DJs from Mars

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Djs from Mars
Background information
Origin Turin, Italy
Occupation(s) Producer, DJ
Labels Dance and Love

Djs from Mars is an Italian DJ and production team, composed of Max Aqualuce (born August 3, 1979 in Turin) and Luca Ventafunk (born February 29, 1976 in Turin). They are known for their mash-ups of popular songs turned into electro dance music.


The project started in 2003 after the meeting of young producers Luca Emanuele Ventafridda (aka Ventafunk) and Massimiliano Garino (aka Aqualuce), in Bliss Corporation,[1] an Italian label famous for the project of Eiffel65 in the late 1990s. Both of them were producing songs for the label under different nicknames, it's only after a few years and several tracks together that they initiated the common project "Djs From Mars".


The duo produced a few song getting correct airplays over Italy such as "Non Dormo Più", "Dirty Mary" and "Don't Give Up". Among their discreet releases, it is not until they started releasing bootlegs and mash-up, that audience attraction's turned to them. Their particularity is the ability of mixing actual songs to old success to turn it into an electronic music track.[citation needed] Along their remixes and bootlegs, Djs From Mars released in 2011 their first single in 2 years, entitled "Insane (In Da Brain)" with the singer Fragma, licensing it in over 15 countries.[citation needed]


Lady Gaga featured their bootlegs of "Metallica vs Lady Gaga" on Twitter. Their productions are frequently featured by YouTube and the duo went over the 10 millions views on their channel and reached the 100.000 fans mark on their Facebook fan page in May 2012.[citation needed]

DJ career[edit]

Famous for wearing cardboard boxes on their heads while playing live,[citation needed] they performed at a number of night clubs and events over the world including Europe, USA, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Canada, and China. Most notable one was the opening for Tiesto in Atlantic City in March 2011.[citation needed]




  • Alien Nation vol.1
  • Alien Nation vol.2


  • Bootzilla


  • Bootzilla: Vol. 2

Singles & EPs[edit]

  • 2003
    • Non Dormo Più - (Bliss Corporation)
  • 2004
    • Open Sesame - (Movimental)
    • Kipo Mambo (Mama Made a Disco Groove)
  • 2007
    • The Motherfucker - (GreenPark)
  • 2008
    • Who Gives A Fuck About Deejays - (The Dominion)
    • Dirty Mary (My Name Is)
    • Saturday Night On The Moon
  • 2009
    • Suono & Immagine
    • Don't Give Up
    • Revolution Radio - as db Pure vs Djs From Mars
  • 2010
    • Luv 2 Like It - as Rico Bernasconi vs Djs From Mars
    • Club Bizarre - as Brooklyn Bounce vs Djs From Mars
  • 2011
    • Sex Bass & Rock 'n' Roll 2k11 - Brooklyn Bounce vs Djs From Mars
    • Can't Come Home - as Picco vs Djs From Mars
    • Que Pasa - as Gabry Ponte + Djs From Mars + Bellani & Spada
  • 2012
    • Insane (In Da Brain) - as Djs From Mars feat. Fragma
    • Phat Ass Drop (How To Produce A Club Track Today)
  • 2013
    • Rock'N'Roll
  • 2014
    • Welcome To The Darkside - as Djs From Mars vs David Puentez
    • Hardcore Vibes - as Djs From Mars vs Picco
    • Devil In My Brain - as Djs From Mars vs. Carnival ft. James F. Dini
    • The Night Rave Before Christmas EP
Chart (2012) Peak
France (SNEP)[2] 97


  1. ^ Djs From Mars - Biografia e video girato a Torino
  2. ^ " – DJs From Mars feat. Fragma – Insane (In Da Brain)" (in French). Les classement single.

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