ever the cutting edgiest, dan deacon has just released a visual accompaniment to his rsd 2013 single “konono ripoff n°1″ that features shifting gifs of wham city players. the fun part? the video is also a downloadable dan deacon app that the user can sync to live music the change the speed of the gifs. watch thet clip above.
oh my fucking god, it’s my worst nightmare come true. for dan deacon’s new music video for america glitch “crash jam,” a full four and a half minutes of tony horton and his p90x videos were spliced to coincide with the intergalactic thump of the song. fuck, i hate that guy with both my hearts right down to my loins. watch the clip, or don’t above.
kicking off on mar 7th, animal collective will join forces with fellow electronica mastermind dan deacon for a north american tour in support of last year’s centipede hz and america respectively. hit the jump for the dates, which also include anco’s autralian dates with africa hitech.
dan deacon put his app, which “turns each phone into a source of synchronized light and sound depending on your location within each venue,” into great effect when he came through jimmy kimmel live last night to play his america single “true thrush.” watch the performance and the iphone light show up above.
i never know what the hell is going on when i listen to a dan deacon album. an electronic hodgepodge of melody, noise, glitch, hard-edged, and soft, dan deacon’s america features more of deacon’s singing style than any previous records as well as a four-part piece on side two simply titled “usa.” stream the album at the npr link below.
high concept video for dan deacon’s “true thrush” from the august 27th-due america – deacon and director ben o’brien performed a short video skit that was shown to another troupe to recreate, that was then shown to another troupe to recreate, and so on so forth. kind of an upright citizen’s brigade game of telephone. check out the mix-mash result above.
for the newest bit of dan deacon music, “true thrush” doesn’t sound all that dan deacon-y. instead of the frenzied blitzkrieg of electronica we’ve come to know, we get a streamlined, warm-sounding track that’s really quite welcoming. check it out below.
that scenic shot of lake placid is the cover artwork for dan deacon’s upcoming lp america. pre-order the album and you’ll be sent a two-by-three flag with that same image on it, that you can utilize in a photo contest deacon is running.
better yet, bring it to one of the many shows deacon will be playing on his nation-wide tour and be known as “that flag-guy.” check out the dates after the jump.
the first bit of new dan deacon we’ve heard since 2009′s bromst, the atari-blitzkrieg “lots” is taken from the upcoming america lp, which is due out august 17th. check out the tracklist after the jump and download “lots” below.