Producer/engineer E. Dan (The “E” stands for Eric) has played a key role in the development of various albums and records over the years. Dan entered the music world at the age of 16 when he picked up the guitar. At age 19 he started his venture into producing and engineering, making a name for himself in the Pittsburgh music scene. In 2004, he founded his production & recording studio, ID Labs, located just outside of downtown Pittsburgh, and his hard work paid off big time when Wiz Khalifa showed up to ID Labs to record his early mixtapes. The two crafted a friendship that resulted in Khalifa offering Dan a job in return for studio time.
Since then, Dan has gone on to work with superstars and corporate enterprises including Mac Miller, Ariana Grande, and the Pittsburgh Steelers. He has also achieved numerous gold and platinum records, some of which are visible in his press photo on the wall behind him.
Today (August 13), E. Dan steps away from being a contributor to someone else’s music and takes a step into the limelight. The team-player’s first self-project, Play How You Feel, highlights the often overlooked music producer. In a press release, the artist says “It felt really good to not be beholden to anyone else – it was fun to do this for the first time, this far into the game.” This debut instrumental album consists of 12 tracks. Each piece is unique has a unique sound but they all come together to form a unison listening experience.
To build excitement for the release, E. Dan released a single from the album, “The Brace.” Then earlier today, a visualizer for the track “Woozy” premiered on YouTube which can be watched below.
Listen to Play How You Feel on Spotify.
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