August 20, 2012


Listen: Dan Deacon’s New Album, "America"

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Stephen J. Cohen/Getty Images

Animal Collective isn't the only Baltimore-based band with a new album streaming today: experimental pop wizard Dan Deacon's new album, America, is available at NPR. Those familiar with his previous albums will recognize the electronic pop playfulness and experimentation of the album's first half, but the classically-trained Deacon brings a more serious orchestral vibe to the album's final four songs.

And, in case you missed it, here's the superfun video for America's second single, "True Thrush."