Daniel Lesden (DJ and producer)
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Daniel Lesden (real name is Daniel Sokolovskiy, born on September 27, 1987) is an electronic dance music producer, DJ, A&R. from Moscow, Russia. He has had releases on such record labels as JOOF Recordings, Perfecto Fluoro, Iono Music, Digital Om Productions, Ovnimoon Records and more. He has performed in Switzerland, Hungary, United Kingdom, Greece, Israel, Russia, and also The Netherlands is being on his upcoming gigs list.
Rave Podcast is his monthly mix broadcast on Digitally Imported.
Daniel Lesden has started his music career as a Psytrance producer, but in 2019 he moved forward musically towards Progressive and Techno music.
Over the course of his career, Daniel Lesden made many guest appearances in various radio shows, hosted by Lisa Lashes, Christopher Lawrence, Simon Patterson, John 00 Fleming, and many more.
Charts and press
The style change turned into success for Daniel Lesden. The first single he introduced after the shift from Psytrance to Progressive music, 'Breaking From The Shadows', has become the most popular release of JOOF Recordings on Beatport that year and is getting close to 100.000 streams on Spotify.
Open To Close sets
In 2019, Daniel Lesden played his first 5-hour 'Open To Close' set to showcase the broad musical palette he's got over the years as a DJ. Later on, in 2020, he played a 6-hour 'Open To Close' set.
In February 2011, Daniel Lesden introduced Rave Podcast as his regular mix series. One year later, in November 2012, Rave Podcast became a monthly broadcast on Progressive Psy channel of Digitally Imported radio. It was mainly focused on Psychedelic music at first, and over the past years featured guest mixes from artists like Astral Projection, Vini Vici, Mindwave, Beat Bizarre, Ovnimoon, Flowjob, Sonic Species, and more credible artists.
On September 2018, Daniel Lesden took a break from hosting Rave Podcast, and returned to his duty half a year later with a new format, focusing on Progressive and Techno to reflect his new music direction as an artist.
From now on, Rave Podcast is broadcast every second Friday of each month on Progressive channel of Digitally Imported radio, and also available as a podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, YouTube, and Spotify playlist.
In January 2015, Daniel Lesden has been invited as an A&R manager to JOOF Recordings, a British underground record label originally set up by John 00 Fleming in 1998. Daniel helps the label team with listening to incoming demos, scouting new talents, and internal communication. He retains this position to the present day.
Daniel Lesden is a strong advocate of education in the music industry. In 2015, Daniel has introduced the advice series in his blog where he's answering the questions he gets sent on DJing, production, marketing, business, and more topics of the music industry. As of today, he has written over a hundred educational articles and behind the scenes.
In 2019, Daniel Lesden and his mates created an event company called Rave People, focusing on small underground raves in Moscow. They've managed to run five successful events so far, with the sixth and other planned parties being canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
|2017||2000 Years Ahead||Digital Om Productions|
|2014||Chronicles Of The Universe||JOOF V2|
|2020||To Be Revealed soon||JOOF Recordings|
|2019||Breaking From The Shadows||JOOF Recordings|
|2019||Constellations (with Tim Bourne)||Digital Om Productions|
|2018||Confront Reality (with Mechanimal)||Digital Om Productions|
|2018||The Last Of Our Kind||Iono Music|
|2017||Existence||Digital Om Productions|
|2017||Arrival||Digital Om Productions|
|2016||Another Earth: Remixed||Digital Om Productions|
|2015||Enuma Elish||JOOF V2|
|2015||Genesis (with Cosmithex)||JOOF V2|
|2015||Another Earth||Digital Om Productions|
|2015||Life Simulation||JOOF Recordings|
|2015||Thru The Stars||Digital Om Productions|
|2015||Aurora (with Mekka)||Borderline Music|
|2014||Mirai (feat. Spinney Lainey)||JOOF V2|
|2014||Imitation Of Life (with Argonnight)||Tandava Records|
|2013||Space Form||Tandava Records|
|2013||Mars One||Synergetic Records|
|2012||Illusion Of Reality||Synergetic Records|
|2015||You Are My Salvation||As The Horizon Comes Closer||Research & Development|
|2014||Christopher Lawrence, Jonathan Allyn||The Human Element||Pharmacy Music|
|2014||John 00 Fleming||Healing||JOOF Recordings|
|2014||Whirloop||Feel The Effect||JOOF V2|
|2013||Ace Ventura||Presence||Not On Label|
|2013||Mac & Monday||Yoruba||Borderline Music|
|2013||Lyctum||Galactic Society||Synergetic Records|
|2013||Magnus||Signal Strength||Not On Label|
Daniel Lesden has double citizenship in Russia and Israel. In 2013 he moved from Moscow to Israel where he lived for five years, and in 2018 he returned back.
In the media
- "John 00 Fleming welcomes Daniel Lesden to the JOOF Recordings team". Twitter. February 2, 2015.
- "Daniel Lesden Interview | Shankra Festival | 10 - 15 July 2018". shankrafestival.ch. Retrieved 2020-08-11.
- "Star Pathway, Verőce (Hungary)". goabase ॐ parties and people. Retrieved 2020-08-11.
- "Dance:Love:Hub The Evolution". Resident Advisor. Retrieved 2020-08-11.
- "PLUR Festival 2017, Greece". Psy Trance Events Worldwide. 2017-07-13. Retrieved 2020-08-11.
- "Daniel Lesden Live @ Tel Aviv, Comfort 13". Youtube.com. March 7, 2014.
- "Astrix at Izvestiya Hall in Moscow". nightparty.ru (in русский). Retrieved 2020-08-11.
- "Luminosity Beach Festival 2021 Lineup". Retrieved 2020-08-10.
- "Daniel Lesden Gigs". Daniel Lesden Official Website. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
- "Rave Podcast with Daniel Lesden". DI.FM. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
- "Where I'm going to musically". www.facebook.com. May 16, 2019. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
- "Lisa Lashes announces Daniel Lesden in Lashed Podcast". www.facebook.com. August 2, 2014. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
- "Christopher Lawrence announces Daniel Lesden in Rush Hour". www.facebook.com. January 15, 2015. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
- "Simon Patterson announces Daniel Lesden in Open Up". Twitter. August 1, 2013. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
- "John 00 Fleming announces Daniel Lesden in Global Trance Grooves". www.facebook.com. September 9, 2015. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
- "Digital Om Productions: Daniel Lesden album is at highest selling position". www.facebook.com. February 5, 2017. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
- "'2000 Years Ahead' Evolution In Beatport Charts". bptoptracker.com. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
- "JOOF Recordings Beatport Charts". www.bptoptracker.com. Retrieved 2020-08-11.
- Breaking From The Shadows, retrieved 2020-08-10
- "Daniel Lesden Open To Close". Google.com. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
- "DI.FM Progressive Psy introduces Rave Podcast". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
- "Rave Podcast radio show on DI.FM". SoundCloud. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
- "Stepping aside". Facebook. September 30, 2018. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
- "Rave Podcast is coming back!". www.facebook.com. May 1, 2019. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
- "Rave Podcast official website". Daniel Lesden. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
- "Interview with Trance Magazine". trancemag.com. July 3, 2016. Archived from the original on June 6, 2017. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
- "Daniel Lesden Advice". Google.com. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
- "How To Send Demos To Record Labels". DJ TechTools. 2016-10-12. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
- "Сколько стоит быть электронным музыкантом". Т—Ж (in русский). 2018-09-12. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
- "Андеграундные рейвы в камерном формате". raveppl.ru. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
- "Daniel Lesden discography". Discogs. Retrieved 2020-08-11.
- "[Review] Daniel Lesden – 2000 Years Ahead [Artist Album] - TranceMag". web.archive.org. 2017-04-12. Retrieved 2020-08-11.
- "Your EDM Album Review: Daniel Lesden - Chronicles Of The Universe [J00F Recordings]". Your EDM. 2014-02-24. Retrieved 2020-08-11.
- "Daniel Lesden Album Review by Trance for Infinity". Trance for Infinity. 2014-09-02. Retrieved 2020-08-11.
- "Breaking From The Shadows is out on JOOF Recordings". JOOF Recordings. Retrieved 2020-08-11.
- "Enuma Elish review in Zone Magazine (Ireland), Issue 008, by journalist Danny Slade". web.archive.org. 2016-03-14. Retrieved 2020-08-11.
- "Trance: Christopher Lawrence & Jonathan Allyn - The Human Element (Daniel Lesden Remix) [Pharmacy Music]". Your EDM. 2014-12-05. Retrieved 2020-08-11.
- "Пять лет в Израиле: плюсы и минусы". Daniel Lesden Blog (in русский). Retrieved 2020-08-10.
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