Although Dan Deacon's moshable hybrid of punk-rock energy, Casio melodies, and chipmunk vocals made him an instant indie darling two years ago, his musical pedigree is more studied than the cursory listen to his berserk back catalog may suggest. The former music conservatory student has in the past put voluminous enthusiasm and blitzkrieg bopping at the forefront of his work, but his latest outing highlights renewed compositional prowess alongside those... More >>>