mining records for odd samples, and experience playing various musical instruments like saxophone, uilleann pipes, kaval and musical saw, McMahon has recently began to try distil this knowledge and apply it to his performances focused around a turntable, with striking results.
Having just won the World freestyle scratching title in Berlin at the "Clash Of the Titans" World championship, and just back from a 3 week run on Broadway as a musician for the dance show "Velocity", Mr McMahon is also a very keen collaborator.
Working with the likes of jazz heartthrobs, Jeff Ballard, and Tim Berne, scoring and performing for theatre projects, and collaborating with improvising musicians and artists around Europe, he seems to find comfort outside his comfort zone.
Djackulate is a member of Dublin improvising experimental jazz outfit "OKO", and a founding member of the North Strand Kontra band. He is also a core member of international high octane skratch music loons "The Skratch Lords".