Gio Di Leva started following his passion for music playing the drums in a small pop group when he was a teenager. When he replaced the drums with a computer he started to create his first tracks and sooner, at the age of 16, his white label remix of ‘If I Ever Feel Better’ from Phoenix had a great underground success.
In 2002 he put together with Jd Brothers, an Italian dance production team but was in 2007 that the success came with the Sidekick project .
Togheter with Christian Cheval tremixed successfully Funkerman-Speed Up (SidekickRmx), Noir-Super Skunk (Sidekick Rmx), Basto!-Savior (Sidekick Rmx), Sex Weed- Juice String (Sidekick Rmx). One year later , in march 2008 the first single Sideckick – Deep Fear (Net’s Work) was released and it reached #1 in dance charts in many countries all over the world being one of the most played tracks in the last decade of international dance music scene.
Played in festivals and clubs by famous dj such as David Guetta , Swedish House Mafia , Roger Sanchez, Bob Sinclare, Afrojack, Tiesto, Alex Gaudino,Deadamau5, Fedde Le Grand,Sasha, Carl Cox, Benny Benassi, Joachim Garraud, Erik Morillo , and many others, it’s still recognized as an ever green.After this great success he followed on with several personal projects including the outstanding Kick The Small (Tocadisco Rmx).Kick The Small was followed by Gaya (Adiemus) wich climbed the chart within the week of its release and was played at festivals such as White Sensation & Tomorrowland.
It was the summer 2010 when Gio Di Leva togheter with Marcos Carnaval, produced another hit “ DOPAI” which went straight to all European dance radio stations and reached the top position in Italian and Portoguese charts. 2010 also was the year of the release “Here We Go” ,a house tune with an unbelievably catchy vocal and an Electro House project with rap vocals that grab you by the neck :Twin Blood – Once again .
As a dj guest, Gio Di Leva has been in Portugal, Greece, Brasil, France, Tunisia, Turkey, USA, Germany, UK, Spain, Arab Emirates, Cyprus, Denmark, Ibiza, playing in famouse clubs such as: Pacha – Ofir ,Pacha – Buzios, The Week – Rio De Janeiro, Cavo Paradiso – Mykonos, Super Paradise – Mykonos, Room – Athens, Queens –Lisbona, Sagamore Vip – Miami, Famous Club – Ankara, Sky Center – Dubai, Le Chanzon – Paris, Music Hall – Bcn. He has also played at festivals such as: TMN MOCHE – Portugal with Hardwell, Christian Sims, Jhon Revox , a festival that brought him a nomination for best DJ seting 2010 (Portugal) by the N1 Portuguese radio (Radio Nova Era), and also at Madeira Summer Festival with D.O.N.S., Koge Beach Party with Axwell, Sebastian-ingrosso/">Sebastian Ingrosso, Steve Angello, Afrojack, Rune Rk.
“Back from the Hell”, after a short period of silence, he is back on the dance scene in 2013 with the releases Bang!, Naughty Dog and Free Falling, ready to make people dance again with this new bangers and the forthcoming ones.
Now he is also involved with Christian Cheval and Dee Frans in a new project “Cryogenix” produced by Daddy’s Groove, they’ve done some important collaborations with, receiving a great support by a lot of other important djs such ad David Guetta , Nicky Romero,Pete Tong, and many others.
A dj who has never lost the passion in music, Gio Di Leva always puts his great enthusiasm and indiscutible talent in every project and in his dj sets that are well appreciate by the dancefloors being good a producer but also an esteemed performer.