Dan Burns is a Grammy nominated and two-time Juno award winning Producer/Engineer/Mixer/Songwriter/Composer. 

He was born and raised in Canada but is currently residing and working in Los Angels CA. Dan grew up near Toronto, Ontario, where he was mentored by famous Canadian Producer Jack Richardson (The Guess Who, Alice Cooper, Bob Seger). Immediately following graduation he went to work with Dan Brodbeck (The Gandharvas, Dolores O'Riordan, The Cranberries).  in 2000, Burns landed in Los Angeles to work for Scott Humphrey with such artists as Rob Zombie, Ozzy Osbourne, and The Crystal Method.  Other known producers such as Rob Cavallo, Allen Sides, Joe Chicarelli, and Rick Rubin followed. 

Since 2006 Dan has been a freelance Producer and has collaborated with the likes of Chuck Prophet, Surferblood, The Bellrays, Lenka, Carina Round and P. Diddy to name a few.  He also has extensive experience with music for film.  He recorded/mixed score and select tracks for films such as Sicario, Get Him To The Greek, House Of 1000 Corpses, and Outsourced along with TV shows such as Shameless, American Horror Story and Vampire Diaries.

Dan currently works out of his studio Valleyheart Recording located in North Hollywoodn.  Dan also is a founding member of the band Early Winters where he is joined by Carina Round, Justin Rutledge and Zac Rae.


email : danburnsmusic@me.com



Chris Stills – “Let It Rain” – Produced/Recorded/Mixed – To be released

Plague Vendor – “Free To Eat” – Recorded and Mixed – Epitaph

Early Winters – “Vanishing Act” – Produced/Recorded/Mixed/Songwriter – Indie

Peter Mulvey – “Silver Ladder” - Produced/Recorded/Mixed – Signature Sounds

Serena Ryder – “Harmony” – Songwriter – Capitol

Justin Rutledge – “Valleyheart” – Mixed – Outside Music

Carina Round – “Tigermending” - Produced/Recorded/Mixed - Dehisce

Rachael Yamagata – “Chesapeake” – Recorded - Sony

Surfer Blood – Radio single – “Twin Peaks” – Mixed – Kanine Records

Nightmare And The Cat – self titled EP – Recorded And Mixed

Gustavo Galindo – “Entre La Cuidad Y El Mar” – Songwriter – Surco/Universal

Early Winters – “Early Winters” – Produced/Recorded/Mixed/Songwriter – Indie

Aidan Hawken – “Temporary Heart” - Produced/Recorded/Mixed - Indie

Get Him To The Greek – “Soundtrack” – Recorded – Universal

Justin Rutledge – “The Early Widows” – Songwriter – Warner Bros

Carina Round – Things You Should Know - Produced/Recorded/Mixed/Songwriter – Dehisce

Utada – “Single Collection Vol. 2” – Recorded – EMI Japan

The Bellrays – “Hard Sweet And Sticky” – Produced/Recorded/Mixed

Lenka – “Lenka” – Songwriter – Epic

Utada – “Ultra Blue” – Recorded – EMI Japan

Shane Alexander – “The Sky Below” – Produced/Recorded – Indie

P. Diddy – “Press Play” – Recorded – Bad Boy

Shane Alexander – “Stargazer” – Produced/Recorded - Indie

Judd And Maggie – “Subjects” – Engineer – RCA

Emm Gryner – “Asian Blue” - Produced/Recorded/Mixed/Songwriter – Outside

Michelle Branch – “Wanting Out” – Engineer – Warner Bros

Fu Manchu – “Go For It… Live” – Engineer – Steamhammer Records

Man Made God – “Man Made God” – Engineer – American Recordings

Flashlight Brown – “My Degeneration” – Engineer – Hollywood Records

Rob Zombie – “Past, Present And Future” – Engineer – Geffen/Universal

Pete Francis – “Untold” – Engineer – Hollywood Records

BB Mak – “Into Your Head” – Engineer – Hollywood Records

The Crystal Method – “Tweekend” – Engineer - Interscope

Andrew WK – “I Get Wet” – Engineer – Island/Universal

Rob Zombie – “The Sinister Urge” – Engineer – Geffen/Universal

The Cult – “Painted On My Heart” – Engineer – Island/Polygram