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Dan Deacon - "Fell Into the Ocean" (Singles Going Steady)

On "Fell Into the Ocean", Baltimore electropop producer Dan Deacon teaches us that you can make anything a fortune cookie if you try hard enough.

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Dan Deacon: Rat Film

For an artist like Dan Deacon so intensely involved with constant maximalism at the expense of almost all other endeavors, this is a left turn.

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Maximalism, Not Nihilism: Electronic Composer Dan Deacon on the Necessity of Creating

Dan Deacon talks with PopMatters about the 10th anniversary of Spiderman of the Rings, Ultimate Reality, and his original soundtrack for Rat Film.

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Matmos: Ultimate Care II

If there is a pair of artists out there who can "play" a washing machine, it's Matmos.

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Learning to Relax: An Interview with Dan Deacon

The world's most popular Wham City wonk who transcended his viral video notoriety to make transcendent pop music loves Less Than Jake. He also has a stress addiction, and his new album Gliss Riffer all stems from, of all things, a mixtape.

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Dan Deacon: Gliss Riffer

Gliss Riffer is by far Deacon's most successful and accessible full-length thus far, but it's just shy of being a masterpiece.

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Dan Deacon - "Guilford Avenue Bridge" (video) + Tour Dates

In advance of a world tour commencing on 8 February, Dan Deacon unleashes his latest video. "Guilford Avenue Bridge" was shot by Alan Resnick during Deacon's last tour and features highlights of his electrifying performance style.

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Dan Deacon: 7 November 2012 - Chicago

Dan Deacon creates a shared musical and interpersonal experience involving himself and everyone in the room. Also, there’s dancing. Lots of dancing.

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Philip Glass: REWORK_Philip Glass remixed

Philip Glass remixes easily. Really, he does.

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Dan Deacon - "Crash Jam" (stream)

Dan Deacon releases the second single from his recent LP 'America'.

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Dan Deacon: America

That spastic weirdo knob twiddler has made an unapologetically earnest album about the state of America's psychic and physical landscape. It's not wacky, it's not pretensious, and it'll blow you away.

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SXSW Music Day 3: Mikal Cronin + Dan Deacon (Insound Party)

Club de Ville bounced with the tunes of Mikal Cronin, Dan Deacon and unlimited Miller Highlife for $5 at the Insound and Oh My Rockness party Thursday March 15.

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Thank You: Golden Worry

Though there has yet to be a single musician or band that can act as a succinct exemplar of Baltimore's sound, Thank You's latest album, Golden Worry, may come closest to summarizing the vibe, spirit, and sonic sensations that have made Baltimore's underground community what it is today.

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The (Indie) Music Industry Is All Right

The media is too preoccupied with the funeral arrangements of the mainstream music industry to celebrate the life that is happening elsewhere.

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Dan Deacon: Bromst

Dan Deacon holds a warped funhouse mirror up to his inner electronic composer. Don't worry, he hasn't matured. Rather, he's evolved.

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Making a Scene: Baltimore, Maryland's Wham City

Goofy, childlike, chaotic, tribal, artsy -- all of these and more describe Wham City, the sprawling collective of artists working together to make Baltimore, Maryland, a community thriving on wild abandon and mutual support.

Erika Szabo
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Adventure: Adventure

Carpark continues to document Wham City's enchantment with juvenalia, this time taking on some chiptune teenage victory songs.

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Dan Deacon: Spiderman of the Rings

Dan Deacon manages to lure in his audience with his strange, raucous brand of electro-pop and induce them to sway, leap, and even shout along with him.

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