Real Name: Ricardo Perez Costa
Genre: Progressive House
"Ricky Ryan * Progressive Wonder
Anyone with even a passing interest in house music will either know of Ricky Ryan or should make a point of getting on board pronto. Ricky's profile has grown substantially over the years, garnering the attention and being mentored by the likes of Sasha and John Digweed.
It's not often that you come across a really outstanding DJ combining oodles of talent with a livewire personality, but Ricky Ryan is just that. In fact, there's a major movement going on in Argentina and Ricky is one of the leaders.
His success is exemplified by being chosen as a featured artist on John Digweedís ëTransitionsí show and his debut on Proton Radio set a record of 1,000 simultaneous listeners, with rave reviews from Sander Kleinenberg, Danny Howells and Desyn Masiello. Rickyís toured extensively worldwide, including gigs at the Winter Music Conference in Miami and a sought after residency at the spectacular Warung Beach Club in Brazil.
His sound is distinguished by a broad variety of musical styles, from beautiful warm house and deep techno to pumping dance floor anthems. Itís difficult to categorize him within one particular genre, as Ricky truly has established his own sound, always guiding the listener through a magical soundscape through his silky smooth mixing and impeccable programming.
Along with being one of the world's hottest up-and-coming DJs, Ricky Ryan is just as well respected for his remixes and productions under the Can Costa moniker. His dedication to showcasing only the highest quality instrumental talent has influenced his production, where in just a small number of years he has risen towards the top of the digital charts with a multitude of original tracks and commissioned remixes, while establishing a highly successful label of his own, Sick Watona.
Aside from the music, Ricky's genuinely likable and approachable character is a breath of fresh air. His passion and enthusiasm has helped him forge some terrific friendships and this network is a key reason why he can tap into an abundance of exclusive goodies.
From DJing and producing to playing guitar, piano and vocals, Ricky seems to have it all. The stage is set; Ricky Ryan is quickly becoming one of the world's leading underground music acts.
" I love your music Ricky, you do a great job " - QUENTIN TARANTINO"