Damascusito presents: Nikolucky & Borzin 17.8.2019 @ Helsinki

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Damascusito presents: Nikolucky & Borzin

22:00-04:00

Open air. Free entrance.

Nikolucky pays respect towards the enthusiastic record collector Perttu Häkkinen by playing vinyls which are hand-picked from Häkkinen’s very own record collection and, in addition, vinyls released by different projects where Häkkinen was involved (e.g. Imatran Voima, V.U.L.V.A., Tähtiportti, Randy Barracuda). Lots of elektro and alternative electronic music coming up. Long live the Great Legacy of Perttu Häkkinen!

Nikolucky is Vallila, Helsinki-based DJ and filmmaker who isn’t shy of deliciously chilly rhythms or foot-moving electronic beats; he enjoys painting with whole spectrum of soundscapes like a vigilant chameleon in order to mutate the prevalent atmosphere. While going through a musical journey having him steering the wheel, expect to meditate, amaze and rave.

No one really knows how DJ Borzin was born. Many people, like the fine officials of the municipality of Hamburg, as well as German and Iranian kinfolk, know how, where and when Borzin was born. Something happened when Borzin and the record player first collided in some dark space somewhere, tendrils of cigarrette smoke and the siren song of needle on vinyl inevitably drawing the two together, like the strings on a puppet. So then there was DJ Borzin. 42 years ago, that much we know.
Wherever he went, the music flowed. Top clubs in the happening Hamburg of the 80s and 90s, playing parties with and for Prince, James Brown, Beastie Boys & Run DMC, Tricky, Sussan Deyhim, Trans Global Underground... Happening under- and overground parties in Helsinki, Finland in the 90s, 00s and now 10s. The style didn't and doesn't matter, because, as Duke Ellington said, there is only good music and bad music. DJ Borzin plays the former.