RICO grew up musically and technically at the Saint Louis College of Music, a Roman music academy, as sound engineer and MIDI programmer where he put his hand on the first analog machines, oscillators and modular synths.
Always in love with music technology and electronic music, is a sound designer who over the years has alternated between DJ sets and productions in the recording studio.
His sets are predominantly house soul, funk, mixed with disc tones full of pressing rhythms and groovy basslines that are carried with elegance to more techno sounds, always maintaining a unique and never obvious style. From the beginning, protagonist of the Roman club scene as guest first on the famous Monday night party “AGM Any Give Monday” and then resident for them, permanent guest of SMASH.
Now plays as regular guest in various Roman and Italian clubs, GUS and NOID Bergamo to name a few, is resident Dj for Zuma Rome, and Singita Miracle Beach where he also takes care of the musical programming.
Thanks to Zuma Rome and his international parterre, is also thanks to him that Singita Miracle Beach is actually awarded as best beach bar in Italy.
In September 2017 he founded Lame Digital. The label, although young, already has collaborations with international artists such as Bump Ugly and Tim Baresko.
Manuel Di Matteo aka Manuel Dee was born in Rome. At the age of 17 he began to appear in the djing world, initially working for some private event among his friends.
He began his career in Rome and then appeared on the Italian scene. He was resident in well-known Roman clubs: Chalet nel Bosco, Bosco delle Fragole, Cluster Club, Jet Set and Project.
And guest at “Il Trappeto” in Monopoli, Rocket in Milan, Parco Catene in Venice, White Beach in Syracuse, Room 26 in Rome.
Actually resident at the EXE in Rome.
In the Summer season we find him resident at the Singita Miracle Beach awarded as the most beautiful beach bar in Italy.
The musical genre that has characterized it over time despite the changes in fashion and trend, it’s a blend of pure House, Deep, Vocal, Nu disco, Funky House.
He dedicated himself to the production by making a track with the name of Run To Go out with the record company Housetwo7 and is now working on the production of other tracks that will be released soon.
Simone Russo aka RVSSIAN, since he was 15 years old, immediately took confidence with vinyls thanks to his father who gave away many 7″, 12″ and two turntables from his radio.
Already from the age of 16 years begins to perform for the first afternoon parties in Rome and then go directly to the evening of the best Roman historical places like Piper, Alien and Gilda.
Its sound is based from the late 70s to the early 80s and is an evolution of that era brought to today.
His experience boasts an infinite number of rooms extended throughout the Italian boot including the towns of Porto Cervo, Ponza and Argentario.
To date he collaborates with Superfreak, Zuma Rome, Gus and Cybo.