Born and raised in New York City, Dan Knobler is a producer, recording engineer, mixer, guitarist, and co-founder of Mason Jar Music. He runs Goosehead Palace, a recording studio in Nashville, TN.
Past clients and collaborators include: Feist, Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer, Cory Chisel & Adriel Denae, Rodney Crowell, Big Thief, The Wood Brothers, Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Lake Street Dive, Erin Rae, Tift Merritt, Antibalas, Tom Hiddleston / I Saw The Light film, Michaela Anne, Kelsey Waldon, Freshgrass Festival @ MASS MoCA, Sony Music, Focus Features, Pitchfork.tv, The Food Network, and a host of independent bands and artists. Records he has produced have been featured by the New York Times, Boston Globe, Rolling Stone, and NPR.
Mason Jar Music was named one of the "Most Innovative Music Companies" by Fast Company, and their work has been featured on NPR, TIME.com, Paste, Billboard.com, and The Village Voice.
A graduate of the Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music at NYU, Dan has served as the guitarist for the Guy Clark Celebration and has performed or recorded with Andrew Bird, Judy Collins, Rosanne Cash, Becky Warren, The Whiskey Collection, and Bennett Jackson & The Ranch Hands. He has also worked for the Americana Music Association handling artist & festival relations for AmericanaFest.
He lives with his wife and their two dogs in Nashville, TN.