Ramin Bidar (Persian: رامین بیدار, born September 16, 1986) is an Iranian DJ, record producer and songwriter from Dubai, U.A.E. He is best known for his track In Front of Me featuring Hookman and Elijah McCoy, which has reached a nationwide audience of over 10 million.
Ramin has gained recognition for his unique style that comprises a fusion of EDM, Pop, and trap music. His unique production skills and impressive entrepreneurial accolades have been featured in several media outlets including Yahoo, thehypemagazine, Latestly, edmsauce, Daily Music Roll, African Hype, and others.
Early life and education
Ramin Bidar was born and raised in Dubai, U.A.E. with a sister named Roza Bidar by Persian parents. At a very young age, Ramin developed an interest in music and learned to play the guitar at the age of 14.
In 2008 Ramin began studying Audio Engineering at SAE, Dubai, and two years later, decided to further his knowledge in music by applying for various advanced music courses at the International College of Music, which is an affiliated college of Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. During this time, Ramin gained recognition for his talent and even received several international awards.
In 2011, Ramin won his first International award in Film Scoring, receiving 2nd place at The Indie Gathering Film Festival which he received from three-time Emmy winner - Ray Szuch.
A year later, Ramin for his exceptional Film Scoring won 1st place in The Indie Gathering Film Festival and The International Horror film festival. Having had a successful streak as a music artist, Ramin later in 2014 won the American SongWriting Award.
In 2017, Ramin released a successful remix, Let Go, which came in second place out of 1700 entries in the official Deadmau5 remix contest conducted by the remix website splice.com. Ramin even received a shout-out on Twitter from Deadmau5's label "Mau5trap" for "some fantastic future house efforts," with Deadmau5 praising his remix in particular.
Ramin relocated to Florida, United States, in 2019 and began producing his own songs. In April of 2021, he released his first single, ‘In Front of Me,' which featured Grammy-nominated Songwriter, Hookman and Los Angeles rapper and actor Elijah McCoy. The single was released by IMA Music Group, which is distributed by Sony Music/Orchard. The single received over a million views on TikTok in less than a month and is rapidly gaining mass recognition. In August 2021, the single reached # 1 on the Digital Radio Tracker Top 150 Independent Global Airplay chart.
Ramin is currently working on his 1st album which will feature many well known artists.
Awards and nominations
- Digital Radio Tracker Award 2021 for charting at # 1 in the world on the DRT global top 150 independent airplay chart.
- American Songwriting Grand Prize Award 2014
- The Indie Gathering Film Scoring Award 2012 (1st Place)
- The International Horror Hotel Film Scoring Award 2012 (1st Place)
- The Indie Gathering Film Scoring Award 2011 (2nd Place)
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Ramin currently resides in Florida, USA.
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