This self-made producer runs three of the most exciting record labels to emerge from Italy in the past 10 years - Hotfingers, Tuamotu and 303Lovers – alongside Manuel De La Mare and Alex Kenji. He managed to forge a successful career traveling the world performing at some of the planets most renowned and best-loved parties, where his unrivaled dexterity behind the CDJs has led to repeat bookings throughout Europe, North and South America. Hammarica.com welcomes LUIGI ROCCA!!
You are known for producing a great amount of records in various genres. They range from house, to techno and to tech house. If there is one specific trademark to your sound, what would you say that is?
I think the use of percussions is what can connect my sound trough all the ge
Italian born producer/dj, Manuel De Le Mare has spent years delivering money-shot releases and remixes, while marrying a lifetime of passion and dedication to his love of DJing. This ability within his musical sphere has pricked the interest of global artists like Mark Knight, John Acquaviva and Feddle Le Grand. Hammarica.com found some time in his busy schedule for an exclusive interview!
Manuel, you are known as the King of the Remix, taking home Beatport's Best Remixer Of 2011 title. Can and would you remix anything, or do you go by specifics? Could you make Paris Hilton sound good, or does the base material need a certain quality?
Well, I took a small break from a sort of remixing mania I had. I think you can make sound good everything but it tak...
The Italian imprint Hotfingers is now working on its new selection of some of the hottest releases being in the mood of the intense beat of Summer. Sunny Beach Compilation contains some of the most sought-after tracks by Pleasurekraft, Plastik Funk, Federico Scavo, Etienne Ozborne, Dj Dan, Phunk Investigation, J Nitti, NDKj, Ivan Pica as well as the label`s co-owners – Manuel De La Mare, Luigi Rocca and Alex Kenji. The final chord of the House Hotfingers collection is an one-hour outstanding dj set that puts into shape the whole composition, which is going to wind up the Dancefloor irretrievably.
1. Alessandro D'Avenia - Lift This Name Up
2. Alex Kenji - Something About You (Mix 2)
3. Pleasurekraft - The Main Ingredient
According to some of the biggest names in the House music industry, J Nitti has been recognized as an inventor of the new school house, a crossover of House, Tech and tribal elements, that he incorporated into his recent release “Deep Down” via the Italian imprint Hotfingers. Now the internationally respected DJ & producer is coming out with a Progressive piece of House named, “The Party Has Come” which is going to turn the dance floor order upside down right from the time it is being unleashed on the Italian label. The release package includes a Remix by DJ Exodus & Dynamik Dave and is supported by the Hotfingers co-owners – Manuel De La Mare, Luigi Rocca & Alex Kenji. It is expected to gain a lot of popularity across the venues worldwide. Enj