He began playing the drums at the very tender age of six. When he was 11 years old and thanks to his participation with his school’s Big Band, near Stuttgart, Danilo would discover his great passion for jazz. When he was a teenager, he began working with his computer and other sampling machines, influenced by the pure sounds of Jazz, Soul, Funk and House of the 90s. This was how his first productions came to life, with the German label Pulver Recordings, when he was only 16 years old.
He formed the artistic house/ broken beat duet, which they called “Inverse Cinematics”, with Joachim Tobias, and created more than a dozen of publications in 12 inches, as well as the famous album by the name of “Passin Through” and several recompilations, were also the result of this partnership.
Inverse Cinematic was a constant in the portfolios of some of the most influential artists like Leftfield, Gilles Peterson, Rainer Trueby (with whom Danilo collaborated), Michael Rutten or Benji B.
After many collaborations and alone projects (“Hipster Wonzaz” with P. Valentino for Ubiquity Records or “Aphro Pzyko” for Raw Fusion), Danilo would search for new horizons in 2007 and would start a new and successful project, this time alone: Motor City Drum Ensemble (MCDE), with which he returns to the Chicago’s and Detroit’s House roots of the 90s. It was after this that his career would grow at a faster rate and would not stop. With MCDE, and his alter ego, Jayson Brothers, launched the Raw Cuts series, which has had an incredible rating all over the world in the underground scene. With only twenty something years of age and after reuniting all of his productions, he has published with more than 25 labels. Thanks to his great musical talent and overflowing creativity, Danilo has turned out to be one of the most important re-mixers of the moment.