Acclaimed international music producer, Riki Inocente is a pure, self-taught Producer and DJ which has been key to his creative process, his music has been moving dance floors all over the world for the last decade, he is forever experimenting new ideas, drawing on the wealth of knowledge he has and life experience within the house movement, his releases include re mixes from Chicago house legend DJ Sneak, underground label boss Hector Moralez and Grammy nominee, and house legend DJ Todd Terry.
In 2013, Riki dropped a Gangstercast for DJ Sneak, a Podcast series with a concept for true underground house music lovers, released on I’m a House Gangster label.
Riki became the 2014 UK Winner and World Finalist in association with the Beatport and Corona Sunsets DJ / Producer world championships and went on to represent the UK and play at the Corona Sunsets Festival in Ibiza 2014 and Weston Super-Mare 2015.
Riki’s musical talent has led him to play at clubs and festivals around the world and is a regular DJ with I’m a House Gangster events in UK, Ibiza and Amsterdam.
Riki’s raw house track ‘A-Game’ influenced by the early Chicago warehouse sound debuted on ‘Inhouse’ records in January included a remix from label boss Todd Terry and played out across clubs and festivals in UK and Europe. Following this, Riki released his ‘Between The Beats’ EP 19th July 2015.
True to its name high energy, rolling bass ‘Time for Jack’ track was influenced by Chuck Robert’s early “My House” acapella “in the beginning there was jack” from 1987 “Time for Jack” resonates vocals from Riki Inocente “Now it’s time for jack to come back” it was released on the Under Control Vol 1 album by south coast, UK label Rhythm Control Records.
‘The Epiphany EP’ which will be released on DJ Sneaks cult house label ‘I’m A House Gangster’ January 15th 2016; Features “I heard that Dreams are Illegal” which was exclusively aired on BBC Radio 1 during DJ Sneaks Guest Mix.
Deep melodic house with an acid undertone brings us to Riki’s debut release on UK label ‘Rejekts’ with the ‘Northern Rose’ EP which features a re mix of Riki’s track “The Journey” from Jamie Trench.
Riki’s Deep house EP “The Londoner ” featuring moody jacking-bass track “Keep Me Loving you” was released in April 2015 on acclaimed label Great Lakes Audio with huge support from “Mushroom Jazz” and Chicago house pioneer, label boss Mark Farina.
Riki Inocente Music was showcased in his mix and interview with Dope Den Productions as part of their summer series, ‘Decks by the Beach’ and is due to follow up with the next release on G.L.A with “Bethnal Greens EP”.
His Discography includes releases on, Beagle Traxx, Gangstarz label, Odour Recordings, King Street Recordings, Mr Jack Recordings, Fogbank Recordings, Rejekts, I’m A House Gangster. He remixed the track ‘Brighter Days’ for Cajmere, and has produced further remixes Doin’ Work Records, Treasured Grooves and Kid Enigma on Blue Town Records.
Riki Inocente mixes and DJ events include, Chicago House FM, House Salad Crew, Ugly House, Heaven Music Club, HAWT, L*ghtworks, Corona Sunsets Competition Mix, Corona Sunsets Finalist mix, Gangstercast and also featured in the ADE 2014 Mix, LIVE03 IAHG, Baut, Amsterdam, ADE 2014, Corona Sunsets Festival, Ibiza, ADE 2015, Corona Sunsets Pune, India, Fire Club, London and Duvet Vous? Bristol, UK, exclusive set at Phonox, UK