Daniel O'Sullivan

Progressive rock, Composer

1980 –


Who is Daniel O'Sullivan?

Daniel O'Sullivan is a multi-instrumentalist/composer from Manchester, England best known for playing in experimental art-rock bands Guapo, Miasma & the Carousel of Headless Horses, Ulver, Æthenor, Miracle and Mothlite.

O'Sullivan has become recognized for exploring a wide range of styles, including neo-classical composition, progressive/psychedelic rock, free-form improvisation, cosmic jazz, minimalist drone, ethereal synth-pop and outer-limits folk music to name a few. He has collaborated with a number of artists including Stephen O'Malley, Alexander Tucker, Kristoffer Rygg, Jarboe and David Tibet.

As well as the aforementioned bands he has been a live member of Sunn O. He has also recently joined cult Norwegian band Ulver, as announced by the band on the official Ulver website, "Lastly we would like to welcome Daniel O'Sullivan into the pack. We all know that God exists as three persons, but now is the dawn of the triangular pyramid." O'Sullivan has been performing live with Ulver since the band's first performance in fifteen years at the Norwegian Festival of Literature 2009 in Lillehammer.

O'Sullivan recently co-wrote the title track for the acclaimed debut album by The Big Pink entitled "A Brief History of Love" which was released in September 2009. He also co-wrote the title track of the new album by The Big Pink entitled "Future This" released in January 2012.

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Dec 1, 1980
Also known as
  • O'Sullivan, Daniel
  • England

on July 23, 2013


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