Born in Génova, Matijay (Matteo Mirenda), DJ, producer, remixer and record label manager, class of 1988 plays for several years the piano listening to Andean and Latin American music. He also shows interest towards punk & rock environments present in his hometown. During his early years in high school he starts following closely radio programs bringing him closer and closer to the so called electronic music and many kinds of house music. In particular he starts listening the duo Deep Dish music. At 16 he begins to play as a DJ at private parties performing deep house, club house and jazz house. After, he starts playing at private parties and several clubs scattered over town. Afterwards attracted by production he start working studio.