[ProgSoc] # FRANCO BIANCO # Live! + DJ from Argentina
Darek Recordings Artists
darekrecordings at bluewin.ch
Mon May 4 14:16:50 EST 2009
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Born in Buenos Aires, Franco Bianco grew up having a lot of contact with the music, making mix tapes for the breaks in the school and sharing a lot of young experiences. Playing vinyls since 1998, he participates in many events in the biggest clubs and radios stations. In 2004, he presents himself in one of the most important festivals of Argentina: the “Personal Fest”, sharing line ups with artists like: Pet Shop Boys, Morrisey, Death in Vegas and Gustavo Ceratti among others
Actually he is producing releases, remixes and collaborates with labels such as Unfoundsound, Multivitamins, Hypercolour, Meerestief and LessIzmore. One of the latest Fabric compilations, (the fabric 38, mixed by M.A.N.D.Y) includes Franco’s track: “Noches de Superacion” as intro.
The last three years have been very strong, giving him a new start in his career, with successful releases which were remixed by artists such as Sarah Goldfarb, Federico Molinari, Seuil and Someone Else. In 2007 he had a huge tour which began in Australia, passed by Egypt, and went through 13 countries. With a total of 32 presentations “Live!” over 4 months, he shared line ups with Steve Bug, Tiefschwarz, Matthew Johnson, Dominik Eulberg, Marco Carola, and many many more.
A new tour was scheduled for 2008 in Europe and Central America, to support the Mola vinyl and Origenes EP. This last and bigger tour was a huge experience that lasted longer then the 2007 tour. He also played in new places where he never was before, such as Lithuania, Poland, Colombia, Dominican Republic and last but not least, the Argentinean edition of the "Creamfields Buenos Aires", one of the biggest festivals around the globe.
His latest 12", Mola (with remixes of Tony Rohr & Bloody Mary), was a total success and is still played by Laurent Garnier, Anderson Noise, Ivan Smagghe, Frankie, Andre Crom, Nathan Coles, Tim Xavier, Brothers Vibe, Loco Dice and many many others.
Actually he finds himself having many confirmed gigs (like the ones in Denmark, Spain, Cyprus, Russia, Switzerland, Sweden and Germany), and he works a lot in his vinyl label Dilek Records, where we can find artists like Alexi Delano and Mathias Schaffauser amongst other artists of his digital sub label Darek Recordings. Franco is definitely an artist to keep an eye on for sure!
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Email: bookings at dilekrecords.com
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(phone) +41 78 902 97 11
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