Ralph Lawson is a DJ based in Leeds, UK. He has one of the longest running residencies in the world at the legendary back to basics club. Lawson has been a regular at Fabric London since it opened and mixed Fabric 33 for their mix series. Ralph is a resident DJ for We Love Space Ibiza and played regularly at Sonar Festival since 1998 in Barcelona. He has played at Ostgut / Panorama Bar since 2001 and been a regular guest at Watergate in Berlin as well as spinning at Robert Johnson, Cocoon and Harry Klein in Germany.
Lawson has a long history in New York including playing at the original Sound Factory Bar, Limelight, Cielo, Studio B & The Sullivan Rooms and was invited to play for Danny Tenaglia at his marathon 'Be Yourself' parties at Vinyl. He recently headlined Robot Heart's 'Halloween On The Moon' 2012 there. Lawson has toured the world and played at clubs such as; The Hacienda, The Sub Club, Womb Japan, D Edge Brazil, The Loft Barcelona, Deep Madrid, as well as major festivals including Glastonbury, T in The Park, Creamfields, Global Gathering, The Glade, 10 Days Off and many more.
He was nominated in 2009 for ‘Best British DJ” along with 2020Vision for ‘Best label’ by DJ magazine and has won five major awards form Best Club during his residency at Back To Basics. He is the founder of the 2020Vision record label and a member of the live band 2020Soundsystem. Lawson produces music alongside Carl Finlow as 2020 Vision, they have produced classic music for Blaze, Chez Damier, Arthur Baker, Josh Wink and many more. Lawson hosts a weekly 2020Vision mix on Ibiza Sonica radio.