DJ & Music Producer
John Beach lives between London & Ibiza & has been directing & programming the music at Novikov since the opening.
The music policy at Novikov has always to keep an edge which separates us from other restaurants & bars in the area.
John started DJing over 25 years stating his career as warm up DJ for the then big names such as Danny Rampling, David Dorrell (Pump Up The Volume) & The Chemical Brothers which was his training ground in the early 90’s. He became known as ‘Johnny La Plage’ after he got booked to play at the launch of Trainspotting premiere party with “Leftfield” in 1996 at the Cannes Film Festival – John went on to play at many premiers & private parties across the globe including – Pulp Fiction party at Ministry of Sound with ‘Pulp’ playing live.
John has a weekly radio show on Ibiza Sonica for 2 years called 'Wingingit' with co host Mitch Clark and did a season in 2011 presenting live on radio for MTV live at Ibiza super club Amnesia.
Has been playing music in clubs, parties and festivals around the world for over 25 years.
A true innovator, his legendary DJ sets have rocked every conceivable dance floor-from underground 'back in the day' warehouse raves to exclusive after- show fashion parties, for the likes of Prada and Julian Macdonald in London, Paris and New York.
He is also a well respected dance music producer, having produced music for artists such as Seal, Chaka Khan, and many more, but is probably most famous for his mix of Candi Staton's, 'You got the love' which has become one of the greatest dance music anthems of all time since its release in 1991.
Spencer Mac is a London born international award winning Dj & producer. Spencer Mac has held residencies at most of London's exclusive night spots from Loulou's members club in Mayfair, Aynhoe Park House, The Groucho Club, The Playboy Club London, The Dover Street Arts Club and Novikov where he currently resides every Saturday.
Spencer Mac has been described as the “Eclectic Master” by The Times and has a loyal celebrity following, mixing everything from House & Nu Disco to Electro Swing and Funk .
He regularly headlines at film premieres, wrap parties, fashion shows and bespoke happenings.
Her ambition in Miss World was to become a DJ. “I achieved a huge ambition in my life after competing in Miss World. I moved to London when I was 19 and met the Boilerhouse boys who gave me my first set dJing at Nells. This was where it all started….” ‘Special Sally K’ was born.
She went onto DJ at her own residencies at Metro, Leicester Square on a Thursday, Brownes on Friday and Salvador and Amanda/ El Gordo on a Saturday. Sally also played at the 52 Club, The Grill Rooms, Sketch, Harlem, The Supper Club and at Cannes Film Festival.
These days you will find Sally playing at London Fashion Week as she is one of the official DJ for Reiss as well as parties and functions for David Ross, Charles Dunstone and the Massive group. Sally has an eclectic music collection that that takes you from Run-D.M.C, MJ, Prince to The Killers, dance, house and deep house.
Smokin Jo is one of the most talented DJ’s to emerge from the British dance music scene, her undeniably cutting edge sound has carved her a niche in club land. She still holds a residency for we love at space in Ibiza each summer.
Jo’s international credibility has led her to work alongside numerous iconic figures in the world of music, film and fashion.
One of her career highlights was being flown into Prague by Daniel Craig to play at the wrap party for his first James Bond film,' Casino Royal'. She has opened for Grace Jones at one of her concerts, played at the Pet Shop Boys end of tour party, Skunk Anansie's album launch party, Jamiroqaui's South African tour parties, and at fashion shows and events for the likes of Alexander Mcqueen, Julian Macdonald Melissa Odabash and Michiko Koshino. Jo was also asked to play by Naomi Campbell at her villa party in honour of the great Quincy Jones. One thing’s for sure that with bags of energy and a wealth of experience to draw on, it seems Jo still has plenty up her sleeve for the months and years ahead!
D.R.W or Dan Williams as known to friends, he has playing every event from Ibiza to L.A, New York, London, Mumbai and Berlin, His attitude represents a passion for dj-ing forming the prefect sound to rock any dance floor. “ I play across the board – no boundaries. It’s only ever being about getting people to dance. “ For four years Dan played alongside some of the world’s finest DJs every week, including Jazzy Jeff, Mark Ronson, David Guetta, Pete Tong, Groove Armada, Rob Da Bank and the Nextmen – with both Mark Ronson and Rob Da Bank giving Dan heavy props after witnessing him play. The summer of 2008 saw Dan make a phenomenal move from the more intimate style club rooms to the main room sets in clubs across Ibiza. D.R.W’s tour activity over the past few years has seen him DJ across the globe in places such as New York, Miami, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Barcelona, Madrid and many more. D.R.W is busy in the studio producing his own tracks and has worked with artists such as Estelle, Mark Ronson and Eliza Doolittle. He has also just produced the music for Cheryl Coles 2010 Brit Award performance. Remixes: Cheryl Cole – 3 Words (Loft Brothers Remix) Ellie Goulding - Guns and Horses (Jezebel Remix)
Chris Sullivan, is, and has been at various times, a DJ, author, nightclub host, pop star, painter, style commentator, entrepreneur and fashion designer. He has a weekly Sunday DJ residency at Novikov Mayfair, London, another every Thursday at the Playboy Club on Old Park Lane and a first Friday of the month residency at The Record Club Camden called Swag. He often plays film premier parties and art openings in the city and each year takes a DJ slot at the Vintage festival while his film script, Anarchy In The UK, is being developed by a Hollywood's Hacienda Films. Most recently he conceived and co wrote a 9 part TV documentary series Gangs of Britain presented by his old chums Martin and Gary Kemp for the Crime and Investigation Channel.