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Band To Watch: Computer Magic

Computer Magic is the solo project of 21-year-old DJ/blogger Danielle (she goes by Danz). She moved from Rock Hill in upstate New York (population: 1,056)…
Stereogum | July 1, 2010 - 2:26 pm

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Computer Magic – “Amnesia”

Danielle "Danz" Johnson has been releasing great scifi-indebted synthpop under the name Computer Magic for years now. We named her a Band To Watch way…
Peter Helman | December 4, 2017 - 10:03 am


Stream Computer Magic Obscure But Visible EP

Old-school Band To Watch honoree Computer Magic is back this week with a fantastic new EP called Obscure But Visible. The five-song set finds project…
Chris DeVille | October 5, 2016 - 10:43 am

Computer Magic – “Fuzz” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

From hitting it big in Japan with 2015 single "Mindstate" to becoming the face of Coppola's clothing brand Milkfed, Computer Magic's Danz (aka Danielle Johnson)…
Michelle Laggan | February 23, 2016 - 10:20 am

Sad13 x Lizzo – “Basement Queens”

Speedy Ortiz's Sadie Dupuis has launched a new solo project under the name Sad13, and her first single is a collaboration with rapper Lizzo called…
James Rettig | January 20, 2016 - 2:09 pm

Computer Magic – “Be Fair” (Stereogum Premiere)

Writing about music in our ever-so-digitized age proves challenging when half of what you're hearing was made by a computer. Sometimes it'd be easier to…
Grace Birnstengel | August 18, 2015 - 11:35 am

Computer Magic – “Shipwrecking” (Stereogum Premiere)

Computer Magic is the project of Danielle Johnson aka Danz, a DJ and blogger with an affinity for old, obscure music. Danz is putting out…
Caitlin White | February 2, 2015 - 10:47 am

Computer Magic – “All I Ever Wanted” (Demo)

It's hard to believe that Danielle Johnson aka Computer Magic's "All I Ever Wanted" is just a demo, and you shouldn't let that defer you…
Miles Bowe | October 16, 2013 - 3:18 pm

Computer Magic – “A Million Years” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Last month, we gave you the first look at Danielle Johnson aka Computer Magic's "A Million Years." Now, Johnson gives the track the visual treatment…
Claire Lobenfeld | February 20, 2013 - 5:10 pm

Computer Magic – “A Million Years” (Stereogum Premiere)

Computer Magic is Danielle Johnson, a young New York DJ, producer, and fan of '70s sci-fi. We made her a Band To Watch way the…
Tom Breihan | January 31, 2013 - 1:17 pm

Stereogum Presents… STROKED: A Tribute To Is This It

The Strokes' debut album Is This It was first released on 7/30/01. To help us celebrate this 10th Anniversary, we asked some of our favorite…
Stereogum | July 26, 2011 - 9:30 am

Computer Magic – “Running” Video

EP-friendly BTW Computer Magic's video for "The End Of Time" found Danielle Johnson wandering around NYC dressed like an astronaut. This John McSwain-directed clip for…
Brandon Stosuy | July 19, 2011 - 5:11 pm

Computer Magic – “The End Of Time” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

A lot's happened with BTW Computer Magic, aka Danielle (aka Danz), since we wrote about her back in September. Since then she's released a ton…
jessica | June 10, 2011 - 3:59 pm

32 Must See Bands @ SXSW 2011

Come March every year, the same questions are asked, retreaded thought pieces get pitched: What does it mean to have a music industry festival in…
Stereogum | March 16, 2011 - 9:10 am

Computer Magic – “Victory Gin”

BTW Computer Magic, aka DJ/blogger Danielle, will be recording sometime this fall. In the meantime she's been writing and recording new songs, bundling them into…
jessica | September 30, 2010 - 3:04 pm