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Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton spin new music from emerging bands and musical icons.


Dan Deacon Plays DJ

August 21st, 2012

Episode 415 of 717 episodes

Electro-pop geniusDan Deacon's latest album is as big as its name,America. It's epic, soaring and loud, but also minimalist at times and full of beauty. On this edition ofAll Songs Considered, Deacon talks about his latest album and shares some of his favorite songs with host Bob Boilen. Deacon brought a strange and surprising mix of artists, from The Rolling Stones to early electronic artist Raymond Scott, and minimalist composer Steve Reich, plus a few great unknowns.

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