Articles tagged animal collective

29 Feb 2016 // 6:03 AM

Animal Collective Is Going Wild

Animal Collective: "There’s something about playing a show full of new songs that no one’s ever heard before that I’d be sad to get rid of completely."

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18 Feb 2016 // 2:42 PM

Animal Collective - “Golden Gal” (Singles Going Steady)

You know a band means business when they kick off a single with a Bea Arthur sample.

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Animal Collective: Painting With

With its focus on tight song craft and stylistic familiarity, Painting With is what Animal Collective sounds like when they stick to the script.

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12 Jan 2016 // 10:50 AM

Animal Collective - “FloriDada” (Singles Going Steady)

“Floridada” sounds as much of a sunny-side parody of Animal Collective as you could get.

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1 Dec 2015 // 12:49 PM

Animal Collective Drop Their New Single “FloriDada”

Animal Collective returns with "FloriDada" and a new album release in early 2016.

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The 18 Ways of Beginning and Ending an Album

Whether by chance or by careful planning, there is an observable pattern to intros and outros in albums. PopMatters breaks down 18 of them.

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Apparat: The Devil’s Walk

The German electronic musician and erstwhile member of Moderat returns with a warmer, softer edge than contemporaries like James Blake.

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12 Apr 2011 // 11:30 AM

Panda Bear: Tomboy

One-fourth of the Animal Collective follows up his miraculous Person Pitch with a collection of mood pieces that suppresses his effusions into a consistent shade of gray.

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Top Ten Tracks for Your Holiday Playlist

Weary of Bing Crosby singing “White Christmas” for the 567th time? Here's an alternate selection of songs to consider spinning during the holiday season.

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Various Artists: F*>k Dance Let’s Art; Sounds from a New American Underground

!K7 Records tries to make sense of chillwave, witch house, Animal Collective, and other neo-electronic non-dance artists.

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Crying snake eyes. Skeleton Wallpaper. Crocodiles juxtaposed to mandalas. There’s a sort of screen-saverish/tour backdrop quality to Avey Tare’s video for his

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17 Oct 2010 // 9:59 PM

Glasser: Ring

Glasser’s debut album, Ring, is filled with the kind of indie-pop pedigree that makes music PR people froth at the mouth. Fortunately, the album is hardly a collection of popular indie derivatives.

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Chilled to Spill: How The Oil Spill Ruined Chillwave’s Summer Vacation

Empty nostalgia or a realignment of values, chillwave's alchemical waste-sounds may be on the cusp of a deadbeat summer.

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Psych-Horror Flick as Music Video, or Vice Versa: Animal Collective’s ‘Oddsac’

Musically and visually, Animal Collective's new "visual album" 'Oddsac' is unmistakably in the group's wheelhouse: unapologetically and uncompromisingly weird, possessed of a singular vision, and all the more compelling for it.

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Taken by Trees + Will Stratton: 17.Feb.2010 - Brooklyn

Words and Pictures by Thomas Hauner

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3 Feb 2010 // 7:00 AM

Pitchfork: The Taste Maker

Judging by the "Top Ten" list of hundreds of critics in Village Voice's Pazz and Jop Poll, Pitchfork is either really good, or critics are becoming really lazy.

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1 Feb 2010 // 10:00 PM

Excepter: Black Beach

Before Excepter's full-length Presidence arrives, the NYC noise collective offer an LP/DVD of their open-air performances along the beaches of central California.

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DJ Animal Collective & Fischerspooner: 08.Jan.2010 - NYC

Words and Pictures by Sachyn Mital

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Animal Collective: Campfire Songs

Animal Collective's version of sitting on the porch and strumming the day away is actually quite cohesive and pleasant.

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Some years ago—never mind how long precisely—having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I

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