Nukleuz DJs – Biography
Formed in 2002 for the DJ Nation series, Nukleuz DJs represented the cream of emerging hard dance talent on Nukleuz and over various projects have included legends such as BK, Ed Real, Vinylgroover, Andy Farley, Nick Sentience, Mark Richardson, Darren Styles, Mark Breeze, Organ Donors, Phil Reynolds, Dave Randall, Disco Brothers, Nick Lunn, Sterling Moss and The Edison Factor. Now fronted by Nukleuz’s own Head of A&R Dave Louca and in-house studio whizz kid JAKAZiD Nukleuz DJs have taken up the reins of this respected association of harder dance talent.
Having sold over 20,000 copies and been the first 12” only release to hit the Top 40 for over a decade as well as being crowned single of the month in Mixmag, Muzik and IDJ the first DJ Nation EP series set in stone that hard dance was a strong and vibrant scene and flew in the face of falling vinyl sales. This was followed up in 2003 with DJ Nation: Bootleg Edition which went on to achieve the same monstrous level of success! This was later followed up by DJ Nation: Harder Edition, 3 vinyls of killer cuts for the harder generation.
With it’s new pilots at the helm Nukleuz DJs were determined to showcase the breadth of outstanding harder edged dance music that was coming through the label including a collaboration album with Maelstrom & Nebula DJs called Ibiza Trance Anthems 2007 which smashed into the number 1 spot in both the UK & USA iTunes Dance Chart! This was followed up by successful sequels in 2008 and 2009. This was also the era of the resurgence of Hardcore and saw Nukleuz DJs compiling and mixing CDs for Hardcore Adrenaline (Gut Records) which hit number 2 in the UK Compilations Chart, Hardcore Adrenaline 2 & 3, Hardcore Nation 2009 (EMI/Virgin) and Hardcore Nation Classics (Warners).
Other projects include mixing all of the Nukleuz Trance Sessions CDs as well as the Anthems series of albums showcasing the finest releases in the Nukleuz catalogue as digital album exclusives featuring 2 DJ mixes and full uneditted DJ friendly individual downloads (Hardcore Anthems /Bounce & Donk Anthems / Trance Anthems / Hard Dance Anthems / Tech Trance Anthems).
New for 2010 Nukleuz DJs go global and have compiled and mixed a Double CD album for South African label F! Records featuring the hottest hard dance, bounce, NRG and hardstyle around. Watch this space!