Make a Perfect Playlist
Claudio Coccoluto (tbc) and Alex Neri tell us how to create the perfect playlist
Claudio Coccoluto (tbc) and Alex Neri tell us how to create the perfect playlist, what are the elements that influence the construction of a concatenation of songs that make thousands of people dream on the dancefloor and millions of people who hear it remotely. And how this art has changed in the days of covid when there is no longer direct contact with people's energy.
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Luca De Gennaro
Luca de Gennaro (Torino, 1959)
Vice President “Talent & Music” di MTV per Sud Europa, Medio Oriente e Africa e responsabile del canale televisivo VH1 Italia. ViacomCBS. Conduttore di Radio Capital. Docente di “Programmazione e sincronizzazione musicale nei media” al “Master in Comunicazione Musicale” dell’ Universita’ Cattolica di Milano. Curatore Artistico della “Milano Music Week”.
PRODUCER, MUSICIAN & DJ Alex Neri kicked off his career at a very young age, when his first taste into the music scene saw him DJing at various clubs in Tuscany, Italy. These were the years of the "new wave" / "electro funk" / "garage" / "house" of the 90s, and Alex quickly became well known across the leading clubs across the globe.
Alongside his DJing successes, he melted efforts with his business partner Marco Baroni to build the brand Kamasutra with releases that were felt on a global scale.
In 1999 Planet Funk were born and with their first single "Chase the Sun" they emerged at the top of global charts, and subsequently various albums and singles of equal success and industry acclaim. The band has released a total of 5 albums plus a “Best Of” and is currently releasing its sixth album.
Alex Neri has collaborated with the notable Tenax Club in Florence in starting the record label "Tenax Recordings", acclaimed both by the public and the music industry. The first single, "Housetrack", released in 2004 won the Siae prize for being the most sold album from an independent label.
Tenax Recordings has showcased a myriad of well known DJs and Italian producers like Federico Grazzini, Ilario Alicante, Luca Bacchetti, Philipp&Cole and many more.
While Alex continues to produce, he also works on various remixing projects for many international and local artists. At the very core, Alex's passion remains the club, where he can best express his pure love for music. Always innovative his DJ sets are a fantastic marriage between experimental sounds and the best of house hitting dancefloors of today.