Computer Magic is Danielle “Danz” Johnson, a self-taught song-writer, composer and producer. Based out of New York, she was born and raised in the Catskills and moved to Chinatown in New York City to attend Hunter College.
Her influences include New Wave, Italo Disco, 70's Disco, Krautrock and everything in between. Some of Computer Magic's main influences are New Order, Giorgio Moroder, Gary Numan, Stereolab, Belle & Sebastian and Radiohead. Her visual aesthetics are influenced by sci-fi films, such as Barbarella, Logan's Run and 2001: A Space Odyssey.
She has written and produced numerous songs for commercials (Lexus, Aria Casino, Panasonic Beauty in Japan, and QP Half). She has remixed artists (Strange Names, Pink Feathers, Mark the Beast). She has modeled clothes for the skate clothing brand X-Girl, founded by Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon in the 1990s; and Sofia Coppola's clothing line Milkfed.
She started her own label, Channel 9 Records, in 2015 to release her music on physical formats, pressing limited edition vinyls and cassettes.
Her discography includes two LPs, nine eps, and one compilation record in the USA. In Japan she has released six full length records with Tugboat / P-Vine Records..
She currently resides in New York City, where she is working on her next Computer Magic record.