With a penchant for buoyant, groove-led house, JMP, formally known as R3wired, is Jean-Marie Pierre — a DJ and producer originally from Mauritius and now based in London.
Having previously warmed up for Saoirse in the Mixmag Lab as well as playing for Defected at Ministry of Sound and at their sun-drenched Croatian festival, 2020 is looking bright for JMP, whose greatest thrill is the anticipation as a project forms at his fingertips. He has aspirations of a live show in the same realm as artists like KiNK or Richie Hawtin, and JMP ensures he brings his heritage into his sound; a palette of high energy rolling house with Mauritian and Afro-instrumentation.
JMP lists Osunlade and DJ EZ among his greatest inspirations, and he was first inspired to learn to DJ after hearing MJ Cole’s 2000 cut “Attitude”. His teenage years were soundtracked by the Pure Garage compilations – fast forward to today and he’s shared the bill with a host of UKG royalty; DJ Luck & MC Neat, Oxide & Neutrino and Artful Dodger to name a few. He counts a mammoth five hour b2b with Defected’s Wez Saunders among his most memorable shows.
It’s not only behind the decks that JMP’s making moves, inside the studio, he’s an ambitious and skilled producer. His debut release Hands in the Air Now has seen strong support from the likes of Paco Osuna, Blond:ish, Roog, MKEY and has been heard on many a dancefloor, including the hallowed Ibiza superclub, Hï. Keep an ear to the ground for this exciting artist’s upcoming releases.
Highlighted as one of the school’s biggest successes at SubBass Academy of Electronic Music, JMP would describe himself as resilient, tenacious and caring. Perhaps as tenacious in the booth as he is in his day-to-day, he is astute and dynamic in his mixing style, a skill he spent a week developing whilst on the Orbit DJ retreat in Ibiza last summer. Working alongside Doorly, and tutors from Pioneer and Ableton, the retreat culminated with a show at Pikes. JMP has played shows across the White Isle in the past, but where better to show off your fine-tuned skill set than in one of Ibiza’s most legendary spaces.