Leo Guardo is an Italian-born DJ, producer and sound engineer currently living in Melbourne. He has been making moves for 20 years after establishing himself in Italy. He has worked on several professional productions across music, television and radio and is currently signed to labels like Orianna Music, MoBlack Records and King Street Sounds. Leo’s unique style brings a fusion of tech, deep and house grooves infused with Balearic, Tribal and ethnic elements. As his new collaboration with Ketzale feat Nomvula SA, ‘Heart Healers’, drops on connected, DMCWorld goes Back To Mine with Leo Guardo…
Daft Punk – Around The World
Daft Punk - Around the World (Official Audio)
I was 16 when this song was released and it was a breath of fresh air in the electronic and dance scene. I was starting out djing at my friends birthdays and I’ve played that record so much that it’s all covered in scratches now.
The Chemical Brothers – Hey Boy Hey Girl
The Chemical Brothers - Hey Boy Hey Girl (Official Music Video)
I will always remember the first time I heard this song on their live show and how I was fascinated by looking at their wall of synthesisers and the end of the concert.
Green Day – When I Come Around
Green Day - When I Come Around [Official Music Video]
This song was the opener at the afternoon parties I used to go when I was 14 so it brings me so much memories and inspiration.
Daft Punk – Giorgio by Moroder
Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder (Official Audio)
I love this song, full stop.
Black Coffee – Superman
BLACK COFFEE - Superman (Taken from Africa Rising DVD)
One of the first Black Coffee’s work I heard, his unique touch on soulful house. This definitely deserves a place here.
Led Zeppelin – Stairway To Heaven
Stairway to Heaven (Remaster)
As I wasn’t even born when it was released, I discovered it later in life and it has been a beautiful experience. It’s one of those songs that I listen from time to time and always gives me so many emotions.
Public Enemy – Give It Up
Public Enemy - Give It Up
This one comes from my early Hip Hop days.
Dj Gregory – Tropical Soundclash (K-Dope Remix)
DJ Gregory - Tropical Soundclash (K-Dope Remix)
I used to play this record on every single gig between 2002 and 2004, beautiful work by the maestro Kenny Dope.
Afefe Iku – Mirror Dance
Afefe Iku - Mirror Dance
Osunlade here made such a difference in afro influenced house music at the time.
Pink Floyd – Money
Pink Floyd - Time (2011 Remastered)
I had to close this Back to Mine with this masterpiece!
Leo Guardo, Ketzale feat Nomvula SA, ‘Heart Healers’ is out now on connected.