‘So terrible’: Shock as Scots DJ and producer Jamie Roy dies at age of 33

TRIBUTES are being paid to a Scots DJ and home producer after his sudden demise on the age of 33.

Dumfries-born Jamie Roy’s household informed followers that he handed away yesterday in a social media put up.

His household mentioned they have been “completely heartbroken”.

They wrote: “Jamie handed away yesterday.

“Jamie was a a lot beloved and proficient son, brother, nephew and uncle and beloved by his many buddies and colleagues each inside the music trade and past that.

“We’re all completely heartbroken.”

The reason for demise stays unclear.

Simply three days in the past the acclaimed DJ was celebrating what he referred to as the “greatest monitor” of his life, Let Us Sing.

Born in Dumfries, Scotland, he’s maybe greatest generally known as a well-liked DJ on the Ibiza membership circuit, taking part in for We Love… at Area, Steve Lawler’s Warriors occasion and Nic Fanciulli’s Dance Or Die residency, amongst many others.

He performed golf equipment and festivals throughout the UK and past, together with Circus in Liverpool, BPM Costa Rica and Albania’s Unum Competition.

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DJ and broadcaster Choose Jules paid tribute saying: “So terrible to listen to, when one in all our neighborhood is now not with us. RIP DJ Jamie Roy. Love, sympathy and blessings to Jamie‘s household.”

Famed dance label Ministry of Sound tweeted: “So unhappy to listen to about Jamie’s passing. Our ideas are along with his buddies & household.”

Fellow Scots DJ Ewan McVicar mentioned: “Simply heard about Jamie Roy. One of many good ones. Unmatched optimistic vitality at all times and no hidden agenda. Only a good man.

So so unhappy. I’m gutted. Relaxation in peace, mate.”

Impartial home music file label Defected Information additionally paid tribute saying: “We’re all devastated to listen to concerning the passing of Jamie this morning.

“An awesome producer, DJ, and buddy to SO many inside our trade. Our ideas exit to his household and buddies. Shine brilliant, Jamie.”

The Scot first found home music on the age 14 after his brother performed him information from each US producers Inexperienced Velvet & DJ Sneak.

He started by operating an evening in his house city, and ultimately left his job as a plumber to spend a summer season promoting tickets for We Love on Ibiza.

A daily on Glasgow’s underground home and techno circuit in his youth, the Scot went from the streets to turn out to be a Ibiza DJ fixture and favorite, acting at Pacha, Ushuaïa Ibiza, Amnesia, Ibiza Rocks and DC-10. He additionally held his personal residency on the Cuckoo Land pool occasion at Ibiza Rocks.

In 2019, he held a residency at Ushuaia in Ibiza for Grammy-nominated producer Nic Fanciulli’s Dance Or Die occasions.

His final set was at Amnesia on August 29 alongside Gorgon Metropolis, Sonny Fodera, DJ EZ, Huxley, Danny Howard, Ango Tamarin, Jodie Harsh and Mark Knight.

He additionally launched tracks as a producer and in his most fashionable Instagram put up, hanked his followersfor the assistance after he was named the forty sixth largest promoting home artist.

One in every of his tracks, Organ Belta, has been all through within the specialist dance music charts for over a yr after its distinctive launch.

Home producer and Spurs match day DJ Zoe London additionally paid tribute to Roy.

“I’m so unhappy to listen to about Jamie Roy passing this morning,” she mentioned.

“I’d adopted him for some time and beloved how inspiring his life and profession on this trade was. He got here throughout as a very real and wonderful man. I’m sorry for the loss.”

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