Davide Boosta Dileo


Davide Boosta Dileo, born in Turin in 1974, is a versatile artist with a career lasting more than twenty years. Keyboardist and co-founder of Italian band Subsonica, Davide is also a composer, DJ, author, and radio-television host.

Davide contributed to each and every success of Subsonica, a band that he founded in 1996, which published eight studio albums – eight platinum records, with more than 500.000 copies sold- four live CDs and which has an endless background of concerts.

He is considered one of the best Italian DJs, using the stage name of Boosta and playing in the most important national and international clubs.

Davide is also known to be a very talented author, among the many songs he wrote there are “Non ti voglio più” and “La Clessidra” created for Mina and “Shine”, written for Malika Ayane.

Dileo is also a writer: in 2003 he published Un’ora e mezza, in 2011 Un buon posto per morire, and since 2007 he collaborates with the music magazine La Repubblica XL in which he edits the monthly column Piombo. In 2010 he became the artistic director of Bookstock, the area of the Salone del Libro di Torino dedicated to youngsters and founded the publishing house AAD.

Still, in 2010, Boosta hosted the radio show Coppia aperta on Rai Radio 2, while in 2012 he was chosen as the face of the new cultural television channel Sky Arte HD for the daily program Boo(k)sta: Libri in musica, in which he explained his books in a new way composing an original soundtrack for each one of them.

In 2015 and 2016, Davide edited the soundtracks for the original Sky tv series 1992 and 1993.

Then, in 2016 he released his first solo album: La stanza intelligente, published by Sony Music. The album is the perfect reflection of Dileo’s past experiences, both the DJ and the authorial ones.

The latest Boosta project was Facile (2020), which is a mix of contemporary music together with Davide’s classical pianistic background.






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