Beat Factor meets the Italian DJ and producer Danilo Vigorito

Since he burst on to the scene back in 1999 Danilo Vigorito has taken the world of techno by storm via a series of thundering releases and remixes. Now in 2005 he is all set to light up the scene once more with a new label and a new direction. Beat Factor caught up with the thoughtful Italian to talk inspirations, aspirations and new musical directions...

Techno has had no shortage of inspired artists that have pushed, shaped and manipulated the defined boundaries of the genre, in many cases removing them all together. From the first strings of Detroit to skeletal funk arrangements, via the percussive intensity of the loop-based sound and the contemporary minimal grooves: artists like Derrick May, Basic Channel, Carl Craig, Jeff Mills and Richie Hawtin have all added their own special touch to the sonic soundscapes of techno music. And although he is the first to play down comparisons with such luminaries Danilo Vigorito is steadily imprinting his own electronic identity within the genre, pulling and stretching its boundaries in innovative and exciting ways.

Beat Factor meets the Italian DJ and producer Danilo Vigorito

December 16, 2005 at 2:36 AM CET

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