Dan Laino (DeLAIN) experience as a life-long musician formed the framework for his evolution into the Producer and DJ we know today as DeLAIN. Under this identity, he blends the most savory elements of disco, funk, soul, breakbeat, hip-hop, and R&B to create distinctive productions and engaging live sets. DeLAIN has become a main-stay in Minneapolis because his wide-ranging tastes, vast experience, and never-ending energy empower him to shine in every lineup. DeLAIN is signed to Phunk Junk Records, S&S Records, Cosmograph Records, 4Matt Prodution Chicago and Down Right Dirty Records, and has been a mainstay in Minneapolis for years because his wide-ranging tastes, vast experience, and never-ending energy empower him to shine in every lineup. Latest Release Dance, featured on traxsouce along with remixes by Tony Fuel Jeff Swiff and SMHRS.
Born in Germany, Dan (DeLAIN) started playing percussion instruments at an early age. He moved to the United States with his family when he was 11 years old and soon started playing in marching band and mastering the drum set. In the late 80’s, Dan began curating his tastes by splicing mixtapes for friends and mixing records at parties. With skills and mounting experience, Dan was signed to Phadid Entertainment (Minneapolis), where he con-tributed to many artists and toured with the hip-hop groups Mayhem and Different Shades of Soul.