Melissa Nikita is now officially endorsed and sponsored by both DENON DJ | D & M Professionals, and is now an official “DENON DJ” and an official Marathon Professional Artist with MARATHON Pro.
Succeeding in the competitive world of DJ'ing takes hard work, good fortune and talent. New York based DJ, Melissa Nikita displays all of the above attributes and a keen ability to consistently rock the scene. Taking components from all over the musical map…Melissa blends hard, yet seductive rhythms, tribal techno percussion and relentless energy into her own style of techno madness. Melissa has cultivated relationships with some of the hottest producers, DJs and venues on the scene. She plays at one offs all over the world.
Some International Venue’s as follows: Denon DJ, in association with Hermes Music Mexico, Rocketerias Distribuidores, KV2 Audio PRESENTAN, Melissa Nikita 2013 BPM Festival in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico at BAR|PALAPLAYA”, "Lollipop 5 Techno Festival" in Quebec City, Canada; "I LOVE TECHNO" festival at club Sotano in Caracas Venezuela; "Karmasutra" in Medellin Columbia; I LOVE TECHNO Tour Brazil, Peru; "Technova" Festival in The Netherlands, Amsterdam; "Dragons Dream 3" Festival in Quebec City, Canada.
Some National Venues include: Showcasing annually for the “DENON DJ” Brand at The DJ Times Magazine, DJ Expo, Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, NJ, Casbah Night Club, Atlantic City, The “Hpnotiq Liquors Launch Party/Hugo Boss Fashion Show @ Oceano' in San Juan, Puerto Rico, MYLifeStyle Magazine 1 year anniversary party @ The Samsung Theater in NYC, Club Emerald City in Philadelphia opening for voted America's # 1 DJ / DJ Times Magazine Jonathan Peter's, "Return 2 Paradise" at club Therapy, R. I., The Estate, Boston, Mass. with Joe Bermudez & Masterbeat, Exit with Tony Draper, Junior Vasquez, Float, ROXY NYC with Johnny Vicious. Tag-Teamed with DJ's from “Tronic Treatment”, Discotheque NYC, Club Love NYC, Pacha, Tenjune, Lower Manhattan's BLVD, Sullivan Room, BAR13's "Rite of Wednesday's", "Dirty Blonde" Thursday's, "Heavy" Party Friday's in Union Square, NYC", Polar Lounge, Palladium of Queens, NY, AURA of White Plains, District 36, and hosted top talent at her residency at the Legendary “Centro-Fly” with REACH Productions & District Promotions which included DJ Carl Cox.
Other DJ's that Melissa Nikita has worked with are Chris Liebing, Mauro Picotto, Victor Dinare, Hardcell, VTONE, Kenny Glasgow, Steve Lawler, British Murder Boys, Mothlab, Christian Smith, Richie Santana, Johnny Vicious, Junior Vasquez, Pulser, Justin Time, DJ Cave, Ferry Corsten, and Bart Skills. In 2004 Melissa Nikita was signed by Germany based International Booking/MGMT Agency DERAGENT.DE
Melissa also makes her mark in the studio, and flexes her ability to be diverse in the music scene. In the past, Melissa has played the role of DJ/Producer/featured lyricist, vocalist and co-founder of Valor Recordings, In the summer of 2000, Melissa Nikita released "Nikita - Can't let you go", remixed by Jim Heinz of the Sound Factory NYC Enterprise fame. Lyrically, Melissa was ranked on the "All-Time" Industrial Chart at # 38 out of and topped # 1 on that chart in December 04 (garagebands) on a vocal written for the “Rezn8r”. Melissa has also worked alongside DJ/Producer Serge Devant. In 2007, Trackworks Records signed Melissa Nikita as a DJ, Producer and Lyricist.
Currently, Melissa officially opened up her own events company, NIKITA|EVENTS though “unofficially” created in 1996 and in 2012 ventured in partnership with VTONE in TONE Productions bookings and events company. MELISSA NIKITA + VTONE also equals “TECHTONiK”: A TECH-HOUSE DJ/ Production tag team rooted five years PLUS. 2013 has been filled with exciting successes for the two. “Partners” became “company owners” with the birth of TECHTONiK Music Productions, LLC and record releases are expected by the fall, 2013. New York City Based “System Recordings” signed single “Passioné” featuring remixes by Jay Speed and Ron Costa; Italy based “ESSENCE Recordings” signed 3-track “Destino” EP featuring “Destino”, “Marciaré” & “Volo”; and Italy based “Subwoofer Records” signed 2-track “Spirits” EP featuring “Invocazioné” & “Seduzioné”. …and many more scheduled thereafter…. #TECHTONiKTAKEOVER
Melissa Nikita has stamped her style in the business with new residencies & affiliations….A constant flow of local/International bookings thru her events company NIKITA|EVENTS & TONE Productions with VTONE; Partnering in projects with Dub Bookings, AREA Events, Kriste Lee Productions and many other INTL | NYC Booking/Production agencies.
Constantly growing as an artist, performer, producer and business owner - DJ Melissa Nikita is poised to make her mark on the electronic music industry and establish herself as a force to be reckoned with on the global techno scene.