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50 DAYS OF COACHELLA ARTISTS: Datsik – #6

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50 DAYS OF COACHELLA ARTISTS: Datsik – #6

Posted on 07 April 2012 by admin

 

 

From Wikipedia.com

Datsik is the alias of Troy Beetles, sovaldi saleDubstep DJ and music producer from British ColumbiaCanada. He frequently works with fellow Canadian Dubstep producers Excision and Downlink. His first release was in the spring of 2009.

Biography

Beetles was born in 1988 in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. He began producing dubstep music after hearing Excision (Jeff Abel) perform at Shambhala electronic music festival in 2008.[1] Soon afterward the two began collaborating and had several releases in 2009 and 2010. He performs internationally and continues to produce music in Canada.

In 2009 Datsik had several number one releases on Beatport.[2] He has remixed and collaborated with artists such as The Crystal MethodNoisiaWu-Tang Clan, and Diplo, and has performed with Steve AokiRuskoBassnectarSkreamDJ Craze andNero, among others.[3]

Beetles cites a wide range of musical inspirations, including Wu-Tang Clan members RZA and Method Man. He has described his sound as “dark and robotic,” while trying to remain “funky and gangster” and “dirty.”[1] Beetles’ artist name “Datsik” was inspired from his former Xbox Live gamertag.[1]

He is also set to release his debut album: Vitamin D, on Dim Mak Records on April 10, 2012. The album will feature 12 songs, as well as appearances from Downlink, Z-Trip, Infected Mushroom, Jonathan Davis, Messinian, and Snak the Ripper.

 

 

Links:

http://www.datsik.ca/

https://www.facebook.com/djdatsik

http://www.myspace.com/djdatsik

https://twitter.com/#!/DATSIK

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