Huhtikuun alussa talvi on jo voitettu ja kevät koittanut, kun Clinic suuntaa bileensä Kaivohuoneelle.
Clinic tuo pääsiäistorstaina Kaivohuoneen upeisiin puitteisiin italialaisen Manuel De La Maren.
Manuel luotsaa erittäin suosittuja 303lovers sekä Hotfingers levylafkoja, joiden tuotantoa soitavat usein mm. Richie Hawtin, UMEK, Mark Knight jne.
Herra tuskin sen isompia esittelyjä kaipaa, sen verran suosittuja ovat kaikki hänen aikaisemmat Suomen keikkansa olleet.
Manuel De La Maren lisäksi illan musiikista vastaavat Suomen suosituin nais deejii Milla Lehto sekä Venuen residentit Jekaterina & Zacharian.
Tuscan born producer/dj, Manuel De Le Mare has spent the past 24 months delivering money-shot releases and remixes, whilst 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 who have all requested his studio talents, whilst leading Beatport to bestow him the award of ‘Best Remixer 2011’, a suitable follow up on his nomination for ‘Best Deep House and Techno Artist’ back in 2010.
Emerging as one of the Italy’s forward thinking music creative’s Manuel formulated his own sound by fusing together elements of varying genres which have long been the aural identity of his native country. Combining Italo dance, jackin’ filtered and deep house, rolling techno beats and crossing minimal melodies, Manuel has been able to construct a unique musical presense that is both eclectic and flexible, yet robust and cutting edge – a characterise very much found with his studio releases.
Owner of recording imprints 303Lovers and Hotfingers, Manuel started his story in the small Italian town of Barga, before moving south to Pisa where he spent much of his adolescence studying music and learning to play instruments such as the guitar, keyboard, flute, clarinet and sitar. After changing between a several local rock bands, Manual had a chance meeting a young Alex Kenji. The pair hit it off instantly and before long were locked away in each other’s studios trading ideas, working on concepts and producing a flurry of underground club sluggers which would ignite their passion for electronic music.
Manuel cites that his remix of Ian Round’s track ‘Dancin’ was the turning point of his career as the track went on to the reach the Top 10 Beatport (the main digital store for electronic music) chart and pick up support from acclaimed stars like Roger Sanchez. Off the back of this remix Manuel’s production skills grabbed the attention of DJs worldwide and he soon found himself remixing for names such as Robbie Rivera.
Whilst his remix work was soaring, his solo productions were also making waves with the right people in the scene, mostly of these original releases was his collaboration ‘Ytaca’ with Alex Kenji which was picked up by Pete Tong and selected as an Essential Track on his legendary BBC Radio 1 show. More recently Manuel’s remix of Bellini's classic ‘Samba De Janeiro’ claimed and held the #1 on the Beatport chart of an incredible 4 weeks.
Now a doctor in Music, Cinema and Theatre under his belt, Manuel’s progression from being an unknown artist to becoming one who circumnavigates the globe performing and releasing his music to thousands of fans has been incredible short. Making it understandable why he’s able to count amongst his biggest supporters international doyens’ such as Bob Sinclar, Richie Hawtin, Paul Van Dyk, Carl Cox, Axwell and David Guetta.
With his music growing in stature on ever release, the demand with his bookings has not been far behind. Already a familiar face at global venues like Ministry of Sound in London, Womb in Tokyo, Sanctuary in Dubai and Fabrik in Madrid, Manuel has managed to procure a global fan base that has enabled him to perform his music throughout Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa, as well as North and South America.
His sound stretches somewhere between house and techno, whilst respectfully treading the line between commercial and credible underground. It is this quality which has led to him having already amassed label credits with some of the scenes finest imprints; Universal, Toolroom, Ministry of Sound, Tiger Records, Spinnin, Definitive and Stealth.
The strength of his own recording label, which he runs with Alex Kenji and Luigi Rocca, is a testament to his intelligent foresight within his music. In a little under five years, 303Lovers and Hotfingers have both respectively find themselves being earmarked by major players like Richie Hawtin, Mark Knight, John Acquaviva, Joris Voorn, Sebastien Leger, UMEK and Tiësto, Pete Tong, Bob Sinclar, Roger Sanchez, David Guetta as a solid source of good quality electronic music.
Keep pace with the last few years, Manuel had an impressive schedule already. First up was his Beatport award for Best Remixer of 2011,followed collaboration with Mark Knight on ‘Snapshot’ which was released through Mark’s own Toolroom Records.
Later in his list followed two original singles in collaboration with Robbie Rivera – I Love Ibiza and Phaze, which were unleashed on the label Juicy Music .Not to forget his remixes for Fedde Le Grand,ATB,Sander Van Doorn, Fragma and Darren Emmerson (Underworld).
The 2013 year continued developing Manuel`s know-how by setting his dance-ruling presence at ones of the most important spots all around the world. It concerns Miami with its huge event Ultra Music Festival,Amnesia and Space,Global Gathering and a residency at The Hard Rock Hotel.
2013 was also a year for releasing deep house TOP 10 single “Gipsy Sun & Rainbows”, Top 10 Tech House “1001 Nights” with John Acquaviva and Luigi Rocca.
Apart from the studio work, Manuel is cooked some 303lovers Tour in 2013 at the hottest locations like Pacha London, Lakedance Festival Netherlands, Japan and various clubs in Europe, he now announced a Ministry of Sound London Recidency for 2014 with Luigi Rocca under the 303lovers Brand!