Rick Pier O’Neil started as a Dj in a French club when he was 14. A sound technics addict , he became sound engineer and created his first studio at 16. He started producing his first titles such as Sequential «Chocho Loco »,Tribal Nation « In de ghetto » which led him quickly at the top of the french charts.
He began working with such major labels as Sony Music,Universal,Motown,Polygramm.. as remixer for Kool and the gang, Stevie Wonder……With the emerging of the house music movement, he set foot overseas and and becomes part on the US musical stage. The first title realized there ranks 5th in the famous Billboard Chart. Sussex house « I feel good » will be the beggining with Epic NYC, Japan Sony BMG as an artist remixer such as Donna Summer, Lenny Kravitz,Ultra Nate,Cee Peniston…..
The title “I don’t want nobody ” created for Cheri Amore (Vocalist today of Armin Van Buuren’s tracks) will be a hit in most European countries as well as in the US. RPO makes rankings on the US Billboard and is acknowledged by the biggest Djs.
Built by his American experience, he decides to create his own music label with dark sonorities much more progressive but also more tribal Underground. It’s a risky career choice but his passion for creativity will always grow stronger.
The label RPO Records and GARBAGE Records will soon played and playlisted by leading Dj like Carl Cox, Danny Tenaglia, John Digweed, Boy George, Anthony Papa, Steve Lawler ..and more . These productions will be compiled all over the world on the best CD : Global Underground, Amnesia,Matinee…
He leaves France and settle in Barcelona. He continues his career as a producer and in thé mean time performs as a Dj in the best clubs in the world. He starts a residency for Amnesia France Tour, and is one of the first resident in Frisky radio … He then leaves the city of Gaudi for Mexico where he still lives.
Child of soul music and techno, he now produces his own sonorities. Lots of Dj speakeasy about that the RPO Sound … He has produced and created over 500 titles up to now under various artist names and surrounds himself with the best vocalists and musicians. His 30-years long career in the studio or behind the turntables is the proof if needed that the passion for music fuels Rick Pier O’Neil’s life.
He is recognized as one the top tastemakers, with a popularity that has been growing worldwide. RPO’s banging beats put him at the center of the new breed of mixers on the digital DJ rig, easy to see why he has drawn attention and fame ….