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NICK FIORUCCI Biography Call him a musical renaissance man. Nick Fiorucci is not just an internationally in-demand dance music DJ, but a highly successful producer, remixer, songwriter and record label head. The Toronto native combined his passion for music and his entrepreneurial skills from an early age. At 18, he had already become a top Toronto club DJ. After graduating from the TREBAS Institute with a diploma in the recording arts and sciences, he established his first dance music label, the legendary Bigshot Records. In 1990, he teamed with fellow DJ Michael Ova to launch Hi-Bias, a label that would transform the Canadian dance music industry. His contributions were noted in 1999, when Nick Fiorucci was inducted into the CanDance Hall of Fame. The Hall, dedicated to the pioneers and builders of Canadian dance music, declared that Hi-Bias be recognized as Canada’s most successful underground dance indie. In its eleven years of existence, the still-thriving label has notched the impressive tally of 11 Juno nominations and one victory. It also gave domestic dance music acts much-needed exposure at home and abroad. Throughout this period, Nick has taken a completely hands-on role. “I have worn all the hats,” he explains. “From the creative and production side to the legal aspects of signing acts and licensing, right to the promotion and marketing side. I oversee everything from the ground up, from music selection to pre-production, where I may be collaborating as a musician or songwriter. I groom the artist, produce them, then press, package, release, market and promote the music.” Fiorucci still finds time to stay on top of the international dance music scene by taking select DJ engagements in North America and Europe. Over the past decade, he has regularly attended such major industry trade conferences as MIDEM, Popkomm and the Winter Music Conference, where he was a frequent panel moderator and participant. As a result, he has built up an extensive database of important international contacts. Other labels have utilized Nick’s skills as a producer and remixer. An impressive list of international credits includes Britney Spears, TLC, Eiffel 65, Brandy, Laura Pausini, ATB, Gino Vannelli, Masters At Work, M-People, Single Gun Theory, Kristine W, Urban Cookie Collective, and many more. On the music publishing side, Fiorucci isn’t just a talented and experienced songwriter. He has intelligently administered an impressive publishing catalog, placing songs and soliciting covers internationally. As head of a long-established independent label, he has honed his marketing and promotional skills. From marketing plans, sales presentations and advertising buys to handling media relations, retail, merchandising and branching into e-commerce, he has tackled every facet of the business with dynamism and creative flair. Fiorucci’s abilities as a business manager have been demonstrated by the way in which he has motivated a consistently growing group of employees into following his creative and commercial visions. This accumulated wealth of creative and business experience marks Nick Fiorucci as an invaluable asset for collaborative projects within the music industry and his debut 11:11 will further establish as major force to be reckoned with. For further information contact info@hibias.ca Nick Fiorucci Production / Remix Discography Nick Fiorucci 11:11 (full-length album) Hi-Bias Shania Twain Hate To Love Universal Britney Spears Someday Jive (USA) Britney Spears Everytime Jive (USA) Keshia Chanté Bad Boy BMG/Vik(Can) Kimberely Locke 8th World Wonder Curb (USA) Michelle Branch Breathe Maverick (USA) Elvis Presley Rubbernecking BMG (USA) Celine Dion I Drove All Night Sony (USA) Justin Timberlake Cry Me A River Jive (USA) Jennifer Lopez Jenny From the Block Sony (USA) Whitney Houston One Of Those Days Arista (USA) Justin Timberlake Like I Live You Jive (USA) My Neck My Back Khia Artemis (USA) Laura Pausini I Surrender Atlantic (USA) He Is Brandy Atlantic (USA) Are We Bliss Beat Factory/BMG Get Ready Shawn Desman BMG /Uomo Soc It To Me Badfellas Serious/Universal UK Hold You ATB Popular/EMI Mia & The Polarbabies Dream Girl Hi-Bias Easier Said Than Done (Album) Distinct Nature Hi-Bias / EMI Loving You Christina Undhjem/Gino Vannelli Universal (Denmark) Woman Like Me Christina Undhjem/Gino Vannelli Universal (Denmark) Never Say Die Christina Undhjem/Gino Vannelli Universal (Denmark) No More Lies De’Lacy Easy Street Let’s Go All Night 11:30 Aquarius/DKD Someday Jacksoul BMG No Scrubs TLC LaFace (USA)/BMG Living In A Disco Eyes Cream EMI (Italy) Sextasy SULK Hi-Bias / Song Scent Of You Jazmin Attic (Canada) Say I’m Your #1 Jazmin Attic (Canada) Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now Mystah Munroe Hi-Bias Someday M-Appeal Attic (Canada) I’m Thinkin’ Of You 2 Brothers on the 4th floor Arcade/CNR (Netherlands) If You Don’t Know (Album) Temperance Hi-Bias/Attic Who Wants to Be Your Lover Jimmy James Interhit/Priority (USA) Won’t Give Up My Music Pulse JellyBean (USA) The Lover That You Are Pulse JellyBean (USA) Witness Urban Cookie Collective Quality Sweat Jay Williams PolyGram (UK) Colour My Life M-People DeConstruction (UK) I Can’t Get No Sleep Masters At Work (India) Cutting (USA) Perfect Motion Sunscream Sony (UK) Just A Groove Nomad EMI (UK) Lonely Lance Ellington Strictly Rhythm (USA) The Pressure Butch Quick Strictly Rhythm (USA) Metapyshical Single Gun Theory Nettwerk/IRS (Canada) I’m Rushin Bump Good Boy (UK) I Like It Landlord Bigshot (Canada) Got U On My Mind Greg Lee Bigshot (Canada) Get Up Jillian Mendez Bigshot (Canada) Don’t Know What You’re Missing Jillian Mendez Bigshot (Canada) Nastyness 4 Play Bigshot (Canada) Tease Me Melina Marks Bigshot (Canada) Let’s Do It Right Thando Hyman Blast (Canada) Is That The Way Heather Cherron Blast (Canada) Get Into The Music DJ’S RULE HI-BIAS In Deep DJ’S RULE HI-BIAS That’s It DJ’S RULE HI-BIAS Go Go Oval Emotion HI-BIAS Hollow Cloud Z-Formation HI-BIAS Release The Energy Groove Sector HI-BIAS Secret Departure Z-Formation HI-BIAS I Promise Syndicate 305 HI-BIAS The Spirit Bass is Base HI-BIAS Do It Oval Emotion HI-BIAS/BMG The Love I Lost Groove Sector HI-BIAS Move Your Body DJ’S RULE HI-BIAS Work That Sucker DJ’S RULE HI-BIAS Don’t Make Me Wait Oval Emotion HI-BIAS/BMG Reach Out Oval Emotion HI-BIAS/BMG About Time Too Taboo HI-BIAS Talkin’ Bout A Revolution Gitana Flying (Italy) Higher & Higher OVAL EMOTION HI-BIAS/PolyTel It’s Not Whatcha Got Andrea HI-BIAS/PolyTel Somebody DJ’S RULE HI-BIAS/PolyTel Feel Love DJ’S RULE HI-BIAS/PolyGram Do You Have Another One Oval Emotion HI-BIAS/PolyGram Don’t Hide Your Love Tanya Mass HI-BIAS/PolyGram Don’t Give Up DJ’S RULE HI-BIAS/PolyGram Let’s Go Round Again Sam Ellis HI-BIAS/PolyGram DJ Nick Fiorucci Some of the most noteable clubs performed at... Ministry Of Sound London England The End London England Playground Northlands Essex England Gardening Club London England Wag Club London England Raindance Peterboro England Heaven London England Astoria London England Sterns Worthing, W.Sussex England Eclipse Coventry England Mr. B’s Southend England Melange London England Berwick Manor Essex England Options Surrey England Club Eureka Blackpool England Academy Plymouth England Swoon Stafford England The Milk Bar London England Empire Bognor Regis England Choice Glasgow England Cream Liverpool England Brick House Manchestor England Nafura Taranto Italy Barock Oslo Norway Sture Compagniet Stockholm Sweden New York Club Neuchatel Switzerland Mad Lausanne Switzerland Platinum -Casino Of … Monteaux Switzerland Mayfair Montreaux Switzerland Ginoide’s Empire Lausanne Switzerland Grillon Geneva Switzerland Cassablanca Vienna Austria Nouveau Paris France Warehouse Cologne Germany Footloose Toronto Canada BOA Toronto Canada Affairs Toronto Canada Sky Montreal Quebec Misty’s Toronto Canada Toucans Toronto Canada La Vie Toronto Canada Catch 22 Toronto Canada Xit to Eden Toronto Canada Lime Light Toronto Canada Footwork Toronto Canada Guvernment Toronto Canada

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