Dario Maffia aka LIEKIT, producer and live performer with a long career in the music industry as a musician and sound designer. He worked as a dj and producer for the last twelve years. Studied piano technique and composition, jazz harmonization and improvisation during his whole life. Passionate about programming and interested in electronic applied to the sound synthesis and digital sound processing.
His technical skills with turntables and later with laptop and controllers, have allowed him to play in the most rated club in Italy and Europe together with big names in the EDM industry. He published many tracks under his name and with the aka “Zero Arbeit” and “Aggressive Progressive” including top charted minimal and techno tracks with different labels. In 2010 he developed by himself a virtual dj mixer software called “VDJM 2ch” and released it for free. The plugin became worldwide famous and used by thousands of djs and musicians. It has been featured on the most important magazines about music production softwares and digital djing
In the 2011 he reached the the 1st position on Beatport Top 100 Chart with his single “RRROCK IT” (co-produced with Luca Cassani) published by Universal Music and included in many compilations. The track became a “club-anthem” and has been supported by the most famous djs around the world such as Bob Sinclair, David Guetta and many others.
In the 2013 he co-founded the artistic collective “Deepdrive” and his own label “Deepdrive Music” focusing on house sounds with deep influences and soulful melodies and rhythms. His dj set is a complex mix of all the faces of the house music, an unpredictable flow containing intimate deep moments and explosive sessions.