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Animal Collective

At the dawn of the last decade, Panda Bear was on top of the world. With his hugely influential 2007 solo breakthrough Person Pitch, Noah Lennox had perfected the art of sunny loop-based psychedelia, spawning legions of sampler-toting imitators and birthing an entire subgenre that ended up changing the face of popular indie music in the process. And as the man behind the biggest, most accessible songs on Animal Collective’s 2009 magnum opus and mainstream crossover moment Merriweather Post Pavilion, he had become pretty much the closest thing to a bona fide rock star that the indie world had to offer.

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Fuckin Whatever

It’s been nearly five years since Adam Lazzara, John Nolan, Anthony Green and Ben Homola took to privately closing out their summer tour stops with improvised, instrument-less displays of their far-reaching creative talents. Now, the Taking Back Sunday, Circa Survive, and Grouplove supergroup, Fuckin Whatever, are actively collaborating for the first time ever. It seems a strange twist of fate that a collective first […]

The post Supergroup Fuckin Whatever (Circa Survive, TBS, Grouplove) only has one rule appeared first on Alternative Press.

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Animal Collective threw a livestream party on Halloween night to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of their visual album ODDSAC. There was a screening of the movie, interviews with the cast and crew, a Q&A with director Danny Perez, and something special from each of the four members of AnCo. Panda Bear, Avey Tare, and Deakin…

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Band also changes title of 2003 LP Here Comes the Indian to Ark For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

Animal Collective have released a new EP called Bridge To Quiet. They announced it yesterday in a newsletter where they also addressed some adjustments to the AnCo discography by changing the name of their 2003 album and the artwork for a 2006 EP citing racist stereotypes. The new Bridge To Quiet was put together during…

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Animal Collective are putting their entire discography on Bandcamp tonight to coincide with the site’s latest revenue share waiving day. They sent out a newsletter shortly before that happens addressing some imminent changes to their discography, as Pitchfork points out. Their 2003 album, which was previously called Here Comes The Indian, will now…

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An wide array of music industry heavyweights have signed an open letter addressed to the New York State House and governor Andrew Cuomo to repeal 50-A, the section of the NY Civil Rights Law that makes police misconduct records inaccessible to the public. “We must hold accountable those who violate the oath to protect and […]

Animal Collective released their visual album ODDSAC a few months shy of my 18th birthday. It was a point in my life where the brotherhood I felt with my friends had never been stronger, and conversely, I had never felt more detached from the daily mundanities of high school, and my job stocking 30 racks […]