Tag Archives: Dan Deacon

Decibel Festival 2015: First Wave of Artists Announced

In case you missed it this morning, Decibel Festival founder, president and curator, Sean Horton, stopped by The Morning Show to reveal the first round of artists playing the 12th Annual Decibel International Festival of Electronic Music Performance, Visual Art and New Media, taking place September 23rd through the 27th across Seattle. We’re excited toRead more…

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Live Video: Dan Deacon

“We could be in an igloo inside of a cave of ice,” gasped a sweaty Dan Deacon. “And I would still be a puddle.” To be fair, the KEXP studio’s ventilation was only partially the reason why the Baltimore-based musician was drenched in sweat. The other reason was that he was two songs into aRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Dan Deacon and Death Cab for Cutie — they’re like pineapple and bacon on pizza. You wouldn’t think their opposite tastes work, but then you hear Deacon’s remix of the single “Black Sun,” and you want another slice. Check it out below. The original version of the track can be found on Death Cab’s seventhRead more…

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Live Review: Dan Deacon with Prince Rama & Ben O’Brien at Neumos 5/8/15

For Friday night’s Neumos crowd, reality became something entirely separate from what we knew it to be. The night’s headliner, Canadian electronic wunderkind Dan Deacon, bends the strings that we dangle by enough on his own, but combined with the dystopian shimmer of New York synth rock act Prince Rama and the 21st century AmericanRead more…

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Music That Matters: Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 4

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 459 – Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 4 Morning Show hostRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Runner Powered Podcast Volume 4!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. I couldn’t be more excited that Volume 4 of our Runner Powered Podcasts is launching today. I absolutely love curating these podcasts,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Dan Deacon has shard a psychedelic music video for his Gliss River track “When I Was Done Dying.” The wild animation, created by Jake Fried, Caleb Wood, Anthony Fransisco Shepherd, and many more, follows the lyrics pretty literally. I still have no idea what’s going on, but I bet that’s the point. [Pitchfork]

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Album Review: Dan Deacon – Gliss Riffer

Dan Deacon has one dynamic range: massive. Loud, soft, euphoric, cacophonous, it doesn’t matter – what Dan Deacon does is at full blast, whatever the knob at hand may be. There are intimidating levels of passion and conviction in every second of his recordings, with or without any vocals attached. It’s for this reason thatRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Talk about “a movie script ending”: in the brand new music video from Death Cab for Cutie, frontman (and future KEXP guest DJ) Ben Gibbard stars as a film director, shooting an action movie. Watch the brutal slow-motion footage for the track “Black Sun” below. Their forthcoming release Kintsugi hits stores March 31st via Atlantic,Read more…

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Thursday Music News

Like all good things from the ’90s, The Juliana Hatfield Three are back! It’s been 22 years since the release of their breakthrough album Become What You Are, but on February 17th, 2015 they’ll return with Whatever, My Love via American Laundromat. Today, they share the first single “If I Could,” which hardcore Hatfield fansRead more…

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