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      A music group led by singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist David Longstreth
      Dirty Projectors are a music group led by singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist David Longstreth. Based in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City, with connections to the Portland, OR and Olympia, Wash. music scenes, the group has produced a distinctive sound of electronic experimentat... read more

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      May 23 El Club Detroit, Michigan
      May 25 The Great Hall Toronto, CAN
      May 29 Mr. Small's Funhouse & Theatre Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
      May 30 PUBLIC Arts New York, New York
      Jun 1 9:30 Club Washington, District of Columbia
      Jun 3 Randalls Island New York, New York
      Jun 12 El Rey Theatre Los Angeles, California
      Jun 13 El Rey Theatre Los Angeles, California
      Jun 15 The Chapel San Francisco, California
      Jun 16 The Chapel San Francisco, California
      Jun 17 The Chapel San Francisco, California
      Jun 19 Wonder Ballroom Portland, Oregon
      Jun 21 The Crocodile Seattle, Washington
      Jun 22 The Vogue Theater Indianapolis, Indiana
      Jun 22 Vogue Theatre Vancouver, CAN
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      Dirty Projectors are a music group led by singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist David Longstreth. Based in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City, with connections to the Portland, OR and Olympia, Wash. music scenes, the group has produced a distinctive sound of electronic experimentation, melded with traditional instruments and discordant vocals. Their recordings range from Prince-style one-man-recording-studio productions (New Attitude EP), to arranged orchestrations (the "Slaves' Graves" half of Slaves' Graves & Ballads, to basic voice over nylon-string guitar (the "Ballads" half of the aforementioned, recorded at Calvin Johnson's Dub Narcotic studio.) Throughout, Longstreth's aggressively melodic vocals provide a consistent identity for otherwise widely divergent approaches to pop music. Longstreth claims influences ranging from Don Henley (who appears as the main character in his 2005 album The Getty Address) to Mariah Carey. The former's influence is hard to tease out, though the latter's vocal gymnastics clearly provide a clue to Longstreth's approach. Longstreth's forthcoming album Rise Above is an attempt to reimagine Black Flag's Damaged, a task he compares to that of the main character of the Borges story "Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote."

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