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Next week Slasher Flicks -- the cosmic power trio comprised of Animal Collective's Avey Tare, Angel Deradoorian (formerly of Dirty Projectors), and Jeremy Hyman (formerly of Ponytail) -- will release…   Read Story »
Other than his appearance on Daft Punk's "Doin' It Right," Panda Bear stayed pretty quiet last year. But the Animal Collective member is now at work on a new solo album, the follow-up to his 2011 LP…   Read Story »
Animal Collective's Avey Tare premiered his new band, Slasher Flicks, last summer via some live shows, but now, the band have announced their debut LP, Enter The Slasher House, and released the…   Read Story »
We've heard Tears For Fears cover Arcade Fire and Hot Chip this year, recordings the band undertook to warm up for the making of their first new original LP since 2004's Everybody Loves A Happy…   Read Story »
Animal Collective's characteristically freaky new video for "Monkey Riches," an extended wigout from last year's Centipede Hz, tells the heartwarming story of a maniacal wizard who does phallic…   Read Story »
Growing up, I tricked myself into thinking I was an idealist. I don't think this was especially uncommon for people my age. When you're a teenager, you think you're ready for adulthood, because the…   Read Story »
Aging gracefully -- particularly in the context of music -- usually means that a band manages to inch their sound forward without losing sight of what they were doing at the beginning. The problem…   Read Story »
This year's Bonnaroo curators covered important bases in terms of top-level talent: from iconic boomer-fare like Paul McCartney and Tom Petty, to iconic R&B fare like R. Kelly, to iconic…   Read Story »
In 1994, when there were no Vines or Instagrams or Twitter feeds or blog updates to at least slightly numb one's FOMO, I watched MTV's coverage of the Woodstock re-up as a means to dull my anger…   Read Story »
A few days late but stacked with excellence, here is your collection of May's absolute jams. For optimal ease of consumption, you'll find it here in three forms: a 12-track downloadable zip of the…   Read Story »