Italian, born in Switzerland and living in Lausanne, Massimo Stefanelli gets interested in electronic music in the early 90's influenced by bands like Depeche Mode or Kraftwerk, and also by local dance radio shows.
In 1994, he starts djing, first with the pseudo of Manix. Since then, he played in most of the famous club of the place along side DJs like Marco Carola, Claude Young, DJ Bone, Alex Under, Chris Liebing or Konrad Black to name a few. His music tastes are wide and he hates boundaries… only the felt emotions matter!
During 2006, he's been working with his friend Salvatore Freda on tracks that have been released on Trapez records on 2007.
The same year, he starts his own parties called BRAINSTORMING at La Ruche in Lausanne which happened until 2015. He hosted artists like Burnski, Erneysto Ferreira, Argy, Camea, Martinez, Jordan Peak, San Proper, Franck Roger, Mark Fanciulli, Dan Curtin, Shinedoe, DJ Deep, Alexkid, youANDme, Daniel Bell, Losoul, Damian Schwartz, Larsson, Oleg Poliakov, Ed Davenport, Mathias Meyer, Anthony Collins, Jeff Samuel, Oliver Hacke,
2015 he opens a vynil shop with friends in Lausanne called La Cantina Records and Wine, which is still running today.
November 2017, he starts new parties called CATHARSIS which are happening @ Folklor Club.
Selected discography Massimo Stefanelli
Salvatore Freda & Massimo Stefanelli - "Endless Ride to Honolulu" - Trapez - Trapez 075
Triple R - Selection 6 - Trapez - Trapez CD9