bottin portrait (by zaven)

Guglielmo Bottin (Padua, 1977) is an artist, producer and sound designer based in Venice, Italy.

After graduating in Psychology of Music at the University of Padua,
he was selected as creative consultant to the sound and music department of Fabrica, the Benetton communication research center created by Oliviero Toscani.

Before moving to the forefront of the contemporary electronic scene with seminal releases on BearFunk (UK), Italians Do It Better (Usa) and Eskimo (Belgium) he has worked as producer, arranger and remixer for major Italian and international artists (such as Lucio Dalla, Rettore, Chambao)

Bottin has toured in more than 30 countries, fom the Americas to Australia, from Europe to Asia, from Berlin underground events to renowned parties in Ibiza.
He curated several music events for the Biennale of Contemporary Dance in Venice and carried out sound design at the 51st Biennale of Contemporary Arts (Spanish Pavilion by Muntadas).

His sets are eclectic, unpredictable journeys into space disco, dark tribal house and rare gems from the past, all reworked for the modern audience. A reckless blend of retro-futuristic sounds and
contemporary electronica that always sets the dance floor on fire.

– Bottin is one of the finest purveyors of electronic disco around at the moment (Vice Magazine, UK)
– Italians don't necessarily do it better. But William Bottin makes a pretty good case (Pitchfork, US)

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