Legendarily known by the name, Jimpster, Jamie Odell (UK) is a label owner, producer, DJ and taste-maker in the international electronic music scene. Locals on the dancefloors are well familiar with the Freerange and Delusions of Grandeur label boss. Jimpster has contributed immensely to the electronic music scene with notable releases such as ‘Can’t Stop Loving’, ‘English Rose’ and ‘Porchlight And Rocking Chairs’. We can go on and on talking about his incredible accolades. After his recent performance at We House Sundays’ first Johannesburg showcase, Jimpster will make his way back to South Africa to treat you, Sunday People, to a grandiose set at Cloof Wine Estate for the We House Sundays 2-Day Festival. With his versatile sound, going from soulful to warehouse and dusty groove, we are in for a special musical treat.
Here are 5 Jimpster tracks to keep you grooving as we count down to We House Sundays 2-day festival:
Lisa Shaw – Let It Ride (Jimpster Remix) [Naked Music]
This soulful classic brings sunny We House Sundays dancefloor feelings to the surface of your being. With the one-of-a-kind and talented Lisa Shaw’s vocals, Jimpster provides the much-appreciated hedonism through this soulful house track. It’s the perfect song to close your eyes to and truly listen to the words, coupled with an elegant boogie. Let the music take you on a ride!
Got a Hold on Your Soul [Freerange]
A delightful funky tune that progresses every second as you journey along to the lyrics, “I’ve got a hold on your soul”. It’s the sneaky track that the DJ surprises you with to brighten your smile and groove a little deeper as you shoulder dance with your fellow dance floor devotees. Ideal for any time of day or any situation, it’s a feel-good Jimpster vibe.
Where You Are ft. Khalil Anthony [Freerange]
Jimpster delivers beautiful riddims with Khalil Anthony’s buttery vocals. It’s a sensual song that has the ability to influence the energy in a room. This toe-tapping release, from the 2017 “Silent Stars” album, shows Jimpster’s depth as a music producer and his ability to draw from many genres to create a joyful track that gets you thinking on a higher realm.
Curve Jimpster [Freerange]
Dancefloor imagery of We House Sundays past springs to mind as this delicate banger builds. “Curve” ignites the senses and moves you to a fleeting moment that allows you to lose sight of time. The ethereal layers take you beyond the physical world and into a plethora of altered universes. When there are no words, there’s music. “Curve” offers just that. It’s magic!
Somewhere Else (Franc Spangler) [Delusions of Grandeur]
Whimsically delving on the groovier side of life, we get to hear the true artistry and diversity of Jamie Odell aka Jimpster aka Franc Spangler. Filled with percussion and all things magical, “Somewhere Else” brings you to a mindful rest. Somehow it still creates the demand for serious dancing. We get to experience that underground sound that keeps us returning to the dancefloor.