Mick Dagger is the brain child of Chicago producers David Castellani and Garrett brunson.Along side the deep infectious grooves of Mia Wallace, the duo concentrates on re-creating classic songs and revitalizing them with a new, electronic sound.Dave Castellani, born in Italy, moved to Chicago at the age of 13 and began his musical carrier through Afro Cuban percussion. Castellani studied under world renown percussionist Juma Santos – Which has recorded and toured with legends such as: Miles Davis, Chick C3orea, Nina Simone, Taj Mahal and more. After playing for various Funk, Latin, Jazz and groove acts, Castellani started harnessing his production skills and turning to underground dance music.Meanwhile, Garrett Brunson, had been diving deep into spoken word, lyricism and production. Studying all forms of singing and rhyming, Brunson developed a vocal reach and original style that will always be his own. Though his rhymes rarely unfold in the current sound, his singing is on most tracks an you can clearly hear the diverse range of vocal ability he brings to Mick Dagger. Brunson is also tightly involved with the production of the music. The half of a whole.As time passed the production started turning more and more towards an electronic, deeper sound and the duo eventually gave life to the crazy, sexy, cool Mick Dagger. Mixing a generous blend of Classic Hardware, Contemporary Software, Live Instrumentation, Original and Sampled vocals and everyday life sounds, Mick Dagger concentrates giving old tracks new love in a way you can't deny!