|Genres||House, dance, electronica|
|Occupation(s)||DJ's, Producer, musician|
Daddy's Groove are an Italian house music group formed of Carlo Grieco and Peppe Folliero. Based in Naples, Italy, Daddy's Groove have truly pioneered an iconic sound, blending house and electro seamlessly. Since 2011 they are essential part of David Guetta production team. Daddy's Groove have Co-produced and remixed music for artists like Axwell and also they have been working with pop acts like Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Sia, Nicki Minaj, Celine Dion, Bruno Mars, Sean Paul, Usher and more. They have latest singles released alongside Bob Sinclar, Kryder, and Tom Staar and scored several top10 positions on Beatport in just a few months. In 2016 Daddy's Groove entered the DJ Mag top 100 as first time ever. They are signed to the worldwide leading independent label, Spinnin Records . They have a residency at the prestigious Pacha nightclub, and they have also gone on multiple world tours.
- 1 History
- 2 Discography
- 3 References
- 4 External links
2006-2012: Formation and exposure
Initially forming as "Black Raw" and "Spit" in 2006; the trio (Gianni Romano,Carlo Grieco e Peppe Folliero)changed their name to "Daddy's Groove" which better fit each other's influences. They first gained exposure when Swedish House Mafia's Axwell asked them to remix his track "Nothing But Love". This was followed by an offer to be Swedish House Mafia's opening act for Masquerade Motel in Ibiza. Daddy's Groove was also asked by David Guetta to provide additional production on his album "Nothing But The Beat" and remixes for some of his tracks.
2013: Surrender and Tomorrowland
Daddy's Groove released several tracks on Spinnin' Records, including Stellar, Vertigo (featuring Cryogenix) and Walking On Air (featuring Dino), which topped various Beatport charts. They also released Hurricane and Unbelievable (featuring Rob Adans) on Doorn Records.
During 2013 Daddy's Groove toured extensively around the world; performing throughout the US, Europe, Australia, China, India and Japan. Most of their bookings were at clubs including Ministry of Sound, Marquee Las Vegas, Pacha Sydney, Story Miami, Vision Tokyo and Zouk Singapore. David Guetta booked Daddy's Groove for his Ibiza summer residency, "Fuck Me I'm Famous", three years in a row at Pacha Ibiza and Ushuaia.
Catching the attention of Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am; Daddy's Groove were asked to work on the production of Britney Spears' latest album "Britney Jean". They also did the mixing of Lady Gaga's track "Fashion!" on her "Artpop" album.
By the end of 2013, after signing to Ultra Records, they released "Surrender" together with Mindshake. Their popularity increased further when David Guetta offered them to join him, Nicky Romero and Afrojack on the mainstage of Belgium's biggest festival Tomorrowland.
2014: Collaboration with Congorock
Daddy's Groove continued their success in 2014 with their track "Miners". This was followed by "Synthemilk", a collaborative track with Mindshake, which reached #3 on Beatport's Top 10. They performed at major festivals throughout the summer including Global Gathering and Tomorrowland after this great events at Pacha Ibiza Gianni Romano announced his stepped back to spend more time in the studio for new projects called MHE and Gianni Romano. Their track "Pulse", featuring vocals from Teammate, saw them return to Beatport and iTunes chart.
Daddy's Groove was also credited for Additional Production and Drums Programming on 7 tracks featured on David Guetta's album "Listen".
2015: Weekly residency and Tribe
Daddy's Groove released for the first time on Steve Aoki’s label Dim Mak with “Pros & iCons” in 2015. A follow-up to their single “Synthemilk”, entitled “Black Sun“, was released next. According to their social media accounts, they have been in the studio with several artists including vocalist Luciana. Daddy's Groove secured a weekly residency in the well-known Italian Riviera area and introduced their own party called “Tribe”. Another one of their tracks, “Where I Belong”, was premiered at ADE 2015 before hitting radio stations and charts around the world. “I Stay True”, ft. Jaxx Da Fishworks & $andhiv, was their last track of the year and released through Kryder’s Sosumi Records.
2016: Return to Spinnin' Records
In 2016, ten years after their formation, Daddy’s Groove returned to Spinnin' Records. Their first release of the year was “WOW!”, a collaboration with Mindshake, featuring vocals from Kris Kiss, on sub-label Doorn Records. Shortly after, they revealed “Back To 94” featuring Cimo Fränkel on Spinnin’ Records. A pop influenced track designed to bring back the nostalgia of the 90's; it reached over 300,000 views on Spinnin’ Records’ YouTube channel in just 2 days. Daddy's Groove then released two further tracks on Doorn Records. “Tribe” featuring Steve Biko was followed by a collaboration with Promise Land in the form of “Scratchin”. In October, together with Bob Sinclar, Daddy's Groove released “Burning” on Spinnin' Records. Their final track of 2016, “Street Life”, was created with Kryder and released on his label Cartel Recordings.
2017: Railgun with Tom Staar and DJMAG ASEAN
Daddy's Groove has partnered with Tom Staar for their first track of 2017, Railgun, which released on 6 February on DOORN Records. Mixed David Guetta "2U" and Bruno Mars vs. Guetta "Versace on The Floor". In July Daddy's Groove yet again produced another hit record on DOORN Records: “Basement”. in October they were chosen as official ambassadors for DJMAG ASEAN.
Daddy's Groove start the 2018 with Latido on Spinnin records. His new track, in collaboration with Ferdy, is a Latino-groovy one perfect to inflame the dancefloor.
|Title||Year||Record Label||Additional Information|
|Falling (Daddy's Groove Vocal Mix)||2007||Test Pressing Records||Featuring Spit|
|Alma Mia (Don't Be Afraid)||2008||Featuring Boogie Fresh|
|Kiss My Agony||2010||Netswork Records||With Bob Sinclar|
|Rendez-Vous||Test Pressing Records|
|In My Head||2011||With David Guetta featuring Nervo|
|Crazy (Wild World)||2012||Netswork Records||Featuring Skin|
|Fairytale||Test Pressing Records||With Little Mark featuring Lady IM|
|Turn The Lights Down (David Guetta Re-work)||Jack Back Records|
|It's Not Right But It's OK||Strictly Rhythm||With Little Nancy|
|Power 2 The People||Test Pressing Records|
|Vertigo||Jack Back Records||Featuring Cryogenix|
|Walking On Air|
|Unbelievable||DOORN Records||With Rob Adans|
|Surrender||Ultra||With Mindshake featuring Iossa|
|Synthemilk||Sony Music||With Congorock|
|Big Love To The Bass||Ultra||With Nari & Milani|
|Back||Spinnin' Records||With Mindshake|
|Pros and iCons||2015||Dim Mak|
|Where I Belong|
|Stay True||Sosumi Records||Featuring Jaxx Da Fishworks and $andhiv|
|WOW!||2016||DOORN Records||With Mindshake featuring Kris Kiss|
|Back To 94||Spinnin' Records||Featuring Cimo Fränkel|
|Tribe||DOORN Records||Featuring Steve Biko|
|Scratchin||With Promise Land|
|Burning||Spinnin' Records||With Bob Sinclar|
|Street Life||Cartel Recordings||With Kryder|
|Railgun||2017||DOORN Records||with Tom Staar|
|Latido||2018||Spinnin Records||with Ferdy|
- 2018: Erik Hagleton - City Of Gold (Daddy's Groove Remix)
- http://pittbuhl.com/daddys-grove/. Retrieved 18 July 2012. Missing or empty
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 16 March 2013. Retrieved 8 April 2013.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
- http://www.testpressing.it/daddys-groove-f-me-im-famous-pacha-ibiza/. Retrieved 18 July 2012. Missing or empty
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