The brainchild of DJ/Writer Desy Balmer, Nice & Nasty is dedicated to finding fresh new music, fostering Irish talent and keeping things underground. The label's releases range from deep house and acid house to techno and electro and as a label and promoter worked with the worlds leading DJs/Producers and been catalytic in the careers of various indigenous Irish artists and local Irish Labels.
Nice & Nasty is home to Nachklangmusik, The Parallel, DJ Mourad, Vakama, Mark O'Sullivan (DK7), Chymera, Marco Bernardi (Octogen), Terrence Dixon, Tr-One, Derek Carr, Itokim, Orlando Voorn, Tomi Chair, Rob Glennon, T-Polar, Mick Chillage and more.
The label is also privileged to have worked with Kid Unknown, Pentatonik, Thoverstam, Kenny Black, Fabrice Lig, Timmy Stewart, Arne Weinberg, Solab, Elliot Dodge and over the years the label and/or Desy Balmer has had relations with Layo & Bushwacka, DJ 3000, Alex Smoke, CJ Bolland, Billy Nasty, The Prodigy, Nick Warren, Colin Dale, Dan Curtin, Ignition Technician, Marko Nastic and practically every DJ, Club and promoter - new + old - in Ireland for the past decade and a bit including David Holmes, Iain McReady, Francois, Johnny Moy, Mark Kavanagh, Simon-F, Phil Kieran, Sourcecode, Sunil Sharpe, Mike McCoy, Corrugated Tunnel, Lee Hollman, Stephen Boyd, Glen Molloy, Jamie Behan, Dave Hales + more.
Nice & Nasty is about the future without forgetting the past. As a collective they put a lot of emphasis on having a good time. Making good music is central but if it aint fun it aint worth is our mantra mantra! Musically the aim is to make good, quality electronic music, mostly to dance to for djs and clubs, and as legendary Belfast club once said 'for the heart not the chart'.
Nice & Nasty aim to produce music for the hearts and minds of people - if they happen to be top of the pops so be it. To book Nice & Nasty artists for a remix or gig simply contact Desy Balmer via his myspace or Facebook pages or arrange a Nice & Nasty