Tag: Animal Collective

LISTEN: “Autumn Rites” Is Animal Collective’s Salute to Fall

It’s twenty-one minutes long, which is about the length of actual fall these days. 

Avey Tare and Geologist Share Cover of Silver Jews’ “Ballad of Reverend War Character”

The single was uploaded to Animal Collective’s Bandcamp this morning with all proceeds going to MusiCares and Music Health Alliance.

Animal Collective’s Avey Tare and Geologist Team Up for “New Psycho Actives Vol. 2”

“Summer Blaze” comes on the follow-up to AnCo’s “Vol. 1.”

Animal Collective’s Aural Morphology

Charting the Baltimore group’s long, strange journey.

Announcing FLOOD 10, featuring Jeff Bridges, Animal Collective, Alex Honnold, and Swoon

Themed around sustainability + the natural world, this print issue features four cover stories plus Weyes Blood, Big Thief, Gary Clark Jr., Philippe Cousteau Jr., and more.

The Flaming Lips and Flying Lotus Added to Desert Daze 2019

FlyLo and Wayne Coyne and company will join Animal Collective and Stereolab at the fest. 

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.

Breaking: Bayonne

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.”

Bayonne, “Primitives”

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”

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