2016 was a landmark year in Jasper James’ career, emerging from his roots as a leading tastemaker in Glasgow’s vibrant house scene and breaking away from his peers to become more than just a ‘one-to-watch’ but a respected touring DJ in his own right. A DJ and producer with talent that stretches beyond his years, he’s crafted his own-brand of house and techno through DJ sets at some of the worlds most respected clubs such as Fabric, The Warehouse Project, Smartbar, Lux, Bobbeaman and Sub Club; his busiest summer in Ibiza; and is equally at home playing festivals such as Glastonbury, Secret Garden Party and more.
Following the success of his year-long residency at London’s Phonox, Jasper moved up to #69 on the Resident Advisors Top 100 DJs and moves through the year with his ‘Homework’ tour alongside Tom Trago + special guests at Phonox London, Mint Warehouse Leeds and fishing the trio of dates with a homecoming at the legendary Sub Club.
Jasper’s musical heritage goes back a long way – a facet of his make-up that also explains his measured, mature and beyond-his-years demeanour. Taught to DJ at 13 he went onto hold the rare accolade of being the youngest DJ ever to play the legendary Sub Club in Glasgow. Since those early sets, Jasper has gone onto develop his own unique style to the point of being able to hold his own during b2b sets with revered DJs such as Gerd Janson, Jackmaster, Optimo and Craig Richards.
With music set for release in 2017, Jasper has already remixed Tiga’s ‘Eye Luv U’ to critical acclaim, the eagerly anticipated ‘Keep On’ will be self released this March on limited 300 vinyl (and also available digitally for free), whilst ‘Dirty Wrong’ will be released on Seth Troxler’s Play It Say It imprint in late April 2017. Jasper also announced his temporary move to Amsterdam this Spring to continue building ties with Europe’s wider electronic music scene and cement himself as one of the UK and Europe’s leading young selectors capable of working any crowd, at any time.