Ralph Lawson is best known for his long running residency at Back To Basics club in Leeds, where he played the very first record in November 1991. Lawson has helped the club win 5 major industry awards so far (DMC, Muzik, DJ Magazine) for Best Club and has been personally nominated for Best Breakthrough, Best DJ and Lifetime contribution by DJ Magazine.
Lawson learnt his trade as a true resident DJ, playing every week at back to basics. He became known for playing long sets alongside the best electronic music artists in the world. These included Daft Punk, Danny Tenaglia, Francois K, Derrick Carter, Masters at Work, Derrick May, DJ Harvey, Chez Damier, Stacey Pullen and many others.
Ralph Lawson founded 20/20 Vision Recordings in 1994, which has gone on to become a highly influential and pioneering record label.