Exclusive Guest Mix: by Andrea Bertolini [Italy]
Born on January the 7th 1978 in Tortona (Italy) at the age of 14 he started deejaying at school parties and then in local clubs; at that same time he started getting involved into music production. In June 2001 he released his very first record called “Bitter candy” under the nickname B’n’3. In October 2001 he began to work with “J.T. Company” (owned by Joe T. Vannelli) and became resident dj at the “Supalova Club” nights. In spring 2003 he produced “Nasty Bass”, an international hit that was included in the sixth volume of the “Subliminal session” (on the label owned by Erick Morillo) mixed by Benny Benassi. This single was published in many foreign countries, such as France (Sony/Scorpio Music), Spain (Blanco Y Negro) and Belgium (541/News). Since March 2005 he works with Stereo Seven Records as A&R and dj/producer and has remixed artist like John Acquaviva, Warren Clarke feat. Michelle Weeks, Syndicate of Law feat. D-Train, David Amo & Julio Navas, Mauro Picotto, Les Schmitz, Maurizio Gubellini, Dhany from Benassi Bros, Topazz, Weekend Heroes and many more. He achieved great international feedback with his production “My wav” (included in compilations such as “Come with me” mixed by Mistress Barbara, Fresco Records Compilation). On 11th of August 2007 he’s one of the djs of MTV Music 4 Life Party at Street Parade 2007 (Zurigo – Swiss) with Eric Prydz, Tocadisco, X Press 2, Westbam e Kurd Maverick. In October 2007 he released his first album “My Waves”. In March 2009 he released “Nervioso” on Fresco Records (Spain) with D. Amo & J. Navas feat. a remix from Olivier Giacomotto that reached n°7 on Beatport Top 100 Techno Chart included also in Toolroom Night Compilation mixed by Funkagenda. In June 2010 he released “Clouds” with the german singer/producer Hatfield (Becker’s partner in crime on Plastik Park Records) feat. a remix from David Amo & Julio Navas Remix that reached n°9 on Beatport Top 100 Progressive House Chart. He appeared on international labels such as : Pacha Rec. – Definitive Rec. – Fresco Rec. – Iboga Rec. – Echoes Rec – Toca45 Rec. – Tribal Vision - Ultra - Armada and many more … check complete discography on Beatport. In 2009 Andrea Bertolini had a great experience working with the artist Dan Balan. Him and Balan co-produced together the tracks “Chica Bomb” and “Justify Sex” witch became very successful in certain territories such as UK,Greece,Russia, France,Israel,Ukraine,Romania,Canada,Bulgaria… In June 2010 he received the award as one of the most representative italian top 100 djs in the last 20 years. In January 2011 he reached n°4 on Beatport Progressive House Chart with his single “Drop That Beat” released on Bootylicious Rec and it ‘remained in the top ten for 8 weeks.
in April 2011, after 10 years in the business, together with his partner Vanshock, he proudly launch his new label ‘Btwisted Recordings’.
The debut release on the label is Andrea’s massive reworking of the anthem ‘Tear Drop’ by Massive Attack.The package features the Original and a remix from UK based duo Russell G (Global Gathering / In Charge / Spinnin) & Steve Haines (Baroque / CR2), the EP is a perfect mix of tech grooves, big melodies.He has played in country such as : Italy, Russia, Siberia, Switzerland, Egypt, Latvia, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Tunisia, Greece, Ukraine, Israel, France, Australia, Mexico, India.