Tag: Italians Do It Better

Premiere: Mike Simonetti - Through The Clouds [2MR]

Mike Simonett, the man behind cult labels Italians Do It Better and more recently 2MR, is back with an Ep ‘Solipism’, a collection of his most creatively accelerated years of his career from 2006-2013. These eight years not only capture his time launching and developing cult melting pot imprint Italians Do It Better, but also what preceded it an set the scene and the controversial fall-out. ‘Solipsism’ is a mixture of metal and chugging dance music and just highlights how unique Simonetti’s imprint on the musical landscape was at the time, and continues to be. ‘Solipsism’ is available 28 September ... Read more

DHA Mix #395 By Mike Simonetti

Veteran Producer & label head Mike Simonetti’s 20-year story reveals an interminable role within the underground few others are able to claim. Operating at the intersection between punk and dance, this seminal New York figure saw the possibilities of both interjected with each other with the intention of creating something fresh and never before felt, whether in The Big Apple or beyond. This approach resulted in labels like Troubleman, Italians Do It Better, (most recent imprint) 2MR, and the collaborative Pale Blue project. Now, with a pedigree of breaking acts like Chromatics, Vatican Shadow, Zola Jesus, and more across these ... Read more