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Background information
Birth nameAlessandro Lindblad
Born(1991-07-07) 7 July 1991 (age 26)
Stockholm, Sweden
  • Progressive house
  • electro house
  • DJ
  • record producer
  • musician
  • Logic Pro
  • piano
  • keyboards
  • mixset
  • synthesizers
Years active2010-present
  • Refune
  • Joia
  • Ministry of Sound
  • Universal Sweden
  • Def Jam
Associated acts
  • David Guetta
  • Sebastian Ingrosso
  • Ryan Tedder
  • Matthew Koma
  • Dirty South
  • Calvin Harris
  • Hurts
  • Tove Lo
  • Roy English
  • Swedish House Mafia


Alessandro Lindblad (given birth to 7 July 1991), commonly known by his stage name Alesso, is a Swedish DJ, record manufacturer and musician. Alesso is certainly managed by Pictures Studios. He spent some time working with numerous performers, including Tove Lo, Theo Hutchcraft, Ryan Tedder, Calvin Harris, Usher, David Guetta and Sebastian Ingrosso. He in addition has performed at many music celebrations, including Coachella, Electric powered Daisy Carnival, Creamfields, and Tomorrowland. In 2012, MTV called Alesso among the “EDM Rookies to view”, and Madonna, who asked him to open up select dates on her behalf MDNA Tour, known as Alesso “another big part of dance music.” He was positioned 13th on DJ Magazine’s 2015 set of the very best 100 DJs and amount 20th in season 2016 on DjMag, A DJ Website, the large choice of Best 100 DJs in the globe His debut full-length record Forever premiered on 22 May 2015 by Def Jam Recordings.

Music career

Lindblad was created in Stockholm, and it is of Swedish and Italian descent. He began playing piano at age group 7, but became thinking about EDM when he was 16. Alesso initial gained recognition using the discharge of his Alesso EP this year 2010. In early 2011, Sebastian Ingrosso of Swedish Home Mafia approached Alesso and asked if he wished to interact. Ingrosso presented him to DJing and helped him using the creation of tracks. After that, Ingrosso provides acted being a coach for Alesso, who described the elder Swede being a "your government." Despite having discovered to DJ in 2011, Alesso produced his debut on DJ Magazine's set of the very best 100 DJs at amount 70 for the reason that same year.Among the initial music Alesso produced with Sebastian Ingrosso was a 2011 monitor named "Getting in touch with" that reached #2 2 over the Beatport graphs. The melody would later end up being renamed "Contacting (Lose My Brain)" with yet another feature from Ryan Tedder. Alesso's 2011 remix of "Pressure" by Nadia Ali premiered on the #1 i'm all over this The Buzz Machine and was perhaps one of the most performed EDM music of 2011. From that time, his popularity continuing to go up. MTV called him among the "EDM Rookies to view in 2012", and he documented a BBC Radio 1 Necessary Blend in March 2012. He performed for a group of 60,000 at Creamfields, and followed Madonna on her behalf MDNA Globe Tour at go for European displays. By the finish of 2012, Alesso got released another unique mix known as "Years" offering Matthew Koma that performed well in britain. He was also rated 20th one of many the very best 100 DJs of 2012 by DJ Journal.By 2013, Alesso had played at music celebrations like Coachella, Electric powered Daisy Carnival, Ultra Music Event, and Tomorrowland. He released a remix of "EASILY Lose Myself" by OneRepublic that was nominated for Grammy and garnered nearly a million listens on SoundCloud in a comparatively short time. Inside a cooperation with Calvin Harris and Hurts, Alesso released "IN ORDER" which racked up 88 million sights. In 2013, he also accomplished his highest position one of many the very best 100 DJs at quantity 13. In July 2014, Alesso authorized with Def Jam Recordings, getting only the next EDM maker to sign using the label (after Afrojack). He also debuted a fresh track known as "Rip the Roof Up", that was called a "Long term Special" by Zane Lowe. The music video for "Rip The Roof Up" premiered specifically through SnapChat in Sept 2014. Alesso also embarked on his "Heroes Tour", called after his solitary "Heroes (WE'RE ABLE TO Be)" offering Tove Lo. Through the tour, Alesso teamed up with Chime for Modification, a worldwide charity that looks for to "enhance the lives of females all over the world." Alesso's participation using the charity provides elevated over $50,000 by Oct 2014. His debut studio room record was originally established to end up being released in the initial one fourth of 2015, but was afterwards released on, may 22, 2015. It offers both "Heroes (WE'RE ABLE TO End up being)" and "Rip the Roof Up". The one for "Heroes (WE'RE ABLE TO End up being)" was officially released on Dec 15, 2014. His brand-new single, entitled "Great" and offering Roy British, premiered on Feb 13, 2015, on BBC Radio 1. The monitor, which examples Kylie Minogue's "Obtain Outta My Method", was officially released in European countries on Feb 16, 2015 and in THE UNITED STATES on Feb 17, 2015.On Sept 30, 2016, his brand-new version of "I Wanna Find out" featuring Taiwanese singer Jolin Tsai was officially released. Alesso and Tsai also shut International Music Summit with an debate of what must be done to bridge the difference between East and Western world in digital music. On Oct 1, 2016, Alesso and Tsai performed the one "I Wanna Understand" and a remix edition of Tsai's strike "Play" together on the Surprise Music Celebration in Shanghai. On Oct 4, 2016, it had been announced that Alesso will be releasing a fresh version from the melody "Years", collaborating with K-pop music group Exo's member, Chen. The melody premiered on Oct 7 through SM Place.On Oct 7, 2016, Alesso premiered a fresh one, co-produced by Dillon Francis, called "Consider My Breathing Away" during Ultra Music Festival Taiwan. The one was afterwards released on Oct 21, 2016.


Alesso is renowned for his ways of utilizing melodic vibes in his productions along which he also alternates between his rave oriented productions. Productions consist of "Clash" and "Rip the Roof Up" match his gravelled rave design, while his various other melodically wealthy counterpart consist of productions such as for example "Years" (offering Matthew Koma), "Heroes" (released in 2014, offering Tove Lo) and in addition his cooperation with Dirty South and Ruben Haze – "Town of Dreams". Some consider him to become the next era following the retired trio Swedish Home Mafia.


Forever (2015)

See also

Swedish well-known music