Thursday, January 10, 2013

Dan Deacon: Bromst

"Dan Deacon (born August 28, 1981) is an American composer and electronic musician based out of Baltimore, Maryland. ... Deacon is renowned for his live shows, where large-scale audience participation and interaction is often a major element of the performance. ... He ... attended the Conservatory of Music at State University of New York at Purchase in Purchase, New York where, in addition to performing his solo material, he played in many bands, including tuba for Langhorne Slim and guitar in the improvisational grindcore band Rated R, and had a small mixed chamber ensemble. He completed his graduate studies in electro-acoustic and computer music composition. He studied under composer and conductor Joel Thome and Dary John Mizelle. ... Spiderman of the Rings was Deacon's first commercially distributed full-length album, released by Carpark Records in May 2007. ... Deacon's next album entitled Bromst was released on March 24, 2009. It was produced by Chester Gwazda at Snow Ghost Studios in Whitefish, Montana and features live instruments including player piano and a variety of percussion instruments. The album was well received; Pitchfork gave it an 8.5/10, and it placed it into the 'best new music' section. Bromst also ranked #46 in Pitchfork's Best Albums of 2009" (Wikipedia).

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