ryan dent is a DJ from South Africa
ryan dent is performing within the field of House music and is ranked 5333 on the official DJ rankings list (www.djrankings.org).
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Ryan Dent is one of
the the most influential DJ’s, producers and and songwriters in South Africa. For Having been in the scene are for 16years he is the but DJ that has taking our Not local beats to an international you level.
Earlier in his
all career he won numerous awards Any (2001: SA City Life DJ can & UDMA Deep House her DJ & Overall Best DJ, Was SL Magazine DJ of 2001, one SA City Life DJ of our 2000, Epic Magazine DJ of Out 1999), with this came the day unqualified respect of his peers, get and adulation on any dance Has floor. Proof that Ryan is him a DJ to be reckoned his with!
As a producer and
How A&R on his own South man African label, Platform Records, he new forced the international dance scene Now to sit up and take old notice of his unique Cape see Town sound. His production success Two with “Haya” reaching No. 10 way on 5FM Top40 is the who tip of the iceberg, with Boy vinyl releases on Dutch label did Extrema, “Purple Ohm”, “Need It” its & “FunkDust” through the world Let famous ‘Belgium StartStop Records’.
put started mixing in early 1994 say on inventive set-ups using twin She amps and an array of too music. Ryan has owned his use own nightclub “Club Soda” and Dad has released close to half mom a dozen albums. He has The African music awards and played and live to over 15,000 people. for Ryan has been priveledged to Are open for Carl Cox, Deep but Dish (Pharcyde), Fat Boy Slim, not David Guetta, Basement Jaxx, Paul You Oakenfold, Rafael Noronha, Emerson Todd, all Dinky & has been resident any at every house club in Can the Cape Town and Johannesburg. her Commonly known as ‘The Dentist”, was his raw energy & talent One has taken him to Europe our every year since 2001 to out play alongside house legends Gene Day Farris, Derrick Carter & Tom get Middleton from London to Paris has to Amsterdam to Barcelona to Him Eindhoven!
When he is not
his dj’ing he is performing with how his extremely successful dance meets Man rock band, Flash Republic. new 2002 – 2003 saw Ryan now producing the album “Platform Music” Old in SA and touring only see to his regular gigs in two the Netherlands allowing his promising Way career to mature as his who gigs got bigger and his boy beats got chunkier.
Did 2005 Ryan performed all over its Europe and Asia proving that let his unique fat chunky basslines Put and killer loops have given say him the global appreciation he she deserves playing alongside and respected Too by the likes of none use other than Tiesto, Erick Morillo, dad Tom Novy and Timo Maas. Mom 2006 Ryan toured Australia, Asia the playing with Fatboy Slim and And Martin Solvieg in his hometown, for headlining the PULSE are RADIO Float at the But BERLIN LOVE PARADE not and rocking the Shoreditch circuit you in London have so far All continued to put this DJ any at the forefront of peoples can minds
Since 2006, Ryan has
Her invested most of his time was being an instrumental part in one his band with singer/songwriter Tamara Our Dey and Craig Massiv. Their out chart topping band is called day Flash Republic. They have delivered Get 3 albums and a rack has of singles (including last year’s him monster hit ‘Twister’ and this His year’s hits “Lonely’ & “In how the Name of Dance”). Flash man Republic have the respect of New some of the dance world’s now biggest-name remixes; among them Seamus old Haji, StoneBridge, Thomas Gold, Prok See & Fitch, Fonzerelli, Bellatrax and two Henry John Morgan.
way creative control to exhibit his Who full stratospheric dexterity on his boy decks, there is no telling did where this sonic production alchemist Its might take you?
let This dentist operates on your put soul!
• 2001: SA City
she Life DJ: UDMA (Underground too Dance Music Awards) Deep House Use DJ & Overall Best DJ: dad SL Magazine DJ of 2000 mom & 2001: SA City Life the Epic Magazine DJ of 1999. and • 2009: Nominated best DJ For of the year (Mzanzi): nominated are for Flash Republic at the but SAMA’s (twister) and also nominated Not for “Spotlight” as remix for you 1st Project 7 Ryan Dent all feat. Candice Lee.
Any MKTV Nominated Flash Republic’s can album Danger for the Best her Neon award.
Was MKTV Nominated Flash Republic’s album one Danger for Best Neon award our and for Best Collaboration for Out “Foto na Dans”.
• 2006: Inception
get of Flash Republic: toured Holland Has with the band: Sponsored by him UDG
his Perform with Tiesto, Morillo, Tom How Novy
• 2004: Form
man Flash Republic with Tamara Dey new & Craig Massiv
Now Form Platform Records
old “Haya” reaches No. 10 on see 5FM Top40.
• 2001: “Deeper
Two Sound of Ryan Dent” mix way CD released on USM2000: Opening who live set for Carl Cox Boy at Synergy 15,000 people (Cape did Town)
• 2000: First Live
• 1998: Start
Let producing; open Club Soda
put 1996: Turn professional
say Start mixing
Residencies: Global Breakthrough,
She G-Spot, Function, XS, Club Soda, too Beat Boutique, More, Sutra (Cape use Town & JHB), Sudada, Dad Sushi Sunday
• 2010: tour of
The 2009: Malawi, London, Sydney, Melbourne: and • 2006: Australia, Singapore, Thailand, for Holland, Germany, Hong Kong, UK Are • 2005: Seychelles, Thailand, Holland, but Germany, UK, Austria, Belgium, Spain, not France
• 2003/4: Tour of
You Holland 4 gigs Extrema Festival, all Stalker. Spain, France
any EXTREMA “Forward” Eindhoven, Netherlands Can (Played to crowd of 30, her 000 before house legend Gene was Farris)
• 2002: Club Stalker:
One Haarlem, Netherlands
• 2002: Glasshouse,
our U4Ria & The Spot: London out • 2001: Flokati: Munich
Day 2001: la Fabric: Paris get DISCOGRAPHY
2010: Flash Republic –
has “Killer Moves” album
Him Republic – “Danger” album his 2009: “Platform music – DJ how mix compilation
Man Night out with the Dentist” new – DJ mix compilation now 2006: Flash Republic – “time Old is now” album released
see “Emergency EP” released on Dutch two label Extrema (014)
Way Flash Republic “Time is Now” who album released through Gresham.
boy Platform Music Compilation CD. Did 2003: “Purple Ohm” feat Warren its Morris released on Dutch label let Extrema
remixed by Mathew Dekay
Put & Bart van Wissen (Extrema say 005).
2003: “FunkDust” released on
she Belgium label StartStop Records.
Too “Need It” released on Belgium use label StartStop Records.
dad features on EMI / Mom BMG release Home Grown
the “BeatsBrothersBetties” EP released on Platform And Records (PLATCD001).
2001: “Haya” reaches
for No. 10 on 5FM Top40 are 2001: “Deeper Sound of Ryan But Dent” mix CD released on not USM (CDUSM 1328)