following a vision
Musician, vibe designer, dj and producer for more than 20 years (vinyl enthusiast and record collector), son of South Italy in the heart of Mediterranean Sea,
Fabio Genito is one of the most respected artists of the underground world musical scene. Visionary influenced and inspired by artists, feelings and human beings, he created UNDA (Underground Not Dared Atmos™), the record label.
“Music comes to our souls and ears trough the sound and sound it’s an oscillation of waves”, he says.
UNDAsound got large response from all over the globe, and most of all, from a crossover audience, no particularly into any specific musical genres/cultures, with support by dj’s and media’s like
Loco Dice, Louie Vega, Chus & Ceballos, Michel Cleis, Claudio Coccoluto, Ralf, Vinny Da Vinci,
Marco Carola, Hector Romero, Tedd Patterson, Mr.V, Rainer Trüby, Luca Bacchetti, dj Pippi,
Marques Wyatt, Lars Berhrenroth and many others.
In constant evolution, continous research and traveling through different countries and cultures
of the world, he’s been playing in venues like CIELO Club in New York City, The Egg and East Village in London,
Lotus in Honolulu (Hawaii), Tambor (Atlanta), Tulum Therapy Festival (Riviera Maya/Yucatan/Mexico),
Solid Garage (Toronto), Sirocco Beach, El Hotel Pacha, Diesel Island and Es Vivè in IBIZA,
The DELANO Hotel / DELANO Beach Club, the ICON (by PHILIPPE STARCK), the Vagabond (Louie Vega’s Dance Ritual guest),
the Mondrian, Clevelander and Pelican DIESEL Hotel in MIAMI Beach, Soundcloud rooftop in Berlin.
Soundcloud dedicated him a beta release of its platform, naming it “Fabio”, as reward
for his contribution to help developing and rising the company from scratch (in 2007)
to over 175.000.000 millions users today.
Fabio has a open-source, eclectic sound and vision, inspired by nature, happenings, forms
and state of minds, hard to define or to categorize in any “genres” but deeply planted to the “roots”:
a analog/digital mezcla of styles (as seen and heard in his live using vinyls, advanced digital tools with analog
instruments as well in his musical productions) of Afrocuban, funk, soul, techno detroit, tribal, house, jazz,
tarantdeep, balearic moods and more, pushing boundaries to the limit but never leaving the South Mediterranean
traditions, in a very personal, futuristic and hypnotic vision that he named : MediterraneanDeep.
Under the alias JAZZAFFAIR COLLECTIVE (experimental electronic/jazz convo, born in the late 90’s, featuring
some of the most prestigious italian musicians) he produced various singles like “When The Harmony Smiles”
(tribute to Weather Report, Joe Zawinul and Jaco Pastorius, licensed by EMI Music
for the infamous compilation “Montecarlo Nights – Nouveau Beat Vol. 4”), “Felicidad da Bossa”,
”Love and Fame”, “Funkaffair” and “Somethin’ For Your Mind”, also appearing on prestigious premiums
and compilations like “Maserati – Trident Lounge”, ” The Music from Fashion Week”, “Hydrogen”,
”Generation Cocktail” (Andrea Gelli), “Soul Heaven 10 Years / mixed by Louie Vega ” (Ministry of Sound),
”Louie Vega’s Dance Ritual”, “Club Pineta – Pacifico Lounge”, “Papeete Beach Lounge”, “A Lounge Supreme Vol.3
and 4 by Marco Fullone”, “Sirocco Beach”, “KM5 Ibiza”, “Jockey Club Salinas / Ibiza”, “Puro Beach / Mallorca”.
He’s been supported by media like : RMC Radio Montecarlo Network (thanks to Marco Fullone) (being the OFFICIAL DJ
for RADIO MONTECARLO SUMMERTOUR 2005 touring with Nick The Nightfly & MC Nights Orchestra, Toquinho, Giovanni Allevi, Mario Venuti, Simona Bencini, Sarah Jane Morris and others), and then Sirius Xm (biggest american satellite broadcasting network) / Ibiza Sonica / Ibiza Global Radio/ RTL 102.5 (thanks to Luca Dondoni) / RMC 2 / Italia Network / InMyRadio / RIN / NatGeo / Mediaset / SKY / Enjoy TV / España Network.
The italian magazine “Blow Up” defined him “one of italian house music ambassadors in the world”
alongside Pasta Boys, Claudio Coccoluto and others.
He also appears on “I Love The Nightlife”, italian book/documovie by legendary Marco Trani (RIP) and Corrado Rizza, about disco music and vinyl years, mentioning him among the most respected dj’s.
To be also mentioned are his featurings with prestigious mediterranean musical scene artists like Paki Palmieri, Tony Cercola (Napoli Centrale), Davide Cantarella,
Vincenzo Bavuso, Pietro Ciuccio, Riccardo Bondini. As sound & recording engineer he worked with various artists like Barbara Tucker.
He got fans like Gegè Telesforo (infamous italian jazz artist) and Simply Red’s Mick Hucknall.
As solo producer & remixer he got many releases out on record labels like Stereo Productions (“Tumbalismo”),
Gotsoul (“Burning Man”), Deeper Shades (“Papawenda”, hit in South Africa), All About (“Brooklyn Bound”),
SOLE Channel (“Fire La Chocha” remixes, “Visions EP”), Tribe, Offering, MixedSignalz,
and most of all Vega Records, New York based label run by Grammy Award Winner “LITTLE” LOUIE VEGA
(MAW, Masters At Work, already producer/remixer for Curtis Mayfield, Tito Puente, George Benson, Roy Ayers and
Hector La Voe “El Cantante” nephew) who signed him under Vega Records with hits like “Limoncello EP”, “Marenostrum EP”
and “Universal Language EP” (including “Unity” featuring Kaye-Ree, the nu-soul persian/german singer and rising star.
Fabio also remixed Kaye-Ree “One”, included in Kaye’s album “New Air”), giving him the spark “to be heard” worldwide.
His records & productions got the support of tastemakers like Frankie Knuckles (the Godfather of House Music, RIP), Gilles Peterson, Todd Terry, Victor Simonelli, Glenn Underground, Kerri Chandler, Joe Claussell, King Britt, Danny Tenaglia, Sven Vaeth, Loco Dice,
Luciano, Marco Carola, Osunlade, Chus & Ceballos, Danny Rampling, Ron Trent, Tony Humpries, DJ Spinna, Vinny Da Vinci,
Dennis Ferrer, Behrouz, Tedd Patterson, Jellybean Benitez, Danny Krivit, Nick Curly, Luca Bacchetti, Hector Romero,
Franco Moiraghi, Marques Wyatt , Mr.V, Antonio Ocasio, Phil Asher, Jojo Flores, Lars Behrenroth ,Brian Tappert,
DJ Pippi and italian masters like Ricky Montanari, Ralf, Claudio Coccoluto, Francesco Zappalà, Sauro Cosimetti and Pasta Boys.
Fabio is also A&R Manager and Co-Founder of VALENOSTRUM IBIZA™, record label, brand and studio conceived and established
in Ibiza together with legendary dj Pippi, one of “balearic sound” creators and Pacha Ibiza “Funky Room” resident dj
Valenostrum is a new sound concept which blends the spanish flamenco tradition, worldmusic and Mediterranean vibes
to contemporary electronic music, in various forms and the first two releases “YaSta!” and “Gozando” received
warm welcome in the industry, reaching the peak in the most important dj charts of the world.
He’s been producing (released and unreleased) tracks for artists like Alton Miller, Michel Petrucciani, Simon & Garfunkel, Afro Celt Soundsystem, Pino Daniele, Enzo Avitabile, Al Green, Stevie Wonder,
Fela Kuti, Candeia, Kaye-Ree , Mr. V, Anane and recently for the italian popstar Paola Iezzi (Paola & Chiara),
remixing her single “Xcept You” (already nr #1 in the “iTunes Dance Chart / Top Albums Italy”)
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