Luca Testa On Travelling The World and New Label

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Iconic DJ Luca Testa joined us at the CALPAK Space at our Nexus Lounge Miami. The Italian DJ and owner of Head Studios gave us his top travel tips, shared a little about his new label “Meritocracy Records,” and played a quick game of our Nexus Take 5 Series. 

Luca Testa, hailing from Turin, Italy, has rapidly risen to international fame in the electronic music scene. With a solid foundation in piano and a talent for production, Luca’s music has been embraced by labels such as Dim Mak, Panda Funk, and Cr2 Records. By blending electro and progressive house elements, he creates captivating tracks that top charts and set dance floors ablaze across the globe.

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Recognized as one of Italy’s fastest-rising artists by DJ Mag Italia, Luca’s chart-topping hits include ‘Guzs,’ ‘People Are You Ready,‘ ‘Keep On Rockin’, and ‘Bender, showcasing his versatility and skill as a producer. Supported by industry heavyweights like Hardwell, Afrojack, and Steve Aoki, Luca’s music resonates far and wide, with notable nods from BBC Radio 1. From headlining Italy’s premier festivals alongside top-tier acts to teasing forthcoming collaborations and original releases, Luca Testa’s trajectory in the electronic music realm continues to soar, promising an exciting journey ahead.

Luca’s latest track, “You, was created in collaboration with DJ Silvius and combines thrilling techno beats with powerful vocals. True to Luca’s signature sound, the song is sure to become a mainstay of the summer techno circuit. 

During our interview, Luca expresses his excitement about being in Miami. As the proprietor of Head Music Studios and the founder of the fresh and innovative Meritocracy Records, Luca is juggling a remarkable lineup of musicians along with his own musical endeavors. Given his packed schedule, it’s no surprise that Luca is often on the move—we ask him to divulge his top travel tips. He reveals that FastTrack and smart connections are his secrets to managing his hectic travel itinerary. 

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As part of our Nexus Take 5 Series, Luca answers rapid-fire questions ranging from severe and funny to just plain odd. The DJ tells us that, as an avid soccer player, his favorite toy as a kid was his soccer ball—he also shares that if he had to choose an animal to become, it’d probably be a tiger. 

To get to know Luca better and hear a little about his work on the new Meritocracy label, check out the full-length and exclusive interview below. And, as always, follow us on Instagram @nexusradiodance for more on the latest news and events in the EDM space. 

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