Boasting support from Martin Garrix, Tiesto, Avicii, The Chainsmokers, Showtek, Knife Party, David Guetta, and many more, Ray Decker better known as “Kastra” has made quite a name for himself in a few short years. Born and raised on the Jersey Shore, a community deeply rooted in music history, Ray is a true product of his environment.
Kastra has released various singles and remixes on some of the dance music industries top labels including Armada Music, Spinnin Records, Ultra Music, Revealed Recordings, Dim Mak, and Ministry of Sound. Among these released were some major collaborations with artists such as Grammy award winner Fatman Scoop and DJ Mag #10 artist Timmy Trumpet. His record with Timmy Trumpet “Wassup” has racked up over 13 million Spotify plays and went to #1 on Australia’s Radio Metro. Later that year Kastra released “U & Me” with twoDB which was selected by BPM on Sirius XM as a BPM Breaker. It went on to be his first top 10 Billboard Dance record rising to the position of #8. Later that year his cover of Fergie’s “Glamorous” would give him his second top 20 Billboard record rising to the #16 spot. He has done official remixes for Ava Max, Showtek, 3LAU, Justin Caruso, Madison Mars, Sultan + Shepard, and many more. Kastra has toured all over the US and recently brought his show international when he performed on the main stage at the inaugural Creamfields Thailand. In late 2020 he signed with Ultra Music and released his single “Fool For You” which reached number 24 on US Billboard Dance and racked up over 200 million views on TikTok.
In this short amount of time, he’s gained the support for his free and official releases from EDM’s top blogs including Dancing Astronaut, This Song is Sick, Fresh New Track, Your EDM, and many more noting him as “one of the most under rated house producers out at the moment”.