Born Daniel Gardner, raised in isolated rural Canada, disassembling appliances and building strange gadgets were the only past-times that garnered young Gardner’s full attention until one semester a new course emerged into his traditional school curriculum; Electronic Music Composition. Suddenly; honor roll grades and a means to merge an imaginative young mind with over a decade of fiercely enforced classical piano training.
"Frivolous is the imaginary personification of my obsession with sound-design for both dancing and living alike. Manifesting in a multitude of performances and recorded works, my sound has been described as Jazz-infused minimal or experimental house". With more than 40 releases to his name, Frivolous has toured the globe playing an array of venues and festivals.