Denni Longstocking Kindred
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
Denni Longstocking Kindred, who performs as Longstocking is an American Non-binary music artist, electronic dance music producer, DJ, and singer. Her debut single Pleasure Fodder, released in 2020 - peaked #1 in Deep House on Beatport. Since then all her releases have been featured in the Beatport Top 10 charts, via podium placements. Currently, Longstocking is a resident DJ at The Crocodile, Seattle, and is often seen playing the WestCoast, United States.
Outside of being well-known for her music, she is outspoken about her support for the LGBTQBIPOC community. She is regarded for her passion, and advocacy for House Musics BIPOC & Queer roots. Some of her popular songs are Delete Messages; Chirp, Chirp, Bitch; and Troupe. Longstocking offers a distinct take on dance music, with a richly layered sound that has made an immediate impact on West Coast underground music.
Early life and education
Longstocking was born in the city of Fullerton, California. She grew up around the Los Angeles area and Central Florida, but she eventually moved back to the West Coast. She started DJing when she was seven years old, with a Fisher-Price portable record player, for fellow kids at playgrounds. Skateboarding and surfing were integral cultural influences for Longstocking during her teenage years, and beyond. DIY formed the basis of her life as she grew up in punk and early rave culture.
Longstocking started producing music in her early 20’s. She became a member of a local punk band called The Frisbees in her teens, where she served as a drummer and singer. She then began experimenting with making Breakbeats which eventually led her to House Music as her primary producing genre.
In 2020, Longstocking released her debut single Pleasure Fodder - with four remixes. This was to be her first Beatport #1. 2021 played an integral role in furthering Longstocking’s career. She released three EPs, a music album, and a complication this year - all of which gained mass popularity.
Longstocking is a resident DJ at The Crocodile, Seattle, and is often seen playing the WestCoast, United States. Her specialty lies in house, tech-house, minimal/deep tech, deep house and breakbeat music.
Beatport Top 10 Releases 2020-2021
- Pleasure Fodder, EP 2020 (Late Night Munchies)
- 1 in Deep House, #2 in Minimal/ Deep Tech, #3 in House and #19 for the Global Top 100.
- Troupe, Album 2021 (Late Night Munchies)
- 3 in Deep House, #3 in Minimal/Deep Tech, #7 in Tech House and #27 in the Global Top 100.
- Poser, EP 2021 (He.She.They. Records - Warner Music sublabel)
- 1 in Dance/Electro Pop and #17 in the Global Top 100.
- Troupe Remixed, Album 2021 (Late Night Munchies)
- 2 in Bass House, #3 in Minimal/ Deep Tech, #5 in House and #6 in Techno (Peak Time/ Driving)
- Delete Messages, EP 2021 (Plump Records)
- 3 in Breaks/Breakbeat
She/Her/They/Them as per pronouns. She is a proud Chicanx, Non-Binary, Transfemme Queer, who is often advocating for the greater BIPOC / LGBTQ community within the music industry. Her sexuality is Pansexual.
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