Joe Demateis a.k.a. Highest & Joe was born in Naples in 1982 under the sign of the scorpio. The debuts of his passion for the music go up again to the infancy, infact, when he was young, thanks to a small club of his family. In 2009 appears in the two ambitious projects "Urban City" before and “Genetik” after, with content and joints more Tech-House and Techno. As Highest & Joe is involved in sounds the most sought after and most underground. In 2010 he published several Ep on the french label Giraphone Records, enjoying various positive approvals by many dj's internationally renowned, becoming part of their staff.
The last published works as "Future Jazz 2013" and "Stars Flames During The Apocalypse" have been appreciated by some of the most respected and significant club music researchers, like Ron Trent, Claudio Coccoluto, Mathias Schaffhauser, Ralf, Copper, Dr Motte, John Barber, Ralph Falcon, Cristiano Vincenzini, Guillaume Flamen, Diego Broggio, Layo & Bushwacka and many more.