C418 is a music producer, composer, and sound engineer from Germany. He is best known for producing music for a video game called “Minecraft”. This is a game developed by Microsoft and that accumulated billions of dollars over time. Moreover, he produced music for some prominent names from Germany’s musical industry. At the same time, he is widely considered to be one of the most popular music producers in his country.
Moreover, he is a YouTuber. He has his own YouTuber channel where he posts his personalized content and some music that he produced, including music from this popular video game. If you are interested in learning more about C148, stay with us for a couple of minutes.
C418’s real name is Daniel Rosenfeld. He was born on the 9th of May 1989 in Chemnitz, East Germany. His parents are of Jewish background and they immigrated from USSSR to East Germany. Since he was just a young boy, he became interested in music. His brother started producing electronic music back in the day. This is what inspired C418 to start composing his own music. When he was young, he got major inspiration from Aphex Twin CDs that were given to him by his brother. Back in the early 2000s, he started producing music on Schism Tracker and Ableton.
His career as a professional musician started back in 2008 when he produced music for a video game called “Circle”. A year later, he released his first music album called “Bushes and Marshmallows”. In 2011, he released “Minecraft – Volume Alpha”. This was an album that served as the first soundtrack for the Minecraft video game. This album was considered one of the best soundtracks for video games of 2011. He even received some recognition from a website called “Kotaku”.
This album was released in a physical form back in 2015. In 2013, he received the second album called “Minecraft – Volume Beta”. This album was even featured on Billboards for Dance/Electronic albums chart. The second album was self-released on his Bandcamp account. This album featured some content that appeared in the video game after the album was released. When it comes to a precise number of his albums is 13. Back in 2017, he produced the musical theme for “Beyond Stranger Things”, a TV show that was released the initial TV show “Stranger Things”.
C418 or Daniel Rosenfeld is now a fully established professional music producer. His estimated net worth as of 2020 is $500,000. The majority of his money was earned from his composing music for video games and from selling his own music on various platforms. He stated that he never had the intention of making money from music but he got the chance and that the is very satisfied with the outcome. And now, a fun fact. He appeared in nine episodes of “Minecraft: The Web Series”. Also, he appeared in the documentary “Minecraft: The Story of Mojang”. It looks like he has a bright future in the music industry.