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Name  Troy Beetles
Birth name  Troy Beetles
Occupation(s)  Music producer, DJ

Years active  2007-present
Role  Music Producer
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Also known as  Datsik, Ephwurd (with Bais Haus)
Born  June 9, 1988 (age 27) (1988-06-09)
Genres  Dubstep, Drumstep, Drum & Bass, Electro House, Bass House, Moombahcore, Trap
Labels  Firepower Records, Rottun Recordings, EX7, Smog Recordings, Dim Mak Records, Last Gang Records, Mad Decent, Spinnin' Records, Ultra Records

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Troy Beetles, better known by his stage name Datsik, is a Canadian music producer and DJ. His first release was in the spring of 2009; he has since played at venues all over the world, including festivals such as Coachella, Ultra Music Festival, EDC Las Vegas, Stereosonic, Boonstock, Shambhala Music Festival, Electric Zoo and Identity.


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In March 2015, Datsik partnered with Electronic Music lifestyle brand Electric Family to produce a bracelet for which 100% of the proceeds are donated to Lupus Foundation of America, which works to cure and improve the lives of all that are affected by Lupus.

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Beetles was born on the June 8, 1988, in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. His stage name derives from his old Xbox Live gamertag. He began producing dubstep after seeing Excision perform at Shambhala electronic music festival in 2008. Soon afterward, the two began collaborating and released several tracks together in 2009 and 2010 on Excision's Rottun Recordings.

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In 2009, Datsik had several number one releases on Beatport. He has remixed and collaborated with artists including The Crystal Method, Noisia, Wu-Tang Clan, and Diplo, and has performed with Steve Aoki, Rusko, Bassnectar, Skream, DJ Craze, Benny Benassi and Nero, among others.

Beetles cites a wide range of musical inspirations, including Wu-Tang Clan members RZA and Method Man. He has described his sound as "dark and robotic", while trying to remain "funky and gangster" and "dirty."

He released his debut album Vitamin D through Dim Mak Records and Last Gang Records on April 10, 2012. The album features 12 songs as well as appearances from Downlink, Z-Trip, Infected Mushroom, Jonathan Davis, Messinian and Snak the Ripper.

Firepower Records

In January 2012, Datsik founded his own record label, Firepower Records. It got its name from his 2011 hit record of the same. He has already signed a wide variety of dubstep producers and bass musicians. Datsik released the Cold Blooded EP and his Let It Burn LP through this label.


  • Vitamin D (2012)
  • Let It Burn (2013)
  • References

    Datsik (musician) Wikipedia

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