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Merriweather Post Pavilion Turns 10

At the height of my obsession with Merriweather Post Pavilion I was doing a lot of "outdoor activities." If you went to high school in…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 4, 2019 - 11:52 am

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Animal Collective Unleash Their Inner Children At Sung Tongs Show In Queens

Animal Collective lead an ardent following -- a community bolstered by active subreddits and fan forums dedicated to celebrating, documenting, and theorizing the Baltimore experimentalists…
Julia Gray | December 3, 2017 - 8:25 pm

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Why Are So Many Bands Surprising Fans With Snail Mail This Year?

Do you remember the last time you were excited about a piece of mail? I have vague memories of being a kid and having the…
Ryan Leas | August 23, 2017 - 2:49 pm

More Avey Tare stories

Avey Tare – “Wake My Door”

Animal Collective co-leader Avey Tare is releasing a new standalone, pay-what-you-wish benefit single to raise money for Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, which provides financial assistance…
Peter Helman | April 8, 2020 - 11:13 am

Hear 3 New Avey Tare Songs From Conference Of Birds EP

Animal Collective's Avey Tare is releasing a new 12" EP next week called Conference Of Birds / Birds In Disguise. It'll feature six new songs,…
James Rettig | November 25, 2019 - 10:00 am

Animal Collective – “Ballad Of Reverend War Character” (Silver Jews Cover)

Another musical act has come forward to profess their admiration for the late David Berman by covering his music. Berman, the creative force behind Silver…
Chris DeVille | August 30, 2019 - 9:44 am

Avey Tare – “HORS_” Video

Later this week, Avey Tare, the Animal Collective member otherwise known as Dave Portner, will release the new album Cows On Hourglass Pond. Avey recorded…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2019 - 9:28 am

Avey Tare – “Taken Boy”

Now that Panda Bear's latest solo project, Buoys, is in the rearview, the next Animal Collective member is stepping up to the plate. Avey Tare,…
James Rettig | February 27, 2019 - 10:00 am

Avey Tare – “Saturdays (Again)” Video

Animal Collective released their strange and colorful double LP Tangerine Reef last year. Today, the band's Avey Tare, real name Dave Portner, announces a new…
Julia Gray | January 29, 2019 - 10:06 am

Animal Collective’s Geologist Shares Another Tangerine Reef Outtake

Animal Collective's Geologist has a radio show called The O'Brien System, and he sometimes uses it to debut unreleased demos and rarities. He's previously unearthed…
Peter Helman | August 21, 2018 - 5:29 pm

Animal Collective’s Geologist Shares Tangerine Reef Outtake “Grassy Grain”

Animal Collective's Geologist has a radio show called The O'Brien System, and occasionally, he will share unreleased AnCo songs and demos during his airtime. We…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 25, 2018 - 4:23 pm

Watch Animal Collective Debut New Song “Sea Of Light” In Atlanta

Animal Collective just announced their new visual double album Tangerine Reef and shared its first single, "Hair Cutter." While AnCo members Avey Tare, Geologist, and…
Peter Helman | July 18, 2018 - 1:07 pm

Avey Tare Shares Eucalyptus Remixes By All 3 Animal Collective Bandmates

Animal Collective co-leader Avey Tare released his latest solo LP Eucalyptus last year; read our interview all about it! Today he's back with news of…
Chris DeVille | July 3, 2018 - 10:13 am

Animal Collective Announce Sung Tongs Tour

Animal Collective released Sung Tongs, their breakthrough fourth LP, in 2004. To this day it remains my personal favorite from their discography. Here's what I…
Chris DeVille | March 19, 2018 - 9:20 am

Avey Tare – “Ms. Secret” Video

Animal Collective ringleader Avey Tare put out a new solo album called Eucalyptus earlier this year. He didn't release any of the songs as advance…
Peter Helman | December 13, 2017 - 10:03 am

Mickey Hart – “Wayward Son” (Feat. Avey Tare)

Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart is releasing a new solo album called RAMU in a couple weeks, and it features some collaborations with other artists.
James Rettig | October 26, 2017 - 12:47 pm
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