Dennis Ruyer Lifestory:
It had to happen eventually. If you destroy your dads turntable at the age of 4, a life filled with music is inevitable.
Hailing from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, brings electronic music to the masses with his awardwinning radio show 'Dance Department'.
With more than one million listeners every month, Dennis his music selection is a favourite amongst many music lovers around the globe. This has been rewarded by his audience.
'Dance Department was voted 'Best podcast of the World' at
WMC2008 in Miami. And has won the European Podcast Award last year.
Not only his radiocareer, but also his music solo productions and his collab
with musical partner PrinsJan are noticed.
Their sonic ideas are a burst of creativity, filled with
passion and organic, analog sounds in a modern computer society. "We just
love tweaking knobs .. , and Dennis is a madman on ebay, all the time on the
lookout for analog toys" PrinsJan points at a vintage vocoder they just
used for one of their tracks.
"Dennis: I love being in the studio, i could live here, that's why the first release we did was called 'Daylight is Overrated" A true expression of passion for electronic music.
With production partner PrinsJan, Dennis released music on
high class labels, such as 90watts records, Earth Audio and Little Mountain
This summer the new PJ&DR anthem 'Space' will be released on 90watts records.
For the past several years, Dennis Ruyer played at leading clubs and events in Europe, including Sander Kleinenberg's 'This is..' events, Dutch festivals 'A day at the park', Welcome to the Future, Obsession Outdoor, and the leading festival in Romania 'Liberty Parade'.
With the already hyped solo release with DJ Fast Eddie - Yo Yo Get Funky, Dennis will bring more sparkling excitement to his career in the next months to come.
"I'm so thrilled everytime i walk into a club or festival packed with people, it's a addiction , similar to my coffee addiction" he laughs. "I feel really blessed that i can share this passion for electronic music with so many people, this is a dream come true.."