Ricky Meakin is a courageous, northern rooted, galactic pioneer from the Midlands UK. An experienced cosmic journey maker, ambient timescape music creator and electronic soul feeder. Ricky is an international DJ, Music Producer and Events Director, specialising in Balearic club culture and extra-terrestrial beats, Ricky pushes the boundaries in future music, subliminal slomo, dub house and disco.
Intrigued and inspired early on by his Uncles Technic 1210’s, neon lights and the sound of 80’s Black Box beat – Ricky pursued his first love and life’s mission, to get people together and get them dancing. Ricky played his first sets aged 17years old, to 800+ local ravers in his hometown nightclub, The Old Cinema Hall, Tonkers, Ripley.
He became hooked on the 6hr journey sets performed by veteran DJs Andrew Weatherall and Steve Lawler, Ricky was heavily influenced b them and focused on aspiring to perform at this level and has continued to refine his craft ever since. In over two decades Ricky has performed alongside major global talent and curated his own events with key legendary artists of the electronic dance music scene – Dave Beer, Yousef, Darious Syrossian to Rayko, Tronik Youth and the Gemini Brothers, the list goes on. Rickys infamous Lovebud parties were voted by Mixmag as one of the top three nights to go to in the UK, 2013.
Ricky has most recently featured on British Airways inflight radio show with his latest sunset series recorded live from the Maldives. He’s currently working on some exciting new music projects, whilst holding down residencies at the most prestigious clubs worldwide.
Music Styles: House, Disco, Nu Disco, Cosmic, Nu Wave, Balearic, House, Electronica, Progressive, Techno, Chug, Soul, Rare Groove, 80s Funk, Ambient, Lounge, Chillout, Broken Beat
Residencies: Lux Maldives, One & Only Reethi Rah Maldives, Boutique Hostel Salinas Ibiza,