Kansas City, United States
Vision. versatility, virtuosity. DJ Ray Velasquez has explored and championed advanced music on radio, and at innovative nightclubs and avant-garde events in his native Kansas City, his artistic home of New York City, and worldwide for over three decades. The breadth and depth of his musical versatility may be best demonstrated by his broad range of performances having shared a marquee with such luminaries as diverse as Paul Oakenfold, Tom Middleton, Bebel Gilberto, Kruder & Dorfmeister, Paul Weller, New Order, Moby, Ben Watt, Marshall Jefferson, Fila Brazillia, Autechre, Mixmaster Morris, Gotan Project, Primal Scream, Nookie, Mum, Sven Vath, Public Image Limited, Legendary Pink Dots, Suicide, Killing Joke, and Genesis P. Orridge. Other prestigious performances include events for famed film director Pedro Almodovar, Brazil Culture Minister Gilberto Gil, and the wake of Willlam S. Burroughs, DJing behind the open casket of the Beat Generation icon.