Animal Collective

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The Anniversary

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

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

More Animal Collective stories

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

Hear Animal Collective’s Early “My Girls” Demo “House”

Animal Collective's landmark album Merriweather Post Pavilion just turned 10 years old. AnCo have promised to "release some other MPP related sounds and sights over…
Peter Helman | January 10, 2019 - 10:40 am

Animal Collective Tease Merriweather Post Pavilion Bonus Material On 10th Anniversary

Animal Collective's landmark album Merriweather Post Pavilion turns 10 today. To celebrate, the band teased bonus material on their Instagram. "Happy 10th Birthday MPP. We’re…
Julia Gray | January 6, 2019 - 3:18 pm

Animal Collective – “Suspend The Time” (Feat. Ami Dang)

Earlier this year, Animal Collective released a new audiovisual album called Tangerine Reef that was inspired by coral, which shows that they have a great…
James Rettig | November 26, 2018 - 3:52 pm

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
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