Dan Deacon announces new album Mystic Familiar, North American tour, new video, throws the next seven months of free time in the trash

Dan Deacon announces new album Mystic Familiar, North American tour, new video, throws the next seven months of free time in the trash
Photo: Frank Hamilton

dea·con
noun
a position of leadership within certain sects of the Christian Church, ranked below a priest with a variable set of duties

Dan Dea·con
artist
a position of leadership within certain sects of the 2000s indie weirdo dance music scene, ranked above a mystic familiar with duties to promote a new album and tour every once in a while depending on contractual obligations and artistic resolve

Mys·tic Fa·mil·iar
album
the first new Dan Deacon album in five years, out January 31 through Domino, inspired by “therapeutic practices of self-compassion and mindfulness, daily prompts from Brian Eno’s deck of Oblique Strategies, and the use of meditation,” and pre-orderable here

“Sat By a Tree”
song
a song and video off of Dan Deacon’s new album Mystic Familiar, propulsive, merry, dream-soaked, listenable and watchable below

tour and track·list·ing
extra promotional material
check out Dan Deacon’s upcoming dates and the full tracklisting from Mystic Familiar below


Mystic Familiar tracklisting:

01. Become a Mountain
02. Hypnagogic
03. Sat By a Tree
04. Arp I: Wide Eyed
05. Arp II: Float Away
06. Arp III: Far From Shore
07. Arp IV: Any Moment
08. Weeping Birch
09. Fell Into the Ocean
10. My Friend
11. Bumble Bee Crown King

Dan Deacon:

11.01.19 - Knoxville, TN - Pilot Light
11.02.19 - Chattanooga, TN - JJ’s Bohemia
11.03.19 - Birmingham, AL - Saturn
11.05.19 - Tallahassee, FL - The Bark
11.06.19 - Orlando, FL - Wills Pub
11.07.19 - Miami, FL - Floyd
11.08.19 - Jacksonville, FL - Jack Rabbits
11.09.19 - Gainesville, FL - The Atlantic
11.12.19 - Athens, GA - 40 Watt Club
11.13.19 - Charlotte, NC - Neighborhood Theatre
11.14.19 - Virginia Beach, VA - Elevation 27
01.31.20 - Dublin, Ireland - Grand Social
02.01.20 - Glasgow, UK - Classic Grand
02.04.20 - Leeds, UK - Brudenell
02.06.20 - London, UK - Scala
02.10.20 - Paris, France - La Maroquinerie
02.26.20 - Charlottesville, VA - The Southern
02.27.20 - Carrboro, NC - Cat’s Cradle
02.28.20 - Atlanta, GA - Variety
02.29.20 - Asheville, NC - The Grey Eagle
03.01.20 - Nashville, TN - The Basement East
03.03.20 - New Orleans, LA - One Eyed Jacks
03.05.20 - Houston, TX - White Oak Music Hall
03.06.20 - San Antonio, TX - Paper Tiger
03.07.20 - Austin, TX - Scoot Inn
03.08.20 - Dallas, TX - Deep Ellum Art Co.
03.10.20 - Phoenix, AZ - The Crescent Ballroom
03.11.20 - San Diego, CA - Music Box
03.12.20 - Santa Ana, CA - The Observatory
03.13.20 - Los Angeles, CA - The Regent Theater
03.14.20 - San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore
03.16.20 - Sacramento, CA - Harlow’s
03.19.20 - Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom
03.20.20 - Seattle, WA - Neptune
03.21.20 - Vancouver, BC - VENUE
03.24.20 - Boise, ID - Neurolux
03.25.20 - Salt Lake City, UT - Urban Lounge
03.27.20 - Santa Fe, NM - Meow Wolf
03.28.20 - Englewood, CO - Gothic Theatre
03.30.20 - Lawrence, KS - Granada Theater
03.31.20 - St. Louis, MO - The Ready Room
04.02.20 - Chicago, IL - Metro
04.03.20 - Minneapolis, MN - Varsity Theater
04.04.20 - Madison, WI - High Noon Saloon
04.16.20 - Millvale, PA - Mr. Smalls Theatre
04.17.20 - Lakewood, OH - Mahall’s
04.18.20 - Cincinnati, OH - Urban Artifact
04.19.20 - Louisville, KY - Headliner’s Music Hall
04.21.20 - Indianapolis, IN - HI-FI Indianapolis
04.22.20 - Columbus, OH - Skully’s Music Diner
04.23.20 - Detroit, MI - Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
04.24.20 - Toronto, ON - Lee’s Palace
04.25.20 - Ithaca, NY - The Haunt
04.26.20 - Boston, MA - Paradise Rock Club
04.28.20 - Portland, ME - SPACE Gallery
04.29.20 - Portsmouth, NH - 3S Artspace
04.30.20 - Philadelphia, PA - Underground Arts
05.01.20 - Brooklyn, NY - Brooklyn Steel
05.02.20 - Washington, DC - 9:30 Club

Most Read