Jamie Roy, Scottish DJ and producer, dead at 33

Jamie Roy, Scottish DJ and producer, dead at 33

Popular Scottish music producer and DJ Jamie Roy, who played to crowds in hotspots like Ibiza, has died, his family said on Wednesday. He was 33 years old.

Roy’s death was announced in a statement shared on Facebook and a cause of death was not provided.

“Jamie passed away yesterday. Jamie was a much loved and talented son, brother, nephew and uncle and loved by his many friends and colleagues both within the music industry and beyond. We are absolutely heartbroken.”

Roy was from Dumfries, Scotland, and made a name for himself on the Glasgow club circuit, according to the BBC.

He regularly performed in Ibiza, the popular Spanish party destination. Last year she had reportedly played at the Unum Festival in Albania, the Glastonbury Festival in England, and the BPM Festival in Costa Rica.

Roy wrote on Instagram on Saturday that he would be back in the studio “next week after the most amazing summer.”

“The biggest clue of my life is finally coming!” he wrote on September 2. “Featuring one of my heroes and one of my favorite people on earth. Collab announced that he soon did this in lockdown and everyone has been asking for it.”

Roy’s loss was mourned by others in the music world such as British producer Paul Woolford, who said he was “one in 8 billion”.

“There’s no one like THE Jamie Roy. One in 8 billion. He lit up any room he walked into,” Woolford wrote on Twitter. “An amazing human being. Hard to believe it’s true. Say he’s not so… 💔”

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