Who The Fuck Is Dj Steve?
12" | 2016 | EU | Original (Love On The Rocks)
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Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance
Occasionally, a record — or sometimes even a DJ — simply falls out of the sky, like so many unexplained showers of fish, or midnight deliveries of frozen piss from passing jumbo jets. And so it was when DJ Steve first came to our attention in 2011 via Tim Sweeney, who discovered him quite by chance DJing in the Italian seaside town of Tropea. Sweeney, on vacation in the area, was so impressed with Steve he passed him his card, telling him to call him if he ever made it to New York. Some time later, DJ Steve did make it to New York, called Sweeney and turned up at the Beats In Space studio, barely speaking any English but with a pile of “DJ Steve special cuts”, white labels and acetates, and laid down an extended mix - “Italian style!”. Then, nobody ever really heard from him again. Fast forward to Berlin 2013, and the mix had become a staple at the after hours of a small group of friends, including Paramida, who would soon start Love On The Rocks. They called it “the DJ Steve experience”. Paramida counts it as one of her main musical inspirations, saying it showed her another perspective of groove, and turned her perception of dance music “upside down”. And still, nobody seemed to know who he was. speaking any English but with a pile of “DJ Steve special cuts”, white labels and acetates, and laid down an extended mix - “Italian style!”. Then, nobody ever really heard from him again. Until one day in early 2016, after years of exhausting all her contacts in an effort to track him down, after all the blood, sweat and tears, and countless hours spent interrogating various dance music insiders, Paramida finally received a message. “Minkia, stu pezzu nci spunda u culu e passari!” Whatever that meant, it was instantly clear that her search had come to a conclusion. Despite the near-indecipherable dialect, and other obvious communication problems, Paramida somehow persuaded him to sign two of his “special