Getting to know Di WAV

Getting to know Di WAV

Daniela Carpio, known as Di WAV, is a Swiss-Guatemalan singer, songwriter, model, and presenter. She is an alternative music artist who blends pop, dance, and retro sounds to create her own unique style.

She is the daughter of lawyer Karen Fischer and Rodrigo Carpio. At the age of 14, she wrote her first song. At 20, she decided to live in Panama, where she pursued a degree in Social Communication Sciences, graduating in 2007, and continued her musical studies. She started singing professionally in 2008.

In 2006, she made her television hosting debut on the Panamanian equestrian program “Solo Caballos,” broadcast on Mall TV, part of the Medcom network. She worked on the show for two seasons.

In 2008, she returned to Guatemala and continued working independently. In the same year, she worked on the electronic single “Tell Me” with DJ Ronxxx and Santiago Niño. She collaborated on four more singles of the same genre with DJ Ronxxx and other DJs.

In 2011, she became the face of Pepsi in Guatemala and hosted the Pepsi Music Challenge TV alongside Nelson Bustamante, broadcast by Albavisión, breaking audience rating records.

Daniela Carpio returned to television in 2014 on Azteca Guatemala as a host on the programs “Ventaneando Acá” and “Academia Kids.”

In 2015, Carpio migrated to the United States in search of new opportunities. She became a producer and presenter on the Spanish Broadcasting System LaMusica digital platform. Currently, she hosts the shows “Alterlatino” and “#TBT.”

In 2010, she released her first album, “S.U.P.E.R (Sexy, Urban Pop, Electro, Retro),” featuring singles like “Timbaolize,” “Back To Roots,” “Dont Know you/ No te Conozco,” and “¿Dónde Está?” which gained popularity in Guatemala. The track “S.U.P.E.R.” was chosen by MTV Latin America to be part of the soundtrack for the series Popland.

In 2012, she began working on her new album produced by Juan Luis Lopera, Rudy Bethancourt, and Santiago Carvajal (FAINAL). The first single, “Lejos,” reached number 1 on the country’s most important charts and was selected for the original music of the new MTV Latin America series, Niñas Mal 2. In late 2014, she collaborated with the Colombian group ALKILADOS on the song “Corazón Quebrado.” The music video surpassed 400,000 views on platforms like Youtube and Facebook. In May 2015, she released her new single “La Vida No Es La Misma” and presented her second studio album, “EL MUNDO ME HIZO ASÍ,” on June 22, 2015.

In 2018, after three years of absence, Carpio met Latin Grammy-nominated producer/composer Marthin Chan, with whom she produced her third album. She adopted the artistic name Di WAV and announced the release of her first single “Dominos.”

Watch Di Wav’s new music video titled “333” below.

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