Ricardo Van Valker – Remixer
We welcome Ricardo Van Valker as Remixer / Artist on the Afterworld Recordings labels please check out his releases.
Ricardo Van Valker [Richard Walker] formerly known as DJ Rash: Techno/Tech Trance/Hard House DJ & Producer Record Label Hard As Nails/Hard As Nails Tech Launched his career back in 2002 he was playing at areas such as Coventry, Lincoln, Cheltenham, Ibiza, Birmingham, West Midlands. Ricardo Van Valker [Richard Walker] under the name DJ Resh began to make his own tracks such as ‘ The Prophecy ‘ A tune favored by Lisa Pin Up became one of the biggest Hard Dance tunes of all time selling out copies worldwide. By 2005, Ricardo Van Valker [Richard Walker] teamed up with Xtension owner Riggsy to make Flat liner. The track was re-mixed by Tidy DJs-JP & Juksey, Flat liner quickly became a club classic and is regularly played by all the big Hard Dance DJs still today.
By 2013 Ricardo developed a more tech trance style and went on to produce releases LV4-26 was Supported from Markus Schulz & Giuseppe Ottaviani.The remix of LV4-26 Flavio Grifo Remix made it to number 5 on trackitdown.net. Ricardo then teamed up with Matt Hoillday to bringing some massive main room tracks such as Xyla, Vacate on midnight supported by Markus Schulz, Max Graham, Rebrand, Photographer, Giuseppe Ottaviani and Robert G.
Holiday &_Valker went on to start club night Envy and had track City Life remixed by Manuel Le Saux support from Ally & Fila! The summer 2013 was massive as Ricardo won the Amber D remix Contest for Riot recordings then went on to play a club nights such as Trancecoda. Ricardo pushed the production as he and Matt Holliday had huge releases such as Holliday & Valker-Amnesia with UCast, Denis Sender remix’s and played on Aly & Fila – Future Sound Of Egypt. Holliday & Valker track Culture was played on Guiseppe Ottaviani GO ON AIR and track Chemical Imbalance with Support from John 00 Fleming and played by Solarstone. Ricardo then went on to host radio show the Midnight Sessions on trance fm. Later in 2013 Ricardo collaborated up with one of the worlds biggest female Djs AMBER D and up and coming DJ and producer and label owner Matt Holliday to make track Relentless.
Now by 2014 Ricardo launched his new label Elevation Of The Mind and changing his sound to a more Techno influences. He has become part of the growing underground techno movement with releases such as DEEP INSIDE and SUBSTANCE. Ricardo and his productions continue to get better and now running a weekly radio show and podcast showcasing his DJ talents across the globe.