Biography of Ronski Speed
|Real name / ||Ronny Schneider|
|Moniker(s) / ||Ron E. Newman|
East German producer and DJ, Ronski Speed aka Sun Decade, has created some of the most in demand tracks and remixes of the pas
few years. His records 'E.O.S', 'Iris', '2Day E.P', 'Asarja' together with label mate Mirco De Govia, the 2005 smasher 'Incognition'
with Stoneface & Terminal and the Sun Decade singles 'Follow You' and the groundbreaking 'I'm Alone' were genuine club smashes and
were hammered by the likes of Paul van Dyk, Tiësto, Armin van Buuren, Paul Oakenfold, Above & Beyond and Ferry Corsten.
Starting his musical career in 1997, the dj Ronski Speed was quickly signed to brand new label Euphonic.
He collaborated on productions with fellow German DJ/producer, Rough Mullar, for projects like Sonorous and Barefoot Brains.
2000: He kicked off with a remix of the now legendary 'Glass Garden' by Sonorous, which became a massive club hit. The project Barefoot
Brains released the Remedy/Poison EP in UK.
2001: From there Ronski and Rough Mullar co-produced Mirco De Govia including the tracks 'Epic Monolith' & 'Things That Matter'
along with Mirco's remix work which has included Ralphie B's 'Massive'and Lasgo's 'Something' ( UK top 10). In Germany, the Ronski Speed
Remix of Kyau vs. Alberts 'Outside' was released on Wea/Club Culture records and entered the German sales charts.
2002: Together with his studio mate Rough Mullar aka Sonorous he wrote and remixed the singles 'Second Sun' and 'Protonic'. They both
started the project Sun Decade together alongside singer Devia Lea. The first release was the legendary 'I'm Alone', which also became
a massive club hit.
2003: 'I'm Alone' of Sun Decade was re-released un the UK and Ronski delivired a series of quality remixes, including : Binary Finary's
legendary '1998', Goldenscan's massive 'Sunrise', Aly & Fila's epic 'Eye of Horus' and Miro's classic 'By You Side', all of which helped
him to spread his name all over the globe.
His first solo single 'Iris' became a massive club hit, was played by all the big jocks and picked up by Paul van Dyk for his Mixmag
Mix-CD in UK. Together with Mirco De Govia he and Mr. Mullar finished some tracks for the Chronoscale album and the massive
Mirco De Govia remix of Kyau vs. Alberts 'Velvet Morning'.
At this time Ronski began focusing more on his DJ career and starts his own first radio show on Di.FM, the world's largest online
dance radio station.
2004: 'E.O.S' was released pm Euphonic and later on ATCR in UK. Ronski remixed Armin Van Buuren's 'Burned With Desire', Tatana's
'Always on my Mind' and Rusch & Murray's 'The Promise' for Anjunabeats. All these mixes helped him to define his own unique sound.
Sun Decade's second single 'Follow You' appears. On the the DJ mix compilation 'Positive Ways 3' showcasing Ronski's deck-side abilities
between Progressive and Trance. During this year, he toured USA, UK, Germany, Holland, Russia, Scandinavia and Switzerland while also
entering the 2004 DJ-MAG Top 100 at number 83.
2005: Started off with the massive collaboration for Euphonic with Mirco De Govia called 'Asarja', followed by the '2Day 'EP and
'Sole Survivor' ( A collab between Ronski and Sebastian Sand). The track 'Incognition', with Stoneface & Terminal followed and became
one of the most in-demand progressive trance tunes of 2005. This track made it on every playlist while PvD featured the track on his
DJ Mag Mix. Ronski Speed saw his strongest year as a DJ during 2005. He performed in the UK ( e.g. Gatecrasher, Passion, Wildchild,
Dance Academy), the USA, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Korea, Canada, Russia, Holland, Switzerland, Scandinavia and of course made
and appearance in his home country, Germany. There he played his first show at the well-known Nature One Festival. In March 2005 Ronski
Speed played in front of a 200.000 person crowd at the Love Parade Mexico in Acapulco. Furthermore he mixed and compiled the official
Love Parade CD! In November 2005 we saw the worldwide release of his mix-cd 'Monsterseries Vol.1'. Between all of his gigs, mix-CD's
and his monthly Radio Shows on Di.FM and ETN.FM, Ronski Speed consistently proves his talent and skill in choosing the right tracks
at the right time. As a result of this, Ronski Speed entered the tranceaddict.com top 100 at #30 and the 2005 djmag top list at #119.
2006: The 3rd Sun Decade single, 'Have it All' was released + remixes for Above & Beyond 'Alone Tonight', Luminary ‘Wasting’, Carl B ‘Social Suicide’, ‘Tatana 'If I could' and Solar Scape 'Alive Again'. I)n uk the Hit Records 'Incognition' was re-released. the new Single ‘The Space We Are’ was kickin up the playlists of all the biggies like Judge Jules, Armin Van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, Paul Van Dyk, Above & Beyond, Markus Schulz and became voted in the top 20 tunes @ Armin Van Buuren's ASOT Radio Show. Beside a lot of ground solid bookings all over the world Ronski played for the first time in China.He furthermore played for the first time in Thailands Super-Club Astra in Bangkok and finally he headlined a night at a Spundae Los Angeles. In October Ronski Speed returned on #87 at the 2006 DJ Mag Top100!
2007: The year starts with Ronski’s massive remix for the track “Hold Me Till The End” by the DT 8 Project and for the ATB & Heather Nova Single. Furthermore the mash-up of his single “E.O.S.” with the Oceanlab ft. Justine Suissa track “Satellite” was released on the first 10 years euphonic vinyl sampler togheter with a brand new remix of sun decade's 'I'm alone in a stunning Stoneface & Terminal Remix . In the first weeks he played again in Canada, Russia, Hongkong and Poland. Currently he is busy with working on his first artistalbum and on a Ronski Speed Live-Act!
DJ-wise Ronski was playing in 2006 in Czech, Poland, Hungary, Russia, Holland, UK, Finland, Germany, China, Thailand, Taiwan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, USA and Canada, in best clubs like Spundae LA, Turnmilla London. Arena Hall Poznan and Polar TV Berlin. His Radio show Euphonic Sessions started and is bradcasted on RMI Radio Poland, Sensegenerate.FM, Ddance.FM, PureDJ.FM and ETN.FM
Watch out for Ronski!