Ralph & Louie – “Our Fans Are What Most Drives Us”


At the forefront of the Atlanta House Music movement. Ralph & Louie continue to push the envelope in the development of this culture. Holding down residencies at the hottest clubs in the south and continuously releasing quality tracks with a heavy tech, deep and future influence. This dynamic duo is predominantly known as the heavy hitters for House Music in the south. Recently receiving the coveted “Best Of” awards from the well known publication, “Creative Loafing” for Atlanta’s Best Edm Act , Best Producers and Best Live Act. Because of this Ralph & Louie are slated for worldwide touring. Their music is heavily influenced by the likes of Claude Von Stroke, Chus & Ceballos, DJ Pierre and many other forward thinking artists of this calibre

Q&A with S&S

S&S: What’s your style of music? How do you describe it?
R&L: Tech house with Ibearican influence and Chicago styles

S&S: Who or what was most instrumental to you when it came to music?
R&L: Our fans are what most drives us. Without their support we would be nothing

S&S: What drives you creatively?
R&L: The feeling of house music and the community it creates.

S&S: How much does your audience influence you and your music selection?
R&L: 100% during our sets we are always reading the crowd. If they want funky we give them funky. If they want dark and deep we take them down the rabbit hole.

S&S: What artists or genres do you listen to when you’re not working?
R&L: We get allot of influence from Chus & Ceballos. When we perform we much rather create a journey then just dropping banger after banger. But when it comes to the peak of the show you better believe we will play songs to get the crowd dancing harder

S&S: Do you have any favorite memories of growing up with your family?
R&L: Absolutely! Whether It’s blood family or music family the memories that have been created has done nothing but help us grow as artists.

S&S: Is there anything you would like people to know about you?
R&L: That when it comes to Ralph & Louie they have to k ow that we do this strictly for the love of the music. We like to keep things light hearted and always professional. No egos allowed

S&S: Are there any charities you are working with or excited to tell us about?
R&L: Yes we have worked with Red Cross, Habitat for humanity and safe house outreach, and homes for homies. Last year we did a series of events at Piedmont park here in Atlanta that raised a good bit of money and 100s of pounds of clothes were donated

S&S: Are there any questions that you wish people would ask you?
R&L: The one question we always like getting is… When are you guys playing next and where?

S&S: And on the flip side of that, are there any questions or references you wish people would stop asking or using?
R&L: This is a good one. Everyone and their mothers asks “which one is Ralph and which one is Louie?”This is a question that they will never get the answer to because it’s part of our mystique

S&S: What artist(s) have you been the most excited to work with?
R&L: Bruno Furlan, Thayana Vale, Threejay just to name a few

S&S: Are there any artists that you dream of working with on a collaboration?
R&L: Chus & ceballos, mark knight, paul johnson and Claude Von stroke

S&S: What can we look forward to next from you?
R&L: Continued consistent releases of original music and nationwide touring

Q&A By: Shannon “Skip” Syas – S&S Chicago

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About S&S Chicago

S&S Records, Inc. (and S&S Chicago, Inc.) was established in 2005 by 4-time GRAMMY® nominated producer Steve “Silk” Hurley and global DJ/Producer Shannon “DJ Skip” Syas. Merging Hurley’s worldwide commercial success and Syas’ strong global following, the dance label has become home to numerous musical greats and one of the most respected blogs on the internet.

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