Dee C’rell established himself as a musician and producer within the primary progression of British dance music. He wrote and recorded extensively within a variety of electronic music genres that were released on vinyl and became known for his influence on, So In Love With You, writing all of the music and producing the original composition, whilst writing the music for the remix by American house DJ, Dave Camacho. The recording features American vocalists, Gerideau and Shawn Benson. It is considered the first recording to feature two male singers in a duet in house music worldwide. It was premiered live at the Ministry of Sound, in London, alongside the American house DJ, Tony Humphries. It was re-released by Norman Jay, (awarded an MBE), for the 30th Anniversary of the internationally recognised, Notting Hill Carnival in London, U.K. on both CD and vinyl on Strut Records.
Within the progression of techno music he collaborated with Ian Tregoning; who is known for his continuous work with electronic music artists, Yello, amongst others. As Stranger and C-rell, they signed to the iconic dance music record label, Freetown and Subwoofer, and released, I like It, featuring American soul singer, Jocelyn Brown. The double A-Side contains a recording which is credited as one of the first African rhythm influenced techno compositions of its time.
Constantly evolving within all genres of electronic music within this period, Dee was also at the forefront of a genre established as breakbeat, where he composed and recorded on vinyl as part of, Subject 13, releasing music on record labels, Sony and Underground Level Recording, or U.L.R, as it was more commonly known. Releasing compositions such as, Techno City, The Unique Beatz E.P Vol.1 and Stay Blessed, these original vinyl recordings became part of the British breakbeat music scene, which inadvertently influenced what would become known worldwide as, Drum ’N’ Bass.
Dee C’rell’s music recording output is acknowledged as vast and spans multiple music genres. He is synonymous within contemporary music making, where he combines piano and electronics, solo piano, and electronic music into his creative process and music recordings.
He has had worldwide success with multiple compositions such as, the acclaimed electronic downtempo poetry composition, The Ballad of Love. The athmospheric electronic related composition, Berlin. The Bechstein endorsed piano album, Klavier Editionen. The unique double A-side Chromatisch, which includes, Adjustment and Days Like These. The electroacoustic jazz compositions, Form 1 and Form 2. The mininimal electronic and piano compositions, Headphone Walking, Falling Backwards and Looping At The Spree. The contemporary electronic composition, Weit, and the nu-jazz downtempo compositions, Reflection, Of Other, Together, Moulin Bleu, The Remarkable Day of Average, Whodoo, Readjustment, and Embracement, to name just a few. As a solo pianist, his works are extensive with recordings such as, Passage Of Winter, Beyond The Tenure Of Tears, The Munich Recording, The Absent Filmmaker, Whisper Gentle Breeze, Oslo, Farewell Northern Bird and Nachtmusik.
He established the record label, Holm Records, in 2011, which releases many of Dee C'rell's compositions and collaborations, and his works are published as a recording artist and composer in Germany with Concord Music Publishing and ROBA. The music released via Holm Records appears on numerous national radio playlists globally within a variety of music genres and he has released a multitude of works which have appeared on CD’s and digital albums released by, Sony, Warner Music, EMI, Ministry of Sound, Embassy of Music, Stereo Deluxe, KARE, ROBA, Ozella Records, ZYX, Ganser & Hanke, Klassik Radio, and many more, earning Dee C'rell notable global recognition. As an artist, he is endorsed by prestigious companies such as, Bechstein Piano's, Ableton, Focusrite and Ollo Audio, amongst others.