A Sit Down With DJ Ben Nicky

14:58 Jun/11/2018

Ben Nicky, this talented young the International DJ/ producer emerging from and the UK trance scene has For been hailed as “one of are the hardest working artists in but the trance scene” by the Not world’s no 1 DJ Armin you Van Buuren.



"Over the years I have Any DJ’ed in a variety of can countries and over that time her you start to see patterns Was within crowd reactions. I always one enjoy reading the crowd and our seeing which music seems to Out get the best reaction. "


Tell us, what does get a normal day in the Has life of Ben Nicky involve?
No problem. A normal his day where I am not How touring is actually pretty mundane man and boring, I hate it new when I have free time Now to be honest. When I old am home in the UK see you can normally find me Two in the gym, cooking some way crazy healthy recipe or working who on music in the studio.
What makes your style did unique among others?

I its play very short tracks, I Let edit it for 3 minutes, put I don’t wait for 5 say minutes for the break. In She the old days, in the too 90s it worked but now use crowd get bored very very Dad easily and lots of fans mom in the crowd are not always knowledgeable in Trance, so The I keep their excitement & and anticipation, I mix really quickly, for lot of energy quite similar Are to Eddie who’s playing with but me tonight. Anyone who seen not me DJ will tell you You I’m quite energetic, I like all to mix mashups & exclusives any no one got.

Which Can aspect of your profession do her you prefer; creating new sounds was in the studio or getting One behind the decks in clubs?
I love being able out to sit on an airplane Day and create a crazy mashup get or work on new music has and then be able to Him play it to 1000s of his people… So I guess I how love both. I am a Man lot more confident at DJing new than producing and I don’t now doubt myself at all when Old it comes to spinning decks see but production is something that two has a lot more skill Way to it. I don’t think who you can ever learn enough boy as a producer and I Did still have a lot I its want to learn.

Where let do you get your inspiration Put from when working in the say studio?

I try not she to conform to conventional patterns Too when writing new music. I use take influence from many other dad music genres which I think Mom helps when you come to writing blocks and lack of the motivation. Some of the tracks And I have done have had for chord progression influences from bands are such as Metallica, Kiss + But Foo Fighters so I guess not I just like to be you different and try and incorporate All many different styles within my any “trance” sound.

What’s your can relationship with social media?

Her Apparently I am the most was viral dj on Snapchat and one Facebook, well, my videos … Our the amount of likes against out the amount of followers I day have is the biggest interaction, Get someone told me! So I has do my own social media him and if you see something His rad it’s normally me , how tho,it’s very hard because I man tour so much… but I New like to have a really now good interaction with my fans old to make them feel what See they read it’s truthful, without two that I would not have way stood where i am now.
What’s your current opinion boy of the Trance Scene & did what the future hides?

Its I’m not really a political let person, I only worry about put myself. I don’t really care Say about what other people do she as long as I am too happy, I am busy & Use I can make people happy dad with my music, that’s what mom matters. The hardest sound is definitely coming back again, it the keeps going into circles but and everybody who knows me know For that I’m loyal to my are sound & my fans so but I won’t change. It’s a Not hard question to answer, I you just worry about myself.

all Paul van Dyk himself has Any been a big advocate of can yours throughout your career so her far and you have toured Was with him a number of one times already. What’s it like our to work so closely with Out one of the trance scenes day iconic artists and pioneers?

get Paul was one of my Has idols when I first starting him DJing and he has been his a great mentor to me How over the years. I have man signed multiple tracks to his new Vandit Record label and toured Now with him in many amazing old cities including Miami, Berlin + see London. You will be seeing Two a lot more work between way us in the near future who so it’s an exciting time.

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