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Derek Ryan at Ultra 2011 – Eco Village

I’m pleased to announce that I will be spinning at this year’s massive Ultra Music Festival! Come and find me in on the Keyframe stage in the Eco Village area — I’ll be throwing down some massive prog tunes you won’t wanna miss!

Set times and details to be announced soon.

For those not familiar with Ultra — This event is the largest dance music celebration on the whole continent! Headliners range from Carl Cox to BT to Armin van Buuren, representing a diverse mix of all sorts of amazing music. This year’s festival is the culmination of Miami Music Week from March 25th-27th 2011.

Setagaya Snow – New guest mix on the Beatery


Awesome mixtape and music fan website the Beatery has had me back for a second round of fun!

I put together some choice moods for their 45-minute mixtape podcast this week — have a listen:

Conexus Evolution – on the Playa 09.01.2009

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I will be throwing down some trance this year at Burningman for Conexus on Tuesday. Come rock it!

Conexus has for years been bringing a solid vibe to the playa, and this time around they are dedicated to spreading ¬†sustainable lighting to the masses…and throwing some great bashes! There’s great lineups at Conexus this year, and I am happy to be a part.

I will be bringing it melodic and banging with some badass tunes that are waiting to see the dark of the playa…

check out they flyer for the full lineup, or conexus’ website.

summerfrost – new melodic mix

summerlogoJust posted – a new melodic journey through some of the incredible tunes I have been picking up -

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It has a great vibe and some serious energy. I had so much fun putting it together! Although it’s not the most technically perfect mix that I have done, the flow was undeniable…


00:00 Airbase – Interfere (dub)
08:45 Marco V – Ritual Purification
13:15 Tritonal – Kinetic
19:55 Fender Woods – Hold on Me (Rafael Frost remix)
27:20 Nitrous Oxide – Magenta
32:59 Cold Blue – Mount Everest
40:35 Rafael Frost – Red
46:57 Ronski Speed – Are You? (Sun Decade dub)
52:54 Menno de Jong and Leon Bolier – Last Light Tonight

summer storm – tech trance mix

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Earthtones: Constellation 07.18.2009



I have the honor of performing the dawn set for the Rhythm Society’s annual Earthtones campout in Willits, CA, USA – this edition aptly named Constellation – right up my alley!

I’ve got some amazing and positively slammin tunes picked out that will be perfect to bring on the light…