radioovermoscow 21


New Zealand   Jan 2010  

Artist Bio

Influences:   New Order, Depeche Mode, Nirvana, Nine Inch Nails, Weezer, Beatles, Manic Street Preachers, Ultravox, Smashing Pumpkins, Gary Numan, Kinks, Oasis, Blur

Hi. My name is Dan, I'm from Auckland, and I write and record songs under the names Anecdata (formerly Radio Over Moscow) / Dharma Police / Planet Claire.

Anecdata is for rock-inspired stuff. There were two albums in 2017 - 'But Her Emails...' and 'You Do Not Do'.

Dharma Police is retro-inspired synthpop, with lyrical themes often heavily leaning on the best TV show of all time, Lost... it began in FAWM 2011 when I wrote a bunch of Lost-inspired tunes, and there you go.

Planet Claire is instrumental electronic noodlings and other bits and bobs. Minus my voice.

Downloads etc at my website,


PS. Half of what I post on the forums isn't meant to be taken literally. Literally half.

Songs (21)

#1 We Could Win, But I Doubt It 15
Feb 1
#2 Automatons 5
Feb 2
#3 Your Money is Mine 11
Feb 2
#4 Irrelevant 12
Feb 2
#5 Awake as the Sun 6
Feb 3
#6 Expel 8
Feb 4
#7 Wrong Decision 5
Feb 5
#8 Miracle Play 5
Feb 5
#9 Disapproval 4
Feb 6
#10 So What? 11
Feb 12
#11 They're Never Coming Back 6
Feb 13
#12 Killy 2
Feb 13
#13 Robots Evolved 8
Feb 13
#14 Saint Matthias 3
Feb 14
#15 Shadow Black 3
Feb 15
#16 No Time to Die 3
Feb 17
#17 Every Candle 5
Feb 19
#18 Under the Dirt 6
Feb 19
#19 The Second Amendment 7
Feb 20
#20 We Don't Have Any Power 2
Feb 20
#21 Too Long 4
Feb 22


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  • @theidleowl  Feb 20

    Thanks for that Ian Curtis roller-coaster video. Top drawer. I'm still laughing!

  • @seemanski  Feb 13

    I'm guessing by helix you mean That looks pretty good damn awesome, way outside my price range though 😢

  • @steffan  Feb 13

    Nice! Whenever I try to program drums I always lose my patience before I get any desirable results, so i'm always impressed when I hear it done really effectively! Makes me want to take some more stabs at it.

  • @staticcaptain  Feb 13

    Thanks for the comment. It DOES sound a little like 'Money For Nothing.' I actually saw your Baddass Riff thread before FAWM started and thought it was a great idea. Thrilled to be included!

  • @mdavisto  Feb 13

    Nice man. VGR gets a lot of shit but I loved it.

  • @airbagtester  Feb 12


  • @xfloorpunchx Feb 12

    Thanks for the approval ! 😁

  • @toms  Feb 11

    They sound damn good.

  • @scottlake  Feb 4

    Missing Persons is an acquired taste, that gets sour quickly. Lots of 80's music is like that to me. I get an urge for it, binge for a little bit, then put it away.

  • @oddaustin Feb 3

    It's a common phrase, so I figured it'd been used in some musical form. I just like the joke of using that as the first title on something.

  • @jji7skyline  Feb 3

    Haha yeah! Pinkerton ftw!

  • @jji7skyline  Feb 3

    Wow we have very similar influences!

  • @odilongreen  Jan 31

    Glad to see you're here! Even with a tooth-pulling perhaps slowing you down, I'm looking forward to whatever you come out with. (And no, a video game expansion is *not* a valid excuse for slacking off your songwriting responsibilities!)

  • @chasingandromeda  Jan 25

    Sure hope to hear from you this year!

  • @writeandwrong  Jan 15

    Best of luck to you during FAWM 2018!