Rik Parkinson is globally renowned for his extraordinary DJ skills. His tricks and tips have received over 1,000,000 views on YouTube and many of the world’s best-known DJs have been taught a thing or two from him.
As a music lover from a young age, Rik started his DJ career 1999, producing music under the alias Jazz Sensation. He launched successful tracks ‘Just Like That’ and ‘Anytime No More’ which were snapped up instantly by the likes of labels Sounds Like Soul and Soul Tonic and played in hotspots such as Café Mambo and Ministry of Sound.
Back at home, Rik became a regular on the Leeds club scene and soon became known for his amazing, fast-fingered skills on the decks as well as his love of effects. So in 2006, armed with a degree in Creative Music and Sound Technology from Leeds University; he went on to DJ and produce under his own name.
Rik is now living in London and producing music with Hailstorm Music. He describes his current sound as ‘toe-tapping’ and ‘hip-shaking’ whilst staying true to his organic, soulful tech House roots.
His first track with Hailstorm Music entitled ‘Ain’t No’, has already been a hit on the Ibiza dance scene and has received huge support from artists such as X-press 2, Danny Howells and Eats Everything.
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