Black Jack, better known by his DJ pseudonym - Mr. Man, has been in and around the dance music scene since the mid 1990's. His influences came from Detroit, citing Juan Atkins, Rhythm is Rhythm, Eddie Flashin Fowlkes and Jeff Mills as creators of his electronic techno style
In September 2009 he had his first transatlantic vinyl release on Derrick Thompson's label Soiree Records International. In Los Angeles, he has started releasing on Lucas Rodenbush's label - Scenic Music and he has releases on Claus Bachor's labels Authentic Music and Psycho Thrill, based out of Cologne.
On his home ground, he is releasing on Feelharmonic Records, Red Robot Records, Murge Recordings, Cougar Trax and Rhythmic Science.
His DJ career has seen him play in the best underground clubs in Scotland, including the Pelican, Soundhaus, Club 69, Glasgow School of Art, Kef/Lava and Carlton Studios. He has been a resident at club nights Syntax, Pigeon Project, Meautronix, Science Friction and Funion and has played alongside Blake Baxter, Richard Grey, Nathan Coles, Laid Back Luke, Funk D'void, Pure Science, Tama Sumo, Thomas Barnett, Claus Bachor, Tim Baker, Deepak Sharma, HD Substance, Detroit Techno Militia and Derrick Thompson.