Having always wanted to share his music and vision with others, Chuck Daniels has been an apex component of the Detroit and dance music scene for many years. Whether it’s been behind the decks, behind the party or behind the scenes, he has been involved in hundreds of party’s going back to 1996 and has been DJ’in since 1988. There are not many clubs in Detroit he hasn’t played or brought one of his famous Sampled party’s to, including booking some of the greats like DJ Sneak, Derrick Carter, Green Velvet, Miles Maeda, DJ Heather, Jason Hodges to name a few. Having also performed across North America and Europe, Chuck has played numerous clubs and parties, including residencies at the infamous Motor Lounge, Porter Street, and The Temple.
Developed from a broad musical background, Chuck has cultivated his style to embrace a wide range of styles, but all staying true to the House sound. His house background has been heavily influenced by Detroit Techno, Booty, and bass along with a strong influence of Chicago and New York House. His sets are seamlessly put together with energy, a visual passion and an experienced knowledge.
In the last five years Chuck has made a big impact in the House music scene with releases and remixes on numerous labels earning him lots of credibility with fellow industry artists. His remixes include work with DJ Sneak, John Larner, Lawn Chair Generals, Late Night Society, Troydon and Dt3ch just to scratch the surface and he has been on labels such as Classic, Robsoul, Guest House, Oomph, Magnetic, Tango, Night Shift, Spatula, OM, Mobile Trax, Phobic, Black Cherry, Detour, Grab, Ministry of Sound, Pacha and of course his own label Sampled. He has praised work featured on numerous compilations by industry big hitters including, DJ Heather, Mark Farina, Derrick Carter, DJ Sneak, Inland Knights, and a 50 Year anniversary collective for the Technique Turntable! It is this recognition and accolade, which has also led him to release his own compilation mix featured on DJ Sneaks label, Oomph Recordings, taking him on a multi city tour of Europe and the U.S.
More recently, Chuck has taken a small break building a new studio in his Detroit home, set up to record with the industry’s leading artists. Chuck has already started many projects and works with Jason Hodges as [Border Patrol], the 1200 Warriors, and Slater Hogan. He is always dedicating his time to working with upcoming local producers and DJ’s, putting something back into his local Detroit community. Daniels is also hard at work dedicating time to Sampled Recordings featuring some of dance music’s Premier artists.
Once one of the underground’s music’s best kept secrets, Chuck has crept into the mainstream consciousness of labels and promoters world wide and continues to promote the music that he loves.