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Few individuals can claim to have done so much for musical exchange across the globe as Berlin based DJ, producer, journalist and label boss Daniel Haaksman. With the release of his 2004 compilation "Rio Baile Funk Favela Booty Beats" he introduced the sound of Rio ́s favelas to a global audience.
From 2005 Daniel gave the sound of Rio De Janeiro its own platform and started Man Recordings, today considered one of the leading international labels in tropical bass music. Man Recordings has released countless records by artists such as such as Diplo, Schlachthofbronx, Crookers, Bert On Beats and Daniel Haaksman himself amongst others. On top of this the label has also feature the creme of the crop when it comes to Brazilian artists, such as: Deize Tigrona, Joao Brasil, Lovefoxxx, Marina Gasolina or Edu K.
Daniel ́s own musical output includes various EP releases, three albums, plus dozens of official remixes for artists such as Gotan Project, Ray Baretto, Populous and Schlachthofbronx. As a DJ, he has travelled the world and played countless clubs, festivals and events, from Hollywood wedding parties to ghetto-jams. His party friendly mix of baile funk, afrohouse, trap, bubbling, kuduro and everything in between has excited audiences everywhere. Daniel knows no musical rules, except for one: A DJ has to rock the party!