Since he’s made the leap from experimental knob-twiddler to 21st century soul crooner, Jamie Lidell has evolved into quite a showman. For his most recent tour, he’s ditching his solo looping and visual explosiveness in favor of a raucous, multi-piece live band—all the better to capture the tight orchestrations of his latest album, JIM. Here, Lidell talks to us about finding and keeping his voice (and his audience), invigorating body wash, and the Baltimore Oreos.