- gold lounge music
Gold Lounge is the musical project of Michele Felloni ( alias Michele Effe ) ,one of the artists that has an active part in keeping alive the chillout –ambient and electronic scene in Italy.
Michele Effe is a musician ,composer and producer with a background as DJ.
Since childhood, Michele loved to repeate the songs listened on the radio with his little keyboard ,and this natural predisposition leads him to begin his music studies very early, at the age of six.
Michael grows in the 70s and 80s and develops his musical background while listening to the music that represents those unforgettable years.
Bands like Chic,Earth Wind & Fire,Giorgio Moroder, the funky and soul music and later, Simple minds,Tears for fears,Depeche mode and all the new wave generation have strongly influenced Michele’s style.
In the 90s Michele began his career as a DJ and, thanks to this , he had the chance to play in several Italian clubs during the birth of house music.
During this period he had the opportunities to exploit his previous musical studies ,fusing them with the possibilities offered by the carrere of DJ in the house-dance panorama.
He produced succesfull tracks with a group called Omnia Tria ,some of these tracks have been played by the most important italians radio networks and two tracks reached important positions in International charts ( ie: n° 15 in the Dance top 50 of Canada ) and were distributed in Europe by important labels like “Sony France” and “ZYX Germany”.
He participated also to different projects and productions togheter with other famous Italian DJs and he produced the special remix of Gipsy Woman by Cristal Water and “You to me are everything” by The Real Thing , for the famous and internationally acclaimed DMC ( Disco Mix Club)compilations.
It was during a vacation at the white island -Ibiza – in the 2007 that Michele discovered and loved immediately the chillout and lounge music and he decided to converge his musical tendence in this “new” style.
In 2011 Michele released worldwide the project “ Gold Lounge - Spirals” that represent his first complete album which includes some recent work and others ,that coming from the first musical stage ,on this occasion have been revised and remixed.
“Double Life” is the second album released in 2012 for Sine music label that combines Gold Lounge best songs with new, previously unreleased, compositions on a 13-track album.
Today Michele collaborate with some of the well known European labels specialized in Chillout and Ambient music and he released several tracks in different compilations dedicated to this kind of music.