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Animal Collective, Sky Ferreira, MGMT, and More Will Join John Cale For His Velvet Underground & Nico Anniversary Shows

John Cale is set to perform a series of celebration shows in Brooklyn next week for the 50th anniversary of the Velvet Underground's iconic banana-covered…
Rob Arcand / November 11, 2017

Hear “Wayward Son,” a Collaborative Track From Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart and Animal Collective’s Avey Tare

Mickey Hart, Grateful Dead drummer and spacey sound manipulator extraordinaire, has announced a new solo album called RAMU, featuring a host of collaborators and archival recordings from Babatunde…
Andy Cush / October 26, 2017

Animal Collective Reveal That the “My Girls” Intro Came From the Just-Crashed Cassini Spacecraft

One of the day’s biggest new stories is that the Cassini spacecraft, the first probe ever to orbit Saturn, finished its 20-year mission when it…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / September 15, 2017

Geologist of Animal Collective Made an Hour-Long Mix Almost Entirely Out of “Dark Star” and “Interstellar Overdrive”

The headiest thing you hear today will surely be this new DJ mix made by Brian Weitz aka Geologist of Animal Collective, which presents alternating snippets…
Andy Cush / August 25, 2017

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

Watch the Trailer for a Documentary About Famed New York Record Store Other Music

The popular East Village record store Other Music closed its doors in June 2016 after more than 20 years serving as one of New York's…
Geena Kloeppel / June 27, 2017

Panda Bear Discusses “Skeletal” New Solo Material

Noah Lennox has been on tour for the past year in support of Animal Collective’s latest album, Painting With, and he’s also been hard at…
James Rettig, Stereogum / June 23, 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

Stream Animal Collective’s Meeting of the Waters EP

Animal Collective is back with their second EP of the year, Meeting of the Waters. This latest effort was recorded live by Avy Tare and…
Ian Servantes / May 5, 2017

Animal Collective Announce New Meeting of the Waters EP

Animal Collective have announced a new live EP, Meeting of the Waters, recorded in a very quintessentially Animal Collective location: the Brazilian rainforest. Waters will be available on 12" vinyl for Record…
Anna Gaca / March 21, 2017

Moogfest 2017 Lineup Announced, Flying Lotus and Animal Collective to Headline

North Carolina's electronic music conference and festival Moogfest has announced its lineup of performers and presenters for this year via Billboard Dance. The festival is…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 7, 2017

New Music: Animal Collective Cover Martha and The Vandellas’ “Jimmy Mack”

There once was a Motown act called Martha and the Vandellas, a trio whose dulcet mix of soul and pop produced a line of hits from the…
Brian Josephs / February 16, 2017

New Music: Animal Collective Announce The Painters EP, Release “Kinda Bonkers”

Experimental outfit Animal Collective are coming back with The Painters EP, a companion project to last year's LP Painting With. The EP comes with three original songs recorded…
Brian Josephs / February 13, 2017

Animal Collective to Perform Hour-Long Show at “Coral Orgy”

To celebrate the "cosmic synchronicity of sex on the reef," Animal Collective’s Avey Tare, Geologist and Deakin will play an hour-long set at a Florida…
Taylor Berman / February 8, 2017

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
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