About Danny Dean

Danny Dean (Danny Dean Phillips, Danny Phillips) is an American musician, singer- songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. He is best known as the lead vocalist,  principal songwriter, and guitarist of the hardcore punk band Anti and DIY punk label  New Underground Records, which Danny Dean co-founded with the late Gary Kail at the  height of South Bay California's hardcore punk scene in the late 1970's. He is also a  guitarist and bass guitarist for the avant-garde band Mood of Defiance pioneering the  2nd generation of punk. Danny Dean achieved commercial success at the golden age of  MTV with a plethora of music videos and nationwide radio rotation to the likes of California's KROQ and 91X, with his post-punk band  Easter, notorious for lineup changes that regularly featured Mike Ness early Social  Distortion and a late Brent Liles early Social Distortion and post-Easter Agent Orange  fame. He is eminent for instigating Neo-Rockabilly with his band Danny Dean and the  Homewreckers and his modern 80's twist on vintage rock and roll throughout the Pre- Nascent Rockabilly Revival and the Neo-Swing Revival, Opening up for and touring with  established acts like The Specials, English Beat, Big Bad Voodo Daddy, Lee Rocker of  the Stray Cats, a Flock of Seagulls, Missing Persons, Berlin, Dramarama, the Blasters,  Reverend Horton Heat, Real Life, and the General Public to name a few. Currently Danny  Dean is involved in many band projects between touring with some pretty big acts he  has also opened a chain of analog recording studios from New York to California.

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By @cavotu "Just got mine! Big shout out to brother @craigibarra on his new book about the detailed oral history of the early San Pedro punk rock scene from 1977-1985. As a fellow artist, I can't help but admire/appreciate/congratulate folks who follow thru with their passion projects. I know Craig has been working on this book for quite some time so I'm stoked to have the final product in my hands!!! #sanpedropunk #awailingofatown #Minutemen #MikeWatt #GeorgeHurley #DBoon #sanpedro #punkrockchangedourlives #wejamecono #endfwy #getsome #cavotu" via @PhotoRepost_app #dannydean #newundergroundrecords #punkhistory #punkflyers #punkpioneer #oldschoolpunk #hardcorepunk #80s #1980s #punkveteran
    I see my band #anti #antiband top left By @cavotu "Just got mine! Big shout out to brother @craigibarra on his new book about the detailed oral history of the early San Pedro punk rock scene from 1977-1985. As a fellow artist, I can't help but admire/appreciate/congratulate folks who follow thru with their passion projects. I know Craig has been working on this book for quite some time so I'm stoked to have the final product in my hands!!! #sanpedropunk #awailingofatown #Minutemen #MikeWatt #GeorgeHurley #DBoon #sanpedro #punkrockchangedourlives #wejamecono #endfwy #getsome #cavotu" via @PhotoRepost_app #dannydean #newundergroundrecords #punkhistory #punkflyers #punkpioneer #oldschoolpunk #hardcorepunk #80s #1980s #punkveteran
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    By @waterunderthebridgerecords "MOOD OF DEFIANCE - IN A BOX (Promo Video). Hey all you DRUG ADDICTS, stop SURFING for a minute and get this 7-Inch EP, brought to you by your pals at Water Under the Bridge and Recess Records. You don't deserve JUSTICE? Sure you do!!!! Get IN A BOX while listening to the BATMAN THEME, why don't you? Blather, blather ... #moodofdefiance #waterunderthebridgerecords #recessrecords #sanpedropunk #awailingofatown" via @PhotoRepost_app
  • By @roasxe "1983. FEAR, Social Distortion, Angry Samoans, #vandals, RF7 & #Anti #antiband - #devonshiredowns . A carload of us went and we all got on camera for a channel 11 week long series on punk rock (I guess it was important enough to have FIVE segments on it). Upper right still shows Ryan Chain of Strength and myself behind a stage diver. We were up front to see SD and Fear featuring Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers on trumpet(?!). I was 13 when I saw this show. #chainofstrength #ryanchain #ryanhoffman #socialdistortion #devonshiredowns #larryransom #flea #redhotchilipeppers #1983" via @PhotoRepost_app
    By @roasxe "1983. FEAR, Social Distortion, Angry Samoans, #vandals, RF7 & #Anti #antiband - #devonshiredowns . A carload of us went and we all got on camera for a channel 11 week long series on punk rock (I guess it was important enough to have FIVE segments on it). Upper right still shows Ryan Chain of Strength and myself behind a stage diver. We were up front to see SD and Fear featuring Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers on trumpet(?!). I was 13 when I saw this show. #chainofstrength #ryanchain #ryanhoffman #socialdistortion #devonshiredowns #larryransom #flea #redhotchilipeppers #1983" via @PhotoRepost_app
  • October of 182 #anti #antiband #punkhistory #punkrockpioneer #newundergroundrecords #southbaypunks #southbaypunk #punkflyers @sscottx2 "#wbw looking through some things in the garage last night I found this Punk Sow Flyer for a two day show from Oct '82... Wow what a show.  But wait there's more, come to the show and get the movie #theslogmovie premier  #lahardcore at its finest #blackflag  #suicidaltendencies #ch3  #shatteredfaith #agression #circleone  #badreligion #minutemen #catch22 #anti #redbrigade #illrepute #drknow  I get angry just reading the flyer!!!" via @PhotoRepost_app
    October of 182 #anti #antiband #punkhistory #punkrockpioneer #newundergroundrecords #southbaypunks #southbaypunk #punkflyers @sscottx2 "#wbw looking through some things in the garage last night I found this Punk Sow Flyer for a two day show from Oct '82... Wow what a show. But wait there's more, come to the show and get the movie #theslogmovie premier #lahardcore at its finest #blackflag #suicidaltendencies #ch3 #shatteredfaith #agression #circleone #badreligion #minutemen #catch22 #anti #redbrigade #illrepute #drknow I get angry just reading the flyer!!!" via @PhotoRepost_app
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    This cats named Boyfriend and hes a rescue. .. best cat ever #catsofinstagram #Cats #instacat #catman #furbaby #cat #catperson #catpeople #pets #petstagram #rescuecat #adoptdontshop #hemmingway #extratoes
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  • We rehearsed on  Easter how ironic @babusfromzorch "Easter, punk rock." via @PhotoRepost_app
    We rehearsed on Easter how ironic @babusfromzorch "Easter, punk rock." via @PhotoRepost_app
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"Pop" (featured in White Irish Drinkers) 
in Consideration for Academy Award 
Nomination in Best Original Song Category

Executive Producers Chad Carrier and Danny Dean
Recorded at Moletrax West by Jeff Moleski
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We're really excited to announce that our single "Pop," written by lead singer John Duffy and featured on the soundtrack of the John Gray film "White Irish Drinkers," is one of 39 songs in the running for a Best Original Song nomination by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' annual Academy Awards.


Check out The Shillaly Brothers page and make sure to watch them live! 

John Duffy: lead vocals, celtic bouzouki, octave mandolin, mandolin, bass guitar, tin whistle
Chad Carrier: lead and backing vocals, guitar, bass ukulele, acoustic bass guitar
Rex Bailey: ukulele, guitar, drums, lead and backing vocals
Fred Studier: accordion, mandolin, celtic bouzouki, banjo, guitar, backing vocals, shot glass



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Toronto International Film Festival Gotham Independent Film Awards Torino Film Festival
Winner Manhattan Film Festival Winner Chicago United Film Festival Woodstock Film Festival
USA Film Festival Seattle International Film Festival Official Selection Waterfront Film Festival
Galway Film Festival Woodstock Film Festival




 
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