Guess who's going to be on Sound Opinions soon... (It rhymes with Pan Peakin')

May 8, 2009

That's right- it's Dan Deacon! If you're not a fan of Baltimore's most crowd-participation oriented acoustic/electric composer/singer/bandleader, then maybe you remember when his set forced the side stage to be shut down at Pitchfork Fest last year. He was recently an unlikely guest on Talk of the Nation, where he talked about how his current tour is being fueled by vegetable oil (among other things).
The crew at Sound Opinions have been planning to have Mr. Deacon on for months, but his huge band made it impossible to do a session in our studios on Navy Pier. So Jim and Greg (and Jason and Robin and Todd) schlepped over to The Metro to record it before the show last night. I tagged along to shoot some blog-exclusive video. Here's the only bit that didn't blow out my video camera's microphone...



I'll post more video clips as I'm able to salvage the audio...
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