Nikki Sounds is a Sacramento based artist, musician, and music producer. Her soulful piano and vocals combined with her unique production style, has led her to be compared to artists like Fiona Apple, Regina Spektor, and BANKS.
As a young, classically trained pianist who fell in love with her parents' eclectic CD collection, full of jazz, blues, rock n' roll, and experimental electronic music, she knew music was something she wanted to pursue seriously.
She attended UC San Diego, and filled her college experience with sound. She majored in Music Production and Technology, with a minor in Business and worked booking artists at The Loft, UCSD, and other San Diego venues.
Since graduating, Nikki Sounds, has been cultivating her sound, and collaborating with the Sacramento artist and activist community. She has played at UC Davis Whole Earth Festival, Thunder Valley Casino Resort, Sofar Sounds Sac, and other local venues around the Sacramento and San Francisco area.
She is also a production coordinator for ENT Legends Concerts and a freelance sound engineer. Nikki has managed stage and sound for local organizations, including Golden1 Center, Women's March Sac, and Femwinism.