Matteo Pepe aka UABOS was born in Milano. Arising dj and producer he has become very quickly one of the italian leading figures behind the decks.
Matteo Pepe aka UABOS was born in Milano in 1985. Arising dj and producer he has become very quickly one of the italian leading figures behind the decks.
UABOS' history is one of a slowly and steadily developed talent who held key residencies in Milan's most important clubs since he was a teenager. In the last few years UABOS has shared the consolle with world-class DJs such as Brodinski, Breakbot, Gesaffelstein, Erol Alkan, Alexander Robotnick, Andy Butler, Kode9, DJ Hell, The Magician, Joakim, Booka Shade, Rustie, Hudson Mohawke, Giorgio Moroder, Etienne de Crecy, Tiga, Peaches, Siriusmo, Daniele Baldelli, Simian Mobile Disco, A-Trak, David Carretta, Gold Panda, The 2 Bears, Kim Ann Foxman, Mount Kimbie, Massive Attack, Mr Oizo, Legowelt, Zombie Nation, Nd_Baumecker, Wolfgang Flur (Kraftwerk), Bicep, Skream, Daniel Avery, Scuba, Nathan Fake, Jimmy Edgar, Gorgon City, FaltyDL, John Talbot, Floating Points, Grove Armada, Young Marco, Romare, Erol Alkan, Andhim, Boris,
He is known for his skilled mixing technique and his versatility - allowing him to play both house and old-school electro, jack-influenced techno, italo and nu disco with a seamless flow. He has played for several national and international promoters and festivals such as Club2Club Festival, Spring Attitude Festival, Diamante Club (Madrid) and was resident of Bar Tausend in Berlin. In 2015 he started his residency at Blume Club in Florence together with LE CANNIBALE alongside many renowed brands such as Adidas, Nike, Replay, Mini, Zalando, Tommy Hilfiger etc.
In terms of producing music, his carrer starts in 2012 when UABOS released a remix for the italian band Iori's Eyes ("Winter Olympics") and his first track ("Need") saw the light on the italian blog DLSO. In 2013 his track "Remember" hit the web with a blast and was selected by XLR8R to be featured on the site, creating real hype and attention around UABOS' name, finally "Ending of a Day" followed shortly and was also featured on DLSO. One EPs for the italian label GOLD NITE REC - "Dial L" (featuring a remix by Photonz) has seen the light in fall 2013, and two remixes of his were commissioned and selected by HARD TON & PAUL PARKER and have been published by BORDELLO A PARIGI in "The Heat is On" EP. In 2015 his "Dusk" EP out on BITTER MOON and the EP "Emergency Call", released by TOYTONICS featuring a remix by Legowelt. In 2016, another EP for BITTER MOON - "A Point of View" - and remixes for CLUB DOMANI (on EMERALD AND DOREEN RECORDINGS) and ALI RENAULT on his "Altro Mondo" EP (out on BORDELLO A PARIGI) with the track "Lenticular (Uabos Take 2 Remix)".
UABOS is also one half of SAY DUBAI, which has so far published two EPs for Malente's label NoBrainer.