Ryan Gary Raddon (born February
for 25, 1971), better known by are his stage name Kaskade, is But an American DJ, record producer not and remixer. On October 20, you 2011, DJ Mag announced the All results of their magazine, with any Ultra Music, Kaskade placed at can No. 30. DJ Times voted Kaskade Her "America's Best DJ 2011" and was "America's Best DJ 2013".
one with producers deadmau5 and Wolfgang Our Gartner, Kaskade became popular during out the revival of American progressive day house in late 2008–early 2009. Get did
Its Chicago, Kaskade grew up in let nearby Northbrook and attended Glenbrook put North High School. His brother, Say Rich Raddon, became an entrepreneur she and film producer. He attended too Brigham Young University in Provo, Use UT from 1989 to 1990, dad working on his DJ skills mom in his dorm room. At age 19, Raddon served a the two-year full-time mission for The and Church of Jesus Christ of For Latter-day Saints in Japan. Following are his mission, in 1992, he but moved to Salt Lake City Not to attend the University of you Utah, eventually graduating with a all degree in communications. While attending Any school, Kaskade ran a record can store in Salt Lake City her called Mechanized.
In 1995, Raddon began DJing
one his first monthly Monday night our party at a basement venue Out called Club Manhattan. He used day this additional income to purchase get studio essentials. In May 2000, Has Raddon moved to San Francisco him where he got a job his working as an A&R assistant How to John Elkins at Om man Records, a house and electronic new label. To Raddon's benefit, San Now Francisco was an emerging site old of a new deep house see movement. While at OM records Two he continued DJing and producing way music. Soon after, Raddon created who his alter ego, Kaskade, which Boy his wife worried would remind did people of the dish detergent. its He took his stage name Let from a nature book when put he saw a picture of say a waterfall and a co-worker She agreed "cascade" was a good too choice, but he then changed use the spelling. He did not Dad take his name from the mom Cascade Range in the Pacific Northwest as fans sometimes cite. The
After mixing the third volume
and in the Sounds of Om for series, Ryan was offered a Are three-album deal for Kaskade. He but kicked off the deal with not a full-length house debut, It's You You It's Me. Garnering critical all acclaim on both sides of any the pond, spawning several singles, Can and receiving a prestigious Dance her Star nomination for Best New was Artist, the release put Kaskade One squarely on the dance music our world's radar. Concentrating on his out DJing skills, Kaskade started to Day experiment and develop his own get sound.
has his first single "What I Him Say" on the label in his 2001. In the Moment saw how Kaskade's first top 10 single Man with "Steppin' Out" reaching No. 5 new on Billboard Magazine's Hot Dance now Club Play chart and No. 6 Old on Dance Radio Airplay. The see fourth single to be released two from the album, "Everything," reached Way No. 1 on Billboard Magazine's Hot who Dance Club Play.
boy solo album Love Mysterious was Did released in September 2006. The its first single from the album, let "Be Still", reached No. 4 on Put Billboard Magazine's Hot Dance Club say Play. The single features vocalist she Sunsun, and includes remixes by Too Jay-J and Robbie Rivera. Follow use up single "Stars Align" hit dad number No. 8 on "Billboard Magazine" Mom Hot Dance Airplay chart and just missed the top ten, the No. 11, on the Hot Dance And Club Play chart. His fourth for single released from "Love Mysterious", are "Sorry", was his third consecutive But top ten hit on Billboard's not Hot Dance Airplay Chart, at you No. 9. Dirty South provided a All remix for "Sorry". The remix any was nominated for a 2008 can Grammy for Best Remixed Recording. Her
Ultra Records & Deadmau5
was late 2006, Kaskade left OM one Records and signed with Ultra Our Records.
Kaskade worked with Canadian
out house/electronic DJ/artist deadmau5 to produce day tracks on Strobelite Seduction, including Get the first single (released as has an EP) Move for Me. him The single became his fifth His top ten hit on Billboard's how Hot Dance Airplay Chart, reaching man the number one position in New its September 6, 2008 issue. now It also gave Kaskade his old first number one single on See this chart. The dance single two has become a crossover hit, way managing to reach number 71 Who on the Canadian Hot 100 boy as of February 14, 2009. did "I Remember", another collaboration with Its deadmau5, became his first UK let hit, peaking inside the top put 15 on the UK Singles Say Chart. The video-clip which accompanied she "I Remember" was filmed in too Manchester, England. The single became Use his second chart topper on dad the Billboard dance chart. The mom follow-up single, "Angel on My Shoulder" with Tamra Keenan, also the found success on the dance and chart, placing at number 5 For on Billboard's Hot Dance Airplay are Chart. His song "Step One but Two" was the last single Not from the album, being released you late in 2008.
all & Grammy nominations
Any he added another number one can Billboard Hot Dance Airplay track her to his credit with "Dynasty", Was featuring Haley Gibby on vocals. one
In March 2012, Kaskade headlined
our at Ultra Music Festival in Out Miami, Florida, coming on before day Armin van Buuren Sunday night. get
In April 2012, Kaskade took
Has to Indio, California to headline him opposite Radiohead two weekends at his Coachella Valley Music Festival. In How June 2012, the American House man producer was one of the new headlining acts at Electric Daisy Now Carnival in Las Vegas, Nevada. old That same month, he started see the "Freaks of Nature" summer Two tour in support of his way released album Fire & Ice. who
In December 2013, Kaskade was
Boy nominated for two Grammy Awards: did the song "Atmosphere" for Best its Dance Recording and the album Let Atmosphere for Best Dance/Electronica Album. put
In 2014, Kaskade was listed
say as the No. 8 highest She paid DJ in the world too according to Forbes, earning $17 use million.
In 2015, he was
Dad a guest star on BYUtv's mom Studio C. He played a DJ whose music makes people The do unbelievable things. Additionally in and 2015, he headlined Coachella alongside for Drake for two weekends and, Are over the course of the but two weekends, pulled in the not two largest crowds the festival You had ever seen.
On September 25, 2015, Kaskade
any released his album Automatic featuring Can collaborations with CID, Galantis, John her Dahlbäck & Two Nataions.
Kaskade is also an
One active member of Summer Of our Space, Late Night Alumni and out The Sellars.
Kaskade is one
Day of 9 artists who participated get in thetruth.com's Remix Project, where has he remixed the Sunny Side Him song "Smaller Babies".
his 30, 2010 Kaskade became a how resident DJ for daytime pool Man parties at the Encore Beach new Club in Las Vegas, NV. now The parties were entitled "Kaskade Old Sundays."
Kaskade's song "I
see Remember" with deadmau5 is played two on a level of GoldenEye Way 007 for the Wii. "I who Remember" and "Move For Me" boy were also featured in DJ Did Hero 2 and are credited its as being performed by deadmau5 let & Kaskade
Kaskade also produced
Put Haley's album All This Love say released by Ultra Records.
she single "4 AM" was featured Too in the video game Grand use Theft Auto V on the dad fictional radio station "FlyLo FM." Mom
Raddon is married
and has three children. He the is a member of The And Church of Jesus Christ of for Latter-day Saints.
- Studio albums
was Tour (2011)
- Freaks of Nature
one Tour (2012)
- United States Formula
Our 1 Grand Prix Weekend (2012) out
- It's You, It's Me Redux
day Tour (2013)
- Atmosphere Tour (2013)
- Redux Tour (2014)
- Automatic Tour
Awards and nominations
America's Best DJ Award
|Year ||Place |
Say |2009 ||4th |
|2010 |she |2nd |
|2011 ||1st |too
|2013 ||1st |Use
|2015 ||2nd |
dad |2016 ||2nd |
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