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Since 1987 he's been working on club and radio conducting and producing several programs, finally as Art Director and Senior Manager in labels coordination.
Hailing from Palermo, over the last decade he has been producing and remixing for house music legends such as Jakatta, Who Da Funk, Corrina Joseph, Johnny Dangerous, John Acquaviva, Jose Nunez, Psycho Radio as well as releasing for a wide range of dance labels including the legendary King Street Sounds/Nite Grooves, Ministry Of Sound, Definitive, Beef, Gruuv, Pacha, Oxyd, One Little Indian and of course Ego/Hysterical/Killa Tunes, as Da Lukas
Already a successfull DJ in his native Sicily with a residency at the best club in town.
In 2007 Da Lukas created his new DKS project and released his debut single for Hysterical his remake of the seminal ‘People Are Still Having Sex’ championed by Annie Nightingale, Judge Jules and Carl Cox to name but a few, the track killed it on the Beatport Top 100 Downloads...
However it was ‘That’s Jazz’ his update of Dajae and Cajmere defining jazzy house record ‘U Got Me Up’ that made both the most influential DJs and the major industry publications alike sit up and take notice of DKS. Achieving coveted hotspots in the DMC Buzz Chart and the Cool Cuts Chart in Music Week and receiving absolutely huge support from the likes of Sarah Main, DJ Chus, Chris Lake, Riva Starr and Satoshi Tomie it was definitely one of the most surprising and euphoric track to surface in Miami WMC 2009...
Also the reaction to his latest release for Hysterical the brilliant remake of the 2001 Todd Terry classic ‘Babarabatiri’ was phenomenal: as well as topping both the Buzz Chart and the Cool Cuts Chart, support came far and wide including Mark Knight, Axwell, Dubfire, Fedde Le Grand, Mason, Mousse T, Robbie Rivera and Steve Angello...
In 2010 he releases his new single ‘Sing With A Swing’ his jazz house update of the 1936 classic ‘Sing Sing Sing’ supported by Groove Armada, X-Press 2 and Wally Lopez to Freemasons, TV Rock and Andi Durrant, the track has been released across the key Worldwide territories where it’s signed to major dance labels such as Hed Kandi UK, Scorpio Music France, Pacha Recordings Ibiza, WePlay GAS, Bip Records BeNeLux, Warner Music Scandinavia, High Quality Talents Poland, Neon Records Australia, Building Records Brazil, Planetworks Greece, World Club Music Russia, David Gresham Records South Africa and Teta Music Israel. Number 1 Itunes Belgium chart it’s set to blow and sky rocket DKS into the production premier league!
At the same time as Da Lukas he produces more tracks and Ep “Keep On Ep1 and Night Moves Ep2” on Killa Tunes selected by Pete Tong on Essential Selection BBC Radio 1, and "Maggot Brain" for Audiojack "Gruuv" label, nicely supported by huge dj community such as Luciano Andy Cato and Tom Findlay ( Groove Armada), Dj Chus, Paul Jackson, Audiojack, Ajello, House of House, Greg Fenton ( Dmc Update Review), Denny Tenaglia, Laurent Garnier…
His last project Tone-Float is a duo with P.Bigazzi, taken from a great radio program called "Iter", during Da Lukas's radio days. "Iter" is a live electronic session, so Tone-Float cross the same roads, producing first 4 tracks Ep (Tone-Float Ep), on UrbanTourque supported by legendary dj Herman Cattaneo, and Laurent Garnier, and remixing pop duo "Releation" new single "Your tiny minds", and more recently for Dale Anderson "Bugs", and Neil Quigley "Without you". ( Whosehaus, Small Dog labels).
Da Lukas (Dj Set)’s tracks