Nick Holder is an underground hip-hop and house music DJ, producer and remixer from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.Â Nick’s recording pieces in both production and remixing entails of house sounds with simple disco loops to deep vocal house to minimal Chicago style.
Holder began DJing in the early 1980s, and soon became influenced by the Detroit techno scene and DJs such as Derrick May and Carl Craig. He owns records labels DNH Records (house) and Treehouse Records (hip-hop), and has been producing music since 1991. In this period he has produced over 60 records. He has also produced music for labels like: Studio !K7 where he produced 2 albums One Night In The Disco and Still On Track, Jinxx records, Poker flat recordings, Stickman records, Ministry of Sound, Peppermint Jam, Definitive recordings, and NRK Sound Division.
Holder’s single Da Sambafrique propelled him to cult producer status, a Latin track played by DJs all over the world.Â This record was to set the precedent for Holder’s critically acclaimed album on NRK Sound Division. From Within and spawned two underground classics; Trying To Find Myself and I Once Believed In U.