|| Alex Mastini .... Detroit Techno with influences from Electro, Break Beat, Dub, in order to create an “eclectic”, alternative, unique and high quality dj set. His music has firm roots in the past but is always evolving, looking to the future. In every night he creates a different live set putting his hands on three turntables, an effect machine and a loop machine.
His musical influences ranging from Herbie Hancock’s & Marvin Gaye’s jazz and soul, to the deep sounds of Moodymann, Theo Parrish, Blaze, Osunlade & Masters At Work. From the techno sounds of producers such as Derrick May & Juan Atkins and the new vawe of Cabaret Voltaire, to the avant-garde electronic sounds of Carl Craig, Plump Djs, Playgroup and Metro Area.
Alex,29, is an eclectic DJ who likes to experiment and innovate thanks to his vast musical knowledge and 10 years of experience, working in clubs and radios.
In 2000, staff at La Pergola club in Milan asked him to take part in the Italian audition for the Red Bull Music Academy in New York. For four years he has collaborated with Red Bull’s Italian project, Homegroove, he has started playing in various cities all over Italy, such as Bolzano, Genova, Firenze, Torino, Bologna, Vicenza, Verona, Ancona and many others.
Amongst the venues he played at, he can count Magazzini Generali (Milano) for Philips’ Italian tour; Tenax (Firenze); La Pergola (Milano); Mazoom and Le Plaisir (Brescia); Black Hole (Mi); Borsa Club (Mantova); International Short Film Festival (Venezia), Empirica Festival 2004 (Verona), Street Rave Parade 2005 (Bologna); Musica D’Alta Quota Festival (Capo d’Orlando-Me) VRBAN 2006 (Verona). Playing at these venues shows Mastini is getting more and more sought after, around and outside Italy, Bratislava, Londra (Ghetto Club), Ibiza.
From 2003 to 2005 he was resident DJ at Sidos (Verona), as well as at Bignè Tea Dance (Vicenza) and at the Our Fucking Party (Verona).
Usually play with dj known both on a national and international level, such as Amon Tobin, Dj Spooky, Alexander Robotnik, Darren Price, Lee Burrigge, Jon Sa Trinxa, Tasty Tim, Princess Julia, Pepo Lanzoni, Leo Mas, Steve Mantovani, Walter S, Ricky Montanari, Lorenzo Lsp, ALex Neri.
In 2005 he started with his own studio project (Perfect Mistake) with the first productions and founded the label Milk Plus.
Every week NEL DUBBIO…TECHNO! is aired worldwide by DFR Radio (Brno e Praga - Repubblica Ceca) on internet and every saturday night on Radio Verona Fm 103.00.
After 4 years of manage Select record shop now he’s currently collaborating with one of the most important record shops in Italy, Le Disque in Verona.