Italian DJ and producer, now based in Berlin (Germany). He is the founder of Tractorecords.
Since he was a little child he was attracted by the music, especially by soundtracks of certain movies which helped him to open his mind to electronic music, but his real passion started in the 90s during Sunday afternoon club parties. From 1996 to 1998 he plays as Dj in variuos clubs and special events (Cocoricò, Insomnia, Imperiale, Red Zone, The West) and starts a cooperation with Davide Calì, already known for many productions appeared on sector labels like Subway, Mammut e Right Tempo. But it's in 1999 that started a musical great adventure together with a couple of friends founding the "Air Kraft Vision". With their joint experiences they created a live-act of progressive and tech-house matrix based on midi sequences created and mixed live; on stage were shown machines like MC-303, MC-505, JP-8000 and glorious TR-909 and TB-303. In 2003 he becomes a member of "SpostaMenti" (mooving-minds), project created by Francesco Zappalà based on live-acts experencies of Francesco Passantino's groove and mix and Davide Calì synths and finger boards, opening at Distorsione Futurmusic Festival in Bologna Link with a great performance integrated to most modern emulations and full of new spectacular powering inspirated by classical technique of cutting and scratches. In 2004 Francesco Passantino, following quite a few successful productions, founded his personal label "Tractorecords", which today is leading together with the friends Francesco Zappalà e Giosuè Impellizzeri aka Dj Gio MC-505. As a producer, related to a Minimal Techno and Tech House context, crosses the boarder reaching out to Germany with Whirlpoolsex Music e Keno Records. His continuos cooperation with the german booking Interklang allows him to reach as a dj guest renowned clubs all over Germany. Furthermore he is cooperating with Sabrina Carnevale and Sonartek and has a regular weekly presence on the radio show Soundzrise broadcasted by the italian radio M2O. .