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Stream Dan Deacon’s Score for Cycling Documentary Time Trial

Following his score for last year's Rat Film---a documentary dealing with rats and Baltimore---Dan Deacon has released an album of another documentary film soundtrack. Time Trial is a…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 30, 2018

Sufjan Stevens Composes Orchestral Score for New Ballet

Sufjan Stevens has scored a new ballet for a past collaborator: New-York-based choreographer and designer Justin Peck.  "New Peck 1" will premiere at the New York City…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 18, 2018

Stream Dan Deacon’s Rat Film Soundtrack

Using Baltimore's rat infestation as a backdrop, the documentary Rat Film explores larger themes about the city's history of racism and segregation. So it seems only fitting that…
Liz Cantrell / October 13, 2017

Dan Deacon – “Redlining”

Dan Deacon composed the original score for Rat Film, an awesome-looking documentary about his home city of Baltimore and its tangled history with the titular rodents. Today,…
Andy Cush / October 4, 2017

Dan Deacon’s Rat Film Original Score to Be Released Next Month

Dan Deacon composed the original score for Rat Film, an upcoming movie about the titular rodents in his home city of Baltimore, and he'll be releasing the music…
Andy Cush / September 13, 2017

Hundred Waters Announce FORM Arcosanti 2016 Lineup: Skrillex, Four Tet, Dan Deacon, Thundercat, More

Florida's ethereal synthesizer experimentalists Hundred Waters have announced the lineup to their third annual FORM Arcosanti Festival, set to take place Mary 13-15 at its titular desert…
Harley Brown / February 24, 2016

SPIN’s Best #LongReads of 2015

A manic-depressive punk who still believes in the redemptive powers of rock'n'roll and refuses to compromise his vision. A young R&B star climbing the ranks…
SPIN Staff / December 24, 2015

The 101 Best Songs of 2015

The Hills were alive with the sound of music in 2015, a period dominated by pop monoliths — the year started with Mark Ronson and…
SPIN Staff / November 30, 2015

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
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