Miami based , Italian born , recordproducer and Dj , Resident at Space Techno Loft in miami since 2008.
Artistic Director of Sleaze Industries.Considered the main pioneer of the techno scene in Miami.
Already present in huge labels such as historicalHENRY STREET (sublabel of Strictly Rhythm) in 2000
and Dubfire's SCI TEC , but also SENDER Rec BERLIN, Sexibeats, Armada, Nervous NY and more to come..
Sound Engineer andexecutive producer hired by Cedric Gervais, Andretta, Patrick M and Rony Seikaly for the tech house/progressive music development , scored 7 times top 10in the beatport overall chart , eg. Andretta - tendencies, George Morel - Drugs ( cedric gervais rmx) ,Alcatraz-Give me Luv, and more
Musical genius, plays drums, bass and jazz piano and he is also specialized in computer programming and network administration.
His musical influences are complex: the psychedelic sound from the middle 60s , the Who , Pink Floyd , Emerson Lake and Palmer etc, , by the jazz/fusion/new age era of the middle 80's Jetro Tull , Joe Zawinul , Lyle Mays,Pat Metheny, John Coltrane ,the progressive/alternative punk rock of the 90's, Soundgarden , Smashing Pumpkins, Ramones, Sonic Youth , Jamiroquai, Incognito, Weather Report , The electronic sound of Depeche Mode , Jean Michelle Jarre ,Brian Eno Vangelis and also from modern artists such as Marc Houle , Richie Hawtin, Barem, Magda Loco Dice Adultnapper and Alexi Delano.
Maurizio Ruggiero was awarded his green card for his extraordinary ability in the field of music production, and was also awarded with his own beatport artist page for his achievements.
His new Label Ritmik Records will start in 2011 and will feature artsits such as Paco Osuna, Alexi Delano , Adultnapper,Daniel Dreier, Dj Simi, Paolo Driver and more.
Ritmik Records’s tracks