Dean Richards

NZ born Dean Richards dropped his first tune in Dallas (USA) 2002 and from that day, driving dance floors has been an obsession for Dean. Creating mixes in fluid and beyond, Dean followed his love for travel & tunes to Miami South Beach where he spun early sunset sessions at Laundry Bar & The Room.

The opportunity to chill at a Miami hotel with world class DJ’s surfaced during the Miami Winter Music Conference which fueled his passion for music, following which he moved back to his adopted homeland Australia where he was quickly grabbed up for popular bars & clubs all over Melbourne & Sydney including Tank, Q Bar. Prince of Wales, The Saint, Greenwood & Love Machine

Residing in Malaysia from 2010 – 2020, Dean nurtured the countries most successful hot spots & was a regular fixture for globally recognized brands such as hedkandi [Ministry of Sound] & Defected in the House. During this time Dean was booked for the infamous Full Moon Party Koh Phangnan, Good Vibes Festival and many more global brands

Due to covid-19, Dean moved back to his homeland New Zealand to take a role at the infamous Riwaka Hotel as Resident DJ and bookings agent