Tag: Jimpster

In Conversation: Jimpster & Session Victim

The combined forces of Jimpster and Session Victim are very much intertwined these days with new releases and a history of mutual respect shining through. The former is a dance music veteran who handles the Freerange Records and Delusions of Grandeur imprints (as well as being a globe trotting DJ in his own right), while the latter are musicians with a penchant for soul, shining through on release after release, as well as their energetic live sets. Now, both artists are releasing new material, Jimpster with his seventh studio album – ‘Silent Stars’ (Out Now), and Session Victim with their ... Read more

New York’s Bespoke Musik Returns To Amsterdam For 2nd ADE Showcase

New York City based music and event collective Bespoke Musik returns to Amsterdam Dance Event for the second year. Over the past four years, Bespoke Musik has carved out their place in the highly competitive New York City market by focusing on intelligent electronic music of all genre, producing well-respected events, an internationally recognized radio show series, and a sheer dedication to their craft. This event alone will mark the crew 16th party of 2016, having hosted names like Francesca Lombardo, Bedouin, Oliver Schiores, Jimpster, and plenty more. For ADE 2016, Bespoke Musik will bring along Animal Trainer, Holger Hecler, ... Read more

Premiere: Bas Roos – Lazy Chords (Giom Remix)

Somewhere between West coast Deep House, classic French house and NuDisco lies the sound of Giom. Maybe that’s why the London-based Frenchman’s music has been supported by such an impressive list DJs: Claptone, DJ Sneak, Green Velvet, Joey Negro, Jimpster, Mark Knight, Sharam Jey to Kolombo, it seems everybody needs a bit of the Giom sound in their DJ sets. In the summer of 2014 his song ‘Dr. Zapp’ went to #1 on the Beatport Indie/NuDisco Top 100. In 2015 Giom launched his own label Supremus Records which, as well as topping the Traxsource Deep House Top 100 for 3 ... Read more

Full Premiere: Tuff City Kids – Murphy’s Lawyer (Original Mix)

Todays premiere comes from German duo Tuff City Kids, which consists of Phillip Lauer and Gerd Janson. Their track ‘Murphy’s Lawyer’ is part of Berlin based imprint Suol’s annual “Summer Daze” compilation series, which we have the honour of exclusively premiering today. For the third time, the Berlin based imprint is collecting shimmering melodies, lucent pads and sunlight grooves primed for the changing of seasons, and all curated by Suol heads Chopstick & Johnjon. “Summer Daze” is a compilation of 17 exclusive and unreleased tracks from many members of the label’s family, such as Larse, Jimpster, PBR Streetgang, Smash TV, Tender Games, Fritz Kalkbrenner, ... Read more

DHA x The Boom Room: Jimpster & Gabriel Ananda | ADE 2014

During ADE 2014, we invited over two formidable artists that hardly need any introduction: Jimpster and Gabriel Ananda. During the livestream at The Boom Room’s ADE headquarters at Leidseplein, both DJs dropped by for a 30-minute set. You can listen to both The Boom Room sets here. Jimpster Jamie Odell, aka Jimpster, has been producing, remixing and DJing for the last 20 years and co-running esteemed UK deep house label Freerange Records (voted Best British Label 2007 in DJ Mag) for the last 17 of them. More recently he set up Delusions Of Grandeur as an outlet for more underground ... Read more

Mix #128 By Shur-i-kan

Today we’re featuring UK talent Shur-i-kan in the mix series, an accomplished keyboard player who cut his teeth working in various bands in London and longtime contributor to improvisational dance super group The Bays. Shur-i-kan has been an important figure in the development of Jimpsters’ celebrated Freerange Records label – a relationship that stretches all the way back to 2001 and has left a legacy of two studio albums and a string of classic house EPs that include Living Inside, I Want It, Future Fantasy and One Night In Tokyo.Representing the deeper side of house, Tom’s acclaimed productions are consistently in heavy demand ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Jimpster

“I think it’s fair to say the general club-goer’s perception of the art of DJing has been devalued somewhat and that it has become harder and harder to sort the great from the average” Jamie Odell, aka Jimpster, has been producing, remixing and DJing for the last 20 years and co-running esteemed UK deep house label Freerange Records (voted Best British Label 2007 in DJ Mag) for the last 17 of them. Born into a musical family, Jimpster was influenced and encouraged by his father Roger Odell who was a drummer in jazz-funk band Shakatak. It was in their studio ... Read more

Mix #102 by Jimpster

Jimpster can be called a veteran in the game at the very least. This UK phenomenon has a track record that will make many a DJ jealous and a level of productivity that’s equally staggering. It has been long-awaited by us, and now it’s finally here: Jimpster’s mixtape for Deep House Amsterdam.  Jamie Odell, aka Jimpster, has been producing, remixing and DJing for the last 20 years and co-running esteemed UK deep house label Freerange Records (voted Best British Label 2007 in DJ Mag) for the last 17 of them. More recently he set up Delusions Of Grandeur as an outlet ... Read more

Review: Fantastic Man – Heartbreaker EP

Brooklyn based record label Let’s Play House gives way to their second solo EP of Fantastic man aka Mic Newman on the label. Heartbreaker EP packs a lot of soul, combined with the smooth, soft atmosphere this makes a slow-burning deep house drop that eases the mind. When it comes to building solid groovers, this guy is indeed pretty fantastic. The New York label Let’s Play House was founded in 2011 by magazine editor Nik Mercer, DJ/producer Jaques Renault and was set up in affiliation with “Rapture’s Throne of Blood” label manager James Friedman. The label releases monthly and has a ... Read more

Straf Werk Podcast #004 by Detroit Swindle

We present you the fourth podcast in collaboration with Straf_Werk Festival on the 11th of August. This time the talented duo Detroit Swindle took over the decks. Lars Dales and Maarten Smeets, 2 guys that, without actually growing up together, have had practically an identical musical upbringing. These 2 guys form the very successful duo Detroit Swindle. A vibrant mix of soul, funk, hiphop and jazz inspired them from an early age on and you can hear they put their swindling soul in every inch of their records. They’ve had support from the likes of Laurent Garnier, Deetron, DJ Sneak, Justin Martin, ... Read more