Rick Bergmann is a Trance DJ & Producer, specialising in a range of styles including Progressive Trance, Uplifting Trance as well as Psy Trance & Progressive Psy. Born in Johannesburg South Africa, he found interest in Dance music in the early nineties and 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 seven years, Rick played out at many night clubs in Johannesburg and secured a few residencies.
In 2009, he relocated to London and has now played guest sets for various night clubs including “Ministry of Sound”, “Club 414”, “Pacha” (London), “Proud”, and “Gigulum”. In 2012, Rick earned his debut Ibiza gig in 2012 at Cafe Kanya. 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 debut set at Ibiza’s no. 1 Trance Bar called “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 “Amnesia Cream Pre Party” hosted at Tropi which had previously won the award for best pre party on the island. Later that year, Rick began 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). The most recent signing is with Teknofonic Recordings and more singles are currently in production.
Rick currently has 2 radio residencies, the first Radio show is called “Deep Emotions” focusing on Progressive & Uplifting Trance, which airs on “1mix.co.uk” (EDM Channel), every first Monday of the month at 7PM (GMT / UK Time Zone), reaching 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.