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|Occupation(s)||producer, engineer, musician|
|Associated acts||Laurie Anderson, Suzanne Vega, The B-52's, Cyndi Lauper|
Robin Danar is an American producer, recording and mixing engineer, and musician.
Danar started engineering records in New York City under mentors Steve Lillywhite, Phil Ramone, and Gary Katz. At the same time, he was doing live sound and recording at the famed club CBGB in its prime when it was known for hosting punk rock and new wave bands.
Danar then went on to tour internationally as a front of house sound engineer for artists including Laurie Anderson, Suzanne Vega, The B-52's, and Cyndi Lauper. He was also involved in recording Bonnie Raitt and Los Lobos for the Wim Wenders film The Soul of a Man, part of the PBS series Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues.
Danar is involved with Santa Monica's public radio station KCRW as a producer of the annual "A Sounds Eclectic Evening" and "Sessions" projects. He was also involved as a producer of the Shortlist Music Prize which was broadcast on MTV and XM Radio.
He is currently the Production Manager at Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles.
In 2008, Danar released his first producer-as-artist album Altered States, featuring performers from the Los Angeles music scene including Lisa Loeb, Rachael Yamagata, Jesca Hoop, and others. The album received positive reviews from critics at PopMatters and Hits Daily Double.
|Big Star's Third||Thank You, Friends: Big Star's Third Live... And More||Engineer||Concord|
|Grant-Lee Phillips||Live at McCabe's||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Self-released|
|Shelby Lynn||Live at McCabe's||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Self-released|
|Human Switchboard||Who's Landing in My Hangar? Anthology 1977-1984||Engineer||Bar None|
|Robin Danar||Altered States||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Sanachie|
|The 88||Coming Home||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Island|
|The 88||That's Not Enough||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Island|
|Quincy Coleman||Owner of a Lonely Heart||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Self-released|
|Quincy Coleman||LA Woman||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Self-released|
|Isodore (Remy Zero/Steve Kilbey)||Transmigration||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Geffen|
|Suzanne Vega||Live||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||A&M|
|Victoria Williams||Happy Come Home||Engineer||Geffen|
|Kristin Hersh||Live on BraveNewWorld.Net||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||4AD|
|Laurie Anderson||DVD||Engineer||Warner Bros.|
|Robert Bradley||Live on Horde||Engineer, Mixer||RCA|
|Bonnie Raitt||The Blues mini-series||Producer, Engineer||Wenders/Spielberg|
|Los Lobos||The Blues mini-series||Producer, Engineer||Wenders/Spielberg|
|Macy Gray||Live Recordings||Producer, Engineer||Epic|
|Robyn Hitchcock||BraveNewWorld.Net||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Warner Bros.|
|Will Oldham||BraveNewWorld.Net||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Drag City|
|The Blue Nile||"Seven A.M." Live||Engineer, Mixer||LINN/Virgin|
|The Go-Betweens||BraveNewWorld.Net||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Beggar's Banquet|
|Remy Zero||BraveNewWorld.Net||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Elektra/Asylum|
|Lily Haydn||"Wounded Dove"||Mixer||Dreamworks|
|Judith Owen||Twelve Arrows||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Dog On The Bed|
|Guided By Voices||"Hot Freaks," "Zoo Pie," "Psychic Pilot Clocks Out"||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Matador|
|Kim Fox||Noble Mind||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Dreamworks|
|Cat Power||BraveNewWorld.Net||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Matador|
|Cinerama||BraveNewWorld.Net||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Spinart|
|Diane Izzo||BraveNewWorld.Net||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Sugarfree|
|Gigolo Ants||BraveNewWorld.Net||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||E. Pluribus Unum|
|Wanderlust||"Years & Seconds," "Vacant Lot," "I'm Not You," "Make You Shine," "Bright Blue Sky"||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||RCA|
|Babe The Blue Ox||BraveNewWorld.Net||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||RCA|
|Universal Honey||Earth Moon Transit||Mixer||Alert|
|Rusted Root||Rusted Root Live||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Polygram|
|Rusted Root||Evil Ways||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Polygram|
|Rusted Root||Faith I Do Believe||Producer||Polygram|
|Henry Olson||Straight Talkin'||Engineer, Mixer||Jive|
|Abba Roland||Lucky Moon||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Self-released|
|House of Dreams||House of Dreams Live||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||RCA|
|Two Dollar Guitar||BraveNewWorld.net||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Smells Like Rec.|
|Various||Live at the Bowery Ballroom||Engineer||Self-released|
|Various||Nothing In Common||Producer||Tone Casualties|
|The Pugs||Bit the Red Knife||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Tone Casualties|
|Sophie (Sol Peppy)||Sophie||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Self-released|
|Motel Girl||Motel Girl||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Self-released|
|Daniel Cartier||Daniel Cartier||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||A&M|
|From Good Homes||Hick Pop Comin' At Ya||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Grrrr Music|
|Rockapella||DVD||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Imago|
|Mr. Henry||As Good As The Ground||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Mighty Hudson|
|Mr. Henry||Jackhammer||Engineer||Deep South|
|Travis Pickle||Travis Pickle||Mixer||Pube Records|
|Juliet's Wishing Well||Embrace||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Good Records|
|Blue & Holding||Blue & Holding||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Tone Casualties|
|One||One Live||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Mercury|
|Grayson Hugh||Who Are You & How Are You||Engineer, Mixer||RCA|
|Inasense||Inasense||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Ripe & Ready|
|Childhood||Julep||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Self-released|
|Absolute||Houdini's Mirror||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Mondo V|
|Bigmouth||Bigmouth||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Self-released|
|Mommy||Mommy||Producer, Engineer, Mixer||Self-released|
- "Robin Danar Interview on The Time Machine". The Time Machine. 24 June 2010. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
- Horowitz, Steve (18 March 2008). "Robin Danar: Altered States". Popmatters. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
- "Robin Danar: About". Retrieved 10 May 2018.
- "Robin Danar: Altered States". Retrieved 10 May 2018.
- "BUD SCOPPA'S 2008 PLAYLIST: 100 DIRECTIONS". Hits Daily Double. 2 January 2009. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
- "Robin Danar: Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
- "Robin Danar: Discography". Retrieved 10 May 2018.