When a true selector takes flight, it sounds as though they re-mould each track to fit their specific vision. That’s exactly the effect Danielle has as a DJ, as she reaches across stylistic divides to pursue the sounds that speak her language. In her hands, myriad splinters of techno, electro, dubstep, breakbeat, jungle, ambient and experimental music can slot together, but more crucially it's the endless wells of misfits that fall between those generic signposts which give her sets the edge.
Danielle: Junction 2 Live
Danielle streaming live from the Great Gallery for Junction 2: Inner-City 2021 in London warehouse space Tobacco Dock on Beatport Live.
Orakel Cast 53: Danielle
This episode is brought to us by Bristol-based DJ and illustrator Danielle – and it’s packed with music, art, literature and also sociopolitical matters. Besides Lee Perry’s music and the Hamilton's Pharmacopeia episode, make sure to check out the interview with UK historian and activist Stella Dadzie.
Dekmantel Podcast 303: Danielle
In 75 minutes Danielle plots a line from sparse and atmospheric rhythmic pulses to full throttle jungle-referencing rave. Along the way, she finds a perfect sweet spot between head wrecking experimental tracks, futurist breaks and universally appealing techno that manages to be both muscular yet refined. It makes for quite the thrill.