Daniel Anderson (musician)

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Daniel Anderson
Birth name Daniel Robert Anderson
Born (1986-03-03) March 3, 1986 (age 28)
Bellingham, Washington, U.S.
Origin Bellingham, Washington, U.S.
Genres Alternative rock
Post-hardcore
Experimental
Electronica
Indie rock
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Vocals
Guitar
Keyboards
Programming
Banjo
Accordion
Bass
Years active 1990–present
Associated acts Idiot Pilot
The Ghost and the Grace
Glowbug
Hyro Da Hero

Daniel Robert Anderson (born March 3, 1986) is an American musician and record producer, and one of the founding members of the alternative rock band Idiot Pilot, the folk/alternative band The Ghost and the Grace, and Glowbug. He is a multi-instrumentalist and provides vocals.[1] Anderson also contributes a track, without a moniker, to the Pacific Northwest electronic music compilation titled "Cumulous".[2]

In 2010, Anderson officially held the fifth highest score ever recorded on Nintendo Tetris.[3] He has a brief cameo in the season 8 episode of CSI: New York, "Kill Screen", which is about competitive gaming.[4]

Recently, Anderson recorded guitar on rapper Hyro Da Hero's upcoming album, Birth, School, Work, Death. The Ross Robinson (producer of At the Drive-In, Slipknot, Korn, Glassjaw, Norma Jean, The Blood Brothers) produced album also features Paul Hinojos (of at the Drive-In, Sparta, The Mars Volta), Mark Gajadhar and Cody Votolato (of The Blood Brothers).[5][6]

On October 14, 2010, Anderson released an EP of electronic and dance music under the moniker, Glowbug.[7]

In late 2013, Anderson announced a musical collaboration with Lourdes Hernández of Russian Red, called Spectorize. [8]

Discography[edit]

Album Year Album Name Band Record Label Credits
2005 Strange We Should Meet Here Idiot Pilot Reprise Records Vocals, Guitar, Programming, Bass Guitar, Keyboard, Piano, Production, Engineering
2005 A Silent Film Idiot Pilot self-released Guitar
2005 To Buy a Gun Idiot Pilot Reprise Records Vocals, Guitar, Programming, Bass Guitar, Keyboard, Piano, Production, Engineering
2005 A Day in the Life of a Poolshark Idiot Pilot Reprise Records Vocals, Guitar, Programming, Bass Guitar, Keyboard, Piano, Production, Engineering
2005 B-sides & Rarities Deftones Maverick Records Guitar on "Teenager (Idiot Version)"
2006 Cumulous Daniel Anderson Clickpop Records Contributes the track "Scarlet"
2007 Wolves Idiot Pilot Reprise Records Vocals, Guitar, Programming, Bass Guitar, Keyboard, Piano, Production, Engineering
2007 Transformers: The Album Idiot Pilot Warner Bros. Records Vocals, Guitar, Programming, Piano, Production, and Engineering on the track "Retina and the Sky"
2007 Worse Than a Fairy Tale Drop Dead, Gorgeous Suretone Records Vocals and Guitar on "It Sounded Like An Accident"
2007 Cruel Melody Black Light Burns I AM: WOLFPACK "Lie (Daniel from Idiot Pilot Remix)" on bonus tracklisting
2008 Heart Is Long Idiot Pilot Reprise Records Vocals, Guitar, Programming, Bass Guitar, Keyboard, Piano, Production, Engineering
2008 Take This And Go Jenni Potts Clickpop Records Electric Guitar on "Pro LC"
2009 Behold! A Pale Horse The Ghost and the Grace Self-released Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Mandolin, Piano, Keyboards, Percussion, Programming, Accordion, Glockenspiel, Vibraphone, String and Horn Arrangements, Production, Engineering, Mixing.
2009 Holiday Spirit Vol. 1 The Ghost and the Grace Self-released Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Mandolin, Piano, Keyboards, Percussion, Programming, Accordion, Glockenspiel, Vibraphone, String and Horn Arrangements, Production, Engineering, Mixing.
2010 Awful Scary, Yes, Very Glowbug Self-released Everything
2010 Silian Rail Glowbug Self-released Everything
2010 Displacer Beast Glowbug Self-released Everything
2011 Birth, School, Work, Death Hyro Da Hero Stereo Bang Media Guitar
2011 Mr. Plastic Glowbug Self-released Everything
2012 Suit of Swords Glowbug Self-released Everything
2013 You In The Future Ancient Lasers Self-released Co-Writer & Producer

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