On this week’s episode of the R.O.A.D. Podcast, the crew spoke to Vancouver-based DJ/producer Nick Bike. The renowned remixer described how it feels to have DJ legends like DJ Jazzy Jeff and Questlove praise and play his edits.
The fellas also shared some of their favorite edits and remixes from “The Bike Crate” and asked Nick how he managed to migrate his audience from Bandcamp to Patreon after getting his account shut down due to the recent DMCA copyright infringement crackdowns.
Watch an excerpt above and the full interview here.
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Nick Bike, a two-time Red Bull Music 3Style Vancouver champion, has put down a soulful set for Serato’s In The Mix series. His performance includes hip-hop, funk, house, and more. It also includes a number of Bike’s own edits.
The Canadian turntablist/producer is a contributor to the DJcity music team, providing exclusive tracks for the record pool. He has also been a special guest at Jazzy Jeff’s PLAYLIST Retreat.
Watch Nick’s performance above.
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Nick Bike. (Source: Instagram)
Nick Bike, a two-time Red Bull Music 3Style Vancouver champion, has served up a versatile mix for the DJcity Podcast. His half-hour set, which features mostly hip-hop and Caribbean-influenced sounds, includes five of his own edits and one of his originals. Nick is a contributor to the DJcity music team.
1. Deodato – Skatin’
2. Kid Ink ft. Lil Wayne & Saweetie – YUSO – Nick Bike Nasty Girl Blend
3. Sneakk ft. Tyga & YG – Spray
4. Missy Elliott – Get Ur Freak On – DJ Docta Twerk Blend
5. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie ft. Tyga & Offset – Startender – Nick Bike Offset First
6. DJ Pump & Nick Bike – krush on u
7. Kodak Black, Offset, Travis Scott – ZEZE – Nick Bike Outta Control Blend
8. Koffee – Toast
9. Usher – Bad Girl – Kris Kross Amsterdam Remix
10. Aidonia – Big Baller
11. Walshy Fire & DJ Septik ft. Busy Signal – Hot (Bam Bam) – Nick Bike Ango Bam Bam Bootleg
12. Jada Kingdom – Banana
13. Niniola – Bana
14. Charli XCX & Troye Sivan – 1999
15. Ne-Yo – Closer – Safety First! Remix
16. Quavo ft. 21 Savage – PASS OUT
17. Moneybagg Yo ft. J. Cole – Say Na
18. JAY-Z ft. Beyonce – Family Feud
19. The Dynamic Clark Sisters – Ha Ya – Nick Bike Edit
20. YG ft. Quavo – SLAY
At this year’s PLAYLIST Retreat, six of the attendees were selected to compete in an impromptu DJ battle. Nick Bike, EASE, DJ Jaycee, Trayze, DJ BYTE, and Damianito competed to win a pair of Rane TWELVE controllers and a Rane SEVENTY-TWO mixer. The battle was hosted by DJ Zimmie, and the judges chose EASE as the winner.
Each contestant was given a USB drive with a selection of songs from which they had to build their sets. This meant that the DJs had to come up with new routines, as opposed to relying on material from previous battles.
DJ set times:
Nick Bike: 1:40
DJ Jaycee: 11:17
DJ BYTE: 23:35
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During his time at the PLAYLIST Retreat in August, Vancouver DJ/producer Nick Bike hooked up with Serato to perform a set for their In the Mix series. The Red Bull Music 3Style VIII Canada finalist put down 13 minutes of mostly hip-hop and nu-disco, including several of his edits. His set, which was filmed inside DJ Jazzy Jeff’s basement, features the track “Night Lights” from his freshly released Night Lights EP.
Watch Nick’s mini mix above.
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