Nilsix is a joint venture of two of dance music’s finest – Orjan Nilsen and Mark Sixma. With a combined musical journey spanning 40 years, Orjan and Mark bring a wealth of experience and innovation to craft.
Orjan Nilsen, known as the “king of melodies,” is responsible for some of the biggest trance classics of all time. Mark Sixma, on the other hand, stands as one of the pioneers in the creation of big room sounds, leaving an indelible mark on the electronic music landscape.
Despite their individual successes, both artists faced the challenges of severe burnout post COVID, which prompted them to go into the studio together to simply “have fun” again. This sparked into an incomparable source of motivation, leading to them completing over 10 demos in the span of just a few months. nilsix made an impactful debut with their single “Anhedonia,” which was signed to Dreamstate Records. This track quickly became the label’s most streamed record to date, and they followed up with techno-infused record called “The Void”. Shortly after they took on the ambitious task of remixing one of Orjan’s most iconic classics, “XIING”, which released on Armind in November of 2023. Having debuted in Asia and USA already, nilsix are set to play several European festivals in 2024, including A State of Trance in Rotterdam, as well as Euforia Festival in Poland. Looking ahead to 2024, nilsix is poised for a groundbreaking year with releases on acclaimed labels such as Revealed, Armind and a multi-track EP with Dreamstate Records. 2024 is set to be the year of nilsix.