Dan Deacon Show Review: We Are Dan Deacon’s America

Dan Deacon

The Firebird

St. Louis, MO

September 2, 2012

We are Dan Deacon's America

Question:  What do you get when you combine eight Dan Deacon newbies, an America theme, and complete lack of inhibitions?

Answer:  A text message from one of your fellow attendees the following morining that says “I’m pretty sure I got ghosted” followed simply by “Holy what the f***”.  Let me set the stage for you a little more completely.

If you aren’t familiar with Dan Deacon, he recently released a new album titled America, which I so happen to be a big fan of.  Deacon, an indie composer of electronic music, has reputation for mass crowd participation, and I stumbled late last week upon him playing at local St. Louis venue, The Firebird.  A group of eight of my friends decided it would be awesome to all dress in America gear and head to The Firebird, and more than anything, make a spectacle of ourselves.  Mission accomplished and as I tell the tale of the night, I’m gonna try to leave names out of the events.
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Weak List Wednesday: Best Live Acts of 2011

In continuation of our end year lists, we decided to bust out a short list of our favorite live acts of the year. Obviously, we can only choose from what we have seen, but between the three of us, we have seen many of the seminal acts of today this year.

My Morning Jacket Best Live Band of 2011
Jim James, Rock God in the making

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