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. – Piso Rec. – Iboga Rec. – Echoes Rec – Toca45 Rec. – Khazuma Rec.- Plusquam Rec. 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’.
With main stage shows at events like MTV’s Music 4 Life with Eric Prydz, Tocadisco, X Press 2, Westbam E & Kurd Maverick, being recognised as one of Italy’s Top 100 DJ’s of the past 20 years, appearing on international labels such as Sony Music, Pacha Rec, Definitive, Fresco Rec, Iboga Rec, Echoes, Toca45, Tribal Vision, Ultra, Armada, Warner Music, Virtual Love & his own imprint Btwisted…it’s no surprise this super talent is in such high demand all over the world.
Andrea’s work ethic is undeniable, he has notched up a whopping 219 releases, featured on 97 albums, collaborated with 95 top international artists, released on 73 of the world’s biggest labels, has over 20,000 fans across his social network and has collected just as much if not more in air miles from numerous multinational tours.
“Bertolini is widely known for his Nasty Bass record, an international hit that was included in the sixth volume of the Erick Morrillo’s Subliminal Session mixed by Benny Benassi” ukrox
Being an A&R rep and resident producer for Stereo Seven Records has given Bertolini the platform to showcase his talent, releasing 83 chart thumpers, remixing John Acquaviva, Warren Clarke feat. Michelle Weeks, Syndicate of Law feat. D-Train, David Amo & Julio Navas, Roger Sanchez, Mauro Picotto, Les Schmitz, Maurizio Gubellini, Dhany from Benassi Bros, Topazz, Weekend Heroes, Boosta and many more.
His work also attracts its fair share of prolific remixer's for instance, ‘Nervioso’ released on Fresco Records [Spain] with D Amo & J Navas featured a remix from Olivier Giacomotto which went on to reach #7 on the Beatport Top 100 Chart. It was also included in Funkagenda’s highly acclaimed Toolroom Night Compilation.
“I got my first residency at the Supalova Club nights while working for Joe T. Vannelli, now I’m literally playing all over the world”
Bertolini is known for his energetic live performances and technical wizardry. Regularly playing at major events like the MTV Music 4 Life Party at Street Parade [Zurigo, Swiss] with Eric Prydz, Tocadisco, X Press 2, Westbam e and Kurd Maverick to crazy parties out in Kazan, Russia.
Andrea also has a collaboration from many years with Boosta, leader & keyboard player from Subsonica, one of the most acclaimed Italian rock band. You can translate the collaboration with Boosta into an energetic mix between Andrea's knowledge about electronic music culture and Boosta's creativity melodic art. Together are releasing different kind of music, starting from pure electro to new kind of rock.
Bertolini has also produced the forthcoming album from Motel Connection and he takes care of all the official remixes of the band.
He's performing alongside Motel Connection to their live tour as opening act.
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