Tag: Animal Collective
Panda Bear’s Noah Lennox Hopes New Record “Buoys” Can Be “An Antidote to the Poison”
The Animal Collective co-founder discusses the evolution of his songwriting and the significance of ocean buoys.
PLAYLIST: IAN SWEET Presents Songs About Crushes
Jilian Medford shares ten tracks about crushing (and getting crushed by) crushes that helped inspire Crush Crusher.
Animal Collective, “Tangerine Reef”
The intentions here are environmentally noble, but the songs collectively feel like a minor mood piece rather than the cohesive statement the band aspires to.
Blatant Animal Collective Ripoff: On the Disappointingly Impermanent Influence of “Merriweather Post Pavilion”’s Washer Pop
Commemorating Animal Collective’s earnest stab at moving popular rock music forward and the nine bands that should be dictating the sounds of 2018.
Avey Tare, “Eucalyptus”
On the Animal Collective leader’s latest solo effort, there’s still dense canopy to explore.
Who Cares About Becky with the Good Hair?
To make “Lemonade” all about her potential marital troubles is to once again yoke Beyoncé’s success to her husband—and to stay mired in the madness that this album was built to expose and transcend.
Roger Sellers abandoned life as a composer for pop music. If only it were that easy.
LISTEN: Animal Collective Releases the “Hounds of Bairro” and “Gnip Gnop”
Two new tracks previously available in the deluxe edition of “Painting With.”
Often built out of only one or two phrases, each of “Primitive”‘s tracks has something hypnotic at its core, reinforcing the adage that there is beauty in simplicity.
Animal Collective, “Painting With”
There’s no time for moans or drones on this album—just shouts and kicks.
Everywhere Is Florida: Surveying the Circle of Animal Collective
As the world’s most unlikely pop group prepares to release their eleventh album, Avey Tare, Panda Bear, and Geologist spill a little paint.
LISTEN: While You’re Dealing with Your Case of the Mondays, Animal Collective are “Lying in the Grass”
No iPhone required.
Animal Collective Invite You to Get Your Bob Ross on with “Painting With” App
Paint with your pals while listening to “Lying in the Grass.”
FLOOD’s 25 Most Anticipated Albums of 2016
The twenty-five releases we’re most looking forward to hearing this year.
WATCH: Animal Collective Navigate the Astral Plane in “FloriDada” Video
Warning: this video has the potential to trigger seizures for those with photosensitive epilepsy.
Sound Board: The Week’s Best Tracks
Our picks for the best tracks out there for the week of November 30–December 4, 2015. Headphone-tested, FLOOD-approved.
LISTEN: Animal Collective Share “FloriDada,” From New Album “Painting With”
Out February 19 on Domino.
Not The Onion: Animal Collective Is Premiering Their New Album Over BWI Airport PAs
One of the track names is “Floridada,” and it’s possible that the LP will be out on Monday.