Acclaimed musician and producer Matthew Dear‘s new EP, Headcage, out today via Ghostly, sees the artist entering the previously unexplored terrain of collaboration. “In The Middle (I Met You There),” from the EP, features Jonny Pierce of New York indie-pop group The Drums on lead vocals, and is available for free download using the widget found after the jump. You can also check out some rather transcendental visuals created to accompany the tune, courtesy of the video crafted by London-based director Morgan Beringer, which has been posted below. Dear has also announced a string of tour dates in the US and Australia, both with his band and as a DJ, which you can also find below, where he will be debuting new music from his forthcoming full-length album, Beams, which will be coming out sometime in 2012.

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01.20 Perth, AU @ Likes of You *
01.21 Brisbane, AU @ Bar Some *
01.22 Wellington, NZ @ Sandwiches *
01.25 Melbourne, AU @ Novel *
01.26 Sydney, AU @ Agwa Yacht Club *
02.24 San Francisco, CA @ Noise Pop Festival +
03.02 New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom +
03.07 Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall* +
03.14 Austin, TX @ Club Deville (Ghostly Showcase)
03.16 – 03.17 SxSw Festival +
04.13 Chicago, IL @ Spy Bar *
04.14 St. Louis, MO @ 2720 Cherokee *
04.20 Miami, FL @ Electric Pickle *
04.21 El Paso, TX @ Lowbrow Palace *

* DJ Set
+ Live Band