Co-owner of Prime Cuts Records in Hollywood for 15 years, Prime Cuts was the first store to open on the West Coast dedicated exclusively dance music. Store closed in 2002. Started indie dance label (Fresh Music LA) and had 4 releases chart on billboard club play chart as well as having a # 1 Billboard club play single with Erin Hamilton “Control Yourself.” Rafael transitioned into production, remixing, and mastering, where 15 of his remixes charted on Billboard dance charts.
Rage / West Hollywood
Factory / West Hollywood
Here bari / West Hollywood
The abbey / West Hollywood
Arena / Hollywood
Circus disco / Hollywood
The Probe / Hollywood
Red-eye after-hours / Los Angeles
Reflex after-hours / Los Angeles
The palace / Los Angeles
All residencies were between 1994-2008.