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Now that you are here, I don’t want you to have to go elsewhere to listen to my music.
But I also understand that you like to build playlists and I have to share you with other artists.
For your convenience then, here’s a link to the EP on Spotify.

This collection of work represents a few years of process from mid 2016 to early 2019. Writing, recording, mixing. A cycle that repeated until it felt right. Initial ideas hit me like diamond bullets, born of heartache, unrequited love, and the conviction that if I write beautiful tunes, she will be mine; Overcome with romantic obligation. You’d think a grown man would know better… Whatever.

 

Turning those ideas into retro-pop gems takes time. It takes sleepless nights. And why do we do this? Why endure such torment? The songs demand nothing less; For they only contain my heart and soul.

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Subscribe, and receive an emailed link to downloads of the first three tracks of this EP.

“Keyboards glisten with a late-night hue, for the textures linger in the mind long after they are over.”

 

Beachsloth

Even though I like to think Once Around Saturn is all about me… It isn’t truely all about me. I work with wonderful musicians, singers and engineers. They bring the songs to life, and the time spent in the studio with such talent is a joy.

All songs written by: Dan Kelso
Keyboards: Dan Kelso
Vocals: Amanda Easton & Glenn Whitehall
Guitars: Daniele Natoli
Sound Engineers: Richard Lake & Daniele Natoli
Recorded and Mixed at A Sharp Recording Studio
Mastered by Matthew Gray at Matthew Gray Mastering

From the next EP coming later in 2021

“The words are sugary, but at the same time the melodies exhibit the edginess of old school indietronica.”

 

Aupium