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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

The Anniversary

Strawberry Jam Turns 10

The first thing you see is the cover: a tastefully arranged heap of pulped strawberries that verges on the NSFW, suggesting a Gourmet photoshoot or…
Raymond Cummings | September 11, 2017 - 10:47 am

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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 Animal Collective stories

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

Watch Animal Collective’s New Tangerine Reef Trailer

Later this month, Animal Collective are releasing a new audio-visual album called Tangerine Reef. The album is a collaboration between three AnCo members -- Avey…
James Rettig | August 2, 2018 - 10:31 am

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

Animal Collective – “Hair Cutter” Video

Last week, word got out that there's a new Animal Collective album on the way. Next month, the band will follow up 2016's Painting With
Tom Breihan | July 16, 2018 - 9:57 am

New Animal Collective Double Album Tangerine Reef Coming Next Month

Animal Collective are coming out with the follow-up to 2016's Painting With. As one Reddit user points out, the forthcoming double album Tangerine Reef was…
Julia Gray | July 8, 2018 - 7:13 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

Geologist Shares Early 1996 Version Of Animal Collective’s “Penny Dreadfuls”

Animal Collective's Geologist has a radio show called The O'Brien System, and yesterday, he used his air time to share a 1996 recording of AnCo's…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 30, 2018 - 10:28 am

Watch Deerhunter Jam With Animal Collective, Perform New Songs At NYC Shows

Deerhunter have a new album produced by Welsh singer-songwriter Cate Le Bon on the way -- according to frontman Bradford Cox, its working title is…
Peter Helman | May 17, 2018 - 11:43 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

Watch Animal Collective Play “Site-Specific Music” In New Orleans

Last night, Animal Collective played the first of two special shows featuring site-specific music at the New Orleans sound art installation and venue Music Box
Peter Helman | March 17, 2018 - 5:09 pm

Animal Collective Share Unreleased “In The Bleak Midwinter” Recording From 1999

Animal Collective have shared a previously unreleased track, "In The Bleak Midwinter," that dates back to the first Campfire Songs recording session in December 1999.
Peter Helman | February 6, 2018 - 8:47 pm

Animal Collective Release Pay-What-You-Want Live Album For Charity

Animal Collective must be in the holiday spirit -- not only did they gift their fans with a surprise new live album, but they're encouraging…
Ryan Leas | December 21, 2017 - 5:03 pm

Panda Bear Announces Vinyl-Only A Day With The Homies EP

Over the past few days, Panda Bear has been teasing new material by posting lyrics to his Twitter account. Today, he's announced that he'll be…
James Rettig | November 21, 2017 - 10:15 am
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