Andrea Benedetti

Real Name:
Andrea Benedetti
DJ, musician, producer, label owner, radio presenter, promoter and journalist, Andrea Benedetti is one of the more significant figures in the Italian electronic music scene, and was instrumental behind the so called techno "Sound Of Rome".

In 1983 he started out as a DJ, spinning electro and electrofunk, and then falling in love with the techno sound coming from Detroit.

Over the years, as well as running his own projects, he also provided help to Lory D in creating Sounds Never Seen, the first Italian experimental techno label, contributing to the first releases. In 1993 he founded Plasmek.

As a musician, he's been releasing his works since 1991 using different aliases.

In 1993 he created Tunnel, the first Italian techno music fanzine, and in 1994 he co-founded Remix Distribution (with Marco Passarani, and Final Frontier (again with Marco Passarani).

Andrea Benedetti has been also collaborated with many radio stations (the most significant of which has been Frequency, a weekly Friday night broadcasting on Radio Città Futura, with Marco Passarani and the guys from MAT101/JollyMusic) and magazines such as Under One Sky (NY), EAR (Strasburg), Freestyler (Zurich), Orbeat (Naples), etc.

Andrea Benedetti is also a close collaborator, since its first edition in 1995, of the Distorsonie festival in Bologna.

He is a regular guest in educational workshops and conferences (both as teacher and lecturer), spreading and sharing his knowledge about electronic music history, and regularly writes for SuperFly magazine. He has acted as co-director (with Alessio Arcadi) on ElectRoma, an independent music festival showcasing Roman electronic scene.
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Andrea Benedetti Discography Tracks


CD 007112002 Andrea Benedetti - Batofar Cherche... L'Italie album art Various Dyn Various - Batofar Cherche... L'Italie(CD, Promo, Smplr) Batofar CD 007112002 France 2002 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

S.N.S. 003 Andrea Benedetti - We Were In The Future album art Various Coldbringer (as A. Benedetti) Various - We Were In The Future(12") Sounds Never Seen S.N.S. 003 Italy 1992 Sell This Version
Andrea Benedetti - Smash Biotek album art Various Dyn Various - Smash Biotek (Album) Idroscalo Dischi Italy 2001 Sell This Version


TimeOut Records 01 Andrea Benedetti - Electronic Junction album art Various Unknown Enemy Various - Electronic Junction(CD, Album, Comp) TimeOut Records (2) TimeOut Records 01 Italy 2000 Sell This Version
ER_001 Andrea Benedetti - ElectRoma album art Various Time Various - ElectRoma(CD, Comp, Promo, Smplr) ElectRoma ER_001 Italy 2004 Sell This Version
GRV007 Andrea Benedetti - Guitarras Do Cerrado album art Various I Know Why You're Here Various - Guitarras Do Cerrado(CD, Album, Comp) GRV Discos GRV007 Brazil 2005 Sell This Version
MR015 Andrea Benedetti - Trame album art Various L'Oscuro Scrutare Various - Trame(CDr, Comp, Ltd) MinimalRome MR015 Italy 2009 Sell This Version
Andrea Benedetti - Urbi Et Orbi III album art Various The Mission Various - Urbi Et Orbi III (Comp) MinimalRome Italy 2012 Sell This Version
FR015 Andrea Benedetti - Time Capsule (Fourth 808 Box) album art Various Lost Transmission Various - Time Capsule (Fourth 808 Box)(Box, Comp, Ltd, Num + 8x12", 180 + 12", 180) Fundamental Records (4) FR015 Spain 2017 Sell This Version
FR017 Andrea Benedetti - Time Capsule (5th Anniversary 808 Box) album art Various Last Warning Various - Time Capsule (5th Anniversary 808 Box)(Box, Comp, Ltd, Num + 10x12", 180 + 7") Fundamental Records (4) FR017 Spain 2018 Sell This Version