So here’s the story. This was a particularly fun EP to work on! Many times when I collaborate with people… By the time I get sent a file or a bounce or we finally end up going into the studio; I usually have little space for overall harmonic content because I usually come in at the end of the creative process 😉 (easier for me lol) But… On the whole LAX EP I was sent these MASSIVE stripped-down grooves by Matt and Laz from the get-go so I had a great opportunity to layer and stack things up quite nicely… Vocals, synths, harmonies, melodies etc… There was room for everything. I was in wonderland.
At the end of it all, weeks to months has passed, and finally, all of the parts were mixed down beautifully by Matt and Laz; and there I was… sitting on a couch listening to the master. I was completely blown away and totally stoked because it was finally coming out. Since I received the master 8-9 weeks ago… I’ve been playing all 3 jams on my live & dj sets consistently and they’ve always seemed to integrate themselves beautifully into whatever song was playing before them. Hopefully you will enjoy listening to this EP as much as I enjoyed writing, recording and singing on it.
Be sure to grab your copy on VINYL or AIF/WAV format when it comes out. Beats the hell out of frequency shaved, mushy sounding, over-compressed MP3s… Right? No? Oh right, most people can’t hear the difference you say. That’s correct. They can’t. But….But….But that doesn’t mean they can’t FEEL the difference. They can feel it and THAT makes all the difference in the world. Think about that.
On a slightly narcissistic note… Check out what Droog said about me. hehehe (Thanx fellas!)
…”Another one off this compilation is Nikko Gibler – Monterrey, Mexico-born – but very much an LA denizen and closely connected to us musician and producer. Nikko is a multi-instrumentalist and a vocalist, a rare music mind within dance music. He is just now getting fully into electronic stuff having been a rock musician since he was a kid, great things will come from him. “
“With its 20th release, petFood is pleased to present you with a 2-track EP from Los Angeles-based producer Nikko Gibler. A professional piano player hailing from Monterrey (Mexico), Nikko Gibler’s name is very much on the rise. His recent productions on Culprit and Leftroom have been very well received and this EP will be no different. The first track off the EP is a deep groove called ‘Space Limo’- a melodic, bass heavy tune with some beautiful stabs. No vocals, no big build up, just a solid groove. The other track, ‘Not Alone’, is an afterhours tune with a hypnotizing vibe. The eerie piano is perfectly complimented by a killer bassline that kicks in mid-song and takes the track to a whole new level.
Supported by: Danny Daze, Paco Osuna, Inxec, Soul Clap, Nic Fanciulli, Lazaro Casanova, Android Cartel & more…
“Above The City” … Culprit’s most recent release has made it onto Beatport’s Top 100 Releases. The release includes songs by Nico Lahs, Lula Circus, Mark Chambers & Soho, Death on The Balcony, Clovis, Anthony Collins, Seth Troxler, Lee Curtiss and Nikko Gibler (your’s truly). Please visit Beatport and support us by buying your favorite track off the compilation today. Heck! Ya’ might as well buy the whole album… You know you’re gonna LOVE it.
Listen to previews from the album on the Beatport player below.
Wareika "ALL LITTLE THING" Remix EP on Visionquest (VQ037) is coming out in early December, including remixes by Visionquest & Nikko Gibler and Fred P aka Black Jazz Consortium.
"Ricoshëi" Nikko Gibler's duo with Jake Patrick, will be releasing their debut track, "Perfect Like You" on Dj Koze's acclaimed Pampa Records. Expect this release on vinyl in early 2014.
I'll Wait For You by Maher Daniel and Nikko Gibler included in John Digweed's yearly iconic compilations "Live in London 2013" and "Bedrock 14". Both compilations reach number one positions across the board on Beatport.com.
Remix for Pan/Tone's "Stay" out NOW on Vancouver, BC's "We Have Friends" EP includes remixes by Hrdvision, Nikko Gibler and Danny Benedettini. You can download the digital file from WhatPeoplePlay or you can pre-order the vinyl record from Decks.de
3-Track-EP with Lula Circus (Resopal/Ostwind/Stranjjur) on Marcin Czubala's, "Your Mama's Friend" OUT NOW! Supported by Lee Curtiss, Manik, Ramon Tapia, Monika Kruse, Martin Landsky, Groove Armada and AFFKT.
Buy it HERE
3-Track-EP with Matt Tolfrey (Leftroom/Saved/Cocoon) and Lazaro Casanova (Petfood/Incorrect Music/DFA). Out on Culprit NOW!
Buy it HERE