DJ, Producer and Founder of the “Snickars Records ” vinyl record shop est 1995. Mika Snickars was born and raised in a Northern suburb of Stockholm, Sweden. He started DJing in 3rd grade at School Discos and community youth centers. Early influences were dad’s Jazz record collection, his older sisters reggae and disco cassettes and local radio shows like Brother Memos “Funk Department”, Rinkeby International, FMAK, Disco 91 to name a few.
Mikas DJ style originates from Hip-Hop and has developed throughout the years by working many different type of crowds. Genre wise, Mika has been working with both Hip-Hop and Dance as well as the current retro scenes - Disco, Soul, Funk, Jazz, Afro, Balearic etc. He was also involved in the Early Rave scene in Stockholm and have had numerous resident nights since. In his strive to touch up his DJ skills, Mika has participated in the DMC Swedish DJ championships which he finally won in 1998. During 1995-2000 he was touring with his Turntablist crew- Scratchaholics. Mika has been involved in some local music productions and also did re-edits for Finnish Record Labels - Lifesaver and Sähkö Recordings.
Recently, Mika has been putting out edits on his own acetate imprints. Mika Snickars is a recurrent name in the Scandinavian nightlife. Current direction for Mika is to go deeper and explore more music both new and old.
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Snickars Records vinyl shop was established in 1995 by DJ Mika Snickars. Snickars Records buys, trades and sells new and old dance vinyl. Their webshop is currently in construction but visit the Discogs Shop instead.
116 46 STOCKHOLM
MON - FRI 12 - 7 PM
SATURDAY 12 - 5 PM
Edited by Spectraz on 4 Jul 2013, 21:29
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