Mauro Rizla Amsterdam - Milano Booking: email@example.com Into electronic music since 1994 PROJECTS: 2008 Hot Chocolate (Verona) 2011 Cockette Party (Milan) 2011 Whitek (IT/DE/NL) Italian Dj based in Amsterdam, Mauro Rizla was born in Pescara (Italy) on the Adriatic coast. He discovered his passion for DJing at a young age of 13, when Afro music was popular. Due to the strong similarity between his surname and the famous brand of rolling papers, his friends lovingly dubbed him Rizla, and his alias was born. The rest, they say, is history. He was born artistically in the early 90’s at “AudioMusicRadio” a well-known radio station in Pescara. Always focused to seek new sounds he became a name around the underground scene of the Abruzzo region for his elegant style with funky, garage and jazzy contaminations, that unexpectedly changes with poignant highlights of techno. He moved to northern Italy in 2008 where he became a member of "hot chocolate" dj's group and started to work with digital tools as a producer. In 2011 he became dj resident at Cockette party in Milan (project actually hold on since Dj Max_M, as one of the founders, passed away) and later a member of Whitek.