Ryan Dent (South Africa) to tour Australia April/May
Friday, March 31, 2006
Ryan has quickly become one of the most influential DJ's in South Africa. Winning numerous awards (2001: SA City Life DJ & UDMA Deep House DJ & Overall Best DJ, SL Magazine DJ of 2001, SA City Life DJ of 2000, Epic Magazine DJ of 1999), the unqualified respect of his peers, and adulation on any dance floor, Ryan Dent is a DJ that is taking our local beat to the next level.
Ryan's raw energy & talent has taken him Europe every year since 2001 to play alongside house legends Gene Farris, Derrick Carter & Tom Middleton from London to Paris to Amsterdam to Barcelona to Eindhoven.
Ryan Dent's South African label - Platform Records - is forcing the international dance scene to sit up and take notice of the Cape Town sound. Production successes include "Haya" and Purple Ohm released on Dutch label Extrema. Ryan's raw energy & talent has taken him Europe every year playing alongside the biggest names in house music including: Deep Dish, Tiesto, Morillo, Tom Novy, Gene Farris, Derrick Carter, Carl Cox & Tom Middleton
2003:"Purple Ohm" feat Warren Morris released on Dutch label Extrema
remixed by Mathew Dekay & Bart van Wissen (Extrema 005).
2003:"FunkDust" released on Belgium label StartStop Records.
2002: "Need It" released on Belgium label StartStop Records.
2002:"Haya" features on EMI / BMG release Home Grown (CDEMCJ (WR) 5982.
2002:"BeatsBrothersBetties" EP released on Platform Records (PLATCD001).
2001:"Haya" reaches No. 10 on 5FM Top40
2001:"Deeper Sound of Ryan Dent" mix CD released on USM (CDUSM 1328).
Australian/Asia tour dates:
29 April :: Tank, Sydney
6th :: Attica, Singapore
11th :: Bed, Bangkok
12th :: Volar, Hong Kong