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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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New Dan Deacon – “Get Older”

Yesterday we took a look at Dan's shady forest/bright tent album art for his forthcoming Bromst, compared in turns by you guys to past covers…
Amrit Singh | January 6, 2009 - 9:32 am

Dan Deacon’s Bromst Album Art

Mr. Deacon's forthcoming Bromst LP landed in our list of 20 albums we're most excited for in 2009, a placement based on Spiderman Of The
Amrit Singh | January 5, 2009 - 1:53 pm

The 20 Albums We’re Most Excited To Hear In 2009

There a few more days of pretending to look busy at work ahead, but as far as our iTunes are concerned 2009 can't get here…
Amrit Singh | December 18, 2008 - 5:06 pm

Dirty Projectors/Dan Deacon @ Masonic Temple, Brooklyn 12/11/08

Photos by Ben Shapiro The big news, and ostensibly the big draw, for the show last Thursday at Brooklyn's Masonic Temple was Dan Deacon's headlining,…
Amrit Singh | December 15, 2008 - 12:46 pm

Dan Deacon Is A Crayola Man

Crayola's already discovered the childlike wonder of Animal Collective, so it's not surprising they chose the sounds of the hypercolorful, banana-iPod toting hipster cheerleader Dan…
Amrit Singh | November 18, 2008 - 2:01 pm

Dan Deacon Banged On A Can @ World Financial Center, NYC 6/1/08

Along with Apes & Androids and Wire, this weekend's barrage of live music in the city featured another year of the Bang On A Can…
Amrit Singh | June 2, 2008 - 1:00 pm

New Dan Deacon Video – “Okie Dokie”

This image shuffling David Hughes-directed video for Dan Deacon's "Okie Dokie" does a good job shifting the energy of his live shows into a stream-of-conscious…
brandon | April 18, 2008 - 11:36 am

Dan Deacon Gets Hipsters To Dance At The Whitney

Dan Deacon lugged his duct-taped Casio electronics and Sally Jessy specs to NY’s Whitney Museum of American Art this past Friday as part of the…
brandon | February 11, 2008 - 10:16 am

Stereogum’s 30 Favorite Live Shows Of 2007

We saw a lot of concerts this year! You probably did too, if you're the sort to be checking music blogs on your downtime over
Stereogum | December 23, 2007 - 7:23 pm

Dan Deacon – Spiderman Of The Rings

Stereogum | November 19, 2007 - 6:19 pm

Your Friend, Andrew W.K. & Our CMJ Superlatives

CMJ 2007 will be remembered for ... not a lot, sadly. And not just 'cause everybody was boozed up. Folks will probably hold on to…
Stereogum | October 22, 2007 - 5:20 pm

CMJ Party School! With Stereogum And Andrew W.K. (Part Two: Backstage At Bowery)

With the help of Andrew, we’ve already uncovered what partying at CMJ’s like for the fest folks parading around the Lower East Side; for the…
Stereogum | October 22, 2007 - 5:28 am

Stereogum Does CMJ: Dan Deacon Parts The Party At Bowery Ballroom

At last night’s Windish Showcase Dan Deacon got our sweaty selves hyped with group shouts of “Ethan Hawke!” and “Gattaca!” then screwed our minds with…
Stereogum | October 18, 2007 - 6:19 pm

Stereogum Does CMJ: Ponytail/White Williams/No Age/Dan Deacon/Deerhunter @ Bowery Ballroom, NYC 10/17/07 (Windish Agency Showcase)

Left to right: Andrew W.K., Bradford Cox. Right, so let us explain. When the CMJ scheds first came out, the Windish…
Stereogum | October 18, 2007 - 2:50 pm

Tay Zonday/Dan Deacon/Girl Talk @ First Ave, Minneapolis 10/9/07

Difficult to do anything aside from IM and email about here on what feels like Christmas morning, and it makes us feel dirty to post…
Stereogum | October 10, 2007 - 12:07 pm

Girl Talk Talks Tay Zonday

All it takes these days is telling a newscaster that you like turtles, and a few clicks later, your internet ubiquity has been cemented: Welcome…
Stereogum | August 14, 2007 - 7:34 pm

Dan Deacon/Deerhunter @ A Warehouse In Chicago 7/16/07 (& Pitchfork Festival Pics)

Still tired from our Chicago trip this weekend, and really it's all this 2AM show's fault. Word floated through the Pitchfork Festival on Sunday that…
Stereogum | July 18, 2007 - 2:46 pm

Pitchfork Music Festival 2007 [Sunday; 7/15] Rating: 6.2

Wouldn't be a series of Pitchfork scores without at least one bearing little-to-no relation to the verbiage that followed, right? Well, day last…
Stereogum | July 16, 2007 - 10:29 pm

Dan Deacon Talks Videogames, Rice Krispie Treats, Garnier Fructus

In one of the best interviews we’ve read in the past three hours, Ignore Magazine asks Baltimore’s hottest future shocker a bunch of brilliantly dumb…
Stereogum | July 16, 2007 - 1:04 pm

Dan Deacon/Erase Errata/Mark Ronson/The Octopus Project @ McCarren Park Pool, Brooklyn 7/8/07

The McCarren Pool continued its reign as the finest spot to be in NYC on a summer Sunday yesterday, JellyNYC bringing together Dan Deacon fans…
Stereogum | July 10, 2007 - 9:30 am