BarZu a.k.a. Matteo Bonassin, born in Rovinj (Croatia) in 1990, gets in contact with electronic music in 2003, when he starts listening dj’s such as Carl Cox, Umek, V. Kanzyani, M. Bailey, Speedy J, Christian Varela & many more. He bought his first dj equipment in 2006, and from there to now he learned how to combine different genres of music in the best way. His genre could be defined as a mixture of Tech House and Techno. DJ’s & producers like Jay Lumen, Stefano Noferini, Mark Knight, Riva Starr, Kaiserdisco keep influencing his view of electronic music.
He played at festivals like: David Guetta (Arena, Zagreb), Enter Music Festival (Bačvice, Split), Electronic Carnival 2012 (Ljubljana), Collegium Spring Break (Rovinj), Hallowind (Fort Punta Christo, Pula) and clubs like: Temple, Pool Bar, Los Amigos (Monvi, Rovinj), Mojito (Rovinj), LightHouse (Vodnjan), Euphoria (Zrće, Novalja), Stereo Dvorana (Rijeka), Fun Academy (Rijeka), Gala Bar (Rijeka), Gruw (Rijeka), Guru Bar (Umag), Seven (Opatija), Lemon Club (Zagreb), Fanatik (Zagreb), Boogaloo (Zagreb).
BarZu shared decks with DJ’s like: David Guetta, Steve Angello, Sander Van Doorn, Tom Novy, Umek, Mace Plex, Kurd Maverick, Fritz Kalkbrenner, The Shapeshifters, Industrialyzer, Beltek, Mike Vale, Daniel Portman, Billy Nasty, Hertz, Chriss Ortega, Kenny Dope, Bodyrox, Michael Mind, Bert Bevans, Luciana, Phil Fuldner, Homeafairs, Paolo Barbato, Elyksir, D and G, Aleksij, Alen Sforzina.
In 2010 BarZu won the Tuborg Green Beat contest twice, with his mixes "Totaal FM" and "Tripp 2 Splitt", we have to mention that more than 35.000 people voted during the first contest.
In 2012 BarZu won the first 2 rounds of an interstate contest organized by Burn Studios, but unfortunately he didn’t make it to the next round (the prize for the winner was: Resident DJ at Privilege, Ibiza).
And last but not least, BarZu has a monthly show on a download platform for free dj mixes called Beattunes.com (famous for broadcasting underground mixes from promising dj around the globe) which can be traced on the following link http://barzu.beattunes.info
Keep On watching him, because new great stuff is yet to come!!!