Nicolas Oesch (A.K.A. Nikka) is the musical creator behind the psytrance project called Mekkanikka. He has been producing and releasing psytrance music since 1999. As a mucisian (bass/guitar) Nikka has been driven by music his whole life, performing live as a musician in his early years (ranging from jazz-punk-rock-funk-rap…) to becoming a psytrance producer/dj in the early 2000.
He has been involved in the trance scene for the past 18 years, from party goer to producing one of the finest psy trance out there.
His musical journey eventually, led him to California. There he started a recording studio in the seaside town of Santa Cruz, a few miles south of San Francisco, the very psychedelic city. There he recorded local bands and began his career in audio production. This is where he meet Max Peterson (Mad Maxx) and started going to psy trance parties in the SF area, LA to northern California. Along with Max and a 3rd partner they started the project "Biodegradable", allowing them to perform live sets in north America and Canada.
After joining the infamous CCC psychedelic collective warehouse in San Francisco, Nikka got completely involved in the local psy scene, playing dj sets and performing live at many parties, indoor and outdoor venue, festival, leading him to perform several times at the famous Burning man festival.
After the first album of Biodegradable, Nikka started MEKKANIKKA and released his first solo album on Germany's legendary psytrance label, Spirit Zone. Receiving instantly a great response from international dance floors, leading him to launch an international career and release more music on many compilations and albums with label such as, Nutek record, Iono rec, TIP, 3D Vision, Phantasm Rec, Pharmacy… among others. Mekkanikka is now affiliated to United Beats records, where he release most of his work.
MEKKANIKKA has since then become an established name in the trance scene. He is well known for his high energy live performance and has been delivering sets all around the world sharing the stage and/or the studio with numerous artists…including GMS, TRISTAN, EARTHLINK, MAD MAXX, CAPTAIN HOOK, VINI VICI, SPACE TRIBE, SONIS SPIECES, AVALON, MAD TRIBE, BLISS, AZAX SYNDROM, STRYKER, XSI, AJJA, MICHELE ADAMSON, SPONGLE, PIXEL, PERFECT STRANGER, ETHNICA, KOXBOX, RAJA RAM, VIBE TRIBE, TICON, TALAMASCA, and many more.
While performing his live acts worldwide, Nikka has been producing and releasing lots of new solo material as well as collaborations with artists like AJJA, GMS, SONIC SPECIES, STRYKER, MAD MAXX, OUTSIDERS, YESTERMORROW, BURN IN NOISE, PARANORMAL ATTACK... and more to come.
The 2019-2020 season will be full of new high end music and performances from this prolific artist. Stay Tuned !