Real Name:
Nikolos Machaidze
Erast is as an electronic music project of Nika Machaidze, a Georgian musician, producer, composer, and filmmaker. It's named after Erast Fandorin, a main character of a critically acclaimed book series by Boris Akunin.

Machaidze debuted as Erast in 2004, when he released Goodair and Minimissing EPs – second and third releases on a recently established Laboratory Instinct label. A full-length album Cyberpunk followed in 2006. Nika continued his collaboration with Laboratory Instinct label, where in 2009 he released two 2xCD releases under his second artistic name Nikakoi.

Erast Discography Tracks


Erast - Cyberpunk album art Erast Cyberpunk Laboratory Instinct Germany 2006 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Erast - Goodair album art Erast Goodair (EP) Laboratory Instinct Germany 2003 Sell This Version
LI003EP Erast - Minimissing album art Erast Minimissing(12") Laboratory Instinct LI003EP Germany 2004 Sell This Version


Erast - Goodair + Minimissing album art Erast Goodair + Minimissing (Comp) Laboratory Instinct Germany 2004 Sell This Version

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