Picture of ManipolatoPicture of Manipolato





MANIPOLATO (aka Latino Pellegrini) is a DJ/Producer, musician and the founder of Defora Records. Active as a DJ since the late 90's in the New York club scene, he was also the founder member of the lower east side crew "A65" with Greg Oreck (Thugfucker/Life and Death). Manipolato's first EP Medications was released on vinyl by Red Menace Records in 2003, with a dope remix by Icelandic wizard Gus Gus. This was then followed by other releases as Manipolato, countless side projects & collaborations under various names (So Not/Sombre/Bassline Junkies/DZ Love/Filer) and remixes for artist such as Elisa, AlleyO with Anna Cavazos, Ricky Leo, MÖRRIS & SÖMMER, DZ LOVE - SUCK MY BABY, Sound Shapes. Behind the decks he delivers a unique blend of Techno, Deep House, Tech House and Old School Grooves. Currently based in Milan, Manipolato is an active figure in the local club scene (A Dose of/Telescope/65MQ/ODD/Port Royal/Scream Kollektiv/Naked Mind/Mood) as he continues to produce and to play his music in clubs worldwide. Info & Bookings deforarecords@gmail.com