Daniel Anderson (musician)

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Daniel Anderson
Background information
Birth nameDaniel Robert Anderson
Born (1986-03-03) March 3, 1986 (age 37)
Bellingham, Washington, U.S.
OriginBellingham, Washington, U.S.
GenresAlternative rock
Indie rock
Years active2005–present

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 and dance/electronic band Glowbug. His side projects include Tarantula Tapes and the Ghost and the Grace. He is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist.[1]


In 2010, Anderson officially held the fifth highest score ever recorded on Nintendo's Tetris.[2] He has a brief cameo in the season 8 episode of CSI: New York, "Kill Screen", which is about competitive gaming.[3]

Recently, Anderson recorded guitar on rapper Hyro Da Hero's upcoming album, Birth, School, Work, Death.

On October 14, 2010, Anderson released an EP of electronic and dance music under the moniker, Glowbug.[4]

In late 2013, Anderson announced a musical collaboration with Lourdes Hernández of Russian Red, called Spectorize.[5]


With Idiot Pilot[edit]

Studio albums

With The Ghost and the Grace[edit]

Studio albums

With Glowbug[edit]

Studio albums

  • Mr. Plastic (2011)
  • Suit of Swords (2012)
  • Wordless (2014)
  • Headhunters (2015)
  • Fantasma Del Tropico (2017)
  • Weezing (2018)
  • Vampire Empire (2020)
  • The Bumblebee King (2021)
  • Your Funeral (2022)

With Ancient Lasers[edit]

Studio albums

  • You In The Future (2013)
  • In Quicksand (2015)
  • Artifact Wavs (2016)
  • No Photos on God Mode (2018)


  1. ^ "Idiot Pilot: You Hear It First". mtv.com. Archived from the original on April 15, 2006. Retrieved 2008-01-29.
  2. ^ "Twin Galexiest: Tetris". Twin Galexies. Archived from the original on July 20, 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-13.
  3. ^ "CSI: NY Tackles the Deadly World of Competitive Gaming in the Cleverly-Titled "Kill Screen"". Kotaku.com. April 5, 2012. Retrieved April 7, 2012.
  4. ^ Glowbug continues to release music almost every half-year.How Long To Sing This Song?: Glowbug EP!
  5. ^ "Spectorize Official". Spectorize. Archived from the original on February 8, 2014. Retrieved December 1, 2013.

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