German born and Jamaican raised Melanie Ribbe is not new to the electronic music scene. Melanie's raw passion for music has been with her since childhood, starting recording blank cassette mixtapes in her bedroom at 8 years old, continuing through teenage years making mixes then digitally upon receiving her first computer.
Her love and passion for music led her to pursue a career with great determination from an early age and enroll in the London Academy of Music Production to master the art of music and hone her skills. After Melanie got signed by her first agent in 2014, she started her career with her official debut at the Miami Music Week in 2015 alongside strong lineups. Shortly after, Melanie secured to perform at the opening of Amnesia Ibiza which resulted in a two year residency at Amnesia and at Cova Santa Ibiza with her own party called "Melanie Ribbe & Friends". During those two seasons on the island, she made a name for herself and played amongst the heavy weights of the industry.
Melanie’s first EP was released on the industry’s acclaimed label Moon Harbour, the track "Get It Right" managed to climb Beatport's top 100 chart. After that her stimulating, groovy and precise sound rhetoric led her to release on successful labels such as Saved, Viva Limited, Mindshake, Roush & re-publishing on Toolroom compilations with support from the most respected names of the industry, in addition to collaborations with Paco Osuna and Reboot.
On stage Melanie is creative and eloquent, she is distinguished by her unique tech-house style that get the crowds moving, skills that have taken her to tour worldwide and play at some of the biggest clubs and festivals in the world such as Fabrik Madrid, We are Festival, D-Edge and Lollapalooza.
In 2018 Ribbe secured a residency in Brazil’s hottest new venue ‘Ame Club’. In 2020 Melanie founded her own music label, Agápe Muzik, and the Agápe Showcases alongside a video streaming series at unusual locations called “Melanie Ribbe x Drop” on YouTube. In June 2021 she released her first artist album, DANCE AGAIN, on her label Agápe Muzik.
Melanie currently also hosts her own Radio Show 'Groove Nation' on Ibiza Global Radio every Saturday at 8pm CET and a monthly residency on french originated international radio “Uncoded Radio”, while having frequent appearances on radio stations like Ibiza Global Radio, Ibiza Sonica, Pure Ibiza, and has curated previous guest mixes for British Airways, Kaluki, Moon Harbour and Toolroom.
Melanie Ribbe lives and breaths music, any spare moment she has, she prefers to produce music rather than anything else as she is moved by a single purpose: to communicate through music, conceiving it as the object and the means to generate deep emotions.
- 21.10.23Shout! presents Beltran, Audiodrome Live ClubTorino, Italy