Alex Neri

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Alex Neri
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Background information
Birth nameAlex Neri
Also known asAlex Lee
Born (1970-06-16) 16 June 1970 (age 52)
Sarzana, Italy
GenresDance, electronic rock, indie rock
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, DJ
Years active1986–present

Alex Neri (born in Sarzana, Italy, on June 16, 1970) is an Italian DJ, producer and songwriter.


A founding member of Planet Funk, having formed the band in the late 90s, Alex Neri also pursued a solo career and established an independent record label named Tenax Recordings.[1]

He started his career playing at the Alhambra, a nightclub in Sarzana owned by his father. Neri began his studio activity collaborating with Marco Baroni[2] and working on different productions such as the Korda project ('Move Your Body'[3]) and Kamasutra ('Storm In My Soul'[4]), all while releasing remixed productions for artists such as Club Freaks,[5] Annette Taylor,[6] Future Force,[7] Instant Funk[8] and Jestofunk.[9]

In 1998 Neri and Baroni launched their first single 'Happiness'[10] featuring Jocelyn Brown, which reached 5th place on dance charts in the US and 45th place in the UK.[11] At the same time, Alex Neri met and started collaborating with Gigi Canu and Sergio della Monica, which led to the establishment of Planet Funk.[12]


Solo albums[edit]

  • 1992: The Wizard
  • 1993: Soave (with DJ Le Roy Feat. Bocachica)
  • 1995: Headphone (EP)
  • 1995: Planet Funk
  • 1996: Planet Funk 2
  • 2004: Housetrack/Club Element
  • 2004: Aurora
  • 2006: April
  • 2007: La Fotografia (with Luca Bacchetti)
  • 2008: Warm Vibes (EP) (with Marco Solforetti and Ilario Alicante)
  • 2014: Mystic Tattoo (with Marco Baroni)
  • 2015: Desert Rose (with Federico Grazzini)

Planet Funk[edit]


  1. ^ "Tenax Recordings".
  2. ^ "MARCO BARONI". The DJ List.
  3. ^ "Korda - Move Your Body (Club Remix)". SoundCloud.
  4. ^ "Kamasutra - Storm In My Soul (Vinyl)". Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  5. ^ (1995) Club Freaks - It Must Be Love [Alex Neri Dub RMX]. YouTube. 25 June 2013.
  6. ^ "Annette Taylor - Upside Down (Vinyl)". Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  7. ^ "Future Force - What You Want (Vinyl)". Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  8. ^ "Instant Funk - I Got My Mind Made Up (Vinyl)". 23 June 2009. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  9. ^ "Jestofunk - Stellar Funk (Vinyl)". Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  10. ^ "Kamasutra Featuring Jocelyn Brown - Happiness (Vinyl)". Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  11. ^ "Happiness (song by Kamasutra) ••• Music VF, US & UK hits charts".
  12. ^ "Alex Neri Biography". Resident Advisor. Retrieved 7 March 2023.

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