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Watch Dan Deacon's animated video for 'When I Was Done Dying'

Experimental pop musician Dan Deacon of Baltimore drops the trippy video for "When I was Done Dying" from "Gliss Riffer."

For a musician as imaginative as Dan Deacon, creating a music video to reflect such colorful art is a challenge.

His video for "When I Was Done Dying," the latest single from last month's "Gliss Riffer," solves the problem by having nine animators — Jake Fried, Chad VanGaalen, Dimitri Stankowicz, Colin White, Taras Hrabowsky, Anthony Schepperd, Masanobu Hiraoka, Caleb Wood and KOKOFREAKBEAN — collaborate on the clip. The video debuted on Adult Swim's "Off the Air" early this morning, and you can watch it above.

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Earlier this year, Deacon discussed "Dying" for a feature I wrote around the release of the album.

"It's about a narrative of shifting consciousness, and a consciousness in memory being merged," Deacon said of the song. (He also called it the "least stressful to write.") "I was trying to maintain as strong of a narrative as possible while still being completely abstract in concept."

With the help of these animators, Deacon made good on a similar mission for the video, too.

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