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Turntablist NikNak has a unique style, cutting and scratching field recordings and samples into ambient tracks — but her latest album finds her leaning into the dance music you might hear in one of her club sets. Ben Murphy speaks to her about Afrofuturist sci-fi, trip-hop, pop, and why she loves found sounds

DJ, turntablist and producer NikNak approaches the decks differently. The Leeds-based artist’s debut album, ‘Bashi’, released in 2020, found her using turntables to manipulate field...

NikNak announces new album, ‘Ireti’, on Accidental Records

The Leeds-based turntablist describes her new album, out in May: "If there was a Black Blade Runner, this would be the soundtrack"

NikNak is releasing her next album, 'Ireti', in May. Listen to the single 'You Were Supposed To Be Good', featuring Grifton Forbes Amos and Cassie...


Kali Malone, Max Cooper, Oren Ambarchi and more will perform at the one-of-a-kind listening experience

The world's most advanced spatial audio sound system is set to debut in London next month. In collaboration with 33-33, Amsterdam-based sound studio 4DSOUND will...

Selections: NikNak

In this series, Selections, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, NikNak spotlights ambient sound designs, jazz-infused hip-hop and high-def club experiments

NikNak is an award-winning turntablist, producer and presenter based in Leeds, who is just at home mixing funk and hip-hop as she is dubstep and...

NikNak Sankofa

The Leeds-based DJ and producer is also embarking on a UK tour

NikNak has announced a new album, 'Sankofa', which will be released on 1st July. Billed as an "immersive turntablism-produced" record, the Leeds-based artist's latest outing...