Nick Kopout & Tim Lyall
London , Britain (UK)
Niko & Lyall consists of two of the UK's finest in Nick Kopout (Niko) & Tim 'Lyall'
Tim’s DJ’ing career began 19 years ago filling in for a Miss Moneypenny’s DJ he later flourished at classic venues such as The Gardening Club and the legendary Madison’s in Bournemouth. With a growing reputation, he went on to play across the UK at The Cross, Peach, Po Na Na, Evolution, Club M, the Tunnel, Roar, Escape, Passion and many more. Tim has rocked huge crowds across the UK at Homelands, VFestival, South Coast Weekender, Wakestock and numerous Slinky Arena Tours. Tim has taken part at Nature One Fest in Germany, MTV/Slinky beach party, Boracay Beach and several tours of Australia and New Zealand with such names as John Kelly, Leroy Thornhill (Prodigy), Public Enemy, Lee Haslam, Tribe Called Quest, Tripper, B.L.I.M, Sander Kleinenberg and Eric Morillo. As a Slinky resident for 8 years Tim’s gained a wealth of experience from playing alongside the biggest names in the industry including Fergie, Tiesto, Judge Jules, Seb Fontaine, John Kelly, Paul Oakenfold, Lisa lashes, Eddie Halliwell, Carl Cox, the list is endless. Even in this exalted company Tim more than holds his own. His musical style incorporates everything from House, Breaks, Progressive, Techno and beyond, placing him firmly at the cutting edge of today’s DJs.
Niko has been Dj'ing and producing professionally for over ten years now and is most renowned for his solo release work and gigs at club nights such as We Love Space @ Space Ibiza & Glass Butter Beach Festival. As a solo artist Nicks music style ranges from eclectic house through to cutting edge bass music which has been heard on the UK circuit and across Europe at destinations such as the French Alps/Ibiza and London.
Together these two have been smashing out killer production work with numerous bootlegs being caned the world over and amazingly on their first official release (Remix of Atlantic Drift - Another Day 2010) they got a feature on the Ministry of Sound Mash up Mix 2010 compilation CD, following up with another MOS feature in 2012. Since then the duo have performed at gigs & festivals supporting the likes of Pendulum, Drumsound & Bassline Smith, Reverent & The Makers while having numerous tracks released on labels such as Ispirato, Up:start Music & Born 2 Dance Records which received rave reviews in high street magazines Mixmag, DJ Mag and website Tillate.com!
With current track support from the likes of the Cutup Boys, Plump Djs, Stanton Warriors, Cut Up Boys, Lisa Lashes, Brandon Block, and most recently being nominated for an international break-beat award the boys are really looking forward to the 2013 summer..
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