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Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Animal Collective Painting With

There's a conversation that emerges naturally surrounding every band or artist that survives for longer than four or five LPs. And that conversation always begins…
Raymond Cummings | February 16, 2016 - 1:41 pm


An Annotated Media Guide To Panda Bear

This week Panda Bear (aka Noah Lennox, also of Animal Collective) will release the highly anticipated Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper, his fifth proper…
T. Cole Rachel | January 12, 2015 - 8:52 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Panda Bear Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper

Sometimes when I listen to Animal Collective I feel like I'm peering through a kaleidoscope into heaven, and other times I'm pretty sure I'm vomiting…
Chris DeVille | January 6, 2015 - 9:50 am

More Animal Collective stories

M83 – “Go! (Animal Collective / Deakin Remix)”

One of the stranger, more memorable songs from M83's 2016 album Junk is "Go!," on which Anthony Gonzalez gets help from rising pop force Mai…
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2016 - 11:55 am

Animal Collective Get Their Own Skateboards

Animal Collective are following in the footsteps of Mogwai, Nick Cave, and Daft Punk by getting their very own skateboards. (Well, Panda Bear already had
Peter Helman | July 14, 2016 - 6:26 pm

Deakin – “Harpy (Blue)”

Animal Collective member Josh Dibb, better known as Deakin, is proving to be a versatile dude. After announcing a DJ tour along with the rest…
Collin Robinson | June 10, 2016 - 1:34 pm

7 Memorable Moments From Primavera Sound 2016 Friday

As Stereogum's resident Radiohead fanboy, for me, Friday at Primavera Sound was all about Thom Yorke and company. My whole night was planned around achieving…
Chris DeVille | June 4, 2016 - 8:47 am

Bob Dylan – “Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right (Animal Collective Remix)”

I mean, why not? Today is Bob Dylan's 75th birthday, and the tributes are rolling in, including a remix by none other than Animal Collective.
Chris DeVille | May 24, 2016 - 11:56 am

Watch Animal Collective Play “FloriDada” On Colbert

It already feels a million years old, thanks to a months-long onslaught of huge album releases, but Animal Collective's grand return Painting With is a…
Tom Breihan | May 13, 2016 - 8:48 am

Boots Explains Animal Collective Credit On Beyoncé’s “6 Inch”

Amidst the massive credits list on Beyoncé's new album LEMONADE are big indie-world names like Ezra Koenig, Father John Misty, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and Animal…
Peter Helman | April 24, 2016 - 4:57 pm

Stream Beyoncé LEMONADE

Beyoncé's mysterious LEMONADE project premiered on HBO tonight, and contrary to reports, it was not a "docu-style special." Rather, it was one of her patented…
Chris DeVille | April 23, 2016 - 9:58 pm

Stream Deakin’s Debut Solo Album Sleep Cycle

Earlier this year, we reported that the part-time Animal Collective member Deakin was working on his first-ever solo album. And today, Deakin has announced that…
Tom Breihan | April 6, 2016 - 10:17 am

Animal Collective – “Gnip Gnop” & “Hounds Of Bairro”

Animal Collective came back earlier this year with the antic, colorful new album Painting With. And during the same sessions that produced the albums, they…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2016 - 8:49 am

Watch John Cale Play The Velvet Underground & Nico With Animal Collective, The Libertines, & Mark Lanegan

Multi-instrumentalist, former Velvet Underground member, and art-rock elder statesman John Cale performed the entirety of VU's seminal debut The Velvet Underground & Nico tonight at…
Peter Helman | April 3, 2016 - 11:38 pm

Animal Collective Announce Tour, Big Sur Festival

Animal Collective have played virtually every festival on the face of the planet, and now they're about to get their very own. The band will…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2016 - 10:41 am

John Cale To Perform The Velvet Underground & Nico With Animal Collective, The Libertines, Mark Lanegan

John Cale is never not busy. When I interviewed the multi-instrumentalist and former member of the Velvet Underground earlier this year, he was about to…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 3, 2016 - 10:43 am

Animal Collective Once Turned Down Scoring Bradley Cooper Movie Limitless

Animal Collective almost scored the 2011 Bradley Cooper thriller Limitless. Geologist revealed the news in a Reddit AMA today when asked if the band might…
Peter Helman | February 25, 2016 - 9:15 pm

Watch Animal Collective Play Painting With Songs Live For The First Time At Philadelphia Tour Opener

Animal Collective released Painting With yesterday, and last night, they kicked off a world tour in support of the album at Philadelphia's Union Transfer. AnCo…
Peter Helman | February 20, 2016 - 1:20 pm

Animal Collective – “Golden Gal”

Animal Collective's new album Painting With comes out at the end of the week, and they've just shared another track from it, "Golden Gal," which…
James Rettig | February 15, 2016 - 12:14 pm

Read A Conversation Between John Cale And Animal Collective’s Avey Tare & Geologist

In the past, California Sunday Magazine and Mailchimp have paired up the likes of Bethany Cosentino & Molly Ringwald, Father John Misty & John C.
James Rettig | February 4, 2016 - 3:41 pm

Animal Collective – “Lying In The Grass”

In a couple of weeks, Animal Collective are coming back with their new album Painting With. First single "Floridada" was frantic and colorful burst of…
Tom Breihan | February 1, 2016 - 9:23 am

Demo Animal Collective’s Painting With App Featuring New Song “Lying In The Grass”

Animal Collective will release their new album, Painting With, next month, and we've already heard its first single "Floridada." Today, the band announced that they…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 28, 2016 - 11:42 am
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