Dan Rico‘s (EGO, MAMA) “Endless Love” is a stalled time machine initially headed back to the glam-power pop of the 70s but picking up all kinds of tricks from the 80s and 90s while settling back into 2017.
The record was released in North America on Maximum Pelt Records (Chicago) and in Europe by Shit In Can Records (Annecy, France) and “Dangerous” is the latest video.
Thanks to Raphael from Shit In Can Records for sending this our way.
“In the center of Chicago’s Rock and Roll renaissance sits Dan Rico who pairs glammy punk rock with vintage pop crooning to arrive at a sound that splits the difference between David Cassidy and Marc Bolan. Rico’s self-produced debut LP, Endless Love, veers between snappy punk tunes and laid-back love ballads, spurred by Rolling Stones-y guitar licks, Prince-influenced vocal harmonies, and minimalist electronic elements. Drawing from the impressive garage, soul, and underground aesthetic catalogue of his hometown Endless Love juxtaposes a striking mix of styles beneath a unifying umbrella of Rico’s Television-esque croon and unfettered pop structures. Sure to make your eyes wet and your heart sing, your fist pump and hips shake, Endless Love condenses the last 50 years of pop and punk music into a delicious, low-calorie, nostalgia-laden package.”
Video: Selden Paterson + Dan Rico
Costume by Alix Schillaci
Tuesday, April 11th, Chicago, IL- Tour Kick Off with Saint Pé, Flesh panthers at The Empty Bottle
Thursday, April 13th, Indianapolis, IN – Thunderbird
Friday, April 14th, Bloomington, IN – The Dream
Saturday, April 15th, St. Louis – The Sinkhole w Spectator, Janewave
Sunday, April 16th, TBA
Monday, Aprl 17th, Nashville, TN – w/ The Sueves, Modern Convenience, Soft Option
Tuesday, April 18th, Charlotte, NC – Snug Harbor w/ Joshua Cotterino, Banny Grove, Mint Hill
Wednesday, April 19th, Chapel Hill, NC – The Cave w/ TBA
Thursday, April 20th, Washington DC – Slash Run w/ Unholy Sights, Bottled Up
Friday, April 21st, TBA
Saturday, April 22nd, Brooklyn, New York – Gutter Bar w/ Saylavees and Cheap Sneakers
Sunday, April 23rd, Rochester, New York – Bug Jar w/ The The Temptators, Komrads
Monday, April 24th, Toronto, CA – Smiling Buddha
Wednesday, April 26th, Detroit MI – TBA
Friday, April 28th, Milwaukee WI – HIGH DIVE MKE w/Flesh Panthers
Saturday, April 29th, Minneapolis, MN – Hexagon Bar Minneapolis w/ TBA
Sunday, April 30th, Madison, WI – @ Williamson Magnetic
Dan will tour Europe in October.
2016 – LP – “Endless Love” – Shit In Can Records (France) / Maximum Pelt (USA)
2017 – 7″ – “Flesh & Bone” – Shit In Can Records
Photo by Kelly Blackmon Photography