EP Review: Dan Henig, “Paper Planes & Hurricanes”

Written by EP Reviews, Music

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This five-song E.P. from Ann Arbor native Dan Henig is a crisp, soulful and completely pleasant listening experience; it fits the time of season as it’s warm and has different elements – groove, danceability and some very mellow moments.

Starting with “Hostage”, which has definitely radio-friendly polish and beats, you feel its familiarity and think this is going to be all dance-oriented, but “Crash and Burn” takes it into a smooth acoustic direction and Henig’s vocals are particularly powerful on this track.  “Habit” is another acoustic piece that’s equally mellow and yet has a cool groove about it; “Tell Me” goes right into that electro-pop feel and “Paper Plane” is softer, yet atmospheric at the beginning and building up into modern radio pop.

An interesting, well-crafted mix of songs and styles.  Dan Henig is definitely a name to watch as I’m fairly certain he’ll be making an entry onto the national charts sooner than later.

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Paper Planes & Hurricanes is available now

 

http://www.danhenig.com/