A new nightclub called Phonox is set to open in London in September, aiming to become a "community of like-minded clubbers sharing in an experience week in, week out".
24-year-old DJ Jasper James has also been announced as a permanent resident for Saturday nights, and Phonox say: "there’s no end date to his residency, and though there’ll be guests, they’ll never be announced - Jasper has the reins."
Speaking about the opportunity, James said: “It’s an absolutely amazing opportunity which I'm extremely excited about but at the same time I'm nervous and realize how big a responsibility it is to be playing in the same club week in and week out, keeping it fresh and interesting for the punters and regulars. I have watched my dad and people like Optimo do it in the Sub club every week. They’ve set the standard.”
Head booker Andy Peyton added: “We’ve deliberately chosen someone who isn’t the biggest name, but is an incredibly special DJ. We hope that by giving Jasper a platform people will come to recognize this. I want to establish something with his residency that emphasizes what’s really important about dance music.”