From the early days of Giant Step, to today's Turntables on the Hudson parties, Nickodemus has been a key element in the NYC dance music scene for over 10 years. As a DJ & a producer, he explores the intersection of Urban & World Music with sounds of Funk, Folk, Jazz, Hip Hop, House & Dub- all with a message of peace, awareness & love for the dance.
It will stop off in the Middle East & Africa, over to Brazil, Colombia & the Caribbean, up to New Orleans & landing in his hometown, Brooklyn NYC!
Nickodemus been touring as a DJ & collaborating with musicians all over the World since 1996! He has three albums & remix albums called "Engangered Species" "Sun People" & "Moon People" as well as eight Turntables on the Hudson compilations to date. His songs can also be found on 100's of compilations as well as several movies & TV shows including: Battle in Seattle, Sex in the City, Dancing With the Stars, True Blood & commercials such as iTUNES, Revlon, Heineken & Michelobe.
In his remix machine, Nickodemus has done mixes for a wide range of artists including: Billy Holiday, Nina Simone, Bebel Gilberto, Sultan Khan, Omar Farul Tekbilek, Thievery Corporation, Astor Piazzolla, The Pimps of Joytime & many more. His latest project on self-owned WONDERWHEEL Recordings, comes after a successful launch of Next Aid in South Africa during the World Cup. It includes recordings & mixes of songs from children in the The Earthchild Project in Capetown.
Resident DJ @ Giant Step functions (NYC) from 1995 - 1999. Supporting DJ for live concerts with the following acts: Gil Scott Heron, Jazzmattazz, The Pharcyde, Mos Def & Kweli, KRS-One, Us 3, Thievery Corporation, Groove Collective, Pucho & the Latin Soul Brothers, Angelique Kidjo, Femi Kuti...
1998 - present : Resident dj & producer for Turntables on the Hudson (NYC) functions
1999 - 2001: DJ & effects for the Mino Cinelu 4 piece World Fusion band .
Featured DJ at various clubs throughout the World including Paris, Vienna, Budapest, Bucharest, London, Kosovo, La Coruna, Barcelona, Madrid, Puerto Rico, Mexico City, Playa del Carmen, Seoul, Tokyo, Australia, New Zealand + all major cities in the USA.
With over 30 original songs & 40 or more remixes in the past 10 years, Nickodemus has carved a niche for himself in World Music & Dance Music by intersecting World & Urban sounds to make a unique dancefloor fusion of his own. Remixes for artists such as: Billy Holiday, Nina Simone, Thievery Corporation, Sultan Khan, Astor Piazzolla, Gilfeme, Dublex Inc, Boozoo Bajou, Karuan, Madrid de los Austrias, Truby Trio & more... Along with songs selected for Sex & the City & various feature films, the first song, "Mi Swing es Tropical," on his debut album,
"Endangered Species" has been used for the recent itunes+ipod advertising. See full discography nickodemus.com/discog.html
Turntables on the Hudson SIX Remix is out now on WONDERWHEEL Recordings.