Posts tagged "dan deacon"

Day For Night 2015 Lineup: Kendrick Lamar, Dillon Francis, Flying Lotus, and More

Kendrick Lamar, Dillon Francis, and Flying Lotus are a few of the big names at the top of the just-announced lineup for this year’s Day For…
James Grebey / October 8, 2015

Five Videos That Won’t (But Should) Get VMA Nominations Tomorrow

MTV plans to announce the nominations for the network’s annual Video Music Awards tomorrow, and sure as ever, there’ll be a number of glaring snubs.
SPIN Staff / July 20, 2015

Dan Deacon Covers Brian Eno’s ‘1/1′ on Moogfest EP

The long-running electronic music festival Moogfest has released a new EP featuring some of today’s most innovative electronic artists covering their favorite predecessors’ material. The five-song EP, Translational…
James Grebey / July 14, 2015

Dan Deacon Gives Death Cab for Cutie’s ‘Black Sun’ a Warm, Glitchy Remix

Death Cab for Cutie released their eighth album, Kintsugi, earlier this year, and now electronic artist (and Muppet designer) Dan Deacon has remixed one of the standout…
James Grebey / May 21, 2015

Watch Dan Deacon’s Trippy and Beautifully Animated ‘When I Was Done Dying’ Video

Dan Deacon premiered a trippy new video for his song “When I Was Done Dying” on Adult Swim’s Off the Air early this morning (like, 4 a.m. early).
James Grebey / March 24, 2015

SPIN Overlooked Albums Report: Dawn Richard’s Trippy R&B, Quarterbacks’ Twee-Punk, and More

There's too much music. The Internet cemented that from here on out there's always going to be worthy releases that fall between the cracks —…
SPIN Staff / March 13, 2015

The Sound and the Furry: Making a Psychedelic Muppet With Dan Deacon

“Do I have to put the eyes where the eyes go, or can they go anywhere?” Dan Deacon asks, looming over a mess of dismembered…
James Grebey / March 3, 2015

Dan Deacon Tries ‘Learning To Relax’ on Ironically Spastic New Single

It’s ironic that Dan Deacon would call anything “Learning To Relax” considering his taste for glitchy, spinal-fluid-running-backward electronic sounds. Even so, the bespectacled Wham City veteran…
Rachel Brodsky / February 11, 2015

Dan Deacon Scored Adult Swim’s Truly Disturbing ‘Too Many Cooks’ Follow-Up

If you’re just recovering from the madness that was Adult Swim’s Too Many Cooks, we’ve got some bad news. The latest in their series of…
James Grebey / December 18, 2014

Dan Deacon Has a Bizarre New Video and a Name For His Forthcoming Album

Delightfully absurd electronic composer Dan Deacon recently announced an upcoming album, which now has a name, release date, and lead single. Gliss Riffer promises to be a “return to…
James Grebey / December 11, 2014

Dan Deacon Shares a Frenetic Video Previewing His New Album

Baltimore electronic kingpin Dan Deacon, who hasn’t released a new LP since 2012’s America, just dropped a short video that indicates he’s a few months…
Rachel Brodsky / December 8, 2014

Dance Like No One’s Watching: Future Islands Break Out On Their Own Terms

It’s a very cold February night in Baltimore and Future Islands frontman Sam Herring is shuffling across the Floristree stage like a cranked-up Elvis impersonator.
Brandon Soderberg / March 21, 2014

Beck, Dan Deacon, No Age Thrill at Levi’s Station to Station Innovation

Last night the circus came to Los Angeles, but it wasn’t your usual fare. Instead of tiptoeing elephants and performing seals, people were the focus…
Chris Martins / September 27, 2013

Half a Molly: Dan Deacon Chops Up Miley Cyrus’ ‘We Can’t Stop’

Miley Cyrus’ “We Can’t Stop” has turned out to be divisive. Blame it on the hilarious-slash-wonderful Jay-Z mention, the eyeball-trolling video, and the equally troll-y…
Marc Hogan / July 17, 2013

Dan Deacon and Adult Swim Deliver Bong-Bait in ‘USA’ Short Film

Mere days ago, we got to hear Dan Deacon’s “Why Am I on This Cloud?,” a bite-sized remapping of the lengthy “USA” suite found on…
Chris Martins / July 3, 2013

Dan Deacon Remaps ‘USA’ as Adult Swim Circuit-Burst ‘Why Am I on This Cloud?’

Trapped behind a pickup driving exactly the speed limit through the center of Nebraska, the thought could occur to even the most devout patriot: “America…
Marc Hogan / June 27, 2013

Firefly Music Festival 2013: SPIN’s Best Portraits

Delaware’s Firefly Music Festival has emerged in its second year as one of the East Coast’s major summer-music draws (especially with the Virgin Mobile Free…
Jolie Ruben / June 25, 2013

Adult Swim Singles Series Rolls Out With Run the Jewels, Miguel, Dan Deacon, and More

Miguel, Marnie Stern, Run the Jewels, Dan Deacon, and METZ will all take part in this year's Adult Swim Singles series. The TV network is…
Kyle McGovern / June 11, 2013

Dan Deacon GIFs Baltimore Artists in Interactive ‘Konono Ripoff No. 1′ Video

Dan Deacon’s Record Store Day single “Konono Ripoff Nº1,” named for Congolese junkyard percussion maestros Konono Nº1, offers two versions of the same song, each…
Marc Hogan / April 29, 2013

Hear Dan Deacon’s ‘Konono Ripoff No. 1,’ a Record Store Day Tribute to the DRC

Dan Deacon joins the impressive spate of awesome artists doing Record Store Day exclusives — Pussy Galore, Jack White, MGMT, and Black Lips to name…
Chris Martins / April 5, 2013
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