Santa Barbara-based Ruben Zarate created the musical persona known as Dante Elephante in 2013. Shortly thereafter Lollipop Records would release German Aquatics (2012) followed by Anglo-Saxon Summer LP (2015). In the summer of 2018, Elephante then digitally released another full-length, Rare Attractions, leading to appearances at SXSW, Treefort Festival, as well as tours supporting The Orwells, Summer Salt, and Real Estate. Two records and a headlining tour under his belt, Dante Elephante then offered his most accomplished work to date: Mid-Century Modern Romance (2021), produced by Paul Cherry, featuring eight soulful, disco-kissed tracks, seemingly right out of 1979.
Tickets on sale January 5