Danny Darko is an eclectic italian artist, producer, DJ, musician (guitar , keyboards). His productions cross a wide range of music styles, he has produced almost all genres of electronic music styles: house, deep, electro, progressive, indie-dance, pop, techno, dubstep and more. With a constantly evolving sound, Danny loves to experiment with and cross over into various musical genres.
With support from EDM greats DJ Tiesto, Armin Van Buuren, Paul Van Dyk, Pete Tong, Judge Jules,Gareth Emery, and Chuckie, Darko has released nearly one hundred Top 100 hits on Beatport Charts. His songs have been featured numerous times on The Hype machine. Danny’s songs on Spotify have topped an aggregated amount of 20 milions streams, with songs like Los Angeles and Butterfly topping 3 milions streams each.
He has been recording also under the moniker “Starchaser”. This project most famous single was “Love will set you free”, which topped UK Singles Charts(n.24) , Australia, Sweden national charts and MTV’s dance charts in the early 2000’s.
FILM MAKER BIO:
Danny takes his first steps in the world of movies, writing, directing and participating in the video clips of his own music. In 2013 he enrolled in a theatrical acting course, developing his acting skills. In 2016 he enrolled in a film making school. The end-of-course work is a horror short film called “Toys”, in which Danny takes care of everything from directing to shooting, editing and making the soundtrack. This work gets three official selections at as many international film festivals (MFF 2017, Wisconsin Horror Film Festival 2017, Fake Flesh Film Fest 2017). The following year he shoots a short with a sci-fi background called Cold Heart.
In 2019 Danny ventures into his first medium-length film, a horror film called MOMO. The film is selected by five international film festivals and wins the award for best horror medium-length film at the Wallachia International Film Festival 2019.
In the winter of 2019, following his environmental vocation, Danny makes his first short film on plastic waste pollution. In the short for the first time he also plays a part as a co-star. The has been selected as a finalist in three international film festivals.