Tag Archives: Dan Deacon

Video Roundup: Happy National Pet Day

Snuggle your fur babies close: it’s National Pet Day, a celebration founded in 2006 “to celebrate the joy pets bring to our lives and to create public awareness about the plight of many different kinds of animals awaiting a forever home in shelters and rescues all around the globe.” You can celebrate by adopting aRead more…

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Pickathon 2016 Lineup Announced

This morning, Pickathon announced its 2016 lineup, and it’s a doozy! Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy headlines along with Yo La Tengo, Beach House, and Ty Segall & The Muggers, plus so many other KEXP favorites – like Black Mountain, Thee Oh Sees, Dan Deacon, Ibeyi, Fruit Bats, My Bubba, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Julia Holter…Read more…

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Decibel Festival 2015, Day 2: Subversion at Showbox at the Market

One prominent feature of Decibel Festival is the way its schedule breaks down into rather meticulously set showcases. Unlike most other festivals, in which entry to one location likely grants access to every stage, Decibel also sells individual tickets to each show as an alternative to more expensive weekend passes. That means a good portionRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, September 21st: • Colorworks, Enola Fall, Detective Agency, Dark Hip Falls at The Sunset // 21+ (more info) • Revocation, Cannabis Corpse, Archsphire, Blackfast, A Crime of Passion, The Devils of Loudon at Studio Seven // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, September 22nd: • Hibou, Snuff Redux at Frolik Kitchen // 21+ (more info)

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Live Preview: Decibel Festival 2015

I have to remind myself every single year, every time I look at the lineup, every time I hit a single event and walk into work dog tired the next day – Seattle is so lucky to play home to the visionaries that put on Decibel Festival year after year. There are so many electronicRead more…

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Music That Matters: Spotlight on Decibel Festival 2015

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. 478 – Spotlight on Decibel Festival 2015 DJ Alex shinesRead more…

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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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