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For the video for his song "True Thrush," Dan Deacon, along with co-director Ben O'Brien, recruited a whole cast of wacky individual to play a sort of skit-based game of telephone. All the videos…   Read Story »
Baltimore electric music eccentric Dan Deacon will put out a new album this August, a release called America that was initially teased with the euphoric and frenetic "Lots." Today brings another…   Read Story »
Dan Deacon piles "Call Me Maybe" on itself over and over again, creating the most dissonant, harrowing take on Carli Rae Jepsen's hit known to man. According to Deacon, it's for a "Call Me Maybe"…   Read Story »
Baltimore funhouse-electro composer Dan Deacon has just announced the imminent release of America, his new album and first since 2009's Bromst. He's also shared one track from the album: A euphoric…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
FYF Fest, which has had issues with security and crowds in previous years, seems to have moved past those problems and evolved into a healthier, happier festival. Standout sets included Girls, who…   Read Story »
Comic-Con 2011 wraps up at San Diego's Convention Center today, and among the notable first timers was Baltimore's spastic electronic collagist Dan Deacon. The musician sat on the Hall H panel for…   Read Story »
It's ten years since Michael Azerrad first published his defining DIY '80s scene portrait Our Band Could Be Your Life, which covered an independent music culture that changed irrevocably a decade…   Read Story »
When not scoring Francis Ford Coppola's Twixt Now And Sunrise, Dan Deacon was working on Hilvarenbeek with Jimmy Joe Roche in Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands, the place from which the 17-minute film got…   Read Story »
Michael Azerrad's Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes From The American Indie Underground 1981-1991 is a great book, an essential read for folks who were there from the beginning, came in a little…   Read Story »