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Dani Deahl

The Verge
Reporter / Recording Academy Vice President, Chicago chapter
Chicago, Illinois
To request Music Biz meetings, email dani.deahl@theverge.com.

Dani covers the intersection of music and technology for The Verge, helms YouTube series The Future of Music, and is a Governor for the Recording Academy. She is also a DJ, producer, and public speaker.

As an artist herself, Dani has released electronic music with labels like Dim Mak, Monstercat, Flamingo, Cr2, and Armada. She has also been the subject of two documentaries, toured extensively across the globe, played festivals like Spring Awakening, Lollapalooza, and EDC, venues like Wrigley Field (with Fall Out Boy), hosted her own terrestrial radio show in Spain and the Canary Islands, and has been an official Red Bull DJ. Dani previously held editorial positions with Nylon Magazine and DJ Mag, and she is the host of newly minted YouTube series, The Future of Music, which features stars like Imogen Heap and Oak Felder, producer for Kehlani and Demi Lovato.

Dani has been heralded for her impact in music by MTV, THUMP, Oxygen, Billboard, Nest HQ, Magnetic, Yahoo, Complex, Chicago Tribune, and many others. She's also a prominent expert on the topics of gender equality in music and marketing for musicians, with engagements at TEDx, Oberlin College, Miami Music Week, Movement festival, Macworld, Camp Spin-Off, Ableton Loop, Red Bull Hack The Hits, an official Twitter Music Q&A, and more.