Joe Nice


Joe Nice

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Name = Joe Nice



Img_capt = Joe Nice (right) in London at DMZ, 2005.
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Origin = Baltimore, Maryland
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Genre = Dubstep
Occupation = DJ
Years_active = 2002-present
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Joe Nice is a 31-year-old Baltimore Dubstep DJ. [http://www.cbc.ca/arts/music/dub_style.html "South London calling" from CBC.ca website] Matthew McKinnon, January 30 2007] The most famous American DJ playing Dubstep,cite web | author= Hampton, Justin B | title= Dubstep: music dark enough to tug the guts | work= LA Times | url=http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/music/la-wk-dubstep12apr12,1,6618326.story?coll=la-entnews-music | date= 12 April 2007 | |accessmonthday=13 June | accessyear=2007 ] Nice founded New York's irregular Dub War club night, which has hosted performances by prominent British Dubstep artists such as Hatcha, [http://nyc.flavorpill.net/mailer/issue329/index.html flavorpill NYC ] ] Youngsta, Kode9, [http://www.timeout.com/newyork/article/643/brand-new-heavy Time Out New York: Brand new heavy ] ] Mala, [http://nyc.flavorpill.net/mailer/issue350/index.html Flavorpill NYC ] ] and Loefah. He performs regularly in New York, London (including at scene pillar DMZ), [http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/article/feature/10337-column-the-month-in-grime-dubstep Pitchfork Feature: Column: The Month in Grime / Dubstep ] ] and elsewhere. [http://www.citypaper.com/music/review.asp?rid=10166 No Cover Review: Joe Nice ] ] He first heard Dubstep in 2002, at the Baltimore venue Starscape, and began playing it that same year. He has been praised for his charisma [http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A10695684 BBC - collective - the sound of dubstep video feature, tracks and image gallery ] ] and stage presence. [http://www.rwdmag.com/articles/4973.html About 2 Blow: Dubstep: RWD Magazine ] ] In 2005 music journalist Martin Clark also praised him for his access to new dubplates (in contrast to other American Dubstep DJs) and willingness to play tracks by lesser-known producers. [http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/article/feature/10328-column-the-month-in-grime-dubstep Pitchfork Feature: Column: The Month in Grime / Dubstep ] ] In 2007, Nice was selected as one of URB magazine's "Next 100".

Life

Nice was born in Southampton, England [http://earwaks.com/beats/65/joe-nice.html Joe Nice ] ] to Trinidadian parents, but moved to Baltimore at the age of two. As a teenager he was first inspired to learn how to DJ by his love of Baltimore Club music, but he eventually grew tired of Club and quit DJing until his discovery of Dubstep.

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