Dakini (aka Becca Dakini) is a cultural creative & artist actively participating within the Australian and international festival/electronic music community as a: dj, producer, project manager, event coordinator, writer, journalist, editor, décor artist, holistic therapist, ritual performer, truthseeker, consciousness explorer and visionary dreamer. Her hometown is Melbourne, Australia but she perceives herself as a global citizen of the currently emerging conscious & creative culture.
As a dj, Dakini has been captivating dancefloors at major outdoor festivals all over Australia and New Zealand since 1999, evolving through genre after genre of hypnotic sonics over the years. Originally known for playing progressive trance records on sunrise dancefloors in the Australian outdoors, Dakini's dj style now spans many lush and bass heavy sonic genres and she is often dubbed the “Chill Specialist” – minimal intelligent glitch beats, dubtronica, dubhouse & dubstep grooves, IDM, deep minimal tech, breakbeatz, lush temple beats, downbeat, psydub & ambient shamanic soundscapes. One of Australia’s longstanding female artists, she has been known to work a dancefloor with an infectious bassline or entrance an entire chill stage with beautiful sonic splendour at Australia’s largest international outdoor events since the turn of the millenium.
She has played at numerous large & small international outdoor festivals/events/clubs in Australia & New Zealand over the last 11 years such as: Rainbow Serpent Festival, Earthdance International Festival for Peace, Tribeadelic Gathering, Maya Festival, Earthcore, Earthfreq Festival, Phonoscope, Exodus Cybertribal Gathering, Akasha Festival, Submerge Chill Festival, Island Time Festival, Earthdream, Outback Eclipse Festival, Cairns Winter Solstice Festival, Parihaka Peace Festival, Canaan Downs Festival and many more.
Dakini has featured on lineups playing alongside artists such as : Aes Dana, Eat Static, Ott, Kaya Project, Monolake, Adham Shaikh, Simon Posford, Shulman, Spoonbill, Gus Till, Tsuyoshi Suzuki, Freq Nasty, Antix, Vibrasphere, Bassnectar, Gotan Project, Fat Freddy's Drop, Salmonella Dub, Pitch Black and many more.
She is the co-founder of Australia’s premiere international chill festival (Submerge Chill Festival) & past editor/coordinator of international enTRANCE Magazine. Not only has she contributed extensively to the international festival community for the past 10 years as an artist/promoter/writer/creator, she has also worked on the production of most of the outdoor electronic music festivals around Australia since 2000. Resonant Temple is her production company specialising in event production, decor & design. She is also a resident dj alongside artists Kickbong & Nova on www.fluid-radio.co.uk , an online international chill radio station based out of London playing the latest & best downtempo electronica from all over the world.
Dakini is touring the 2008/2009 Australian & New Zealand Summer Festival Circuit. She will then be focusing upon the co-creation of a collaborative intentional community in Australia, with themes of environmental sustainability, freedom from external controls & systems, and expansion of consciousness via the mediums of creativity, art, music and healing arts - leading up to the Total Solar Eclipse Festival in Cairns, Australia in 2012 - www.solareclipse2012.com