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Dan Holmes

Energetic, piano-driven rockabilly throw back with catchy hooks and entertaining lyrics.

Drawing from the rockabilly sensibilities of yesteryear, this album was written and recorded mostly in two 6-hour sessions. It captures the live energy of the musicians, and highlights Dan Holmes' storytelling and catchy hooks. The themes of sci-fi movies, transportation, and love are presented with memorable choruses. Recorded at Soup Kitchen in San Marcos, TX, and mastered by Nick Landis at Terra Nova Digital Audio in Austin, TX. Artwork by Grego Anderson.

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Something's Going Down

Dan Holmes

Inspired by all the great New Orleans music from the 1960's through today, this album was written with deep grooves and lyrical hooks in mind.

This album was inspired by the great New Orleans music, musicians, and composers Dan Holmes loves. From the first downbeat, it's obvious these tunes will groove you. This also is the first album of his to be released on 180 gram vinyl (please contact for purchase info on vinyl). Recorded at Soup Kitchen in San Marcos, TX, and mastered by Jerry Tubb at Terra Nova Digital Audio in Austin, TX.

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Mismatched And Disheveled

Dan Holmes

New Orleans piano rock mixed with some funky blues as told by a singer, songwriter.

Pulling in the reins from his previous releases, this album was written with the intent of more songs being performed live. There is still some variety in the soundscape, and many of these songs are still performed regularly. Recorded at Soup Kitchen in Indianapolis, and mastered by Lawerence "Boo" Mitchel at Royal Studios in Memphis, TN.

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Burning Down

Dan Holmes

New Orleans rock mixed with some funky blues as told by a singer, songwriter.

His sophomore release still remains one of his most eclectic grouping of songs. This album is a testament to musical ambition. Recorded at Soup Kitchen in Indianapolis, and mastered by Lawerence "Boo" Mitchel at Royal Studios in Memphis, TN.

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Pure

Dan Holmes

New Orleans blues mixed with some funk rock as told by a singer/songwriter.

Dan's debut album met critical acclaim when first released due to the musical journey he takes the listener through on this eclectic mix of styles which represents a diverse musical background.

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Acoustic I

Dan Holmes

Vibrant, and mellow. Soothing, then dance-your-socks-off. Lyrically complex, with stories to tell of lost sailors, ghosts and dreams, past lives, and current loves, each song will make you think, even as you're dancing in your seat.

Part one of two features the first half of the acoustic piano & vocal sessions recorded at The Static Shack by engineer Alan Johnson in Indianapolis.

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Acoustic II

Dan Holmes

Vibrant, and mellow. Soothing, then dance-your-socks-off. Lyrically complex, with stories to tell of lost sailors, ghosts and dreams, past lives, and current loves, each song will make you think, even as you're dancing in your seat.

Part two of two features the other half of the acoustic piano & vocal sessions recorded at The Static Shack by engineer Alan Johnson in Indianapolis.

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Good Tidings

Dan Holmes & Bill Ritter

A Christmas album with instrumental, jazzy music.

Dan Holmes and Bill Ritter were inseparable musically for many years. After a discussion on what the next album would be, an instrumental Christmas album was decided upon. Recorded and produced in just a few sessions, it is a perennial favorite!

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