Angel Deradoorian

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Angel Deradoorian
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Angel Deradoorian performing with Dirty Projectors in 2008
Background information
Also known as Deradoorian
Born (1986-07-18) July 18, 1986 (age 29)
Genres Experimental rock
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Bass, guitar, keyboards
Years active 2007-present
Labels Anticon , Lovepump United
Associated acts Dirty Projectors, Avey Tare

Angel Deradoorian (born July 18, 1986) is a Brooklyn-based musician best known for her work with Dirty Projectors.[1]

Deradoorian's debut EP, Mind Raft, was released under her surname in 2009 by Lovepump United Records.[2] Her last name is of Armenian heritage.[3] In 2009, she recorded a track with Vampire Weekend keyboardist Rostam Batmanglij and Ra Ra Riot vocalist Wes Miles on their Discovery album LP. The track is entitled "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend".[4] Animal Collective chose her to perform at the All Tomorrow's Parties festival that they curated in 2011.[5] In 2011, she released a split 7" with Albert McCloud containing a song by McCloud entitled "Planetarium 2010" and her own song "Marichka".[6] She is a member of Avey Tare's project, Slasher Flicks, along with ex-Ponytail drummer Jeremy Hyman.[7]



  • The Expanding Flower Planet (2015)



  • "Marichka" b/w "Planetarium 2010" (2011) (split with Albert McCloud)

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  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ Powell, Mike (May 8, 2009). "Deradoorian: Mind Raft". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved June 9, 2015. 
  3. ^ Ayers, Michael D. (May 5, 2009). "Doing Laundry with Deradoorian a/k/a Angel from Dirty Projectors". The Village Voice. Retrieved June 9, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Interview with Angel Deradoorian". 2009-05-14. Retrieved 2013-08-03. 
  5. ^ Breihan, Tom (October 27, 2010). "Animal Collective Curate All Tomorrow's Parties". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved June 9, 2015. 
  6. ^ Fitzmaurice, Larry (February 22, 2011). "Listen: New Track From Dirty Projectors' Angel Deradoorian, Co-Produced by Avey Tare". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved June 9, 2015. 
  7. ^ Battan, Carrie (April 10, 2013). "Animal Collective's Avey Tare Starts New Band With Former Dirty Projectors, Ponytail Members". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved June 9, 2015. 

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