Massimo Paramour is a proper musician, if we ever saw one! He is an organist, an orchestra conductor, a music arranger, a sound engineer, a producer and a DJ. His Masters Degree in Organ and Composition at the Conservatory of Music of Piacenza proves he is a total pro! He started performing and teaching, but his love for electronic music led astray and he got a job at the emerging dance music label Media Records.
In the following years, he co-wrote and arranged a international dance-hits for Cappella, 49ers, Sharada House Gang, Clubhouse to name a few, and collaborated with producers such as Ashley Beedle, Gemini, Ralphi Rosario, Roc & Cato, Chris Coco and A Man Called Adam.
He moved to New York in 1999 where he continued to produce for artists like De’Lacy, Shawnee Taylor, Jimmy Somerville, Tito Puente, Angie Brown, Jocelyn Brown, Michele Blade, Debbie Pender releasing on Azuli records, Am:Pm, Easy Street, Sony, Cheeky, Polygram and Hi-Bias.
Thankfully for us, he relocated to London in 2004 where he continued his music activity, mostly writing for TV, theatre and documentaries and engineering for several DJ producers. His professional DJ career started in 2008, with his monthly residency at Megawoof.
His distinctive style, a mixture of nu-disco/indie dance, deep house and tech house, attracted the attention of many and in less than a year he won the Best Newcomer DJ in BOYZ scene awards. Since then, his DJ activity literally took off, with him playing at several major London parties (Trade, We Party, A:M, Movimento After-hour, Blocheads, Beyond, Room Service, Boho and BRÜT) and venues (Fire, The Coronet, The Egg, East Bloc, Club Aquarium, Ministry of Sound and Area) but also internationally.
In the last 4 years, he has been quite busy in his recording studio collaborating and helping other DJs and producers, arranging for emerging songwriters and also writing his own music.
His recent collaborations with Gianluca Pighi “Come with me” reached No.2 in the Traxsource Dance Chart, while “Waiting” featuring Alexander Price went up to No. 32 in the Beatport Indie Dance chart. More recently, “Ready For This” written with Per QX was played by Pete Tong on his BBC Radio 1 show, and was supported by producers such as Hot Since 82, Eric Prydz, Rene Amesz, Camelphat, Mark Knight, Sonny Wharton, Reset Safari, Dave Angel and Tough Love, just to name a few.