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Prologue:

With his raw talent and spirited creativity DJ Steve Richards’ is rapidly making his mark in the dance music industry. His vivacious sets have caused dance floor carnage in many corners of the world whilst his edgy remixes can be found at the top of many charts.
 
Born n bred in London and exposed to music from an early age, Steve’s sound has developed and evolved over the years to encompass all styles of House. His talent derives from mastering the art of mixing from the early age of 15, it is these skills that have taken him from London to his first international residency in Cyprus, then on to tour the globe.

Not one to be stuck behind the decks. DJ Steve Richards is involved in event promotion, in which he has also experienced similar high levels of success.  Since the year 2000 Steve has built up many club brands including ‘Funkylicious’, ‘Funky4love’ and ‘Another Wild Night’, some of have featured at some of the world’s top venues including Ministry of Sound (London), Pacha, Turnmills, The Castle Club, Babylon Superclub, Whisky Mist while also securing top-level international artists taboot.

By 2007 Richards’ was running all marketing and events for the largest club in Cyprus, the Castle Club, alongside his 7-year DJ residency at the same venue. 

Weekly his brand Another Wild Night drew 1,000+ people during the summer season, making them some of the most popular events on the island. With the Steve Richards' name starting to span the globe, leading DJ equipment manufacturer Pioneer, were quick to sit up and take notice, and sponsored Richards' events as his career continues to take-off.

Steve has also been stepping into the competitive world of music production, also forming the musical partnership ‘Elektrik Disko’ with New Zealand-born Jolyon Petch as his latest project.  Remix work has already been completed for several big names including Agnelli & Nelson and the Soul Avengerz, with releases on Deep Blue and Soda Records. Collaborations with other well-known artists such as Katherine Ellis, Peyton & Maxi C are also under way, Steve has also been known to draft in the associated artist to perform his latest releases live in the Castle Club.

On the production front things are equally as exciting.  A release of the remix “If you want my love feat Maxi C” out on Soda records hit the No 1 spot on djdownload.com’s top 100 new releases in its first week.  At the time of release it also stood as the 4th all time best selling track on Soda Records (aka Strictly Rhythm). Steve has diversified his production to include several originals tracks soon to be released on Jolyon's www.clubluxuryrecords.com.

Always wanting to give something back to the music community in 2010 Richards’ founded the Ayia Napa DJ Academy (www.ayianapadjacademy.com), conveniently held at The Castle Club the Ayia Napa DJ Academy is going from strength to strength boasting a host of international DJ tutors and production courses in the pipeline.

In 2011 Richards increases to build on his 7 year residency now managing all of Castle Clubs Marketing, Events, Tours and DJ’s and now coming to the end of 2011 he celebrates another Top 100 club campaign for it’s 2nd consecutive year claiming the No. 41 spot, his debut performance at Space in Ibiza, another UK tour through Ministry, Q-Ba, Picadilly Institute finished off with a road block Castle Club tour to Avici White in Manchester.  All topped off with a new contract for his Another Wild Night brand at non other then Whisky Mist, Beirut and his latest release “Nothin But Luv” featuring Katherine Ellis on Luxury Records due out in November.

From the DJ booth to the recording studio, event promotions and beyond, Richards’ energetic style, professionalism and friendly nature have secured him an ever-growing presence on the world’s electronic music map.

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