Switzerland has been responsible for some of the world’s most incredible inventions, including the conception of our beloved Internet and the recent atom-smashing scientists, and when it comes to electronic music and the worldwide DJ culture, the Swiss only produce excellence. Yet out of the shadows come Switzerland’s next offering to the modern world, enter – Swiss Official.
Swiss Official (Katta, Matt & Charlie) are a trio of DJ producers who came together in their small, closely knitted community in the Italian-speaking region of Switzerland and in a twist of fate discovered similarities between their musical tastes. When friendships go back almost a decade, you can expect to share similar wavelengths which is why their undisputed love for DJing electronic and European sounds comes naturally to the group, even back when they were just aged fifteen.
The group began by interweaving house beats with 40’s, 50’s & 60’s style music along with locally inspired sounds, creating an energetic, melodic, fresh and unmistakeably European musical atmosphere. Their ingenious and unique formula proved successful when their first production ‘Sing Sing Sing’ devastated the scene in 2011, and found it’s way into the hands of the likes of Laidback Luke who swiped it up for release on his Mixmash Records imprint, supporting the track along the way. Then came the support of Kissy Sell Out who aired the track on his infamous Radio 1 show. The first production to come from the trio gained the support that some producers wait years to gain, Swiss Official were set and ready to prove their consistency. Queue their second track which established them as solid contenders on the EDM scene, far from one-trick pony's the trio’s distinctive beats caught the ear of Steve Angello who snapped up their track ‘Changes' – featuring Kings of Tomorrow - for release on his legendary electronic imprint, Size Records. With impending releases on Dim Mak and Pinkstar records, and yet another on Mixmash, you could say 2011 and 2012 are the start of the Swiss trio being a permanent force in the world of electronic music.
After recently smashing the Swiss festival season into a frenzy of technical mayhem and sonic brilliance at Sundance, Energy and Electroz Arenes, they are now plotting their international invasion with a series of tours, releases and remixes.
Each of their live performances are unique in more ways than one, crafted to the highest standard with technical precision, including exclusive bootlegs and edits prepared for each set. With classically trained Charlie adding live synthesis to the show, be prepared for an epic night of progressive, tech and electro house and dark techno, fused together by the three DJs using their incredibly energetic stage presence and an electrifying atmosphere. Swiss Official are ready for the world…