909originals chats to Gaetano Parisio about the return of seminal techno label Conform Records

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Since bursting on the scene in the mid 90, Gaetano Parisio has led the charge for Italian techno for more than two decades.

Along with compatriots such as Marco Carola, Danilo Vigorito and Rino Cerrone, Parisio helped establish his hometown of Naples as a mecca for tough, uncompromising beats with his Conform Records label setting the template for others (including a new generation of Naples artists. Having followed the success of Conform with the ART (Advanced Techno Research), Southsoul and Adagio projects, Parisio stepped away from DJing in 2007 to focus on making music, as well as seeking to inspire the next generation of techno producers.

With this in mind, the now-Barcelona based Parisio has relaunched the Conform imprint with two monster releases that level into the label’s back catalogue – Conform 20th Century (1997-2000), which was released on 7 May, and Conform 21st Century (2000 onwards), which is set to land on 21 May.

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Real Techno Presents Gaetano Parisio Podcast

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We are in for a very special treat this week with an exclusive mix from the legendary Gaetano Parisio!!
Gaetano doesn’t normally do guest mixes but we are lucky enough for him to agree to do one just for us ?
One of the leading lights of the Italian techno scene, Gaetano has produced a multitude of tracks under his name and his Gaetek moniker for labels such as, Drumcode, Tortured, Zenit, Planet Rhythm & Primate as well as his own brilliant Conform, ART & Southsoul imprints.

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Gaetano Parisio – Track Premiere “Quake” Alexandre Kowalski Remix

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“Naples, the third largest city in Italy, would be only half as famous without the fourth element. But this track premiere is not about imploding magma chambers or cooking Italian cakes. The southern Italian label Conform Records made it their mission in ‘97 to bring the Neapolitan fire into the clubs and homes of the world.
The medium chosen by label boss Gaetano Parisio has always been vinyl. Without exception, he remains true to black gold til today. With the Re-touched Series Vol. III, the third episode of his remix series is coming out this year. But when you skim the participants it turns out that this is no wonder, because reading alone makes your heart warm.

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Vicious Magazine: Gaetano Parisio

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“El DJ solo debe ser un medio, no el protagonista de la noche”
Vicious Magazine: Muchos en España te conocemos por tus ya míticas sesiones de techno a principio de siglo, pero queremos ir más allá. ¿Recuerdas cuál fue tu primer contacto real con la música electrónica? (tu primera experiencia como clubber) 

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Gaetano Parisio’s Conform Re-Touched

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Italian DJ and Producer Gaetano Parisio (aka Gaetak) revives his well-regarded, techno label Conform, more than 20 years after it was initially launched. The return of the independent, well-missed imprint, comes out as a solid collaboration between some of the most eminent names in techno, as the project CONFORM RE-TOUCHED SERIES.

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Conform Re-touched Series Vol. II

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More than 20 years after it was first launched, Gaetano Parisio has revived his well regarded techno label Conform. The new era starts with a new CONFORM RE-TOUCHED SERIES which will be released in 4 volumes over the coming months and contain classic Conform tracks that have been re-edited by some of techno’s most influential artists.

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