Ricky Ryan (Argentina)
Anyone with even a passing interest in house music will either know ofRicky Ryan or should make a point of getting on board pronto. Ricky's profilehas grown substantially over the years, garnering the attention and beingmentored by the likes of Sasha and John Digweed.
It's not often that you come across a really outstanding DJ combiningoodles of talent with a livewire personality, but Ricky Ryan is just that. Infact, there's a major movement going on in South America and Ricky is one ofthe leaders.
His success is exemplified by being chosen as a featured artist on JohnDigweed's Transitions show and his debut on Proton Radio set a record ofsimultaneous listeners, with rave reviews from Sander Kleinenberg, DannyHowells and Desyn Masiello for DJ MAG. Ricky's toured extensively worldwide,including gigs at the Winter Music Conference in Miami and a sought afterresidency at the spectacular Warung Beach Club in Brazil.
His sound is distinguished by a broad variety of musical styles, frombeautiful warm house and deep techno to pumping dance floor anthems. It'sdifficult to categorize him within one particular genre, as Ricky truly hasestablished his own sound, always guiding the listener through a magicalsoundscape through his silky smooth mixing and impeccable programming.
Along with being one of the world's hottest DJs, Ricky Ryan is just aswell respected for his remixes and productions. In 2011 he was named "BestProducer" alongside Robert Babicz and Gui Boratto by the prestigiouswebsite Progressive World. His dedication and extreme attention to detailreflects on every bit of his music. This has helped him rise towards the top ofthe digital charts with a multitude of original tracks and commissionedremixes, while establishing a highly successful label of his own, Sick Watona,and his sub label, Avangardia.
Aside from the music, Ricky's genuinely likable and approachablecharacter is a breath of fresh air. His passion and enthusiasm has helped himforge some terrific friendships and this network is a key reason why he can tapinto an abundance of exclusive goodies.
From DJing and producing to playing guitar, piano and vocals, Rickyseems to have it all. The stage is set; Ricky Ryan is quickly becoming one ofthe world's leading underground music acts.
"I love your music Ricky, you do a great job" - QUENTINTARANTINO