Originally from Northern California, Dan is currently based in London. His music is best filed under americana brooding space rock psyched anticipation rock. His new solo album, “Car Pizza”, is a collection of rock and country-folk tinged songs from the past few years. The mix of solo acoustic recordings and multi-tracked Dans playing guitars, bass and drums take in a lot of musical landscapes. On the track “I Have Seen”, Jeremy Mendonca sings some harmonies and lays down some electric guitar while Hanna Grahm plays fiddle. He’s also put together a rockin’ band to support the new album.
You want influences? You sure?
Preston Epps meets Beck meets Dinosaur Jr. meets Neil Young meets Jeff Buckley meets Elliott Smith meets Nick Drake meets U2 meets the Police meets Smashing Pumpkins meets Nirvana meets Daniel Lanois meets Willie Wonka meets Tim Hardin meets Eddie Vedder meets Mark Lanegan meets Johnny Cash meets Mark Kozelek meets Willie Nelson meets Hank Sr. meets Gillian Welch meets David Rawlings meets Ryan Adams meets Lucinda Williams meets Pete Droge meets Jackpot meets Tom Petty meets Elvis.
Dan also plays guitar and cowrites songs for London-based band, Grace Solero. The band recently released their second album, “Hundred Years Apart”, and have been touring and promoting it throughout the UK, with plans to tour Europe and the US in 2015.