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Biography —

“I write about the things I know, but it should be interesting for other people. So i want it to be like a really great roman-a-clef, or reading your older sisters diary.” – Dan Bodan

Berlin based songwriter Dan Bodan was born in the wide open Canadian prairies and raised in Montreal. Reared on the city’s underground noise and experimental music scene, Bodan moved to Berlin 8 years ago. Blossoming in the city’s unique mixture of crumbling old-world european values, start-up philanthropy, sleepless techno and epic grey skies, he began writing songs to soundtrack his train rides through the city and make sense of it all.

Working together with a team of world-class producers, poets and artists, he writes songs to fit comfortably in that space between the finger and the mousepad, the bedroom and the club, the earth and the ether.

“He blows in like a sweet guardian angel over the beat, making a track so light it feels almost like daylight peeking into a dark nightclub.”
- The Fader

“The real star is his voice, which quivers as it rises and falls through each line, powerful but slightly fragile”
- Resident Advisor

“a haunted listen, placing tremulous vocals over spacious, post-dubstep electronics”
- Spin Magazine

“Soul…

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“I write about the things I know, but it should be interesting for other people. So i want it to be like a really great roman-a-clef, or reading your older sisters diary.” – Dan Bodan

Berlin based songwriter Dan Bodan was born in the wide open Canadian prairies and raised in Montreal. Reared on the city’s underground noise and experimental music scene, Bodan moved to Berlin 8 years ago. Blossoming in the city’s unique mixture of crumbling old-world european values, start-up philanthropy, sleepless techno and epic grey skies, he began writing songs to soundtrack his train rides through the city and make sense of it all.

Working together with a team of world-class producers, poets and artists, he writes songs to fit comfortably in that space between the finger and the mousepad, the bedroom and the club, the earth and the ether.

“He blows in like a sweet guardian angel over the beat, making a track so light it feels almost like daylight peeking into a dark nightclub.”
- The Fader

“The real star is his voice, which quivers as it rises and falls through each line, powerful but slightly fragile”
- Resident Advisor

“a haunted listen, placing tremulous vocals over spacious, post-dubstep electronics”
- Spin Magazine

“Soul Music for Hackers”
- Unicorn Kid

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Dates —

23rd April 2015
Basement Bar, Prague (Czech Republic)

7th May 2015
Mumok, Vienna (Austria)

10th May 2015
Conne Island, Leipzig (Germany)

11th May 2015
Rough Trade, Nottingham (UK)

13th May 2015
The Tin at the Coal Vaults, Coventry (UK)

14th May 2015
The Old Blue Last, London (UK)

15th May 2015
Prince Albert, Brighton (UK)

16th May 2015
Sneaky Petes, Edinburgh (UK)

26th July 2015
SO36, Berlin (Germany)

31st October 2015
Autonomes Zentrum Aachen, Aachen (Germany)

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Artist Info —

Based: Berlin
Travelling: 2
Territories: UK, Europe



News —

The Great Escape Festival 2015 announcments —

TGE 2015 First Announcement Poster FINAL

The Great Escape Festival 2015 have announced Boothroyd, Bodan, C.A.R. and Twerps to this years line up.

29th January 2015

FACT: Gobby, Lotic, E+E & more remix Dan Bodan —

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Fact Mag previews Dan Bodan‘s new single and remixes.

 

20th January 2015

Album of the Week: Dan Bodan – ‘Soft’ —

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Dan Bodan‘s debut LP is album of the week on Dummy Mag.

18th November 2014

Modcast Podcast download #192: Dan Bodan —

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Dan Bodan has an interview and podcast for Modular People

Source: Modular 15th August 2014
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