Dan Pound composes and produces ambient electronic, new age, world/shamanic, space-music soundscapes.
Dan was classically trained on piano, guitar and double bass at an early age and started writing songs soon after. He went on to be in the local honor orchestra and was soon writing pieces for the entire ensemble. Besides performing and composing, Dan has earned degrees in recording engineering and electronic music technology, and has received credits as 1st engineer and mixer for an indie jazz release, “Crusin’ Some Grooves” by the Steve Wolfe Quartet.
Over the last several years, Dan has developed a home project studio where he does most of his work now recording and producing his music independently. He specializes in music for film and multi-media, as well as recording and producing his own CD’s on his newly developed label, Pound Sounds.
Dan has earned numerous top 10 positions in various categories on Broadjam.com 's top 10 lists, and many of his pieces have been included in monthly top charts for the FM ambient radio programs, Secret Music, Stars End, and Morning Fog among others.
Dan’s Cd, “Solar Nexus”, was named one of the top ten Cd’s reviewed in 2006 on the ambient music review webzine, “Melliflua”.
Other professional credits include:
Greenpeace Organization: music used for the documentary, “Changes in Climate, Changes in Lives”.
MTV.com: music used for episode, “Shakira; Dirty Little Secrets”.
Random Productions: music used for the film, “Living Proof”.
Monkey House Productions: core music used for documentary, “Southern Fried Bigfoot”.
Image Maker Advertising Inc.: music used for internet online sales promotions.
Q.O.C productions: music used for internet website promotions.
Peregrine Group Films: music used for the short film, “Valley Of The Moon”
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