Carlo Lio provides insight into the five tracks that have been providing the madness during his deep and grooving DJ sets
The Toronto DJ and Producer, Carlo Lio is no stranger to performances on an international scale, primed at the forefront of the global techno scene, there’s not many places he’s yet to perform. In recent years Lio has played alongside the likes of Dubfire and Richie Hawtin with major releases out on Intec Digital, Coyu’s imprint, Suara and Nicole Moudaber’s very own MOOD Records.
Carlo champions a sound of deep, pulsating and all-round grooving techno and this is reflected in his recent ‘Real Cats‘ EP. Both himself and Nathan Barato have a long-standing duo partnership and from time-to-time perform under the Roaches monika, and this will be the case on New Years Eve where the pair will play all night long for his Rawthentic Music imprint. In Carlo’s choices he’s provided a variance in sound, from the dark and industrial vibes of his Frankie Bone’s remix through to the playfulness of Andre Salmon’s ‘Da Thing‘.
Carlo Lio’s most recent EP release, ‘Real Cats’ is available now on Beatport
1. Frankie Bones – Call It Techno (Carlo Lio Remix) [Intec Digital]
“Frankie is been a hero of mine since I discovered his music. So it was an honour to remix him and especially this classic hit of his. Definitely a bucket list moment for me.“
2. Francisco Allendes & Pablo Inzunza – Super 8
“I’ve loved Francisco’s work for a very long time. This whole EP was great but this track sticks out most for me. I have been playing it in every set. Amazing Groove and always heats up the floor.”
3. Avision – Clips
“This dude has been killing the game right now. He’s a breath of fresh air when it comes to groovy Techno. Its one of the those tunes you just wish you made. That says it all.”
4. Andre Salmon – Da Thing [Sagmen]
“Another groovy beast of a track that people can’t help but bop their head to. Driving beats , big groove and a twisted vocal are all the elements iIlove in a track.“
5. Carlo Lio – Real Cats [Inmotion Music]
“One of my most favourite tracks I’ve ever produced, which has just recently been released. Grooving loopy techno with a dark vocal that always seems to grab the crowd by the balls. Glad with the support I’ve been getting on this”