John's from a musical family and was educated in his home city of Edinburgh. He was classically trained on piano and cello before teaching himself to DJ whilst at University in 1995 - quickly progressing to running successful Saturday nights. Under both his own name and the name John Spacey, he's since played to over a million people in eleven countries.
In America, he's performed at Pacha in Manhattan's upper West side, Le Souk in New York's East Village, Philadelphia, Toronto and the Miami WMC. In Europe, he's held a residency in Belgium, played private parties in St Tropez and headlined at the anniversary of the Louise Gallery Brussels.
In Ibiza, he's performed to capacity crowds at Cream on the Terrace at Amnesia, the famous water parties Fiesta Del Agua at Es Paradis, Bar Manumission, Bar Mambo, Soul Heaven at Savannah, and sunset at the legendary Cafe Del Mar to name a few. He's played opening sets for a host of well known DJs –including Danny Rampling, Roger Sanchez, Pete Tong, Darren Emerson and Judge Jules.
John started the club brand BeGoodMusic in 2004 with his friend and colleague of six years, Ryan. BeGood has appeared at almost all of London's major venues , hosting a formidable portfolio of residencies across the capital. He's appeared many times at the world famous Ministry of Sound, hosting rooms for Erick Morillo's Subliminal Sessions, Roger Sanchez's Release Yourself, Defected in the House with Kenny Dope and Toolroom Knights.
During the Winter of 2007/2008, he played a 24 date tour of French Alpine resorts including Val D'Isere, Chamonix, Meribel and the highest club in Europe in the mountain village of Val Thorens. BeGood hosted events at Marcus Brigstocke's Altitude Festival in Meribel featuring pool parties with Norman Jay MBE, Joey Negro, Brandon Block, The Dub Pistols and KT Tunstall's concert after party.
Back in the UK, John pioneered the Boat cruise to superclub event format in 2005, now a regular feature in today's club listings. BeGood went on to have eight sell out BeGood on the Thames London Boat Parties, taking thousands of music fans up and down the river. His flagship parties were featured on Ministry of Sound TV, awarded Critics Choice in London Evening Standard and ranked a number one recommended event in Time Out Magazine.
John also runs his own boutique creative agency and with the weight of almost 20 years DJ experience, continues to produce world class sets for special events and celebrity parties from a huge repertoire of musical genres. John is an approved supplier to many notable businesses. He's entertained A-List personalities from the international film, TV and music industries including Madonna and The Black Eyed Peas and creates bespoke soundtracks for events up to 10 hours in length ranging from private dinner parties for 8 people to several thousand. John has programmed music for many famous London venues and performed for Grammy Award winner Imogen Heap at the world premiere of her latest work, a special event in her home, for invited international guests.