Yes! A new release from Baltimore’s high prince of live-action–panic-attack-orchestral-movements-in-the- electronic-forest : Dan Deacon! The new album is called America and comes out Aug 27th and if you preorder the limited edition trippy-translucent vinyl it comes with a giant flag featuring the album art work and for you uber-hip tapeheads- it also comes out on cassette.
The first video just debuted online for the song True Thrush and it’s one of the most fun and silly things ever. Essentially the game of telephone crossed with an art school student turned career advisor’s version of a test of memory. The video takes a weirdo scene and has it recreated from memory by different humans, and so on and so on and on and on and on. Lordy, lord- if it isn’t amazing .
There ‘s nothing more fun that construction paper being kicked around and the word “pizza.” Directors Dan Deacon and Showbeast’s Ben O’Brien know this. Observe: