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Encyclopedia > Benny Benassi
Benny Benassi
Benny Benassi at El Salvador
Benny Benassi at El Salvador
Background information
Birth name Marco Benassi
Born July 13, 1967 - Milan
Origin Italy
Genre(s) Electronic, House, Dance, Electro, Techno
Occupation(s) Disk Jockey, Producer
Years active Late 1980s–present
Label(s) Energy Prod. - D:Vision
Airplay Records
Ministry of Sound
Ultra Records
Associated
acts
Benassi Bros.
Website Official website

Benny Benassi (born Marco Benassi Geneser July 13, 1967) is an Italian disc jockey and a euro house/electroclash artist, who lives in Reggio Emilia, a town in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. Benny Benassi is one of the top 13 DJ's in the world according to the theDJlist.com. Hes danish parentage comes from the Geneser family. Image File history File linksMetadata Benassi@ElSalvador. ... July 13 is the 194th day of the year (195th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... This article is about the city in Italy. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... It has been suggested that Electronica be merged into this article or section. ... This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Electro (also known as electro funk) is an electronic style of hip hop directly influenced by Kraftwerk and funk records (unlike earlier rap records that were closer to disco). ... For the comic book character previously known as Techno, see Fixer (comics). ... For other meanings of DJ, see DJ (disambiguation). ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Benny Benassi Marco Benassi, better known as Benny Benassi (born in Milan, 13 July 1967) is an Italian disc jockey and a euro house/electroclash artist, who lives in Reggio Emilia, a town in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. ... July 13 is the 194th day of the year (195th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... For other meanings of DJ, see DJ (disambiguation). ... This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Electroclash describes a style of fashion, music, and attitude that fuses New Wave, punk, & electronic dance music with somewhat campy and absurdist post-industrial detachment in addition to vampy and/or camp sexuality (what the hell does that even mean?). The movement combines the 1980s electropop/New Wave/Italo disco... Country Italy Region Emilia-Romagna Province Reggio Emilia (RE) Mayor Graziano Delrio (from July 1, 2004) Elevation 58 m Area 231 km² Population  - Total 141,383  - Density 612/km² Time zone CET, UTC+1 Coordinates Gentilic Reggiani Dialing code 0522 Postal code 42100 Frazioni see list Patron San Prospero  - Day... Emilia-Romagna is one of the 20 Regions of Italy. ...

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Music career

A native of Milan, DJ/producer Benny Benassi started DJing alongside cousin Alle Benassi in the late 1980s in their hometown, before moving to Larry Pignagnoli's Off Limits production studio in the mid 1990s, creating music for various acts, including Whigfield, J.K. and Ally & Jo. Benassi first hit the dancefloor with his own projects in 2001 with the single "I Feel So Fine". Released under the name KMC with vocals by Dhany, the track first stormed the charts in Benassi's native Italy, but soon became a number one hit in the U.K. This article is about the city in Italy. ... His name is Alfredo Larry Pignagnoli. ... Sannie Charlotte Carlson (born April 11, 1970 in Skælskør, Denmark) is best known by her artist name Whigfield. ... See also: 2001 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2001 Record labels established in 2001 2000s in music. ... Dhany (real name Daniela Galli) is an Italian dance music vocalist. ...


After moving from eurohouse to electro, "Satisfaction" took Benassi's success worldwide a year later with highprofile DJs like Carl Cox, Darren Emerson, and Roger Sanchez singing its praises. This reached Number 2 in the UK Singles Chart after the Ministry of Sound record company replaced the original video (an almost still picture of the band overlayed with graphics) with a video of models using power tools. Released in September of 2003, the campy and quirky Hypnotica was Benassi's solo debut. Satisfaction is a Benny Benassi song from his album Hypnotica. ... Carl Cox (born July 29, 1962 in Oldham, Lancashire, England) is a popular international techno and house DJ. He began as a hardcore and acid house DJ in the mid 1980s, making a name for himself as the Three Deck Wizard in 1988, when, during the Second Summer of Love... Darren Emerson (born April 30, 1971 in Hornchurch, England) is a dance music DJ, and one-time member of the UK techno band Underworld. ... Roger Sanchez is one of the most popular commercial house DJs in the last years, who scored many hits in the European and World Charts. ... The UK Singles Chart is currently compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC) on behalf of the British record industry. ... Ministry of Sound (MoS) is one of the most famous nightclubs in the world of electronic music, said to be to London what Studio 54 was to New York, and whose fame goes far across English borders. ... Hypnotica is the second and probably the most popular album of Benny Benassi (Actually, the album titled as Benny Benassi Presents the Biz, the Biz refers to Benny Benassis half-time musical partners). ...


Benny then created a new project with cousin Alle, called Benassi Bros., and a year after the release of Hypnotica, Pumphonia marked their first full length release. Benassi often works with vocalists Paul French and Violeta, who are collectively known as The Biz. At the end of 2004, he won the European Border Breakers Award for Hypnotica, which racked up the most sales for an Italian album outside of Italy. An album by Benassi Bros. ...


Some of his singles have charted high in the United Kingdom and have been played world-wide in clubs. Remixes for OutKast, Goldfrapp, and Felix da Housecat followed. Benassi also remixes the music of his contemporaries, such as DJ Tomcraft and Fischerspooner. A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... // This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... OutKast is an American hip hop duo based out of East Point, Georgia, a nearby city to Atlanta, Georgia. ... Goldfrapp is a Mercury Music Prize and Grammy nominated British electronica duo formed in 1999. ... Felix da Housecat Felix da Housecat (born Felix Stallings in Chicago, Illinois) is a House music DJ and record producer. ... Tomcraft (real name Thomas Brückner) is a German DJ and producer. ... Fischerspooner is an electroclash duo and performance troupe formed in 1998 in New York. ...


Recently, Benny created a record label known as Pump-Kin Music. The focus of the label is primarily new and unsigned producers. Through this venture, he hopes to give exposure to some of the lesser know DJ/production talent across the world. Pump-Kin is a music label created by Benny Benassi for unsigned artists. ...


Discography

Albums

Hypnotica is the second and probably the most popular album of Benny Benassi (Actually, the album titled as Benny Benassi Presents the Biz, the Biz refers to Benny Benassis half-time musical partners). ... A Remix Album by Benny Benassi that contains remixes of songs that Benny Benassi has remixed ... Re-Sfaction 2 is a techno album released by Benny Benassi in 2006. ... Best of Benny Benassi is a euro house/electroclash album released by Benny Benassi in 2006. ...

Compilations

Categories: | ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... Gallery Session is a album by Benny Benassi and Tall Paul Categories: | ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ...

Singles

Date As Featuring Song Album
1995 KMC Dhany "Somebody to Touch Me"
1996 KMC Dhany "Street Life"
1998 Benny Bee "Stone Fox Chase/Funky Harmonica"
1998 Benny Bee "Life is Life"
2002 KMC Dhany "I Feel So Fine"
2003 KMC Sandy "Get Better"
2003 Benny Benassi presents The Biz "Satisfaction" Hypnotica
2003 Benny Benassi presents The Biz "Love Is Gonna Save Us" Hypnotica
2003 Benny Benassi presents The Biz "Able to Love" Hypnotica
2003 Benny Benassi presents The Biz "No Matter What You Do" Hypnotica
2005 The Biz "Stop & Go"
2005 Benny Benassi "Who's Your Daddy?"

Dhany (real name Daniela Galli) is an Italian dance music vocalist. ... Dhany (real name Daniela Galli) is an Italian dance music vocalist. ... I Feel So Fine is a KMC song released in 2001 featuring Dhany YouTube[1] Category: ... Get Better is a KMC song released in 1993 featuring Sandy Category: ... Satisfaction is a Benny Benassi song from his album Hypnotica. ... Love Is Gonna Save Us is a Benny Benassi song from his album Hypnotica. ... A Benny Benassi song from his album Hypnotica. ... No Matter What You Do is a Benny Benassi song from his album Hypnotica. ... Stop & Go is a song by The Biz. ... Whos Your Daddy? is a Benny Benassi song released in 2006 YouTube [1] Category: ...

Remixes

Title of Song Artist Label Country
"Bombs" Faithless Sony Bmg UK
"Girls of Summer" Underdog Project Warner DE
"Sex'n'money" Oakenfold ft. Pharrell Perfecto UK
"Jagger 67" Infadels Wall of Sound UK
"In love with myself" David Guetta Gumprod FR
"Unconditional" The Bravery Island USA
"Beautiful" Moby Mute Rec. UK
"Ooh La La" Goldfrapp Mute Rec. UK
"Never Win" Fischer Spooner Capitol USA
"Someone like you" Etienne de Crécy DisquesSolid FR
"Ready 2 wear" Felix da Housecat EmperorNorton USA
"Funk a faction" Robbie Rivera Subliminal USA
"Strict Machine" Goldfrapp Mute Rec. UK
"Ghetto Musick" Outkast Arista USA
"Dance commander" Electric Six XL Recordings UK
"Loneliness" Tomcraft Ministry of Sound UK
"J'ai pas vingt ans (I'm Not Twenty)" Alizée Requiem Publishing FR
"I'm alive" Sonique Serious Records UK
"No no no" Ann Lee Energy Prod. IT
"Tu es Foutu (You Promised Me)" In-Grid Energy Prod. IT
"In-Tango" In-Grid Energy Prod. IT
"Natural Woman" Gambafreaks D:Vision IT
"Téo & Téa " Jean Michel Jarre Warner FR

Bombs is the first single from Faithless fifth studio album To All New Arrivals. ... Faithless are a UK group of musicians whose music is described by one of their band as a cross between hip-hop and dance. ... The Underdog Project The Underdog Project is a popular band which launched its first album - It Doesn´t Matter - in 2001. ... This section may require cleanup to meet Wikipedias quality standards. ... Pharrell Williams (born April 5, 1973) is an American producer, singer, rapper, and songwriter. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... David Guetta performing at Coachella. ... Unconditional was the third single by New York City-based American indie/alternative rock band The Bravery. ... The Bravery is an American rock band from New York City that consists of Sam Endicott, John Conway, Anthony Burulcich, Michael Zakarin, and Mike Hindert. ... Beautiful is the 4th single by the American musician Moby, taken from his 2005 album Hotel. ... Moby (born Richard Melville Hall, September 11, 1965), is an American songwriter, musician and singer. ... Ooh La La is an electronic–dance song written by British group Goldfrapp for their third album Supernature (2005). ... Goldfrapp is a Mercury Music Prize and Grammy nominated British electronica duo formed in 1999. ... Fischerspooner is an electroclash duo and performance troupe formed in 1998 in New York. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Felix da Housecat Felix da Housecat (born Felix Stallings in Chicago, Illinois) is a House music DJ and record producer. ... Robbie Rivera is a prolific house music producer and DJ born in the Bronx, New York. ... Strict Machine is a electronic–dance song written by British group Goldfrapp and Nick Batt for their second studio album Black Cherry (2003). ... Goldfrapp is a Mercury Music Prize and Grammy nominated British electronica duo formed in 1999. ... OutKast is an American hip hop duo based out of East Point, Georgia, a nearby city to Atlanta, Georgia. ... Electric Six is a six-piece Detroit-based band that plays an energetic[2] and unique[3] brand of rock music infused with elements of garage, disco, punk, new wave, and metal. ... Tomcraft is a German DJ who had a #1 hit single in the UK, called Loneliness, in 2003. ... The sixth single by Alizée, J’ai Pas Vingt Ans was released in June 2003. ... Im Not Twenty is the english version of Alizées single Jai Pas Vingt Ans. ... Alizée Jacotey (IPA: ) (born August 21, 1984) is a French singer. ... Alive is a single by DJ/singer, Sonique released in 2003. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Ann Lee (born November 12, 1972 in Sheffield, England) is an English Pop singer who rose to fame near the turn of the millenium. ... In-Grid (real name Ingrid Alberini) is a female dance artist from Italy. ... In-Grid (real name Ingrid Alberini) is a female dance artist from Italy. ... Jean-Michel André Jarre (born August 24, 1948 in Lyon, France) is a French composer, performer and music producer. ...

Trivia

Wendys is an international chain of fast food restaurants founded by Dave Thomas that sells primarily hamburgers, chicken sandwiches, french fries and beverages. ... Burger King (often abbreviated to BK) is a large international chain of fast food restaurants, predominantly selling burgers, french fries, soft drinks, desserts, and various sandwiches. ... Satisfaction is a Benny Benassi song from his album Hypnotica. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Rapping is one of the elements of hip hop and the distinguishing feature of hip hop music; it is a form of rhyming lyrics spoken rhythmically over musical instruments, with a musical backdrop of sampling, scratching and mixing by DJs. ... Benny B (real name Abdel Hamid Gharbaoui) is a Belgian hip-hop artist. ... This article contains a trivia section. ... Satisfaction is a Benny Benassi song from his album Hypnotica. ... Field Mob is a hip hop group from Albany, Georgia. ... Release Therapy is the Grammy Award-winning fifth album from Def Jam recording artist Ludacris. ...

See also

Benny Benassi Marco Benassi, better known as Benny Benassi (born in Milan, 13 July 1967) is an Italian disc jockey and a euro house/electroclash artist, who lives in Reggio Emilia, a town in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. ... Sandra Chambers, or Sandy is a dance music vocalist. ... Dhany (real name Daniela Galli) is an Italian dance music vocalist. ... Pump-Kin is a music label created by Benny Benassi for unsigned artists. ... His name is Alfredo Larry Pignagnoli. ... Sannie Charlotte Carlson (born April 11, 1970 in Skælskør, Denmark) is best known by her artist name Whigfield. ...

References

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Persondata
NAME Benassi, Benny
ALTERNATIVE NAMES Benassi, Marco
SHORT DESCRIPTION Disc jockey, euro house/electroclash artist,
DATE OF BIRTH July 13, 1967
PLACE OF BIRTH Milan, Italy
DATE OF DEATH
PLACE OF DEATH

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Benny Benassi - Biography - AOL Music (253 words)
Released under the name KMC, the track first stormed the charts in Benassi's native Italy, but soon became a number one hit in the U.K. The electro-meets-house "Satisfaction" took Benassi's success worldwide a year later with high-profile DJs like Carl Cox, Darren Emerson, and Roger Sanchez singing its praises.
Released in September of 2003, the campy and quirky Hypnotica was Benassi's solo debut, and a year later Pumphonia marked the Benassi Bros. ' first full-length.
Benassi often works with vocalists Paul French and Violeta, who are collectively known as the Biz.
Benny Benassi: Information From Answers.com (818 words)
Released in September of 2003, the campy and quirky Hypnotica was Benassi's solo debut, and a year later Pumphonia marked the Benassi Bros.' first full-length.
Marco Benassi, better known as Benny Benassi (born in Milan, 13 July, 1967) is an Italian disc jockey and a euro house/electroclash artist, who lives in Reggio Emilia, a town in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy.
Benassi also remixes the music of his contemporaries, such as DJ Tomcraft and Fischerspooner.
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