Originally published on Tue August 21, 2012 6:17 pm
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Electro-pop genius Dan 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 of All 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.