Ras Kjærbo hails from the northern reaches of Europe. A place known for its murky solitude, white snow, common welfare, and happy citizens. Emerging from a colorful background in academics, entertainment, and teaching, Ras ended up on the road to music production and technology in the aftermath of his studies – and has been treading the path ever since.
With gigs ranging from New York and New Delhi to Tokyo and back, Ras has gotten to share his unique and diverse style of performing around the world. Festivals, clubs, art shows, environmental happenings, trade shows, political parties, you name it; the more obscure and unique an opportunity to play, the better.
Ras spent 2011 at the renowned music technology school Dubspot in New York City – as both student and employee. After returning home to Denmark, Ras became the first Ableton Certified Trainer in Northern Europe and started teaching globally as one of 300 Certified Trainers worldwide. In 2013, Ras worked as headmaster of the Strøm School – the educational side of Scandinavia’s biggest electronic music festival, Strøm – catering workshops and masterclasses focused on electronic music and Djing. in 2015, he founded his own Academy for Electronic Music, Rumkraft.
When experiencing a performance with Ras, you will find it deeply rooted in the setting, you, the crowd, and the atmosphere. No matter whether it’s a DJ set or improvised live concert.