Animal Collective

Featured Animal Collective stories

The Anniversary

Person Pitch Turns 10

The term "collective" implies a united front, a melding of minds and ideas. Under vaguely zoological personas, four boys from Baltimore joined forces at the…
Lindsey Rhoades | March 20, 2017 - 10:35 am

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

More Animal Collective stories

Animal Collective – “Man Of Oil”

Animal Collective are releasing Meeting Of The Waters, a new EP featuring live recordings from Avey Tare and Geologist's recent trip to Brazil, for Record
Peter Helman | April 21, 2017 - 8:22 pm

Animal Collective – “Peacemaker” & “Goalkeeper”

It's been less than a week since we first got wind of a new Animal Collective EP, and now The Painters is already out in…
Chris DeVille | February 16, 2017 - 11:12 pm

Animal Collective – “Jimmy Mack” (Martha And The Vandellas Cover)

In 1967, the euphoric Motown group Martha And The Vandellas made it to #10 on the Hot 100 with their lovelorn-but-upbeat single "Jimmy Mack." In…
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2017 - 9:10 am

Animal Collective – “Kinda Bonkers”

Last week, while DJing in San Francisco, Animal Collective played a new song that nobody recognized. Someone was swift enough to Shazam it, and it…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2017 - 11:15 am

Hear New Animal Collective Song “Kinda Bonkers” From Forthcoming The Painters EP

Animal Collective played a DJ set in San Francisco on Thursday night, and they used the opportunity to debut a new song. According to Shazam,…
Peter Helman | February 11, 2017 - 10:57 am

Animal Collective – “Mountain Game”

Here's something funny: In 2010, Animal Collective were just coming off of Merriweather Post Pavilion. They were at their commercial peak, and arguably their artistic…
Tom Breihan | November 17, 2016 - 10:12 am

Animal Collective Play “Pride And Fight” For The First Time In 15 Years As Trump Wins Presidency

Animal Collective endorsed Hillary Clinton yesterday, urging their fans note to vote third party and expressing their regret over voting for Ralph Nader rather than…
Chris DeVille | November 9, 2016 - 10:20 am

Animal Collective Endorse Clinton, Urge Fans Not To Vote Third Party

There's a Presidential election today! Please go vote. And please listen to Animal Collective when they say that you should not vote for a third-party…
James Rettig | November 8, 2016 - 10:06 am

Awww Animal Collective Played A Private Show For Two Underage Fans Who Couldn’t Get Into Last Night’s Concert

Last night, Animal Collective played an 18+ show at Edmonton's Union Hall. The band just realized the day before that the venue wouldn't be allowing…
Peter Helman | October 1, 2016 - 7:17 pm

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
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