Dani Deahl

Editorial Director
Output Inc.
Participates in 1 Session

As a prominent figure in music, Dani Deahl has been at the forefront of artist discovery and meaningful industry change for over a decade. She currently is a DJ, producer, and public speaker. She developed the coverage for the intersection of music and technology for The Verge, helmed YouTube series The Future of Music, and is Vice President for the Recording Academy Chicago chapter. When performing, she blends trap and house to create bass-forward sets that are technically savvy and high energy.

As an artist herself, Dani has released trap, twerk, and hard-hitting house with labels like Dim Mak, Monstercat, Flamingo, Cr2, and Armada. She has also been the subject of two documentaries, toured extensively across the globe, played festivals like Spring Awakening, Lollapalooza, and EDC, venues like Wrigley Field (with Fall Out Boy), hosted her own terrestrial radio show in Spain and the Canary Islands, and has been an official Red Bull DJ. She has headlined with or been direct support for artists like Alison Wonderland, Valentino Khan, Krewella, Diplo, Steve Aoki, NERVO, Yellow Claw, and countless others. As Diplo himself says: "She's awesome." Dani previously held editorial positions with Nylon Magazine and DJ Mag, and she is the host of YouTube series The Future of Music, which features stars like Charli XCX and Oak Felder, producer for Kehlani and Demi Lovato.

Dani has been heralded for her impact in music by MTV, THUMP, Oxygen, Billboard, Nest HQ, Magnetic, Yahoo, Complex, Chicago Tribune, and many others. She's also a prominent expert on the topics of gender equality in music and marketing for musicians, with speaking engagements at TEDx, Oberlin College, University of Colorado Boulder, SXSW, Music Tectonics, Billboard Live Music Summit, Miami Music Week, Movement festival, Macworld, Camp Spin-Off, Ableton Loop, Red Bull Hack The Hits, an official Twitter Music Q&A, and more. Additionally, Dani has been a guest and expert voice for MSNBC and on podcasts like Reset, Vergecast, Switched on Pop, Ari’s Take, and more. She's not only consulted on creating branding initiatives for labels and artists, and has been instrumental in breaking new artists like Valentino Khan and Louis the Child. In fact, she has a history of doing so, credited with being the first to tap acts to watch such as The Chainsmokers, The Knocks, Dillon Francis, and Flosstradamus. As of 2018, Dani is also an elected Vice President for the Recording Academy, engaging in outreach and professional development for the dance music community.

Sessions in which Dani Deahl participates

Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
12:00 PM
12:00 PM