Mark Di Meo Is an International Dj, Producer, Remixer and owner of Soulstice Records, a label that is bringing the heat in the soulful house and disco arena. Growing up in Termoli, Italy he is now a resident of Los Angeles and building an expanding reputation for signing and producing quality dance music.
He is a global player and has worked alongside artists such as Louie Vega, Kerri Chandler, Terry Hunter, Joe Claussell, Kenny Dope, Hector Romero, Kenny Carpenter and many others. It is an impressive pedigree and this is evidenced by his recent compilation ‘Finest House Compilation Volume 2’ which is an outstanding blend of soulful house incorporating some outstanding artists.
As we like to interview artists and label owners that produce quality work, we asked Mark to sit down with us at Switched On Music to see what’s going. He graciously spent some time with us as he traversed the globe to give us one of his rare interviews.
You have worked with some of the finest in the business but it all started in Italy in a small coastal town. What was it like growing up there?
I was born in Termoli, a beautiful city on the Adriatic Sea, which is a small, simple and safe city where everyone knows each other and has incredible food. I had a beautiful life growing up there. It’s the kind of place where you could play in the street as a child and be safe.
Were you from a musical family?
Both my father and mother played guitar and the piano.
What was your earliest exposure to music in general?
I’ve always been around music. My Father had a large music collection that included everything from Jazz, Soul, Rock to name a few.
What was playing on your radio as a teenager?
Italian Classics and Disco
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