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Chriss Ronson was born on 26th of October, 1977 in Budapest. The thought of playing music came at an early age, he built his career step by step, working hard. He made an entrance behind the turntables as early as 1994 and has been a frequent guest of the best clubs of Hungary. In 1997 Club Korona became the official stage of BPM ( Booking Promotion Management ) and Global Underground Management which meant performances of John Digweed, Sasha, Dave Seaman, Nick Warren and similar well-known names. Krisztián was resident here so he had the honor to be warm-up DJ at all events. The mix album of Nick Warren - Global Underground from Hungary - was recorded here as well.
In 2001 BPM and GU moved to HOME in Budapest where Chriss could play next to the best ones. In the same time he was the resident in Pacha – Hungary for 2 years. Soon he got invitations from abroad. He played at Love Parade in Berlin, at the Creamfields, Summer of Love and Hradhouse festivals of Prague just as in almost all of the neighbouring countries. On July the 26th he was invited to one of London's superclubs, The Cross to an event called Renaissance night. It was there that one of Britain's most prestigious magazines, MIXMAG interviewed the young talent. This was followed by appraisal on the Dutch site www.xpander.nl .
The first invitation to Tokyo came to Anthony Pappa's Global Underground debut party. He has been a regular guest in Tokyo and Osaka since then.
In 2003 his first mix CD is published called Directions. He founds THE QUASAR with his friend Ritchie. Their first track Together is played in John Digweed's radio show on Kiss 100. In 2004 he founds his own Label called Foundation Records, where his next mix CD named the Trip is released.
In 2005 his new maxi Cd and vinyl October is published which brings acclaimed fame. It enters John Digweed's and Hernan Cattaneo's hit list and is also played in three different versions in Digweed's Kiss 100 Radio Show. Hernan played it at Metro Dance and it is liked by names like Dave Seaman, Anthony Pappa, Desyn Masiello to mention but a few. In 2005 he gets invited to Slovakia's biggest party to Tiesto's on Tour in Bratislava. The same year he starts his own online radio programm on www.justmusic.fm which is called Monitor. Soon it became the most popular online radio at Hungary.
In 2006 he made a tour in Thailand where he was lucky enough to play at the world famous Full Moon party at Koh Phangha entertaining 10-15 thousand people. He played also in several clubs at Koh Samui.
In 2006 he was asked to make the first official mix Cd for Justmusic fm. This was followed by a tour with 14 stops. In 2006 an exclusive new mix album - named Live - was released, four of the tracks were written by The Quasar, but all the others were remixed by them!
In 2007 The Quasar was asked by John Digweed to make an exclusiv half an hour producer mix, only from their own material, which was played in Transitions podcast. Shortly after this they were asked to make a mix for Proton Radio as well. The end of this year he was invited to be the warm-up for John Digweed on his Transitions Vol.3. Album launch party, in Amsterdam, Club Panama. He’s the resident of Fame Promotion, it means anytime when a big name comes to Hungary, he plays the warm-up role, just to name a few: John Digweed, Sasha, Danny Tennaglia, Nick Warren… He was the one who got the possibility to mix a Renaissance Hungary cd, named Renaissance Hungary – mixed by Chriss of The Quasar. This is the first hungarian Renaissance release, followed with a 20 stops tour, with guest Djs from the U.K. - Marcus James and Neil Quigley. He plays on all the big fests: Creamfields /before John Digweed and Sasha/, Balatonsound, Prague with Tiesto, Sziget Island etc. His track, called Panama is released on Nick Warren – Lima and released as single by Global Underground. He has his own radio show in Proton, named We Are Cre8tion, hosted by Chriss Ronson and Yvel & Tristan, podcasted every first Thursday of the month. Recently he is working on his 6th mix album, which will be a classic album, will be released end of May. 2009 started well: The Quasar – Nectarin and Shining tracks were released on the Carl Cox DVD! He got invited to Hernan Cattaneo’s release party to Moscow, to the famous Arma17 club. Shortly after he got invited to Japan to K-Sounds birthday party with Dave Seaman. He joined Fabric Publishing at the end of 2009. His tracks were released by Global Underground, Vapour Records, Ready Mix Records, Ambiosphere Recordings, Soulman Music, Toes in The Sand, Pure Substance, Foundation Records etc. In 2010 he played two times in the legendary club, Fabric, to perform at the Bash Night parties, where the top hungarian djs are invited to show their skills.
In 2011 Chriss performed in the Fabric. In winter he played at Snow Attack Festival in France. He was among headliners of all the biggest hungarian festivals’ dance stages. During the summer he performed at the european famous Balaton Sound Festival at the Cadenza stage with Liciano, Marc Antona and Mendo. He also played at Coca Cola’s summer open air venue at Lake Balaton with Paul van Dyk. In August he entertained the audience after Steve Angello at Sziget Festival, which is one of the best and biggest summer festivals in Europe! At Budapest Bónusz Festival, which is the biggest electronic festival in town, he played with Sasha, Joris Voorn, Guy J, Dennis Ferrer, Maya Jane Coles.
In 2011 he finished his second video clip, titled "Don’t Look Down", which was shot by Hifi-Entertainment Ltd. in Soho, London. The clip is available on the following link:
While playing at the best hungarian clubs, he spent a lot of time on producing work also. As a result, he released three brand new tracks, titled the Karvia, Berkley and Linden Leaf this year.
Trandel feat. Chriss Ronson - Chaki track was released on the jubilee Renaissance Master Series album, compiled by Dave Seamen.
His first performance was the Winter Music Conference in Miami in 2012. This was followed few performance in abroad and he played at the biggest hungarian electronic music festivals.
Since 2001 he is DJ of the Year and gets awarded Mix CD of the Year on several websites. Chriss represents a unique music style. It makes no difference if he makes a warm-up or a full time performance, his play's characteristics are always quality and exclusiveness, creating an incomparable atmosphere in any party he performs at.
Check Magazin Awards 2001
DJ of the Year 2001
Discovery of the Year
EVOTE DJ of the Year 2003
DJ of the Year 2004
EVOTE DJ of the Year 2004
DJ of the Year 2004
Justmusic Awards 2005
Best mix album - Live set before John Digweed
Best song - The Quasar - October
2005 World Top 50! Djs
9th place Chriss
DJ of the Year 2005
Best mix album - Syntetic Pleasure by Chriss
Best song - 2nd place - The Quasar - October
Best label - Foundation Records
Best producer - The Quasar
DJ of the Year
Best mix album - Live!
Best label - Foundation Records
DJ of the Year 2006 2nd place
DJ of the Year 2007
2008 Best album - Renaissance Hungary mixed by Chriss
DJ of the Year 2008 2nd place
2009 Best Album - Deja Vu / Classic mixed by Chriss and Poli
DJ of the Year 2009 2nd place