Ryan Hawkin

Owner and boss of Finefood Records, he has been passionate about electronic music for twenty years, Ryan Hawkin has multiplied projects and shows the evolution of his acoustic world by his artistic approach.

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Owner and boss of Finefood Records, he has been passionate about electronic music for more twenty years, Ryan Hawkin has multiplied projects and shows the evolution of his acoustic world by his artistic approach.

Deejay, organizer, producer and composer, he dedicates the many facets of his talent to his passion.

Having played at the biggest events that were held in Switzerland around 1994-2006, he "rediscovered himself musically" both as DJ and as a producer by taking his first steps as a composer in the late nineties with a release in 98 on a techno compilation.

From 2006 to 2010, while mixing and organizing parties at la Ruche Club in Lausanne and he played at the most important Festivals such as Chocolate and les Fours à Chaux.

In 2010, He began performing live and he decided to create his label Finefood Records. His amazing and innovative DJ sets and live performances have raised him to the rank of one of the most charismatic performers on the Swiss electronic scene.

In 2011, he produced tracks on Abstrakt Records in Argentina and on Arteria Music in Italy.

In 2012 he decided to leave night life and stop DJing to focus on his project Finefood Records favoring vinyl releases over digital with a solid international distributor: Deejay.de. He released his first production on Finefood Records DIGITAL with a Remix from Mini Jool.

In 2013 he released a first Vinyl Ep "Elegance is Destroyed" composed by the Swiss artists Mia Kaltes and David Fjörgenson, remixed by Seph from Argentina and Ryan Hawkin himself. A second EP closely followed "I am Here Ep" composed by a young artist from Tel Aviv, Eran Ben Zeev. During this same year, Ryan Hawkin apparead on the famous label Doma Musique with a beautiful track called "Walking Dead".

2014 sees Ryan Hawkin and his label Finefood pose its brand nicely in the underground music market. He released a third vinyl release, “World 247 EP” composed by the Swiss artist Nelson De Jesus, remixed by Berliner artists Jens Bond, from Highgrade Recods, Juliett a young French artist from the label "Creepy Finger" and Ryan Hawkin himself. An fourth EP followed, called “Yha Neth”, composed by the duo ThomasT&Anish, remixed by Luca Torre and Kane Roth closed the year.

2015, still focused on the music production he released  “Safka” the fifth EP composed by two Swiss artists, Marco Da Mata & Ema, incl. remixes by Dan Noël, David Torr and Robie Rios and Moonwalker EP, the sixth release composed by the Swiss duo ThomasT & Anish.

2016, marks the return of Ryan Hawkin behing the decks, he played for the after show of the live performance of RONE and for the warm up of Max Cooper always in Fri-Son Fribourg. He released the seventh EP composed by the Berliner Benjamin Fehr “We Fall EP”, incl. two remix by the Argentine Hernan Bass and more the Swiss duo ThomasT & Anish.

In parallel, he became a member of "Gute Nacht", the committee for electronic music in Fri-Son who organize the Duplex Electronic Weekend and promotes dance events between the walls. For the last edition in 2017, he takes the place of the responsible for the Nightlife culture conference of the Duplex Electronic Weekend and he work already for the next edition preview in 2018.

Recently Ryan Hawkin released an eighth EP “Divine” on Finefood Records composed this time by the Swiss artist Greg Shepherd and remixed by the Berliner duo Soukie&Windish and the Swiss duo ThomasT&Anish.

Where he played: Club der Visionaere Berlin. Paloma Berlin, RTS.FM Berlin, Privilège Club Ibiza, Europa Club Lisboa, Fri-Son Fribourg, Case à Choc Neuchâtel, La Ruche Club Lausanne, Folklor Club Lausanne, Mad and D Club Lausanne,  Hive Club Zürich, Streetparade Zürich, Nature One Festival in Germany and many others clubs and raves.