Ryan Thomson has played at venues like Pacha, Egg in London. He has also played for the boys at Subversion underground techno in Swansea. He has also played in His hometown of Newport for a charity fundraiser for the Meningitis Trust where he played the terrace with Amber Dowler, Stu Grady, Paul Mogz-e Morgan, Jon Williams and Dale Shocker LeeRyan was running a night in Newcastle for a short while in Newcastle called Penthouse Production Parties, with the emphasis on keeping the underground scene guessing by constantly changing locations weekly in posh penthouse apartments, Stopping to concentrate more on producing and playing rather than organising events as he realised this was his passion.Passionate about the underground sound and a love for low slung, techno edged music, Ryan's inspirations are Richie Hawtin, John Digweed, Mathew Jonson, Leon, Reelow, Surgeon, Sigha, Scuba, Z ip, Marcel Dettmann, Adam Beyer, Alan Fitzpatrick, Shonky, Guy J, Barem, Laura Auer, Thommy Fusion, TiNi & Guti from Desolat, Marco Faraone, Luca Agnelli, Proudly People, Teets, Crowe:ther, Matt Wheeler and the guys at second step records.2012 saw Ryan have his set Hospitality picked up by Ryan David in America and aired on his Radio Show Wednesday Walkdown streamed on dancewithdignity.net2013 has been a busy year for Ryan seeing him concentrating on making his own production and sounds. Ryan's first release Toolfunk023 has already hit number 40 in the top 100 Minimal Tracks working with German sensation Laura Auer.Ryan has also completed 2 Remixes from Label owner and boss Thommy Fusion based in Klohn in Germany.Already with a 4 track EP Toolfunk027 along with Ryan's Minnesota Mix and artists Daniele Coppola,Autarc and Deformed. November sees him playing in Hereford at the Jailhouse alongside Lisa Lashes and local DJ and event organiser Neil Preedy at i-Occupy. You can expect to hear a lot more of Ryan in 2014 with more bookings and a new exciting DJ that has showed versatility across a wide range of electronic music from the low slung dub techno after party scene, to heavy techno main room sets, even playing progressive house build ups. Enthusiastic, energetic peak time sets to warm ups, Ryan has demonstrated he can certainly work the crowd up to a frenzy with his cleverly made, well thought out sets.December 14th sees Ryan back in Pacha, again DJ'ing to raise money for the "Help for Heroes" event. With a few more releases on German minimal techno label Toolfunk Recordings early for 2014.