The recording studio Dj Seven Productions was established in 1994 on the initiative of Alberto Margheriti; in 2005 it became Smilax Publishing, complementing the record label with the addition of its editorial part.
Since 2005 many collaborations have taken place with independent labels (Kontor, Clubstar, Drizzly, Vale Music) and Majors too (Toco, Universal, Warner, Sony, Wagram Music); the result... was countless foreign licenses, placing most of the releases on numerous compilations and music collections all over the world.
Smilax Publishing produces regular licenses either on its own catalogue both physically (distributed in Italy by Warner Music Italia Srl, Self Distribuzione Srl and Global Net) that digitally through most famous digital stores such as: iTunes, Beatport, Juno Download, Amazon, Nightlife.
Each production is taken care in every stage, from mastering stage to the audio post-production, from the video production to the graphic design of physical and digital product. The label handles also the carrying out on behalf of third parties of CDs, Vinyl and DVDs. In 2013 Smilax has followed the production and distribution of important products such as 105 Miami Compilation for Radio 105, Billionaire Gold Music Compilation for Billionaire Club and Supalova Forever, the last selection by Joe T Vannelli.
Among the most important artists of Smilax Publishing should be mentioned: Alex Barattini with his famous singles "The Cha Cha Cha", "Stay Tonight" and "Abc"; Den J Rose who has climbed the world rankings with the Snap's cover "Rhythm Is A Dancer"; Morris Corti & Eugenio LaMedica, authors of hits such as "I Rock I Sweat I Dance" and "Party With Me"; Heart Of Space with the track called "Give It 2 Me". The Smilax's single with the highest number of licenses in the world is "Galera" by Bra Zil. Smilax Publishing can also rely on the collaboration of big producers as: Roby Montano, Cucky, Alex Berti, Fabio Lenzi, Flavio Vecchi, Mario Più, Italian Gang Star and many others.
The editorial part plays an important role, Smilax Publishing manages the editions of: Federico Scavo (Scavo World Music Publishing), Stefano Mattara (Diemme) and Joe T Vannelli (Level 2 Srl) in addition to the catalogues of: Rosso di sera, Mes Liter, Jaywork, All In, Nuova Fresca, Sine Die, New Kernel, Hitrainbow and Manchester Italia.
In 2013 Smilax Publishing has acquired Cappuccino Edizioni Musicali, thus enriching its editions with the great successes of Laura Pausini (La Solitudine, Non C'è, Gente, Strani Amori, etc.), Ivana Spagna (Call Me, Easy Ladyu, Gente come noi etc), Nek (Tira su il volume).
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