"there's gonna be good times..."
james thomas "jamie" smith better known by his stage name jamie xx, is an English record producer, remixer and dj who is known both as a solo act and as a member of the london-based band the xx. he has been recognised with a 2016 grammy award nomination in the best dance/electronic album category for his album "in colour".
“...complex and dazzlingly fluid" - Q magazine
in late 2010, a jamie xx remix of the song "ny is killing me" from gil scott-heron's last album "i'm new here" aired on radio stations across the uk and europe. the remix of "i'll take care of u" followed in january 2011. they set the way for a 13-track remix album entitled we're new here, produced entirely by Jamie xx and credited to "gil scott-heron and jamie xx".
on 27 march 2015 he released two singles. "loud places", featuring xx's romy madley croft, and "gosh". on the same day he also announced that his debut album, in colour, would be out on 1 june 2015. ahead of its release, in colour was streamed on itunes as a preview with album-spanning visuals that 'reacted' to each sound.
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