WATCH: Dan Deacon’s “When I Was Done Dying” Gets The Adult Swim “Off the Air” Treatment

Nine animators took on thirty-second segments of the Gliss Riffer song

Dan Deacon is a man whose creative wheels never stop turning. If his insanely fun live shows or the intricate details within his music don’t convince you of Deacon’s playful inventiveness, just take a gander at any of his music videos. Near the end of last year, Deacon dropped the strange-yet-hilarious video for Gliss Riffer‘s “Feel the Lightning” featuring horny furniture, and earlier this week, he released a gorgeous animated mosaic for another Gliss Riffer track, “When I Was Done Dying.”

Created in conjunction with Off the Air—Adult Swim’s 4 a.m. “late-night video mixtape”—Deacon’s latest adventure into the music video world features the unique animated art of nine animators (Jake Fried, Chad Van Gaalen, Dimitri Stankowicz, Colin White, Taras Hrabowsky, Anthony Francisco Schepperd, Masanobu Hiraoke, Caleb Wood, and Koko Freakbean) with Dave Hughes at the helm.

If you can’t, or don’t want to, get “When I Was Done Dying” out of your head, the track is currently available as a free download from iTunes all this week. Now, if the album version of the track isn’t enough to satisfy your Deacon cravings, check out his upcoming tour dates below to see where you can catch him live.

Dan Deacon tour dates

April
4 – Fresno, CA – Catacomb Party
7 – Richmond, VA – Gallery 5
8 – Charlottesville, VA – The Southern
9 – Millvale, PA – Mr. Smalls Theatre
10 – Philadelphia, PA – First Unitarian Church
11 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
16 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
17 – Asheville, NC – Orange Peel
18 – Atlanta, GA – Mammal Gallery
19 – Birmingham, AL – WorkPlay
21 – New Orleans, LA – Republic New Orleans
23 – Austin, TX – The Mohawk
24 – Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s
25 – Dallas, TX – Trees
28 – Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom
29 – San Diego, CA – Casbah

May
1 – Los Angeles, CA – Echoplex
2 – Mecca, CA – Desert Daze
5 – Eugene, OR – WOW Hall
6 – Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios
7 – Vancouver, BC – Electric Owl
8 – Seattle, WA – Neumos
9 – Boise, ID – The Shredder
10 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge
12 – Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
13 – Omaha, NE – The Slowdown
14 – Minneapolis, MN – Cedar Cultural Center
15 – Madison, WI- High Noon Saloon
16 – Chicago, IL- Thalia Hall
17 – Louisville, KY – Zanzabar
19 – Detroit, MI – Magic Stick
20 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix Concert Theatre
21 – Montreal, QC – Theatre Fairmount
22 – Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw
23 – Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall

Gliss Riffer is out now via Domino.

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