A DJ since the age of 13 and son of one of Glasgow’s longest-serving house/disco selectors, Jasper James has classy dance music deeply embedded in his DNA. After expanding his mind at Glastonbury this year and with gigs at Horizon Festival, CircoLoco and even as far as Australia and Shanghai on the boil — not forgetting DJ Mag Sessions in Birmingham alongside his close pal and cover-star Jackmaster this month — Jasper James is no longer living in his father’s shadow, he’s doing the dancefloor damage on his own terms...
Jackmaster has hit the big league in recent times. The DJ who started out in Glasgow has now made a name for himself worldwide, yet with those international tours has come assorted pressures and temptations. DJ Mag follows the Numbers boss from Glasgow to Glasto to hear about his unstoppable rise....
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Jackmaster is set to play the next DJ Mag Sessions party on Friday 18th August at The Rainbow Venues in Birmingham.
We'll be putting the huge Digbeth address to good use, with a strong Scottish contingent set for Martin Audio-equipped room, The Blackbox, where Jackmaster is joined by expert spinner and long-time pal, Jasper James.
Glastonbury has revealed its full 2017 line-up, as well as reveal the event’s daily schedule, three weeks ahead of the renowned Worthy Farm event which runs from 21st to 25th June.
FROM? KARRATHA, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
SOUNDS LIKE? ANTAL, MR BONGO, JACKMASTER
THREE TUNES? FIRST TUNES COMING MAY 2017
Miami Music Week kicked off in style last week, with thousands of electronic music lovers descending on the Florida city.
Check out our review of events below, as well as 31 insanely amazing photos from the week.
Action for the DJ Mag crew begins on Tuesday evening with Doorly & Friends at the 1 Hotel Rooftop, which involves some nifty back-to-back action with Skream, Kolsch and Solardo.
Secret Garden Party is going out with a bang in 2017 with this year’s festival set to be the last ever, and now a part of the event’s dance line-up has been revealed.
Jackmaster, Craig Richards and George FitzGerald will all feature across the four-day event, alongside sets from Soul Clap, Luke Solomon, Eats Everything and many more when the festival kicks off from 20th - 23rd July.
Dubfire, Seth Troxler and Jackmaster are amongst a host of top talent taking to the waves at this year's Miami Music Week thanks to Magnetic Groove Boat Parties!
Setting sail on party yacht, the Biscayne Lady, on Tuesday 21st March are Nick Warren and Hernan Cattaneo during the day, before Dubfire, Seth Troxler and Carl Craig team up for a nighttime session.
Jackmaster, Skream and Jasper James have announced they will host a boat party at Miami Music Week on Wednesday 22nd March.
The Mastermix Boat Party sets sail on The Biscayne Lady at 3pm UTC with an open bar, meaning free booze for all.
Earlier this month (February), Jackmaster blasted misogyny within the music industry in a series of tweets, in which he said, “The things that I heard said about females in the industry tonight were fucking not acceptable.