He has been around for a while, and was initially discovered by Armin Van Buuren. Nowadays he releases banger after banger on labels such as Diffused Music, Pinkstar and Spinnin Records. Please welcome Andrew Bennett as featurted artist in Hammarica.com's series of daily DJ interviews!
Your big break came in 2004 when a chance encounter with Armin Van Buuren & Markus Schulz led to the release of your track Ocean Drive on the Armada Music record label. How did you experience that instant success as a young producer?
It was a great moment. I went that year to the Amsterdam Dance Event, which takes place every year and is probably the most important dance conference in the world. There I met Armin and Markus. I gave both of them a CD with my tracks ...
Antonio Giacca has been storming the progressive house scene with dancefloor peak time material such as Party Monster, Inflexions and most recently Majestic and some of these had great music videos as well. Antonio's music is always filled with lots of melody, great builds and high energy sounds. With support from top DJs ranging from Gareth Emery to Morgan Page, EDX, Chris Reece, Gina Star, Above & Beyond, Cedric Gervais, Kyau and Albert and many more, we had to reach out to him for an exclusive interview with us.
You are originally from Rome and have lived in many different countries. Would you say each country has a unique dance music scene, or is it really a global phenomenon? If there are differences, how would you point those out?
Although the more mains...
From the place where the sun always shines, where the women are at their finest and the music is at its best, Los Angeles DJ Antonio Giacca unveils his new release 'Majestic' to his global audience. It is the follow-up to the recently released Inflexions on Pinkstar Records which proved a favorite among many top jocks and quickly charted on the Beatport Progressive House Top 10. Where Inflexions takes care of the festival crowds, Majestic carries the true vibe of summer madness solidified with a high-tech chunk of bass thumpin' beats. As a chef of top-notch beat making mastery, Giacca serves up a tasteful dish of spicy rhythm sections, sweet chord progressions and crowd-hyping, in-your-face lead synths. The perfect soundtrack for a late afternoon drive on ...