Lorenzo Panico Biography:
Lorenzo Panico aka the Naploitan born Panicman, begun his professional musical career as a DJ in northern Italy, performing at some of the most underground clubs in Milan. Playing his signature set of tech and experimental house at The Base, Plastic & Fluid clubs, his unique underground sound and popularity with the locals, gained him incredible attention very quickly and secured him sets at Colazione da Tiffany where the likes of Masters at Work, Frankie Knuckles, Peace Division and many more where regularly performing. He also played for Griff, D Squared and the McQueen clubs for Milan Fashion Week parties.
His transgression from underground emerging talent to mainstream popular DJ had been achieved in his home country in the shortest of time spans, leaving Lorenzo with a great yearning desire to try to discover new sounds and delve into production himself to develop his signature sets, Lorenzo moved to London and quickly succeeded in securing sets at some of London’s hottest clubs, namely The Cross & The Ministry of Sound.
His first track made with Optical Funk in Milan “It Moves On” released on Black & White Records in Liverpool and received great support from the likes of D. Ramirez and Tom Stephan and plenty of air time on London’s radio stations such as Kiss FM.
Lorenzo then undertook private drumming at The School of Drum and a sound design course at the Point Blank School in London.
His next release an Italian Under Pressure E.P “Techno SlimBoysTwo Vs Julius” released on Presences Recordings with an Optimal One remix of Alex Font received much acclaim and support from the likes of Kamisshake, Joe T ivennelli and Hernan Cattaneo with plenty of air play on Italian Radio and Artist of the month on Presslab Records.
Lorenzo then went on to study Sound Engineering at Alchemea College using SSL /Tape machine, Euphonix 3000 and ICON mixers with Justin Fraser from DigiDesign, Marcel Van Limbeek from Tory Amos and Haydyn Bendall formely from Abbey Road studios.
Lorenzo now has his own studio in London where he is constantly searching for new sounds from the world of Techno, Progressive, Detroit and House. Also he has joined a select group of Techno scene worldwide touring DJs and has supported artists such as Rino Cerrone, Monika Kruse, Markantonio, Joseph Capriati, Technasia, Dosem, Danilo Vigorito, Mauro Picotto, FlavioDiaz, Kaiserdisco ,The Analogue Cops,Uto Karem and Erman Erim.
Lorenzo is in collaboration with several productions in Techno and Tech house with several producers such as Alex Blanco, System Of Survival, Sinan Kaya ,Joel Enzo,Ugur Project ,Oliver Schories,Marco Corvino,Hiode, Mitch Davis,Dj Sossa , Salvo Buonocore, Julie Marghilano,Robert Owens,Micky Piscitelli and Erman Erim trying to develop a new group for a label that he set up Polluted Records.