Life is full of decisions that either make or break us. In the grand scheme of things, selling his
motorized scooter for his first studio set up may well have been the best move Alessandro
Lindblad – a Stockholm born youngster of Italian ancestry – ever made. Now a regular at
some of the world’s largest festivals and collaborating with producers such as Sebastian
Ingrosso, Calvin Harris and One Republic, Alesso continues to bring uplifting moments to
the forefront of global dance music.
From his debut single ‘Nillionaire’ and breaking through with the dark and energized ‘Raise
Your Head’, Alesso has had successive Beatport chart toppers. His discography is one to be
desired, with ‘Calling’ alongside Sebastian Ingrosso, ‘Years’ ft Matthew Koma, the 2013
Summer anthem ‘If I lose Myself’ a One Republic remix to his latest collaboration with
Calvin Harris ft Theo Hurts – ‘Under Control’.
The summer of 2013 was a busy one for Alesso. Playing the main stage of Summerburst at
the beginning of the season, interspersed with headline shows at Amnesia and Radio One
Weekend, Ibiza; Tomorrowland, The Light, Electric Zoo, and everywhere in between.
Highlights of his summer included playing alongside fellow Swedes Sebastian Ingrosso and
Axwell at the newly branded ‘Departures’ on the white Isle and headlining the ‘All Mixed
up’ tent with Sebastian at Creamfields – a night that for everyone involved will never be
As a strong producer as well as a DJ the future looks bright. Having already spun sets to a
variety of crowds, on a backdrop of different skylines on various stages across the world, this
is a man who is destined for greatness. For Alesso it’s his fans who motivate and inspire him
to keep on producing hit after hit. Pursuing his passion for music is inbuilt, a way of life,
which means that exciting times are ahead.