Fan Death is a Italo Disco band which started in Brooklyn, New York in 2007 and is now based in Vancouver, British Columbia.
In 2008, Erol Alkan remixed and released their debut single Veronica's Veil on his Phantasy Sounds label. Following this Big Love Records from Tokyo released the single Cannibal featuring remixes from CfCf and Manderson[disambiguation needed]. To date Fan Death has played shows with Florence and The Machine, Metronomy, Telepathe, Late Of The Pier and Franz Ferdinand as well as at the Afisha festival in Moscow and in Mexico City. It has been featured in international magazines such as NME, The Fader, Nylon Magazine, The Guardian Newspaper, Dazed & Confused and on the cover of Italy's Pig Magazine surrounded by naked men.
The band recorded an EP in 2009. Also in 2009, it has remixed artists such as Ladyhawke, Frankmusik, The Virgins, Lindstrom[disambiguation needed], Lost Valentinos and Datarock. The name is a reference to the South Korean myth regarding the fear of suffocation via electric fan. The band supported Vampire Weekend on their first UK and European leg of their world tour and released their LP "Womb of Dreams" August 30th 2010 in the UK.