Rick Bergmann is a Trance DJ & Producer, specialising in a range of Progressive, Uplifting and Psy Trance variations.
Born in Johannesburg South Africa, he found interest in Dance music in the early nineties and therefore began his DJ Career on old belt-driven turntables at the age of 14. This quickly escalated into securing DJ gigs at private House parties and played out at his first night club at the age of 17. The following 7 years Rick played out at many night clubs in Johannesburg and secured a few residencies.
In 2009 he relocated to London and has played for various night clubs including Ministry of Sound, Club 414, Pacha (London), Proud, and Gigulum to name a few. In 2012 Rick earned his début Ibiza gig in 2012 at Kanya Cafe (Ibiza). In 2013 Rick was invited to play for the first Holi One colour festival's in London and Manchester, opening the festival to 1000+ people. The following year Rick played his début set at Ibiza's no. 1 Trance Bar - Tropi.
Rick went back to Ibiza in 2015 to play for a further 3 events hosted by Ibiza Trance Family, the main one being the Cream Pre Party hosted at Tropi which had previously won the award for best pre party on the island.
In 2001 Rick found his interest in music production learning on Proppellerhead's Reason 2.0 software. The following year he took a sound engineering course and then set up his home recording studio in 2005. Rick worked in his studio for 4 years and set up his digital record label "Stereo FX" where he remixed, promoted, learned from and worked with many potential and respected artists.
In 2015 Rick decided to put his full attention into professional music production. He has now signed recent singles to labels such as Redux Records (Condura), Pulsar Records (Pulsar Dark), and the most recent signing with up and coming label Teknofonic Recordings.
Rick has provided remixes and created various original tracks all released on Stereo FX, where he had worked with well respected artists in the underground community.
Rick's most recent single has been signed to Teknofonic Recordings which will be released early spring 2017, and has a 2 new Psy Trance projects currently in production
- TM Project - Croire (RM Bergmann Remix) [Stereo FX, 2013]
- RM Bergmann feat Nicole Sky - Come With Me [Stereo FX, 2014]
- Rick Bergmann - Sensations (Original Mix) [Condura Recordings, 2015]
- Rick Bergmann - Generation (Original Mix) [Pulsar Dark, 2017]
- Rick Bergmann - Nebula (Original Mix) [Teknofonic Recordings, 2017]
Rick currently has 2 radio residencies, the first Trance Radio show named 'Deep Emotions' (Progressive & Uplifting Trance) airs on 1mix.co.uk (EDM Channel), every first Monday of the month at 7PM (GMT / UK Time Zone), which has up to 300 regular listeners.
The second radio residency is with Hits Music Radio Barcelona, which airs every Saturday Night at 8PM (GMT + 1 / Spanish Time Zone)
Periodically, Rick records another podcast, 2 hours long, called 'Psychadellic Sessions' which focuses more Psy Trance and Progressive Psy. Psychedelic Sessions is uploaded to Soundcloud after recording.