|Labels||The state51 Conspiracy, Memphis Industries, Editions|
|Associated acts||Absentee, Dan Michaelson and The Coastguards|
Dan Michaelson (born 1976) is a British musician who originally found success as singer with Absentee before recording with Dan Michaelson and The Coastguards and as a solo artist.
Michaelson began writing songs in his mid-20s. Michaelson formed Absentee in 2003, the group releasing three albums between 2003 and 2008. In 2009 he began a side project, recording as Dan Michaelson and The Coastguards, the initial release under this guise being the Saltwater album and "Bust" single, released by Memphis Industries in 2009.
A further album, Shakes, followed in 2010. The band included Henry Spenner (drums - of Fields), Laurie Earle (piano/guitar), Sanjay Mitra (bass guitar), and Horse (pedal steel/guitar).
Michaelson described 2016's Memory as the final part of a trilogy.
|Dan Michaelson and The Coastguards||Saltwater (2009)||Memphis Industries||CD, Download|
|Dan Michaelson and The Coastguards||Shakes (2010)||Editions||CD, Download|
|Dan Michaelson||Sudden Fiction (album) (2011)||Editions||LP, CD, Download|
|Dan Michaelson and The Coastguards||Blindspot (album) (2013)||The state51 Conspiracy||CD, Download|
|Dan Michaelson and The Coastguards||Distance (album) (2014)||The state51 Conspiracy||LP, CD, Download|
|Dan Michaelson and The Coastguards||Memory (2016)||The state51 Conspiracy||LP, CD, Download|
|Bust (2009)||Memphis Industries||LP|
|Love Lends a Hand (2010)||CD, Download|
|Now I'm a Coastguard (2010)||Memphis Industries||CD|
|Sheets (2013)||The state51 Conspiracy|
|Burning Hearts (2014)||The state51 Conspiracy||Download|
|Bones (2014)||The state51 Conspiracy||Download|
- Nicholson, Rebecca (2011) "Dan Michaelson: Sudden Fiction – review", The Guardian, 3 November 2011, retrieved 2012-01-28
- Marszalek, Julian (2011) "Dan Michaelson SUDDEN FICTION", The Quietus, 17 November 2011, retrieved 2012-01-28
- Rinaldis, Pasquale (2011) "Dan Michaelson and The Coastguards", Il Fatto Quotidiano, 9 February 2011, retrieved 2012-01-28
- Baker, Sonny (2012) "Dan Michaelson", Mojo, March 2012, p. 22.
- NME: Dan Michaelson & The Coastguards - 'Distance' http://www.nme.com/reviews/dan-michaelson-and-the-coastguards/15553