Dan Deacon UK Tour Starts Here

By London_DaveK Last edited 139 months ago
Dan Deacon UK Tour Starts Here

In addition to being the mad mastermind behind one of the best albums of the year so far, Dan Deacon is also the hardest working freak in the business. While even after witnessing his live performance and listening to his record numerous times, we're still not exactly sure what that business is, we do know it involves whimsical pop sensibilities battling against an impressive array of twisted electronics. And countdowns. Dan likes counting.

Amidst the pitch-bending vocoder mayhem, classic rock and roll melodies ride along the surface, making Deacon more sonically descendent from Daniel Miller's Silicon Teens than Devo, to whom he's often compared. Where Ohio's flowerpot-headed quartet deals in kitsch, Deacon's songs carry a light-hearted, kind honesty with them. There's no ironic posturing here, Dan's just truly a goofy far-out guy with a penchant for wreaking havoc on circuitry and ringleading a room into having some fun.

To support his brilliant Carpark Records release "Spiderman of the Rings", Dan's bringing his ever-travelling one man circus on a tour of the UK and Ireland. With four London dates staggered across the month, you have no reason to miss experiencing one of the most gleeful gigs to grace the capital this year. The party starts at The End tomorrow night and continues on its merry way like so:

August 6th - London @ The End

August 8th - London @ Cargo (with Gang Gang Dance)

August 9th - Brighton @ Greenhouse Effect

August 10th - Manchester @ Barge party

August 11th - Bristol @ Thekla

August 13th - Norwich @ Norwich Arts Centre

August 16th - London @ Barden's Boudoir

August 17th - Dublin@ Crawdaddy

August 18th - Cork @ Liquid Lounge

August 19th - Galway @ Roisin Dubh

August 24th - London @ MacBeth

August 25th - Nottingham @ Stealth

August 27th - Edinburgh @ Cabaret Voltaire

Image by Uli Loski courtesy of Carpark Records

Last Updated 05 August 2007