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Part of the Horo takeover
Luca Mortellaro is the visionary behind the imprint Stroboscopic Artefacts. Launched in 2009 when the Italian national moved to Berlin, the techno label has given a platform to a multitude of producers to showcase their work; Rrose, Kangding Ray, Perc, Eomac, Donato Dozzy, Tommy 47, Chevel, Lakker…the list goes on. It also gave Mortellaro creative space to release his own producers through Lucy, his artist alias.
Over the years he’s established himself as one of the techno greats. Lucy’s most recent single, through Italy’s hypnotic techno imprint Life & Death, is an example of his deep, His work has also been released through Chris Liebing’s CLR and Luke Slater’s Mote-Evolver and Horo. Both Bleep and The Wire have also asked him to contribute music to compilations, two tastemakers in the scene.
His music has found a permanent home in many European cities, with regular visits to renown clubs such as De School, Corsia Studios and Berghain, as well as invitations to tour the USA, Japan and Australia. He is also a mainstay on the festival circuit, playing at Club2Club, ADE and, coming up in just a few days, Glastonbury! Supporting the Horo label, he rounds off their takeover this week with a truly epic selection consisting of Brian Eno perfection, grooving house and worldly rhythms from Muslimgauze.