|Birth name||Troy Beetles|
|Also known as||DatsiK! , Datsik, DatsiK|
|Born||June 9, 1988
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
|Genres||Dubstep, Drumstep, Drum and bass, Electro House, Moombahton|
|Occupations||Music producer, DJ|
|Labels||Firepower; Rottun Recordings; Ex7; Smog Recordings; Dim Mak Records|
|Associated acts||Excision, Downlink|
Datsik started producing dubstep after he heard his friend Excision play at the Shambhala Music Festival in 2008. The name Datsik was inspired by Beetles' former Xbox Live gamertag. He started his own record label called Firepower Records in early 2012. He released his debut studio album titled, Vitamin D on April 10, 2012. He is known to work frequently with fellow Canadian producers Excision and Downlink.
References[change | edit source]
- "Interview: Datsik Talks Dubstep, Brostep, and Beyond". http://www.complex.com/music/2012/04/interview-datsik-talks-dubstep-brostep-and-beyond.
- "Excision and Datsik Interview: SXSW 2010". http://www.spinner.ca/2010/03/16/excision-and-datsik-interview-sxsw-2010/.
- "dubstep pioneer DATSIK is amassing an army.". http://www.firepowerrecords.com/blog/firepower-press-release/.