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Ben DeHan ‘Fades’ Into Non-Obscurity

by Eric Althoff

While we wait anxiously for Ben DeHan’s new EP, “New Nostalgia,” to drop on July 23, the artist has offered up a peek at his first single from the EP, “The Faded Ones.” The uptempo, poppy tune blends DeHan’s optimistic vocal stylings with some unique electronic keyboard sounds.

The overall effect sounds as if some of those late-’90s bands somehow produced an echo
through time that DeHan put his own unique spin on—and then sent it back to the turn of
millennium, making the whole affair sound paradoxically both retro and ahead of its time.

It’s going to be great to see what he has in store for “New Nostalgia” this summer!

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Eric Althoff

A native of New Jersey, Eric Althoff has published articles in “The Washington Post,” “Los Angeles Times,” “Napa Valley Register,” “Black Belt,” DCist, and Luxe Getaways. He produced the Emmy-winning documentary, “The Town That Disappeared Overnight,” and has covered the Oscars live at the Dolby Theater. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with his fiancee, Victoria.

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