People 2014

Jamie Renton

22 May 2014

Jamie Renton

Jamie Renton is a London-based globalbeat DJ, promoter and journalist. As a DJ he has played at the Glastonbury Festival, Dingwalls, The Roundhouse, Cargo, Big Chill Bar, Guanabara, 93 Feet East, Notting Hill Arts Club, The Albany and the Musicport Festival, alongside the likes of Felix Buxton (Basement Jaxx), Bobby Friction, Jerry Dammers, Gaz Mayall, Charlie Gillett, Verity Sharp and Ross Allen, as well as regularly hosting stages at Celebrating Sanctuary and the Thames Festival. 

He has written for a number of publications including The Guardian, The Independent, Songlines,The Beat and The Encyclopaedia of Popular Music and is a regular contributor to fRoots andStraight No Chaser. He has interviewed a wide range of artists including Damon Albarn, Gotan Project, Taj Mahal, Ozomatlu, Steve Earl and members of The Buena Vista Social Club and has written sleevenotes for albums by Los De Abajo and Fantazia.

Jamie will be on the decks for "London Liming" in the South Cloisters between 15:00 and 16:30.