Omid Nourizadeh also known as Omid 16B, is a DJ whose passion for cutting edge electronic music is unrivalled. As a DJ, producer, songwriter, musician and label boss, Omid has forged a unique and prolific career as one of the world’s most talented and respected musicians and producers. He’s regarded as one of the leaders who pioneered the tech house movement back in the early nineties, alongside the likes of Carl Craig, Vince Watson, Craig Richards, Mr C, Steve Bug and Francois K and since then has been showcasing his sonic wares around the world on a non-stop journey.
In 1994, Omid made the pivotal step of setting up his deep-house label Alola Records, followed by his tech-house driven Disclosure imprint in 1995 and later down the road, SexOnWax Recordings in 2002. With an impressive discography of singles, LPs and compilation albums released on his own imprints, as well as being signed to the likes of Eye Q, Hooj Choons, Stomp/EQ, Yoshitoshi, Ministry Of Sound, Tsuba and Bedrock, Omid has maintained the highest quality throughout his prolific career and without any commercial compromise. He also records under a range of aliases including Phaser, 16B, Pre 4, OTC, Changing Shape, Sixteen Souls and $16 Million Dollar Man. Omid has also turned in some seminal mix compilations in his time for the likes of DJ Mag and Balance, proving himself to be a dexterous DJ with his finger very much on the pulse.