Mauro Picotto

Mauro Picotto

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Mauro Picotto
Born in Cavour, little town close to Turin, Italy. Italian DJ/producer Mauro Picotto won substantial acclaim in the late '90s/early 2000s with a number of popular trance songs in Europe. In particular, "Komodo," "Iguana," and "Pulsar" were some of Picotto's biggest hits, not only in Italy but also in other European countries like Germany. In addition, he served as A&R and in-house producer for BXR, which featured a number of high-profile artists like Mario Più. - Jason Birchmeier / All Music Guide
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Mauro Picotto Discography


549 224-2 Mauro Picotto The Album (Album) Zeitgeist 549 224-2 Europe 2000 Sell This Version
ALB/005-CD, ALB 005-CD Mauro Picotto The Double Album (Album) Media Records, Media Records ALB/005-CD, ALB 005-CD Italy 2000 Sell This Version
COMP 165 CD Mauro Picotto VIP Lounge (Album) Media Records COMP 165 CD Italy 2001 Sell This Version
BX1012092, BX1012092000 Mauro Picotto The Triple Album(3xCD, Album, Mixed, S/Edition) BXR Benelux, BXR Benelux BX1012092, BX1012092000 Netherlands 2001 Sell This Version
BXRF 0403 Mauro Picotto The Others (Album) Media Records BXRF 0403 UK 2002 Sell This Version
BAKERCD02 Mauro Picotto Superclub(2xCD, Album) Bakerloo SRL BAKERCD02 Italy 2005 Sell This Version
ZYX 20840-2 Mauro Picotto Now & Then (Album) SWrecords ZYX 20840-2 Germany 2007 Sell This Version
BAKERCD09 Mauro Picotto 2010 (Album) Bakerloo SRL BAKERCD09 Italy 2010 Sell This Version
BAKERCD13 Mauro Picotto From Heart To Techno (Album) Alchemy BAKERCD13 Italy 2015 Sell This Version
ALCDG060 Mauro Picotto Presents Barny Scott Mauro Picotto Presents Barny Scott - Ayala (Can You Feel)(9xFile, MP3, 320) Alchemy ALCDG060 Italy 2016

Singles & EPs

ZYX 8542-8 Mauro Picotto The Test (Maxi) Underground (2) ZYX 8542-8 Germany 1996 Sell This Version
BXR 1004 Mauro Picotto My House / Bakerloo Symphony -Remix- (EP) BXR, Media Records BXR 1004 Italy 1996 Sell This Version
UND 1015/S Mauro Picotto Psychoway Underground (2) UND 1015/S Italy 1997 Sell This Version
BXR 1048 Mauro Picotto Lizard (Maxi, Single) BXR BXR 1048 Italy 1998 Sell This Version
ACA 9825-12 Mauro Picotto Honey (Maxi) BXR ACA 9825-12 Europe 1998 Sell This Version
ESCD 052 That Kid Chris & DJ Mãdã Present Hard Feelings / Mauro Picotto That Kid Chris & DJ Mãdã Present Hard Feelings / Mauro Picotto - Activate / Lizard(CD, EP) Empire State Records ESCD 052 US 1998 Sell This Version
NUK P 0170 Mario Piu'* / Mauro Picotto Mario Piu'* / Mauro Picotto - Noise Maker Volume Two Nukleuz NUK P 0170 UK 1999 Sell This Version
BXR 1078A Mauro Picotto Iguana (Single, Maxi) BXR BXR 1078A Italy 1999 Sell This Version
BXR 1063 Mauro Picotto Pulsar (Maxi, Single, EP) BXR BXR 1063 Italy 1999 Sell This Version
NUKP 0230 Mauro Picotto Pegasus BXR NUKP 0230 UK 2000 Sell This Version
BXRP 0296 Mauro Picotto Baguette / Ultimahora Ibiza BXR UK BXRP 0296 UK 2000 Sell This Version
BXRP 0303 Mauro Picotto Bug / Eclectic BXR BXRP 0303 UK 2000 Sell This Version
587 884-2 Mauro Picotto Proximus (Medley With Adiemus) (Maxi, Single) BXR, BXR 587 884-2 Germany 2000 Sell This Version
BXR 1094, BXR 1094/A, BXR 1094/B Mauro Picotto Komodo (Maxi, Single) BXR BXR 1094, BXR 1094/A, BXR 1094/B Italy 2000 Sell This Version
BXR 1108 Mauro Picotto Underground / Baguette BXR BXR 1108 Italy 2000 Sell This Version

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July 5, 2006
edited over 10 years ago
Mauro Picotto is a great electronic dance artist but I would not consider him top 5 material. Most of his sounds are bland and aren't inviting to the listener. You need something that is both bold and alluring. Well that's my style atleast, artist such as Ron Van Den Beuken, Marcel Woods, Airbase, Carl Nicholson are both hard yet very emotional. Mauro at times can be like this, but his latest productions don't compare to up and coming artists that are striving in the European dance world today.


October 26, 2003
Mauro Picotto is one the most talented and diverse DJ's around. He has an ear for a great tune and when playing live the variety of music you will hear is mind blowing. I saw him playing last night in a night called Inside Out in the Arches in Glasgow and I was astonished at how he just keeps getting better and better. His sets varied from techno to hard techno to electroclash to trance. His interaction with the crowd is excellent too. Mauro Picotto is, in my opinion, one of the top five DJ's of all time.


August 7, 2003
I am a great techno lover. i like many different deejays like umek, chris liebing, kramer to name a few....but still my biggest inspiration would have to be this guy...mauro picotto!!! I think he is the biggest artist to hit the electronic scene. His works are very original unlike other artists which just grab one particular style and keep on dragging with it. This man started out with great trance which i think cannot be classified as any type of trance. I mean listen to like this like that. Can u ever classify that as tech-trance, hardcore, hard dance or even melodic trance?? That's what i like about this guy. He's bloddy original. Then take other artist like chris liebing for example. His songs are great but always on the same style!!

His lives are terrific! i never heard anything so good. His mixing is simply artistic. What i really like is his ability to mix hard techno with trance! Name me one other deejay which can do that in an awesome way like mr picotto!
I think the peak of his work, in which he shows his full talent, is awesome ep. It's just great. All the tracks sound different and all on a techno style. Just perfect.

This producer will remain my biggest inspirarion. I think he is the guy which got me hooked to electronic music! :)


December 8, 2002
There are two sides to this guy it fantastic, the other...ummm...trancy
His techno & more experimental productions are virtually second to none when he does em, and i suspect this area is where his real love lies and all the trance fluff is just for the dolla...
Remember that southpark where cartman finds the right tone to make people shit themselves?? listen to 'baguette' on a 50k+ rig and stand by the speakers - dont forget to take some spare pants!

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