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Animal Collective Remix ‘Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right’ for Bob Dylan’s 75th Birthday

Update: An earlier version of this story called Animal Collective's take on "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right" a cover when in actuality it's an extensive…
Brian Josephs / May 24, 2016

Watch Animal Collective Light Up ‘Colbert’ With Psychedelic ‘FloriDada’

Animal Collective's new album Painting With has been out for several months, but last night marked the first television performance of the LP's standout single "FloriDada,"
Brennan Carley / May 13, 2016

Animal Collective’s Deakin Surprises With Trippy Video and New Album to Stream

Deakin, a.k.a. Josh Dibb of Animal Collective, has shared a characteristically trippy video for "Just Am," the first single from a solo album that comes out (surprise!) this Friday. The…
Anna Gaca / April 6, 2016

Stream Animal Collective’s 7-Inch Singles, ‘Gnip Gnop’ and ‘Hounds of Bairro’

Animal Collective have been touring their latest record, Painting With, for a couple of months, but there were a few tracks that apparently didn't make the…
Rachel Brodsky / April 4, 2016

Animal Collective, John Cale, Libertines and More Play Paris Tribute to Velvet Underground & Nico

Since it's never a bad time to assemble an all-star team of left-field friends to salute one of the greatest underground rock albums of all-time,…
Andrew Unterberger / April 4, 2016

Review: Animal Collective Put the Dad in the Dada Movement on ‘Painting With’

Part of getting to know Animal Collective in the mid-’00s was trying to figure out just how much we were in on their act. The…
Marc Hogan / February 12, 2016

Hear Animal Collective’s New ‘Lying in the Grass’ Via Their New Painting App

Update: Animal Collective have shared the full version of "Lying in the Grass," which you can hear via Spotify, iTunes, or YouTube below without having to download…
Rachel Brodsky / January 28, 2016

The SPIN Interview: Animal Collective

Animal Collective have taken many different forms over the past 15 or so years. Across nine studio albums, the Baltimore-bred band has toyed with star-charting folk songs, wallowed…
Kyle McGovern / January 26, 2016

Watch the Fittingly Surreal Video for Animal Collective’s Kooky ‘FloriDada’

The music video for Animal Collective's new track "FloriDada" — the first track off of their upcoming album, Painting With — really leans into the sunny Dadaist absurdism…
James Grebey / January 8, 2016

Animal Collective’s Deakin Reportedly Working on Solo Album

Update: Deakin has finished his solo album, according to an update sent to backers of the Animal Collective founding member's Kickstarter campaign. He says that he…
James Grebey / January 4, 2016

Animal Collective Announce World Tour

Animal Collective announced their new album, Painting With, last month, and shared the LP's lead single, "FloriDada." Now the experimental pop wizards have announced a new world…
James Grebey / December 7, 2015

Animal Collective Announce New LP ‘Painting With,’ Share ‘FloriDada’ Single

After mysteriously debuting their new album for Thanksgiving travelers at BWI airport, Animal Collective have returned today with the full details of that release. It's…
Colin Joyce / November 30, 2015

Animal Collective are Reportedly Debuting Their New Album at BWI Airport

We already know Animal Collective have finished recording their follow-up to 2012's Centipede Hz, and today the Maryland psych crew are reportedly debuting their new record at…
Rachel Brodsky / November 25, 2015

Animal Collective’s Geologist Wrote an Essay on Late Flyers Goalie Pelle Lindbergh

Animal Collective's Brian Weitz — a.k.a. Geologist — wrote an essay for Sports Illustrated today remembering the late Flyers goaltender Pelle Lindbergh, who was killed in…
Rachel Brodsky / November 9, 2015

Animal Collective Go Underwater for Their First Band Practice of 2015

Even though Animal Collective's new album is finished, no material from the Baltimore-born psych crew has surfaced in a while. Today, however, as Stereogum points…
Colin Joyce / October 30, 2015

Levitation Festival 2016 Lineup: Brian Wilson, Animal Collective, Flying Lotus, and More

Update: Levitation has added more acts to next year's bill, including Oneohtrix Point Never, Caribou, Slowdive, and more. See the full lineup and an announcement…
Rachel Brodsky / September 30, 2015

Animal Collective Release Live Album ‘Live at 9:30′

Animal Collective's new LP is reportedly finished, but before that sees the light of day, they've released a new live album culled from a June…
Colin Joyce / September 1, 2015

Animal Collective Have Reportedly Finished Recording Their New Album

After a couple of years working on their various solo projects, rumors have been hanging in the air that Animal Collective have been working on…
Colin Joyce / July 15, 2015

The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (1985-2014)

SPIN hit a milestone this year: our 30th birthday. To celebrate, we caught up with some of the artists behind our past picks for Album…
SPIN Staff / May 11, 2015

Panda Bear Wanders Through Lisbon in ‘Come to Your Senses’ Video

Panda Bear has shared a new video for Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper cut "Come To Your Senses," which also recently got the PC Music…
Rachel Brodsky / May 7, 2015
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