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Animal Collective Announce 2017 North American Tour

Animal Collective have announced dates for a new 2017 tour. The nine-date North American trek will begin in Charleston, S.C. on May 17 and end…
Taylor Berman / December 12, 2016

New Music: Animal Collective – “Mountain Game”

For anyone who's been yearning for Animal Collective to return to the warm electronic psychedelia of Merriweather Post Pavillion, here's a pleasant surprise: the band has…
Andy Cush / November 17, 2016

Animal Collective Played a Private Show for Two Underage Fans

On Thursday, Animal Collective realized that their Friday night show at Union Hall in Edmonton, Canada was restricted to ages 18 and over. "We tried to find another venue…
Anna Gaca / October 2, 2016

Listen to a New Song by Deakin’s Sneakers, ‘Harpy (Blue)’

Animal Collective's multitalented Deakin recently released his first solo album, Sleep Cycle, but he's also an alt-celeb sneaker designer who just completed his second collaboration with the vegan…
Anna Gaca / June 10, 2016

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
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