Andrea Gemolotto

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Biography

  • Andrea Gemolotto begins his approach to the world of music since childhood. At a young age he enrolled at the Conservatory as a piano student. In the late 70's thanks to 'first advent of local radio in Italy discovers the fascinating power of disco..
    Andrea Gemolotto begins his approach to the world of music since childhood. At a young age he enrolled at the Conservatory as a piano student. In the late 70's thanks to 'first advent of local radio in Italy discovers the fascinating power of disco, soul, funk, Afro greatly expand his musical horizons and lead to the opening of a small record store import in his hometown located in the north east of Italy He knows some local DJs and within a couple of years is naturally introduced into the world of clubbing. In this context, he manages to stand out for good music selection and good technique that allows him to easily find employment in various clubs in his area. In the early 80'disco and funk from overseas began to give way to new pop phenomena throughout Europe and began to mingle with the electronic giving rise to new wave music, electropop, and the italo disco A fair number of DJs supported mostly by professional musicians compete in such productions. Attracted by what he tries and succeeds in obtaining a loan to invest in opening a recording studio (Palace Recording Studio), takes an engineer with experience from another well known firm specializing in dance productions and begins to learn the techniques of production primarily using analog instrumentation and combining the musical experience obtained during the years of study at the conservatory. This allows him to realize in the late 80's his first musical productions for the label Expanded Music of Bologna. His style is consistent with a musical genre arrived from the United States called House Music that the record company decided to concentrate on the sublabel DFC (Dance Floor Corporation). Despite the time very busy in the studio he does not abandon his work as a DJ in clubs. His passion for turntabilism is getting so high that in 1988 he joined the DMC contest, an international competition of turntablism and the following year he represented Italy at the World Championships at the Royal Albert Hall in London. At the same time he took part in the production of one of the most important classics in the history of the house produced in Italy "Sueno latino" Then begins to collaborate with "Radio Italia Network" a major national radio specialized in the dissemination of club music performing various djset. His fame spreads throughout the country and within a couple of years he gets fixed engagements by some of the most prestigious clubs in Italy such as Movida,Cocoricò,Ranch,La Scala,Area City,Alter Ego,Mazoom,Go Bang. At Movida meets two other colleagues Leo Mas and Fabrice and together they founded the project, Big Brothers Productions that will dominate the music scene in clubs around Northern Italy for almost a decade between gigs in clubs, productions and remixes. In 2002 he leaves the club temporary to produce a pop project that to date has not yet been published Over the past 20 years has also played abroad on several occasions in the clubs such as the Roxy(Amsterdam), Ministry of Sound(London), Cafe de Anvers(Antwerp),Shelter(New York), also in Scotland, Spain, Croatia, Switzerland, Austria and built about 50 productions and remixes for various national and international labels.
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    Selected discography

    Sueno Latino - Sueno Latino feat.Carolina Damas-DFC Records Sueno Latino - Luxuria feat.Carolina Damas-DFC Records Morenas - Hazme Sonar-DFC Records Atahualpa - Ultimo Imperio-DFC Records Q Base-Atmosphere E.P-DFC Records Mcj feat.Sima - To yourself be free-X-Energy Records Mcj feat.Sima - Sexitivity-X-Energy Records Afrika Bambataa - Just get up and dance-DFC Records Shafty - Deep Inside(Of You)-Heartbeat Night Flowers - I Know-Heartbeat Night Communication - Night Communication Ep-Heartbeat Highway Stars Feat.Rossella - Show Me-Informal Records MCJ feat.Davina - I'm Ready For Your Love-D:vision Records Gemo & Fabrice vs.Streetvibes - Walking In The Rain Easy Going - Gaytime Latin Lover-Music For Freaks Andrea Gemolotto_Remo-Whispers-Vedra Music