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Discover the Secrets of Nikko Culture’s Unique Sound on Radio Marbella

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Nikko Culture, the CEO of vibing beats and savage rhythms, is here to spill the tea! 🎤 From the picturesque city of Patras, Greece, Nikos Kourtis, better known as Nikko Culture, has been flexin’ his musical talents since 2015. 🌟 Known for his fire tracks that blend Deep House, Nu Disco, and Indie Dance, Nikko has pushed the envelope in the music scene. In this exclusive interview with Radio Marbella, we dive into his journey, inspirations, and the lit stories behind his latest EP, “Let Me.” 🔥 Bet you don’t want to miss this! If you know, you know (IYKYK). Period.

How Did You Start Your Music Journey?

Early Life and Influences

Q: WHAT IS YOUR REAL NAME, BIRTHDAY, AND PLACE OF BIRTH?

A: “My real name is Nikos Kourtis, and I was born in one of the most beautiful cities in Patras, Greece.”

First Steps in Music Production

Q: WHAT’S THE ORIGIN OF THE NAME “NIKKO CULTURE”?

A: “What I thought is that my music is my own culture. Whenever Nikko = Me and Culture = My Music.”

What Inspires Your Music?

Creative Process

Q: WHAT MUSIC GENRE DO YOU CONSIDER YOUR WORK TO BE?

A: “I really don’t believe it exists. It’s a little bit of everything. Deep House, Nu Disco, Progressive House, Indie Dance, and Disco.”

Q: DESCRIBE BRIEFLY YOUR RITUAL BEFORE YOU PRODUCE A SONG?

A: “I don’t think I have any kind of ritual. I’m just going into the studio, it’s just me and the music.”

Favorite Plugins and Tools

Q: WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE STUDIO PLUGIN?

A: “I have no specific. Each track is over 5-6 different.”

The Making of “Let Me” EP

Overview of the EP

Q: CONGRATULATIONS ON “LET ME – EP”. HOW’S YOUR ALBUM DOING SO FAR?

A: “Thank you very much. So far I think it’s going very well.”

Q: EXPLAIN BRIEFLY HOW YOU DEVELOPED THE MOOD OF ‘LET ME’? (DO YOU LET YOURSELF BE INSPIRED BY THE VOCAL FIRST OR SOMETHING ELSE?

A: “They are different each time. Some costumes start from the phonetic, some not. It depends on the mood and what I have in mind.”

Collaboration with Other Artists

Q: ‘LET ME’ EP CONTAINS ONE ORIGINAL VERSION AND THREE REMIXES BROUGHT BY NEZHDAN, NANDO FORTUNATO, AND ALEXANDER HRISTOV. HOW DID THE COLLABORATION ARISE AND HOW DO YOU DECIDE WHO WILL BE IN THE ALBUM?

A: “Yes, it contains three great remixes different from the other. I’ve heard chores from all three kids and I really like their music. The style and manner in which each piece is manipulated is unique. I don’t have any standards to just decide that I like the work of every artist.”

What’s Next for You?

Upcoming Projects and Goals

Q: WHAT CAN WE EXPECT FROM NIKKO CULTURE IN 2020?

A: “Definitely a lot of pieces. Original but also remixed. Outside of that I’ll drop the weight on my record label (Round Trip Bus Records) that is slowly starting to appear on stage.”

Q: WHAT’S YOUR ULTIMATE DIRECTION OF NIKKO CULTURE?

A: “I haven’t thought of that.”

Advice for Aspiring Producers

Q: DO YOU HAVE ADVICE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE WHO WANT TO BECOME A MUSIC PRODUCER?

A: “The only thing I can say to the young people who are going in right now is that it is good to feel the music as an expression and not be tempted by the other wrap that can come through it. Only then will he go ahead and do something good. That’s how I saw it.”

Fun Facts and Personal Insights

Dream Collaborations

Q: WHICH ARTIST, PRODUCER, OR MUSICIAN WOULD YOU LIKE TO WORK WITH?

A: “One of my favorites is Black Coffee. But it’s a different kind of music.”

We want to thank Nikko Culture for taking his time to make this interview a reality. For more Nikko Culture visit his official website.


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