DJ V.a.r.'s Biography
Vittorio Basile a.k.a. DJ V.a.r. was born in Taranto in the south of Italy on 28th March 1994. He shortly discovered his passion for Electronic/Dance music……thanks to his two older sisters he started listening and dancing about at the age of 3-4 Techno and Trance/Hard Trance music with some Dance too. Then Vittorio started going on some of the biggest and most famous discos of his region (Puglia) like Nafoura where he seen some of the biggest Djs and Producers of all time like Molella, Prezioso, Tony H & Lady Helena, Albertino, Gigi D'Agostino, Eiffel 65, Gabry Ponte and many more. He was so impressed and fascinated by all that music and atmosphere and he continued this passion for electronic dance music (EDM). At the beginnings of 2000s he started listening more Dance music but also some strong and powerful Techno, Hardstyle, Hard House and Hard Dance in general thanks to Tony H & Lady Helena with their big radio-shows broadcasted on R.I.N. (Radio Italia Network) like Vitamina H and Orgasmatron which were all so great and legendary! Then he started listening to House music also Elektro House like Benny Benassi but in 2008 he gives up House music and he discovers Trance music which still is his favorite kind of musical genre and it helps Vittorio to feel better and moved…he just loves Trance and all its sub genres except for minimal!!! Today Vittorio likes also other kind of musical genres like for example Hardstyle, Hardcore, Gabber, Industrial Hardcore, a bit of Chillout and Ambient and then a little bit also of Dubstep.
About his musical career he started to study Classical music and solfeggio at the age of 12 during his three year middle school, infact he was in the musical course so he had to study music. He studied guitar too. This helped Vittorio very very much for his musical skills and preparation which helped him doing the Dj when he started this passion at the age of 14 in 2008, he started learning how to mix with some Dj software, first he used to use Virtual Dj but after about 6 months he started using Traktor Pro software that he still uses in his own studio. Then at the age of 16 he started producing and learning most of the technical part of producing with Cubase 4 and later with Ableton Live 8 that he's currently using for Djing/Producing/Editing and Remixing. At the age of 17 in 2011 he releases his first Progressive Trance single called "Come With Me 2 Me" and after this track he started thinking on another Trance track to make and on a his own remix for Push - Global Age and on another remix for Arctic Moon - True Romance. He also played in some parties with some friends, and in some local clubs. However Vittorio as he said in his past and as he still says: "Music is with me, music was, is and will be for ever with me, I feel like I was born with music inside myself, especially Electronic Dance Music, I love when I'm playing and when people listen to my sets and to my productions and they enjoy my music…I can feel so good and satisfied, I love to communicate with the people with music, I really like when I see they're experiencing every lots of great emotions and they're having lot of fun! I can feel realized when I look to all these things."
Dj V.a.r. also started his own podcast from the 23rd of January 2012 and started to play with Kappa Deejay on Homeradio (www.homeradio.hu). Now Trance Formation (Trance Radio-show by DJ V.a.r.) is broadcasted every two Wednesdays night from 10pm. to 11pm. (CET)
From October 2012 DJ V.a.r. becomes one of the DJ Resident in a Big Trance event ON AIR on TRANCESONIC.FM every 3rd Saturday of every month with some DJ Resident and new entries, dedicated to the italian talents important and less important to let Italy know and listen to Trance.....a very BIG mission for them (and DJ V.a.r. too) but they can do it....DJ V.a.r. is sure that Trancesonic.fm will allow everyone of the United team to make Trance music even bigger and bigger ESPECIALLY in Italy but also in the rest of the world and he hopes this will also bring him some more popularity of course....What DJ V.a.r. says is: "I really love to see how people can be moved and see how many emotions I can make all my fans feel, it's the very best thing I can ever see in my career and I live for this, I live and continue doing my passion for Trance music (and not only Trance); I love to see emotions because music means this...If there wouldn't be emotions what kind of music would it be?"
DJ V.a.r.’s tracks