Archive: Animal Collective

Animal Collective: Live Last Night

BALTIMORE -- A cappella will never be hip. But if any group could make it happen, it would be Animal Collective. The white-hot indie trio, whose album "Merriweather Post Pavilion" is a lock to finish near the top of countless year-end best-of lists, incorporates all sorts of blippy, bleepy,...

By David Malitz | May 11, 2009; 01:38 PM ET | Comments (0)

In the Flowers with Animal Collective

Here's just what the Internet needs -- another Animal Collective article! But seriously, of all the insane hype cycles we've lived through recently, no album has been more deserving of all of the breathless, long-winded praise as "Merriweather Post Pavilion." Avey Tare (Dave Portner), Panda Bear (Noah Lennox) and...

By David Malitz | May 8, 2009; 01:36 PM ET | Comments (0)

Predicting Animal Collective's Future

You are getting sleepy. Also, you are becoming obsessed with our band. (Takahiro Imamura) There was this really silly comment left on Patrick Foster's Camper Van Beethoven review a couple weeks ago (yes, this post has been sitting in an unfinished state for a while) that said (sic): "come on...

By David Malitz | January 30, 2009; 03:41 PM ET | Comments (3)

Animal Collective's Hippie Poetry

From Pitchfork's seismic 9.6 score to Tuesday's TWP rave from Chris Richards, there's been no shortage of love for the superlative sonic stylings of Animal Collective's "Merriweather Post Pavilion." Of course there isn't, as it's a terrific-sounding serving of musical rapture that finds the sweet spot between experimental electronic...

By J. Freedom du Lac | January 15, 2009; 12:51 PM ET | Comments (1)

Blind Item, Animal Collective Edition

From our New York sources: Which former child actor was spotted buying tickets for Animal Collective's very sold-out Jan. 20 show after arranging a meet-up through Craigslist? Make your best guesses in the comments field. Winner gets a free ticket to Sunday's concert at the Lincoln Memorial!...

By David Malitz | January 15, 2009; 11:25 AM ET | Comments (10)


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