Daniel Masson is an independent composer, producer and guitarist, following his own style in the electronic music and digital instrumentations. His solo career has encompassed a variety of musical styles and genres including rock, jazz, world music and electronic music.
Daniel’s early roots in 70’s rock guitar seeded his diverse career from creating video games soundtracks, playing jazz music in Paris France, and composing electronic music for the restored version of Impossible Voyage the first silent movie by George Mèliés and a collaboration with Goran Bregovic on the Cannes Film Fest prize winning film Queen Margot.
Masson travels the globe to Bangladesh, Syria, Egypt, Morocco recording musicians, sounds and voices from many cultures and counties to weave together the music of place into adventurous and soothing electronic soundscapes.
In 2004 with help from the French Foreign ministry and musicians of the Baul tradition Masson traveled to Dhaka, Bangladesh to record Baul Dimension.
In the 2017 film documentary and album Walila, Masson travels to Fés Morocco to merge the ancient with the modern to create a cultural bridge between Western and Arab worlds.
2011: Masson produced a new soundtrack for a restored version of Impossible Voyage, a silent movie by G. Méliès.
2011 to Present: Masson has live-mixed his collections of global sounds, music, voice, and instruments into improvised upbeat dance soundscapes and performed in Europe, United States and Mexico.
2017: In the film documentary and album Walila, Masson traveled to Morocco for the Sacred Music Festival of Fes to merge the ancient with the modern and work to create a cultural bridge between Western and Arab worlds.
2018: Masson released Trajectories, a 3-volume series, inspired by his live-mix experience and featuring sounds from his expansive library.
2019: release of Pensèes évaporées album.
2020: release of Pacific Dimension E.P.
2021: release of Magic Carpet album.
2022: release of Dead End album