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From his first high profile gig at Naplesʼs infamous 5000 capacity Golden Gate venue in October 2007, the young Neapolitan has not looked back; spreading his wings and travelling all over the globe.
We caught up with the man himself to find out just how he lasted that long, what it takes to do it and how to approach the prospect of DJing for over a day. When you play for that long you don’t want to push the audience too much.With a path laid out before him and the force of momentum behind him, Joseph Capriati welcomes the future with excited anticipation. I could be sick, or be feeling sad about something, but when Iʼm playing I totally forget everything and this makes me happier.Looking at the people dancing and following my musical trip is an amazing thing.There is nothing better than this for me.” So the future for Joseph Capriati is simple.Keep on doing what he loves and do it with a passion and commitment that has proved so potent a driving force to this point.Born and raised in the southern Italian city of Caserta, less than 30km from Naples, Joseph Capriatiʼs emergence as significant force within Techno continues the strong lineage of talent from the city as he follows in the footsteps of Marco Carola, Rino Cerrone, Gaetano Parisio and Markantonio.
Having grown up on a diet of early hip hop and classic house from the likes of Masters At Work, Todd Terry and Eddie Amador, Capriati bought his first DJ console at the tender age of 11; cutting his teeth playing to his friends in garages and basements after school.
I went as low as 125 then back up to 127 so that within 25 hours you have a lot to work with.
Most of it was groovy though so the maximum speed I hit was around 127/128 BPM was.
More than just a collection of singles, the project illustrated Capriati's ability to spread his studio wings as he brought together a range of influences under a techno motif, illustrating the depth to his music that has seen the Capriati sound enchant dance floors globally and propel Joseph to be central character in the rising popularity of techno worldwide; helping the genre penetrate into remote markets such as South Africa and Honduras as well as traditionally mainstream territories such as Ibiza.
Having made his debut for Marco Carolaʼs vibrant Music On brand in summer 2012, playing six memorable sets in the legendary main room of Amnesia, over the course of Music Onʼs opening term, including their closing party, Joseph Capriati returned to Ibiza in 2013 as an official resident for Music On, playing eight parties across the entire four-month season and in the process making the Amnesia main room all his own with his powerful, emotive techno providing the perfect foil to the sultry, energetic grooves with which Marco Carola ruled the Amnesia Terrace.
It was not until he was old enough to attend his first rave party that his passion for techno over-shadowed his early musical influences and set in motion the journey that has taken him to the position he is in today.