Artist: Filippo Calgani A.K.A. “DJ Mad Dog”
Label: Traxtorm Records
Location: Italy, Rome
Filippo Calgani, or DJ Mad Dog, started his hardcore music career at the age of 16 in his home town with a group called “Hardcore Terrorists”. In 2000, Filippo decided to start a new project with Traxtorm Records under the name DJ Mad Dog, churning out hundreds of hits including singles, Eps, and compilations with other hardcore artists such as Nosferatu, Noize Suppressor and Tommyknocker. Because of his versatility within the hardcore genre, Mad Dog has performed at multiple hardcore festivals including Thunderdome and Masters of hardcore.
5 Awesome tracks:
Released in May 2006, “Disorder” is one of DJ Mad Dog’s most popular tracks to date. Anyone new to the genre will be drawn in by the track’s energy and DJ Mad Dog’s raw, hardcore talent.
- So What About The…?
Released the same time as “Disorder”, the #2 track by Mad Dog “So What About The…?” will take what you may or may not know about DJ Mad Dog and multiply it times ten. This track takes you on an adrenaline roller coaster that you’ll want to ride over and over again.
- 357 Bitches
Track #3 takes us back a year for DJ Mad Dog, dropped in April 2005. His talent and versatility shines through and shows hardcore fans what he’s capable of. If this track doesn’t leave you wanting more, then listen to it again.
- Welcome Down
Track #4 dropped at the end of 2006, wrapping up a solid year for DJ Mad Dog having three hard hitting tracks that are sure to get the dancefloor shaking and moving. “Welcome Down” has a ferocious double timing beat that will keep you coming back for more.
- The Down
Track #5 is last on this list because there’s a chance it’ll raise your blood pressure to a dangerous level. “The Down” is an intense track that doesn’t quit and won’t let you break for a drink, so make sure you’re hydrated before hitting the floor when this track comes on!
DJ Mad Dog is a force to be reckoned with in the hardcore scene. His tracks don’t care how you’re feeling and he certainly doesn’t hold your hand when entering this world of energetic, pulse raising music. His ability to force your body to move using nothing but sounds and innovations is a testament to his talents. No one looking to get into the genre should overlook DJ Mad Dog, but he won’t let you because like his music, he won’t quit and there’s no way he can be ignored.
Sound Cloud: https://soundcloud.com/djmaddogmusic