Dann Gallucci (US) is a songwriter, producer, musician and audio engineer (best known for Modest Mouse, The Murder City Devils, and Cold War Kids). Born in the Pacific Northwest.
While in Modest Mouse, Gallucci co-founded the punk bands Area 51 and Death Wish Kids.
The Murder City Devils formed in 1996, consisting of members Spencer Moody, Dann Gallucci, Derek Fudesco, Coady Willis and Nate Manny. (1996, 2 singles, signed with Three Natural Sixes label, later, in 1997, album was released)
After breaking up with The Murder City Devils, Gallucci returned to Modest Mouse full-time from 2001 to 2005. In addition to guitar, Gallucci played Mellotron, Keyboard and Piano, Glockenspiel, drum (Loop), timpani, and percussion.
In 2003, Gallucci formed the band A Gun Called Tension with Sean Reveron of The Beta Band, Exodus 77, and The Free Association (Album in 2003).
Gallucci left Modest Mouse in 2005 to ensure his success in a career of audio engineering and production. Graduated from The Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences in Phoenix, AZ in 2007.
Gallucci began touring as a live sound engineer. In 2008, he worked as monitor engineer for M.I.A., and from 2009 to 2011 he worked as front of house engineer for Cold War Kids, Miike Snow, The xx, and Warpaint.
In 2011, Gallucci recorded the single “Fashionable” for Cold War Kids.
From 2011 to 2014, Gallucci would return to Modest Mouse on an intermittent basis, eventually co-writing three songs on their album Strangers to Ourselves. Additionally, Gallucci played on recording sessions with Modest Mouse and OutKast’s Big Boi at the rapper’s Stankonia Studios in Atlanta, GA.
In 2016, Gallucci became the producer of the public radio show Bullseye with Jesse Thorn.
Guitars, Dann using:
- Roles:Composer, Drummer, Guitarist, Keyboardist, Music Producer
- Genres:Electronic & DJ, Rock, World
- Members of:Modest Mouse, Cold War Kids, Murder City Devils
- Birth name:Dann Michael Gallucci
- Born:1975 (age 42–43)
- Years active:1993–present
1990s, 2000s, 2010s, present
- Labels:Sub Pop, Epic, Downtown Records
- Associated acts:Modest Mouse, The Murder City Devils, Area 51, Death Wish Kids