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CARL COX REVEALS PLANS TO RE-OPEN SPACE IBIZA ON NEW SITE

DJ predicts two-year wait for new venue...

Space Ibiza's final closing party on 2nd October is getting ever-closer, however, according to new info from club veteran Carl Cox, that may actually be the end!

“Plans are on the table for it opening at another site but it won’t happen for at least two years," admits the techno legend, in an interview with Ticketmaster.

"Will it be the same? We don’t know. I don’t know whether I will be involved because there are so many variables," he continues. "At the moment I am quite looking forward to getting three days a week of my life back. I feel like I am ready to kick back a little bit and enjoy the fruits of my labour. Perhaps I might be able to have a girlfriend at long last. I’ve never been in this position before.”

Coxy was in fact the one to reveal Space was closing earlier this year, fitting given his incredible history with the club — his Music Is Revolution parties have been going there for 15 years! 

In the interview, he goes on to talk about the closing party itself, predicting how difficult it will be when the call for the last ever record at its Playa d'en Bossa location finally comes: "Say we are going to finish at midday, as soon as they say ‘this is going to be the last record, Carl’, it isn’t going to be the last record as they are going to want another record and another record ... whatever I play, they are all going to be tear jerkers.”

Coxy also dicusses the changing face of Ibiza — with Space's venue being taken over by the Ushuaïa group it'll look very different once it reopens in 2017. "If you are booking tickets for Ibiza, you want to go to Space, you want to go to DC10, you want to go to Amnesia, it is part of the fabric of the island," he says. "But that is all going to go and once that’s gone, it’s gone — and then Ibiza will change. Space was the place that opened Ibiza and it’s going to be the place that closes it. You won’t have that anymore, some clubs will scramble to get themselves into that position but it won’t have the same heritage.”

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