DJ Tricky (Richard Cooper) is a cheeky and mischievous character, well loved by party people around the globe. With a penchant for deep / tech-house and old skool classics, expect to hear his signature sound of phat rollin’ basslines and dreamy melodies on the dance floor. With a tune selection like no other, DJ Tricky pushes musical boundaries and has produced tracks alongside Mike Koglin and Funk D’Void.
Born and bred in the UK, DJ Tricky has an international reputation from his stints behind the decks worldwide. Having launched the exclusive Homegrown parties throughout the UK and Europe, DJ Tricky became a familiar face on the wheels of steel at London’s End nightclub, The Cross, The Rocket and Bug Bar. In Portugal, DJ Tricky was resident at Club de Baia where people would travel from around Europe to attend these extraordinary nights. In addition to this, DJ Tricky annually graced the decks for the Wold Snowboarding Championships, Hit the Gap, in Livignio, Italy. DJ Tricky has a diverse following, including Kate Moss and Jade Jagger, who flew him to LA to play for one of their exclusive parties at the Sky Bar.
There’s not many DJs that Tricky hasn’t played with, from Derrick Carter, Mr. C, Carl Cox, Groove Armada, Express-2, Tiefschwarz, Nic Fanciulli and Steve Lawler to name a few, including back-to-back sessions with Eric Morillo.
DJ Tricky was behind one of the first ever online radio stations – Gaia Live in the UK. He also had regular slots on Freak FM one of London’s favourite pirate stations and hosted his own popular show for many years on Bondi FM (AUS).
DJ Tricky dominated Australia’s most infamous super club, Home, in its prime, for six years, his deep house sets becoming the stuff of legend. DJ Tricky also owned the notorious Mocean bar on the world’s most famous beach – Bondi. Home to some extremely wild parties, the venue was always packed to the rafters with international bands and DJs dropping by to perform alongside him.
DJ Tricky is a regular on the scene, performing around Australia for parties including Circo Loco and Fashion Week. His most recent highlight, was his set with Lee Foss, Lee Burridge and Soul Clap at Burning Man.
DJ TRICKY’s tracks