DJ and photographer, co-owner and label manager of Multiplex, promoter of Echocord, former music venue manager and club night promoter of Zerrbild.
Daniel Kaarill have been moving through countless dance floors and various genres of electronic music, since the the late 90's. From house to techno, and back again, through every thing from breaks to experimental electronica. Today his sets are defined by deep and dubby styles – A mixture of house, electro and bass music, but always with an emphasis soul. Though it happens that Daniel playes both pure chillout, funk or banging hard, if the opportunitie emerges. In Copenhagen Daniel also earned a reputation for his Cologne techno sets. Regardless of the genre, he builds up his set consequently, but at the same time manages to supprice his audiance with forgotten tracks and new sounds.
In 2003 Daniel Kaarill started collaborating with personal friend Mikkel Sörensen about the club project ”Zerrbild”, which became a well known part of the Copenhagen undergound scene. Inspired by the electronic scene in Berlin, the two agreed to do something about local night life. After a hectic summer in 2004, with among other things, some very succesful pre-parties at Café Riga, they took an active part in building up the night club ”Culture Box” – Both physically and artistically.
In 2005 Zerrbild started mixing the great underground cocktail of pressent and future tallents from Berlin, Cologne, and Copenhagen at Culture Box. They presented names such as Burger/Voigt, DJ Koze, Superpitcher, Dominik Eulberg, Misc., Benno Blome, Ada, Cosmic DJ, Dapayk, Marcel Knopf, Sweet n Candy, Format: B, Blackwall, Marcel Jochmann, Ark, Cabanne, Jay Haze, Sammy Dee, Joachim Speith, Thomas Gwosdz, Heib and many more. They have also Developed a close collaboration with several Danish and International labels, for instace Kompakt Schallplatten in Cologne and Opossum Recordings in Berlin.
For a decade Daniel was spins at Culture Box - the main electronic club in Copenhagen. He also held a residency at the small club Nadsat, and played underground venues such as Jolene, Lab, Den Grå Hal, Zum Biergarten, Café Riga, TS, Dunkel and Turbinehallerne. He has visited Danish National Radio P3, and has been appearing as a regular guest at TweakFM underground radio since 2004. He managed the internationally renowned venue Culture Box untill 2017, and promotes the record labels Echocord and Echocord Colour.
In 2017 he also joined forces with Steen 'Kong' Mogensen, legendary Copenhagen DJ and founder of the Mantra night club. Daniel and Steen rebooted Multiplex, a Danish record label, originally founded by Cai Bojsen-Møller and Kong, which put out releases from 1995 until '98.
Daniel Kaarill has played as support for artists like:
Burger/Voigt, DJ Koze, Michael Mayer, Superpitcher, Dominik Eulberg, Misc., Justus Köhncke, The Field, Tobias Thomas, The Modernist, Kaito, Benno Blome, Ada, Cosmic DJ, Trentemøller, Bicep, Julio Bashmore, Tim Exile, Sieg über Die Sonne, Junction SM, Dub Taylor, Ben Klock, Mike Huckaby, Substance, Vainqueur, Deadbeat, Sammy Dee, Format:B, Sweet n Candy, Jay Haze, Copacabannark, Hervé AK, Francisco Allendes, Joachim Spieth, Dapayk, From Karaoke To Stardom, Marcel Knopf, Ivan Smagghe, Freestyle Man, Björn Stolpmann, Agnés, Anders Ilar, The Fix and many more...