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Dan Deacon is an electronic music composer that has been releasing and performing music since the early 2000s. Dan Deacon attended the Conservatory of Music at State University of New York where he achieved a degree as well as graduate studies in electro-acoustic and computer music composition. While in school he worked as an apprentice to Joel Thome and Dary John Mizelle and also performed in a variety of bands and playing a variety of instruments including the tuba. He also released his first two collections of solo material at this time, releasing them on CD-R. Neither of these albums included any vocal tracks; instead, they were solely composed of computer generated music and compiled live performances. After graduating Deacon moved to Baltimore, Maryland where he and several friends formed Wham City, an art and performance collective. In 2007 Deacon released his next studio album, the popular Spiderman of the Rings on which Deacon did include vocals. The album was well received and received a strong review from Pitchfork Music, who included the album on their countdown of the fifty best albums of the year. In 2009 Deacon released Bromst, which again included live instrumentation performed by a variety of musicians. 2012's America saw a continuation of the more organic approach to creating; however his 2015 Gliss Riffer saw a return to a more energetic electro sound that has become most characteristic of Dan Deacon's sound. Over the years Deacon's live shows have been recognized for the emphasis placed upon interaction between the musician and his fans in the audience. During his solo shows Deacon is known for performing on the same level as his fans with them surrounding him and his musical devices as he performs.