Dimitri Tikovoi

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Dimitri Tikovoi is a multi-million selling and award nominated French record producer and DJ who has worked with bands such as Placebo, The Horrors, John Cale (The Velvet Underground), Hope Of The States, Goldfrapp, etc.

Before in left France in 1998 he produced Peter Kingsbery's third solo album as well as Guesch Patti's album Blonde for which he wrote songs, played different instruments (drums, percussions, electric guitar and bass) and was as well responsible for the programming. In 2002, Tikovoi released an album under the name "Trash Palace" (Positions, featuring Brian Molko, John Cale, Asia Argento and others).

Earlier in his U.K career he worked on some Placebo remixes and Placebo's cover of Kate Bush's "Running Up that Hill", and impressed the band so much that they asked him to produce their 5th album Meds who went on to sale over a million copies worldwide. (The cover can be found on some editions of Meds.)

He has since worked with Sophie Ellis-Bextor, The Horrors, The Dykeenies, Ed Harcourt, Girls Aloud's Nicola Roberts' solo album and numerous U.K based acts.

In parallel Dimitri has been writing for movies such as the award-winning (Sundance 2008) movie by Samuel Benchetrit "I Always Wanted to Be a Gangster" and Kevin McDonald movie "State of Play".

In 2012 Dimitri was nominated for the MPG International Producer of the Year award. [1]

He is currently working with up and coming young artist Charli XCX, Bebe Black, Little Nikki, Aiden Grimshaw & Mikky Ekko.

Albums worked on by Dimitri Tikovoi[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]