Nico de Transilvania is the ultimate entertainer as a DJ and a performer. Bringing together a blend of Global Electronic Beats with Dance Music, native-born Transylvanian, Nico, has carved out her own niche as an international DJ.
During her sets, Nico often has live musicians, MC’s and dancers performing with her as well as visual shows, taking you on a unique journey exploring an eclectic mix of music genres. She combines Balkan, Swing, Tropical, Rhythm & Blues, Middle Eastern, Oriental and African with heavy baselines and electronic beats bringing to the surface her love for Electronic Music whilst keeping her Balkan roots alive throughout the set. Having a life long love affair with dance and movement, Nico’s sets are focused on making you dance till you drop!
She has headlined at music, film, and art events from the Secret Garden Party, Big Chill, and Bestival, to the Biennale in India, Art Dubai, Royal Academy of Arts, London fashion shows and film festivals in Reykjavik, Transilvania, BFI London and Belfast. As well as performing, she has curated sell-out multi-media events at some of the UK’s top festivals and worked along-side many talented musicians, including Blondie, Leftfield, Apparat, Norman Cook, M.I.A, Telepopmusik, Adam Freeland, The Correspondents, Fanfara Ciocarlia, Mahala Rai Banda and Boban Markovic.
More recently Nico has turned her hand to production and released her debut album ‘Be One’on her homegrown label Musica Without Frontiers. With support already garnered from ‘Nickodemus’ who successfully road-tested ‘Come Get Your Sisters’ at Bonobo’s Boiler Room session in New York, the latest chapter of Nico’s exploration as a producer showcases her interpretation of the music that energises her DJ sets and influences her selections. Her innate ability to create music that makes you want to dance is immortalised in this electronic genre hopping LP which seamlessly unites drum and bass, house, folktronica and dance music.