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After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix — MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. — in March we finally came upon a solution that pleased everyone: all of them. And so, for you, here is the month’s music, whittled down to its very best, via each of the aforementioned mediums, limited only… More »

I can’t imagine any of the artists on this week’s list had huge budgets to play around. Even Santigold, the one who could’ve presumably commanded a small pile of money to make a video, ended up doing something quick and homemade instead. So consider these to be five ways to stretch dollars while actually making… More »

Name: Dan Deacon
Progress Report: Baltimore’s favorite experimentalist opens up about his new record … and also tells us a bunch of lies.

Dan Deacon sure is wacky. And busy! In the time it took to read this sentence Dan Deacon will have recorded music for half a dozen projects, made someMore »

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Stereogum At Life Is Beautiful 2015: Toyota Den Portraits

Stereogum attended Life Is Beautiful in Downtown Las Vegas over the weekend, where we hosted more than a dozen acts with Spin and Vibe i…
Stereogum | September 28, 2015 - 5:35 pm

Artist Portraits From Outside Lands 2015

This weekend marked Outside Lands' eighth year taking over the Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Headliners this year included Elton John, the Black Keys,…
Stereogum | August 10, 2015 - 4:53 pm

Stream Translational Drifts: Moogfest Volume 1 Feat. Dan Deacon, YACHT, Julianna Barwick, & More Covering Electronic Music Influencers

Moogfest took this year off as they prepared to move to their new home of Durham, North Carolina after being nudged out of Asheville. But…
James Rettig | July 14, 2015 - 5:06 pm

Dan Deacon – “Meme Generator” Video

Baltimore's electronic powerhouse Dan Deacon shares his latest and wonderfully bizarre video for "Meme Generator," a computer glitchy trip off the recent album Gliss Riffer.
Lisa Brown | June 15, 2015 - 1:11 pm

Festival Supreme 2015 Lineup

The Tenacious D-run Festival Supreme Is entering its third year of existence, and they've just announced their lineup which, as always, features a healthy mix…
James Rettig | June 8, 2015 - 1:36 pm

Death Cab For Cutie – “Black Sun (Dan Deacon Remix)”

If there was ever anyone that needed his wonderfully woeful voice and neat-box pop-rock fucked up by Dan Deacon's mischievous touch, it's Ben Gibbard. Death…
Caitlin White | May 21, 2015 - 11:41 am

Dan Deacon – “When I Was Done Dying” Video

Euphoric Baltimore tinkerer Dan Deacon released his new album Gliss Riffer last month, and his video for first single "Feel The Lightning" was a giddy,…
Tom Breihan | March 24, 2015 - 11:12 am

Toro Y Moi, Speedy Ortiz, Dan Deacon, & More Contribute To Basketball-Themed Carpark Comp

To celebrate their 16th birthday, Carpark Records will press a limited-edition 12" compilation of unreleased tracks by members of their roster. The picture disc i…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 18, 2015 - 2:37 pm

Stream Dan Deacon Gliss Riffer

Dan Deacon's Gliss Riffer is his first new full-length since 2012, and his first album since his 2007 breakthrough Spiderman Of The Rings that Deaco…
James Rettig | February 16, 2015 - 8:42 am

Dan Deacon – “Learning To Relax”

Dan Deacon's Gliss Riffer will soon be upon us, and today he's shared another song from the album to complement previous single "Feel The Lightning."…
Chris DeVille | February 11, 2015 - 10:55 am

Watch Dan Deacon & Matmos’ M.C. Schmidt In Adult Swim’s Unedited Footage Of A Bear Infomercial

If you ever notice that Adult Swim has something listed only as "infomercial" airing around 4AM, there's a strong chance you should stay up and…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2014 - 11:54 am

Dan Deacon – “Feel The Lightning” Video

Earlier this week, Baltimore electronic music party-starter Dan Deacon shared a trailer for a mysterious new album that'll be out in February. As it tur…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2014 - 10:13 am

Watch A Teaser For Dan Deacon’s New Album, Out In February

We don't know any of the details yet, but the giddy, gleeful Baltimore electronic producer Dan Deacon apparently has a new album loaded up and…
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2014 - 1:05 pm

Photos: 38 Bands Say Goodbye To Death By Audio

Williamsburg DIY venue Death By Audio, which became a staple in the Brooklyn scene after opening in 2007, has now closed its doors for the
Peter Helman | November 24, 2014 - 11:26 am

Watch The Treacly Trailer For Anne Hathaway’s Brooklyn Folk Scene Drama Song One, Featuring New Music By Jenny Lewis

Song One is a new film "set against the backdrop of Brooklyn's vibrant modern-folk music scene" that stars Anne Hathaway as an anthropologist who retur…
James Rettig | November 12, 2014 - 3:04 pm

Watch A Behind-The-Scenes Video Of Arcade Fire’s Reflektor Tour

Arcade Fire have been moving along on their massive tour with almost every night providing a new surprise, the most recent being a cover of…
Miles Bowe | April 28, 2014 - 5:51 pm

Outkast, Chance The Rapper, Run The Jewels Playing 2014 Mad Decent Block Parties

Here's at least one more of Outkast's 40 festival appearances this year. The newly expanded traveling Mad Decent Block Party features different lineups on different…
Chris DeVille | April 7, 2014 - 6:02 pm

Here’s How Fans Dressed Up For Arcade Fire In Philadelphia

Last fall, Arcade Fire caused a stir when they included a note on Ticketmaster requesting that fans wear formal attire or costume to their upcoming…
Scott Lapatine | March 18, 2014 - 1:28 pm

Photos: Musicfest NW 2013

This past weekend Portland held Musicfest NW 2013, which had a pretty sweet line-up. Many of the bands playing have been doing incredible things o…
Miles Bowe | September 9, 2013 - 6:22 pm

Dan Deacon – “USA” Suite Video

Last year, Dan Deacon released his album America, and its centerpiece was an expansive, experimental four-song suite called "USA." And so it makes sense, tomorrow…
Tom Breihan | July 3, 2013 - 9:38 am
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