Daniel Stefanik

Dates 2018

14 Jul, SatBerlin, Beats & Boats
14 Jul, SatBerlin, Hoppetosse
19 Jul, ThuBoliqueime, Lick (PRT)
21 Jul, SatZwickau, Sunshine Festival
28 Jul, SatAspenstedt, Huy Party 6.0
29 Jul, SunLeipzig, TH!NK? Festival
11 Aug, SatSonne Mond Sterne, Saalburg
24 Aug, FriBayreuth, Pin Festival
25 Aug, SatGemünden, Tanzinsel
26 Aug, SunBorna, Audioplastix
31 Aug, SatBerlin, Birgit&Bier
08 Sep, SatKempten, WAREHOUSE Rave
15 Sep, SatJena, Mirko Club
22 Sep, SatLeipzig, Distillery
14 Oct, SatLeipzig, Distillery
20 Oct, SatBerlin, Burg Schnabel
31 Oct, SatNeuss, 102
03 Nov, SatBad Klosterlausnitz, MUNA


Remixes + Compilations


"To make music, that is when you are in love. It’s just so beautiful. It just makes you so terribly happy.”

More than a decade into Daniel Stefanik's accidental career, and the core of it remains the same: “To make music, that is when you are in love.” The quintessential Stefanik production style is yet to find its limitations. Dub, house, techno and minimal converge, deepness and melancholy encounter maximalist tones, extravagance is steeped in nerdy sound aesthetics, and it's all executed with his unmistakeable style. Love is constant, love is change. Daniel is loyal to his Leipzig roots and its tightknit scene, his long-running DJ residency at the city's Club Distillery, and to his namesake solo sound that spawned a string of releases for labels like Moon Harbour and Cocoon. Yet his growing involvement with Berlin-based Station B3.1 has evolved his studio nous and instinctive musicality towards film and theatre score arrangements, and the 2015 debut of his alter ego DLSK sought out the headiest moments on the after-hours dancefloors. Born in a provincial district near Dresden, Daniel fell for techno in the mid-90s, and once he'd taken a heavy dose of electro, and turned out the debut EP Them People in 2003 with Matthias Tanzmann, there was no turning back. Releases and remixes with that special Stefanik-Feder(feather) followed for Cargo Edition, Freude am Tanzen, Dessous, Mobilee, Cocoon, Growin Music, Kann, Dissonant, and Raum…Musik. The end of 2008 saw a the release of Daniel's critically acclaimed solo album Reactivity on Statik Entertainment, superseded only by the epic follow-up Confidence for Cocoon in 2012. With a range of future-forward projects in the pipeline for 2018 - new music, new album and a Back 2 Back Tour with his best buddy Mathias Kaden, a jazz production that combines modular systems with acoustic instrumentation, and new collaborations with renowned artists - Daniel's love story continues to add more and more vital chapters.


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