Aroop Roy


  • Disco
  • Eclectic
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Aroop Roy is a London-based producer, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and label head, who blends together the electronic edge of House, Disco and broken beat with the organic sounds of jazz and music from across the globe.
Aroop's eclectic productions have been supported by diverse scenes and generations ranging from underground tastemakers Gilles Peterson, Hunee and Mr Scruff, to major crossover DJs such as Disclosure, Soul Clap and Solomun.

He has released music on an ever-growing list of labels including as Delusions of Grandeur, House of Disco, Gamm, Sony Music, Yoruba Records, Jazz Diaries, Kampana and his own imprint Vive La Musique.

Aroop has performed in 5 continents and over 40 cities, having had residencies in London, Geneva and Tokyo and regular tours of USA and Asia. Like his productions, his DJ sets are always a performance full of personality and style. Highly respected as an eclectic tastemaker, he has recorded guest mixes for the likes of Gilles Peterson's Worldwide programme, Freerange Records, broken beat scene leaders CO-OP and UK's Jazz FM.

Aroop's label Vive La Musique has focussed on quality over quantity, with reissues and reworks of rare eclectic sounds from around the world from Caribbean zouk and Congolese Rumba to French jazz-fusion and South African hip hop. All releases have been featured by major tastemakers across the scene.