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LABELS: SUARA / INTEC / OCTOPUS / BEDROCK / TERMINAL M / SCI + TEC

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Biography

So many things happened since Ramiro Lopez gave his first steps in music… While he was very young he spent his days listening to the radio and specialized compilations but in 1996 he started sharing around the clubs his passion for music working as a DJ, before than producer.
His musical creativity and innovation has always been latent throughout his life.

In 2006 Ramiro made the leap to music production researching and acquiring knowledge, experiences, sharing concerns with other artists and gradually defining his melody. Creation became a way of life for him. His music is not just techno , House or a single style; there’s a whole mix of different styles such as R’n’B, downbeat, disco, funk, tech and groove… with the purpose being to have a good time, share and enjoy the dancefloor with everybody. In addition, he offers something that is cool, fresh and simply unique.

Still is now unstoppable, working to get better every single day. His wholehearted dedication at work is obtaining great results releasing on labels such as: INTEC (“Backtrip EP”, the track “This & That” it was included within Carl Cox’s “New Year Weapons”), Terminal M (“Sleaze EP” with Arjun Vagale), SCI + TEC, Bedrock, Cecille, Noir, Defected or Tronic among many others … And of course being an active part in Suara platform, achieving significant successes and increasing recognition in the electronic scene. Ramiro’s last great success on the ‘kitties’ label: “Cathesis EP”.

But the wheel never stops and Ramiro is constantly evolving: involved in many projects, his desire since the beginning is to make people live and enjoy what they listen to while he is working at the booth. He has collaborated with great artists and gigs travelling all around the world and playing in cities like Sao Paulo , Beijing ,Miami, Mumbay, Mexico, Berlin, Zurich or Ibiza delighting everyone with his music. We can say without doubt that this is part of the new wave of Spanish artists. With a lot still to offer Ramiro is an artist to bet for.

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Interview

Hello Ramiro! How Are You? What do you have scheduled for today?
Hola! All good here . It´s Monday some emails to answer, make the plan for the week and then work some new beats in the studio

Please tell us a bit about your latest releases!
I released an EP in Octopus , Sian´s label, Proper techno stuff. I´ve been loving the label long time ago and finally I´m releasing there. And I´m giving as a gift “Expression”, has been my secret weapon for the last months and I wanted to share with everybody celebrating the great summer season ahead.

Which release was the one who gave you the most attention so far?
I think it´s Y.E.A.H a logn Coyu. It´s still sounding in many sets after more than one year and a half.

Tell us a bit about your upcoming releases! Is there anything special planned till end of the year?
I have my second EP in Intec in September. I´m in the middle of sign one or two more right now.

As you are touring a lot, please tell us something about your experience around the globe. What is your favourite city or country and why?
Every country have their beautiful and amazing things so it´s hard to pick just one but I have to say I deeply felt in love with Tokyo and Japan

What was your funniest or craziest experience while touring?
Don´t remember something in particular right now but there are many funny and crazy people out there! People usually want you to go with them to after parties and some times you end up in weird places …I try not to do it often. 

You are working very close with the big cat Coyu and Suara. What does these collabs mean to you?
Coyu is a friend of mine and its great to share not only our friendship but our passion, experiences and ways of understanding.

What were your TOP 5 gigs so far?
Dreambeach Festival – Spain
Suara at BPM – Mexico
Suara at ADE – Amsterdam
Tanzhaus West – Frankfurt
Clash Club – Sao Paulo

What are your top 5 tracks that are really working the dance floor in your sets at the moment?
Joseph Capriati – This then That (Coyu remix)
Egbert – Knappering
Marco Bailey – Don´t you want me
Gabriel D’Or, Bordoy – VAP
Julian Jeweil – Meteorite

Thank you for your time and this interesting interview!
Interview by Stefan

PLAYLIST:
Nicole Moudaber – Somewhere in Our Minds (Original Mix)
The Junkies- Just Can’t Try (Original Mix)
KI Creighton – Thunder(Original mix)
Maxdal – You Know (Original mix)
Ramon Tapia – Inferior (Sasha Carassi Remix)
Spartaque – Dragonfly (Original mix)
Loco & Jam – You Know (Original mix)
Clio – You N Me (Original mix)
Metodi Hristov- Transform Your Language (Original Mix)
Dema- Message Me (Original Mix)
Tiger Stripes – Detroit (Original Mix)
Marck D- City Lights (Dub Mix)
Kasbah Zoo, OniWax – Supreme (Original mix)
Arjun Vagale – Get Down (Original Mix)
Bart Skils – The Sweep
Joseph Capriati – This Then That (Coyu remix)

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