Dan Call Music (DCM) was founded in 2009 by songwriter/musician Dan Call. It’s goals are to develop and promote artists, songwriters, and bands in the DCM/Staryard Songs roster through writing, recording, management, and song placement in TV and film. The current roster includes:

alsftp-albumThe Villains “A Little Something For The Pain”
(Toucan Cove)
Released August 19, 2014
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velocity_villainsCDThe Villains “Velocity”
(Toucan Cove/Universal Republic)
Released February 14, 2012
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pic_villainsThe Villains 
(Toucan Cove/Universal Republic)
Released June, 2010
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pic_bigtroubleBig Trouble 
(Retrospect Records/BFM Digital)

Released May 10, 2011
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(DCM Records/BFM Digital)

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About Dan Call – As a songwriter, Dan has had the pleasure of working with A-list writers such as Stan Lynch (Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Don Henley, The Eagles), Peter Stroud (Sheryl Crow, Sarah McLachlan), Richard Feldman (Eric Clapton, Joe Cocker), Billy Chapin (Edwin McCain), Josh Leo (Lynyrd Skynyrd, Alabama), James House (Dwight Yoakum, Martina McBride), Charlie Midnight (Katie Perry, James Brown, Hilary Duff) as well as many others. His songs and co-writes have been featured on Lifetime Network (Army Wives finale), TV Guide Channel, E! Channel, NASCAR, and many others.

As a bass player and musician, Dan has toured the world with many artists and bands in rock and country over the years. He has also recorded with producers such as Stan Lynch, Brent Maher, and Butch Walker just to name a few. Currently, Dan is a member of the Toucan Cove/Universal Records act, The Villains. In 2013, the song ‘(My) Rainy Day Girl’ from the 2012 release “Velocity” reached #24 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart, #42 on the Billboard Triple A Chart, spent two weeks at #1 on the Infinity Cable Music Choice AC channel, and was in heavy rotation play on SiriusXM Satellite Radio’s ‘The Blend’ channel 16. The second single from “Velocity”, ‘Don’t Know A Thing’ goes to radio in Fall 2013. The record has received a lot of critical acclaim, including none other than Ben Fong-Torres, legendary Rolling Stone journalist and portrayed in the movie ‘Almost Famous’. The band toured with Little Feat, Delbert McClinton, and many others in support of album. “Velocity” was produced by Stan Lynch, Billy Chapin, and mixed by John Kurzweg.

Dan currently resides in Atlanta and New York City.
Contact DCM: dansyard@hotmail.com


Song Publishing:
Round Hill Music
667 Madison Ave
office phone: 212.446.4228
email: info@roundhillmusic.com

Who Do You Run To? // The Villains - The Villains
  1. Who Do You Run To? // The Villains - The Villains
  2. Popcorn Whiskey & Beer // Big Trouble - The Very Best of Big Trouble
  3. Lose Me // Swagger - Swagger
  4. Knife In The Back // Swagger - Swagger
  5. You Don’t Have To Say (You Love Me)
  6. Where We Began