How did your relationship with Marco and Hell Yeah!
Marco and I met in the late 80s. He said the track had some potential and I gave him the green light to release it.
Italy has a long relationship with dance music, if you think about the 70s/80s
It’s not easy today to follow a geographically
What piece of production gear could you not do without, and which is your
By far the TB303 and the Roland Space Echo
You famously wrote ‘Problems D’Amour’ after it was suggested to you disco is easy money. It’s now easier than ever to produce electronic music but do you think it’s harder now to make something original and stand out?
Tell me about your own label, Hot Elephants Music?
For years it’s been my excuse to release my tracks without giving any kind of rights to anyone but for quite a while now I’ve been releasing young emerging artists with a special focus on Florence and India and Sri Lanka where I intend to spend some periods of the year.www.hot-elephant.comThe latest releases are: a compilation of Tech-House and Indian Dance called “Indian TechXpress”, some singles by Hybrid
What new, original music have you got coming up?
I released a lot of stuff in the last 5 years, even too much. But it’s hard to quit what is probably the most powerful kind of addiction: producing
Electro is having a bit of a moment again, you can hear
It’s like a theatre stage: one character steps in and another steps
Do you prefer to play live or DJ?
Until shortly ago I had much more fun djing at least because it was different than playing my usual stuff. But recently the
You’ve worked across a lot of styles of music; jazz, world and of course electronic. Which holds the most appeal to you?
Life changes you and in my
Thanks for talking to us/ Grazie!!