Born and raised in Munich, 6th floor, left door
Single polish mother, 1 younger sister, father german †
Based in Berlin, currently in Munich.
Daniela is a multidisciplinary artist, live-act, musician, producer, composer and singer.
After six years of playing in bands as lead singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Daniela returned in 2008 to electronic music.
With an incredible rich background of different styles of music, Daniela has created a personal style that defines her sound.
Daniela´s sets and productions expand the boundaries of understanding house and techno music to new horizons. By processing a colorful range of various kinds of (electronic) music genres, Daniela is proving her uncompromising diversity on the dancefloor.
In 2010 Daniela won an "QWARTZ 6 Electronic Music Award" in the cathegory "Dancefloor & Clubbing" in Paris (FR), among well respected artists like Alejandro Jodorovsky, Laurie Anderson, Gudrun Gut, the ancestors of Pierre Schaeffer and more. Without her knowing, Danielas piece EllE Routine (released on the VA Compilation Musik Non Stop Uno from the label Syncopated Musik / Minneapolis, US) was sent to the jury, blindly selecting out of 4332 music pieces.
GROOVE Magazin said about Daniela in 2021:
Daniela La Luz´s Chicago House piece about queer love, "Did You Ever" was featured 2017 as closing track on Moodymanns DJ mix for "DJ KICKS" on K7! and by now has over 1,5 million plays on Spotify.
From the 1st release, Daniela´s productions made it into the record bags of high profile DJ´s such as Sven Väth, Laurent Garnier, Ken Ishii, Solomun, tINI, Marcel Dettmann and many others. In 2015 "Feel The Future" was released in the mix on tINI´s DJ mix CD with Dana Ruh for Cocoon Ibiza and Daniela has played several times on the "tINI & THE GANG" events on the beautiful island of Ibiza (ES). "Feel The Future" got released short after on Danielas now ex-label "Parallel Berlin".
Next to clear electronic dance music live shows, Daniela loves to collaborate with classic trained musicians. She has performed a concert with the String Quartett from the "Berlin Opera" in Szczecin (PL), as well as a with jazz trumpet player Sebastian Soldrzynski for the EU.
Her current collaboration project with Pianoforte player Natyra Elezi:
When playing club music live, Danielas sound ranges from Chicago House Music to Acid, Dub and Techno, Trance, Rave, Ambient - eclectic, yet always infected with the style of Detroit Techno and Chicago House.
From 2008 - 2018 Daniela was co-running "Parallel Berlin" as A&R, promoter of dozens of international club nights, as well as on a regular base in Berlins clubs such as Tresor, Griessmühle (RSO), About Blank, Kater and more.
From 2012 - 2018 Daniela had a monthly event residency at Griessmühle (RSO), Berlin, finding and booking the scenes international upcoming talents of tomorrow.
Beside writing, releasing and performing her musical career as Daniela La luz, she was also working in the fields of multidisciplinary design, A&R, record label work, booking, as well as artist management, concepts and marketing.
In 2019 Daniela fell into a history of illness, moved back to Munich and was forced to take a break for three years.
After restoring health, Daniela signed in march 2023 for her next upcoming record on CHIWAX "Global Transformation", soon to be in presale.
DIMENSION OF BEING HUMAN
End of 2020, during the pandemic, Daniela founded her "Dimension Of Being Human" Label and Radio Show on Radio80k.de (Munich, Germany), where she´s playing upcoming, international Releases, as well as inviting interesting guests.
The first release came out in December 2020, Various Artists Compilation "COPING MECHANISMS (Electronic Meditation)"
releasing music from international high profile producers, such as herself, Vril, Paramida, Herzel, Frieder Blume and more.
12 pieces, 113 minutes.
DANIELA LA LUZ & NATYRA
In 2020 Daniela got to know Natyra Elezi, a master pianist from Kosovo, based in Munich. They met and right away, their sounds were vibing just perfectly together!
Now they play live on stage as duo: "DANIELA LA LUZ & NATYRA"
In April 2023 they played their big international debut, in the hall of Kosovos capital, Pristina at DAM Festival.
Together they gave masterclasses to the students of the Music University of Prishtina.
x x x 3rd ALBUM x x x
Funded by INITIATIVE MUSIK, it is scheduled for autumn 2023.
In 2022 Daniela initiated this Audio Visual LIVE concert with an imprint of electronic and classical improvisation, underlined by strong images of the melting and disapearing glaciers (caused by Climate Change) of the bavarian (german), austrian, swiss and french Alps.
Currently Daniela is finishing her 3rd album; musically, but also regarding the artworks.
As you can expect from a passionate musician like Daniela, there´s much more to come!
ARTE United We Stream (Berlin, DE) / Villa Stuck (Munich, DE) / MODULAR Festival (Tegucigalpa, Honduras) / Topaz (Monterrey, Mexico) / Fuse (Brussels, BE) / Watergate (Berlin, DE) / Bilbao, ES) / Visio Festival (Helsinki, FL) / Treson(Berlin, DE) / Griessmühle (RSO / Berlin, DE) / Efest (Tunis) / Kompass (Ghent, BE) / Ushuaia (Ibiza) / tINI & The Gang Ibiza / Sousami (Limasol, CY) / Club der Visionäre (Berlin, DE) / About Blank (Berlin, DE) / IPSE (Berlin, DE) / Harry Klein (Munich, DE) / Kiste Baden (Switzerland) / Renate/Else (Berlin, DE) / Grelle Forelle (Vienna, AT) / Rote Sonne (Munich, DE) / Kater Blau (Berlin, DE) / Golden Gate (Berlin, DE) / Visio Festival (Helsinki, FL) / Hoppetosse (Berlin, DE) / Plötzlich Am Meer Festival / Loftus Hall (Berlin, DE) / Chalet / OHM (Berlin, DE) / Her Damit Festival / Aura Karma Alles Festival / MODULAR Festival (Tegucigalpa, Honduras) / Topaz (Monterrey, Mexico) / Paris, London, Malmö, Oslo, Copenhagen, Ibiza, Aarhus, Torino, Milano, Prague, Taipei, Tunis, Minsk, Dubai, Taiwan, Szczecin, Lublin, Zielona Góra, Gent, Brussels, ...
Coping Mechanisms "Electronic Mediation"
Feel The Future by Daniela La Luz
Lazy Eyes by Daniela La Luz
House Me Or I House You by Daniela La Luz