Key Commands
 - Nick Stoynoff


Born and raised in Chicago, Nick was exposed to the pioneers of house music from a very early age, something that is evident in his 'classic' production sound. Since his introduction to electronic dance music, Nick has developed and honed his skills as a DJ and producer, appearing at mult iple venues in Chicago and throughout the United States. As a DJ, Nick firmly embodies the 'journeyman' theory, taking crowds on a unique trip with his blend of deep, techy grooves and uplifting progressive styles. He has had the privilege to open up for several notable acts such as Hernan Cattaneo, 16 Bit Lolitas, Gabriel & Dresden, Matthew Dekay, and Kaskade, to name a few.On the production front, Nick has released a series of quality originals and remixes on well-respected labels such as Armada, Black Hole, Afterglow, Cr2, Baroque, Proton, Solaris, and Stripped Digital. Accolades include winning a DJ Mag competition to remix Mark Brown’s "New Heights", which featured Nick’s remix on Cr2. Additionally, Nick’s track "Kings of Dirty Gold" was featured on Pete Tong’s "Fast Trax". Several originals and remixes of his have been licensed to various compilations including 'Ibiza Trance House 2009,' distributed by Universal in Germany and Solarstone’s recent compilation, 'Electronic Architecture 2.' Furthermore, Nick has received support from Tiesto, Armin Van Buuren, Solarstone, Blake Jarrell, Paul Van Dyk, Jaytech, James Grant, Hernan Cattaneo, Nick Warren, Miss Nine, Cid Inc, Sasha, Eelke Kleijn, and many others. His sound bears all the hallmarks of the halcyon days of early G.U. compilations, with its intrinsic attention to detail, spaciousness, and intelligent progressive arrangements. Always striving for a balance of drive and melodic atmospheres, Nick continues to approach every song with a unique objective in mind. He recently teamed up with Proton Radio as co-host of ‘Key Sessions’ to host himself and various guest DJ’s that are purveyors of proper techno and progressive. Nick continues to grow not only as a producer and DJ, but also as a recording engineer and sound designer.