Listen Dan Deacon's remix of 'Blue Elvis' by Peals [405 Premiere]
Peals are a US duo that makes low-fi instrumental, beach-bum lullabies in a similar vein to Real Estate, which is a marked escape from their more upbeat projects; William Cashion is from Future Islands and Bruce Willen from Double Dagger. Fellow Baltimore native, Dan Deacon, has remixed 'Blue Elvis' from upcoming album Walking Field.
Deacon's reinvention accelerates the meditative guitar jangle and adds layers of subtle, glitchy electronics, transforming what was an unwinding, pre-siesta midday beer into a start of the night shot of mescal.
Walking Field is out on 13th May 2013 on Thrill Jockey.
I'm vaguely aware that most readers of The 405 are probably from the U.K. I also know that the U.K will soon be in the grips of winter, and that a summer-themed mixtape might thus seem wholly innapropriate. But on my side of the world summer is on its way, and with it comes the need for some good tunes to relax in the sun to. If it's cold where you are then crank up the heaters, put on a hawaiian shirt and pretend. 1. Heart of Chambers by Beach House 2. Mist by Shogu Tokumar... (continued) [read more]
Dan Deacon has shared another track from his forthcoming new album, America. [read more]
Following the surprising announcement yesterday that the XOYO launch night would be postponed mere hours before its scheduled opening, more information has been released by the soon-to-be East London venue. While XOYO are 'busy ironing out a few last minute technical issues and putting finishing touches to the venue', events tonight and tomorrow have gone the way of the launch night and are being postponed. It has been confirmed that the venue will open with club night, 'Bugged... (continued) [read more]
Proof that the quality control standards are not slipping at Williams Street, the Adult Swim Singles Series added a new track this week from electronic musician Dan Deacon. [read more]