Steven Smirney comes from Carbonia, a town in south Sardinia. At 14 he moved to Venice, where he studied drums, and started playing with some local bands. After high school he transferred to Rome and started producing electronic music, a mixture of electro pop and breakbeats, influenced by his past as a drummer and the club scene at the time. In 2008 he releases his first EP 'A friend of mine'
and enters in 3d Concerti, a department of DNA Concerti
, the biggest booking agency in the country. He continues playing live shows and doing live sets just before the likes of
Caribou, Jamie Lidell, Apparat, Ladytron, Fuck Buttons and more. His second EP 'Deeply wrong merits'
was released in 2011 on Bad Panda Records
. This collaboration with Bad Panda continued after teamed up with the singer Kae, under the name of Diva
, and won the remix contest of Dumbo Gets Mad
’s track ‘You Make You Feel’
. In early 2012 he released ‘Glue’
a single containing 5 remixes for No sense of place Records
from Rome. In march this year he was invited to participate at the first Red Bull Music Academy BassCamp
in Italy, alongside some of the best young producers in the country. His newest release 'Way Back Home'
was released in September on O2S Records