Nik Weston

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Biography

  • DJ'd in over 30 countries & been involved 120 releases since 2001 with sales 200,000 + units.Plays 45's on the funk/soul/jazz/latin/brazil tip and is one of the resident DJ's at SLST http://www.facebook.com/mukatsuku http://www.mixcloud.com/mukatsuku
    Nik first started working for records labels in the mid 1990's. After a 5 year stint at Universal/Island he did a further year at Verve/Impulse/Universal Jazz before starting his own Music PR company in 2001 promoting nu jazz and broken beat labels. He subsequently did A & R for Counterpoint Records and then Exceptional Records and compiled many cd/vinyl music compilations for other labels from USA,Europe and Japan.In 2006 he launched a strictly vinyl only,singles only record label Mukatsuku Records which celebrated 10 years of releases in 2016 crossing the genres of funk,soul,disco,afrobeat and jazz etc. Mukatsuku mixcloud page has over 40,000 followers. As a DJ over the years he has completed over 20 tours of Japan plus gigs in Kazakhstan,Canada,Russia,Australia,Singapore and extensively in Europe. Juno has the world's largest selection of Mukatsuku vinyl releases including branded merchandise such as 45 adapters,45 bags,disc stablizers etc http://www.facebook.com/mukatsuku http://www.mixcloud.com/mukatsuku http://www.twitter.com/mukatsukurecord http://soundcloud.com/mukatsuku-records https://www.instagram.com/mukatsukurecords/
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    Selected discography

    2001 Inner Flight Jazztronik Counterpoint Records A&R/Compiler 2002 Moshi Moshi - Nu Sounds From Japan Various Fuego Records compiler 2002 Music & Movement One Various Climate Records compiler Take Me Aosis - A Nite Out In London Various Aosis Japan compiler 2003: Nik Weston Presents Sakura Aural Bliss (Kriztal Entertainment USA) 2004: Exceptionally Remixed (Exceptional Records)compiler 2004: The Sound Of Club Brasil Vol. 1 (Club Brasil)compiler 2005: The Sound Of Club Brasil Vol. 2 (Club Brasil)compiler 2005: Nu[new] Style Vol. 3 - Living In The Music: Nik Weston (Nuro)compiler 2006: Routine Jazz Presents - Diggin For Gems (Routine Records)compiler Label Manager Mukatsuku Records MUKAT001 Paul Mac Innes and T.B.O.I. Even Though 7" MUKAT002 Opensouls, The Tornadoes & Tyra Hammond EP 12" MUKAT003 Jabberloop Ugetsu 12" MUKAT004 West/Rock/Woods Love Cats 10 MUKAT005 Hanna & Beatr8 Better Than Nothing 12" MUKAT006 Guynamite Guynamite 12" MUKAT007 Gagle The Funky Instrumentals 45 7" MUKAT008 The Funky Instrumentals 45 (Volume Two) 7" MUKAT009 Guynamite Guynamite EP 02 12" MUKAT010 Gagle The Funky Instrumentals (Volume Three) 7" MUKAT011 Big Horns Bee / Big Bang The Big 7 Inch 7" MUKAT012 Grant Green / Orquesta De La Luz Funky Inst Vol 4 12" MUKAT013 j.a.m / Jazztronik Japanese Jazz With Attitude 12" MUKAT014 Kaleta & Akoya Afrobeat The Spirit Of Fela 12" MUKAT015 Guynamite Born In '82 EP 12" MUKAT016 Jazztronik Disco Boogie 12" MUKAT017 Makoto & Kez Ym Chameleon 12" MUKAT018 Chiswick Reach All Stars The Nutsin 7" MUKAT019 Sunaga T Experience Japanese Jazz Special 7" MUKAT020 Twin Cities "Raincloud MUKAT021 Hundred Strong Stylin' Free EP EP MUKAT022 Root Soul Fuselage: 12" MUKAT023 Mixed Grill Brand New Wayo 7'' MUKAT024 Orchestre Baobab- Mousa Doumbia GEMS 1 7" MUKAT025 Archimedes Badar & Afro 70/Ekambi Brillant GEMS 2 7'' MUKAT026 Wganda Kenya & M'Bamina GEM 3 7" MUKAT027 African Souls Band / Wganda Kenya GEMS 4 MUKAT028 GUYNAMUKAT Archway Riviera Tropical Jam EP 12" MUKAT029 Wganda Kenya/ Fruko Y Sus Tesos 7" MUKAT030 Eufoquestra Ogun EP 12" MUKAT031 Marcia Hines /Jackie Wilson Lost Soul & Funk Gems Vol 1 7" MUKAT032 Orlando Julius James Brown Rides On 10" MUKAT033 Loleatta Hollway/Ron Henderson SOUL Gems Vol 2 7" MUKAT034 Marco Di Marco/ Jazz Collective Two Sides Of Club Jazz 7" MUKAT 035 Jo Tongo/Sookie -Afro Funk Gems 5 7'' MUKAT 036 Sharon Revoal/Swan Silvertones 7'' MUKAT 037 Chapparrals/ The Diddys -Lost Soul Vol 3 7'' MUKAT 038 Courtial/Sounds Of The City Experience Lost Soul 4 7'' MUKAT 039 Shuya Okino - EP 12'' MUKAT 040 Kiki Gyan/Tunji Oyelana afro funk 6 7'' MUKAT 041 Letta Mbulu/Dick Khoza afro funk gems 7 7'' MUKAT 042 Rim & Kasa/Rim Kwaku Obeng -Official edits 12'' MUKAT 043 Estiban - Official Edits EP 12'' MUKAT 044 Dimenzio/Marius Cultier Two Sides Of Club Jazz MUKAT 045 Poets Of Rhythm/ Wallace Brothers Funk Monsters Vol 1 MUKAT 046 Mavis John/ G Benton + Nik Weston Trinidad Funk V's Archway Riviera MUKAT 047 Ojeda Penn - Lost Funk & Disco Gems Vol 6 MUKAT 048 Roy Ayers -Funk & Soulful side Of Roy Ayers MUKAT 049 Suzy Brown/Anne & Annice Peters -Reggae Disco Special MUKAT 050 Pearl Dowdell/Billy Cee Funk Masters Vol 2 MUKAT 051 Three Pieces/Johnny Hammond First Time On A 45 Classics 1 MUKAT 052 Billy Hawks Two Sides Of Funky Club Jazz MUKAT 053 Biosis Now/Afro Train Bahamas Tropical Funk V's Ivory Coast Afro MUKAT 054 De Frank Jr - Afro Funk Gems Vol 8 MUKAT 055 Fruko/Combo De Galleros - Colombian Latin Funk & Cumbia Gems Vol 2