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Review: Avey Tare’s Eucalyptus is a Lovely, Low-Key Return to Animal Collective’s Acoustic Era

This year, with relatively little fanfare, Animal Collective released an EP called Meeting of the Waters. With only two members of the band’s…
Andy Cush / July 21, 2017

Animal Collective’s Avey Tare Announces New Album Eucalyptus

Animal Collective's Avey Tare has announced his new project Eucalyptus, a 15-track LP that serves as his first solo effort since 2010's Down There. The album features…
Brian Josephs / June 6, 2017

New Music from Angel Olsen, PWR BTTM, Avey Tare on Post-Inauguration Fundraising Compilation

In the ongoing surge of political action following Friday's inauguration, we find ourselves with a rising tide of dissent in the music industry. From Mount…
Rob Arcand / January 23, 2017

Angel Olsen, Mitski, Toro Y Moi, How to Dress Well, More Contribute to Anti-Trump Song Project Our First 100 Days

Much is made of a new president's first 100 days in office, when an incoming commander in chief—usually riding a wave of public support—tackles top…
Anna Gaca / January 13, 2017

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

Animal Collective’s Avey Tare and Geologist Release ‘New Psycho Actives Vol. 1′ Split

Not much time ever goes by between releases from Animal Collective members. Noah Lennox released his latest LP Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper just…
Colin Joyce / March 22, 2015

Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks Cast the Wolfman in ‘Catchy (Was Contagious)’ Video

In honor of Halloween, Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks have unveiled a short film for "Catchy (Was Contagious)," a psychedelic mind-bender from their debut album, Enter the…
Matthew Levine / October 31, 2014

Q&A: Avey Tare Talks Slasher Flicks, Jazz, and Animal Collective’s Future

Dave Portner spent much of last year recovering. For the man best known as Animal Collective's Avey Tare, 2013 was fraught with persistent illness. "I…
Kyle McGovern / April 11, 2014

Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks Drops Delirious ‘Strange Colores’ Video

Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks may be a bit of a misnomer for Dave Portner's latest project, seeing that the band's "Little Fang" single owes a…
Kyle McGovern / March 24, 2014

Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks Cast Puppet in Oddball ‘Little Fang’ Video

A few weeks back, Animal Collective co-leader Avey Tare announced the debut album from his new supergroup, Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks. Word of the upcoming…
Kyle McGovern / March 5, 2014

Hear Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks Soften on ‘Little Fang’

Last year, Animal Collective co-leader Avey Tare unveiled his new band, Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks, a self-described "jazz power trio" featuring ex-Dirty Projectors member Angel…
Kyle McGovern / February 10, 2014

Avey Tare, ‘Down There’ (Paw Tracks)

As puckish foil to the choirboy charms of bandmate Panda Bear, Animal Collective's Dave "Avey Tare" Portner pushes the prickly and eerie side of the…
SPIN Staff / October 4, 2010

Q&A: Avey Tare of Animal Collective

Avey Tare, aka Dave Portner, could be resting on laurels in 2010: After all, his band Animal Collective hit a creative and popular zenith with…
Peter Gaston / August 13, 2010