Nikolaienko is a Ukrainian sound artist currently based in Tallinn, Estonia. Works mainly with outdated musical gear, which he uses to produce tape and cassette loops as a base material for his sound collages.

Dmytro Nikolaienko is also a founder of Muscut (est. 2012, Kyiv) – a label focused on modern avant-garde Eastern European artists and a co-founder of Shukai – an archival label focused on bringing back to life the lost tapes from the underrated artists persecuted by censorship of Soviet period.