Dan “Danimal” Pinson is a singer, songwriter, musician and producer. Dan has both a solo project and a full touring band, IckyBod CrankiN (who you can also find on Reverb Nation). Dan is the primary songwriter for the group and plays Bass, Lead Guitar, Loops, Electribe, Vocals & more. He has been a working musician since 2000. Dan attended Belmont University & MTSU. He graduated in 2005 with a degree in Recording Technology while playing in several bands throughout his college career. Dan worked as a musician in Nashville, TN for eight years playing in several bands and doing session work before moving to Chattanooga, TN. He was looking for an outlet to create and finish music that had been in the works for several years. Wanting to create more artistic and lyrically driven songs, he began recording his solo album: “Allegory of the Cave” in 2007. After finishing the album in 2010 , Dan wanted to bring the music to a live audience and through this process he met Josh Sable and Maria Jordania and formed IckyBod CrankiN.
With influence from bands such as Flaming Lips, Radiohead, My Morning Jacket, The Beatles, Sigur Ros, Wilco, Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and more you are sure to find music that will hit you right in the chest. His music heavy on the songwriting process and you will find that as you move through each song. Full melodic and lyrical focus shine through the music with a solid foundation in rhythm that creates the primary characteristic which this music has been known for.
Dan continues to write music as a solo artist and head up IckyBod CrankiN.
For more info, feel free to email Danimal.