Nik Weston | DJ
Nik has been part of the London music scene since 1994 when he started his first club night Phony and then Mukatsuku in 1996 with two friends Marlon and Mikel. Subsequent years were spent in A & R/promotions/Music Consultancy for many record labels including Verve / Impulse / Island / Counterpoint / Exceptional / Universal etc.
As a DJ, Nik has played in over 30 countries including 16 tours of Japan and supported some of the biggest names on the jazzier side of things including the likes of Gilles Peterson, Jazzanova, Jose James, Nicola Conte, DJ Mitsu the Beats, Moodymann, Jazztronik, Koop & Soil & Pimp Sessions plus alongside legends such as Tania Maria, Marlena Shaw, Hugh Masekela,Tricky, Pharoah Sanders & McCoy Tyner to name but a few.
Additional to Nik’s four London DJ residencies Nik is constantly spinning overseas and this year so far has bookings for Hungary, Norway, Croatia,Italy,France & Montenegro so far. Since 2001 Nik has put out over 100 releases on various labels from USA, Europe and Japan with 27 releases on his own Mukatsuku Record label imprint and a plethora of cheeky re edits for various labels worldwide. He’s now spending time in the studio working on his new edits label under the guise of MUKAT edits, plus some original production as GUYNAMUKAT and concentrating on some exciting releases for Mukatsuku vinyl only label for 2013.
(Photo courtesy of Paul Martyniuk)
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