Born and raised in Italy, he grew up during dance music's most important and significant era, frequenteing clubs and venue, searching and exploring the different sound of the dance music.

His professional experience within djing starts back in the 1997 when he played for the first time at the Super Club AMBASADA GAVIOLI

This event marked the beginning of his professional carrier: Valentino Kanzyani, art director of the club, noticed his talent and quickly Dave became resident dj at the club where he worked for several years, playing and learning about the music business and the electronic music scene.

Over the years, he had the opportunity to honed his ability and improve his knowledge by performing together with international artists such as DAVID MORALES, ROGER SANCHEZ, FRANKIE KNUCLESS, MARSHALL JEFFERSON, BOB SINCLAIR, MARK KNIGHT, AXWELL, NIC FANCIULLI, DJ CHUS, DAVID PENN, ATFC, DJ PIERRE, RUSSELL SMALL, BARBARA TUCKER, ULTRA NATE, LISA MILLETT, KATHY BROWN and several others...

Vinyl addicted, he worked with one of the best music store in Italy (Dance all Day) and few years later, he had the opportunity to open his own music store with the support of Earresistible Musich.

Located in the capital city of Ljubljana, the store quickly became a focal point for vinyl and music lovers, distributing records to shops located in Maribor, Zagreb and Rjeka. The store got involved in the organization of several events, collaborating with main managment and organization in the area.

Over the years, Dave has continued to play and perform at clubs and festivals, growing his experience and gaining a reputation which propelled him to work, play around Italy, Slovenia, Switzerland, Croatia , Austria, Germany, Serbia, Bosnia and Macedonia...

In the last few years, Dave has been playing played and performing at festivals and clubs such as: Ambasada Gavioli (Izola-Slo), Cvetlicarna (Ljubljana-Slo), Kurzchluss (Ljubljana-Slo), Byblos (Porec-Croatia), Colosseum Beach Club (Opatija-Croatia), Khalia (Zagreb-Croatia), Halamoye Festival (Tolmin-Slo), Pfingsten Beach Festival (Lignano-Italy), Streaming Club (Trieste-Italy), Felsen Club (Chur-Swiss) and on several others...

As a producer, in the past years he released two vinyl records: one under the nickname 4th Leaf Clover (1999 - Calypso Records) and the second under the nickname Star Cruiser (2001 - Level One Distributions). In the main time Dave collaborated on managment and advising together with Spherax Records, Choonx Music, Tested Recording and Agent Funk Records.

After a very long break, he is back on 2018 with few fresh and new productions out on miniMarket (Italy), on Map Dance (Swiss) and avaible at Traxsource and Beatport. More productions are on the way...



Dave Manali @ Warehouse - Cvetlicarna 31.12.2017