MANIPOLATO (aka Latino Pellegrini) is an Italian DJ/Producer and the founder of Defora Records. Active as a DJ since the late 90’s in the New York club scene, he was also the one of the founder members of the infamous lower east side crew A65. Manipolato’s first EP "Medications" was released in 2003 only on vinyl by Red Menace Records, including a dope remix by Gus Gus. His discography is also filled with several collaborations under various names and remixes for many artists such as Elisa, Alley O, Anna Cavazos, Ricky Leo, MÖRRIS & SÖMMER, DZ Love, Cosmood, Anaid and Sound Shapes. Behind the decks Manipolato delivers a unique blend of Techno, Deep House, Tech House and Old School Grooves. Currently based in Milan, Manipolato is an active figure in the local club scene (Wood Vibes, ODD, A Dose of, Telescope, 65mq, Port Royal, Scream Kollektiv, The Garden, Naked Mind, Mood) and he continues to produce and to perform in clubs worldwide.