Rick Wade has been at the forefront of late night Detroit house for over 15 years. His universal appeal in different areas of electronic music has seen him release on over 20 different labels world wide. Rick’s productions are the first point of call for beautiful house music, tapping into the essence of deepness, with rich melodies and timeless grooves.
In 1993 Rick started Harmonie Park with the legendary Dan Bell, a label focused on House music.Then in 1995 Rick launched Bass Force primarily as an outlet for the Booty / Bass material that he records under the ‘Big Daddy Rick’ moniker.
Until recently, Harmonie Park releases have been very hard to come by, and for that reason, HIGHLY sort after! Now, Thanks to Hardwax in Berlin, the catalogue has been re-released on brandspanking new wax This has really re-introduced Rick’s music to another generation of House lovers who may not have otherwise heard the classics!
He is well regarded for his Dj sets, starting off as a radio DJ in the late 80′s spinning classic Disco and deep house. This gained him attention from various producers and Djs around the U.S who loved his selections and mixing ability.
Today, Rick Wade enjoys a reputation as one of the premier House mixshow producers in the world and anyone who likes deep, funky vibes should definitely find a chance to see him play live. Every Rick Wade set is fresh and spontaneous. Drawing its energy directly from the unique vibe of each party, Rick exposes the crowd, taking the vibe to an emotional peak where it merges with the body, mind, and spirit into a continuous musical orgasm that lasts long after his set is over.