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Building a community through techno

  • Sergio Niño
  • 23 April 2024

As the landscape of electronic music continues to evolve, it’s essential to highlight the trailblazers who shape its progress, guiding us through uncharted territories. In this exclusive feature, we dive into the captivating soul of Adiel, an Italian DJ and producer whose limitless creativity has left an indelible mark on the global techno scene. Leading the charge in her musical journey is Danza Tribale, not just a record label, but a dynamic community united by a shared passion for cutting-edge sounds and exploration.

Join us as we embark on an adventure, tracing the evolution of Adiel’s distinct sound and the spirit that propels her forward. From humble beginnings to international acclaim, Adiel’s narrative serves as a testament to the power of passion and perseverance in the ever-changing landscape of electronic music. Through her lens, we catch a glimpse of the essence of techno—a place where soundscapes come alive, and the dance floor becomes a sacred space for connection and expression. Get ready to embark on a journey like no other, as we explore the beating heart of Adiel’s musical universe, one resonant chord at a time. Welcome to her home; Danza Tribale—a place where the music speaks directly to the soul.


“It all started with receiving one of the best pieces of advice in my life; creating my own label”.

The inception of Danza Tribale was not merely a business decision but a defining moment in Adiel’s artistic journey. For Adiel, owning a label offers more than just creative control; it represents a sanctuary of musical freedom where experimentation knows no bounds.

Danza Tribale embodies this freedom for Adiel, serving as a platform for diverse styles and genres to coexist harmoniously.

“Although it felt like a very big move in the beginning, it was one the best decisions I have ever taken. Owning a label gives you the space to have full creative control and freedom making you the boss of your own music. It allows me to experiment and do what I really want without having to wonder or ask for approvals."

"Just like my own journey as an artist, “Danza Tribale” is an ever-evolving project inspired by freedom and experiments in the form of diverse styles and genres. It’s a space with no rules where the musical freedom of the soul thrives”.

Yet, Danza Tribale is more than just a record label; it’s a community—a tribe connected by a shared love for good music.

“It’s amazing to see how the music you create can become the reason behind sparking new friendships,” Adiel reflects.

Through initiatives like a dedicated Telegram group, Adiel fosters connections among her supporters, forging bonds that extend beyond the confines of the dance floor.

“Alongside of freedom another very big inspiration point for me is the feeling of togetherness. It’s amazing to see how the music you create can become the reason behind sparking new friendships. About a year ago we decided to create a Telegram group, so I can communicate more closely with the people that support me. But never in my life did I imagine that from something like this actual strong bonds can be made and people would end up meeting at my parties and hanging out with each other."

"It’s crazy to see how at the beginning of the night they are strangers to each other and towards the end of the set feel life-long friends. That’s how my tribe was born; a community connected by the mutual love for good music”.

Looking ahead, Adiel offers tantalizing hints about Danza Tribale’s upcoming projects. While she remains tight-lipped about specifics, she reveals plans for a remix pack of her latest release, “Il significato delle Parole,” featuring renowned artists like Donato Dozzy and Pinch.

“It’s gonna be an exciting year indeed, I don’t want to spoil it too much but I am not the best at keeping my excitement private. Both Donato Dozzy and Pinch; have been a main source of inspiration for me since the very beginning. Although they both have completely different styles ( one does techno, the other one dubstep ) it works because in “Danza Tribale ‘’ it’s all about not having boundaries when it comes to diversifying musical sounds”.


For Adiel, discovering new records is a journey for the soul.

“I wouldn’t say there is any specific thing I look for, quite the opposite actually I let my guard down and let the music itself inspire and guide me through the process. It’s all about the emotions that come when you hear a specific track, and when that feeling comes I know that this is the right choice”.

While she doesn’t adhere to specific criteria, Adiel relies on trusted sources like her favorite record store in Rome, where staff members curate selections tailored to her musical tastes.

"At this point, the guys there know my musical taste maybe even better than me,” she chuckles. “I try to renew my record collection with around 30-40 vinyls every month to keep things fresh and most importantly never get tired of the music I play”.

Whilst new discoveries are a must in Adiel´s journey, there are amazing gems that truly stick with her as they speak to her soul. certain records that hold a special place in Adiel’s heart.

“Since I have been playing on vinyls from the very beginning, you can imagine how much my collection has changed. There are a few records though that I will forever have a soft spot for and always keep in my selection. I found them around 12 years ago and until this day you will most likely hear them in some of my sets”.

These are:

Planetary Assault Systems – Dungeon; Donato Dozzy – Gol; Vitalic La Rock 01


As Adiel prepares for an electrifying B2B set with techno luminary Ben Klock, she approaches the collaboration with a mix of excitement and reverence.

“Ben Klock has been an inspiration since forever, he was one of the first people I started listening to when I discovered electronic music and also one of the first to recognize my skills. He invited me to play at his event in Berghain years ago. That’s what kickstarted this crazy opportunity of playing at the best club in the world every year”.

Collaborations like this are massive, since Adiel speaks not only through words but also through music. As she moved forward she acknowledges that Ben is not only a great artist.

"Not only I have a massive admiration for him as a professional but also as a person. The musical connection between us is very strong. Having a real bond full of trust between artists is a must to be able to synchronize the styles and energies”.

With over 20,000 fans eagerly awaiting their performance at Timewarp, Adiel acknowledges the significance of the moment.

“Djing alone versus with someone in the booth are two completely different experiences. Having someone mixing with you makes things way more fun because you get to experiment even more and most importantly get inspired in the process by the person next to you”.

In contrast to solo performances, B2B sets offer a unique opportunity for collaboration and exploration. Adiel emphasizes the joy of experimentation and learning that comes with sharing the booth with a fellow artist.

“Playing with a master mind like a Ben Klock is something else though, it’s not just a learning process but a whole masterclass for me that will be held in front of a full crowd of over 20000 people. The fact that this B2B is happening still feels surreal to me and I recently mentioned it to Ben when I saw him in Berghain – “Can you imagine how me and you will be sharing the same set?”

As we conclude this journey through the captivating world of Adiel and Danza Tribale, one thing becomes abundantly clear: the power of music to transcend boundaries and unite us all. Through Adiel’s passion and commitment to music, we have witnessed the birth of a movement—a movement fueled by creativity, innovation, and a shared love for cutting-edge sounds.

Adiel’s vision has not only shaped the sonic landscape but has also forged connections that extend far beyond the dance floor. Through Danza Tribale, she has created more than just a label; she has built a community—a tribe of like-minded individuals brought together by the transformative power of music. As we bid farewell to this chapter, let us carry forward the lessons learned and the memories shared. Entrusting her musical instincts, she navigates the vinyl frontier with a sense of adventure, allowing each track to speak to her soul. Whether scouring the shelves of her favorite record store in Rome or tapping into trusted sources, Adiel curates a collection that reflects her eclectic taste and unwavering dedication to sonic exploration.

Her upcoming B2B set with techno luminary Ben Klock is highly anticipated, promising an electrifying journey through the techno landscape. As they take to the stage, the energy is electric, the anticipation palpable, showcasing the transformative power of music and the enduring legacy of two visionary artists.

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