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Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion

It seems like every time Animal Collective releases an album, reviewers and critics line up to declare that the band’s “pop” moment has arrived. After all, the Brooklyn outfit has …

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Animal Collective Strawberry Jam

While Animal Collective’s latest LP may find the band increasingly enthused with traditional pop-song structures, it would be wrong to say that in doing so they have somehow lost their …

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Animal Collective "Peacebone"

Following 2005’s Feels, the fun-loving, unpredictable experimentalists in Animal Collective gear up for the September 10 release of Strawberry Jam. Sure, the band played songs off this, their eighth studio …

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Animal Collective Hollinndagain

This reissued live record captures Animal Collective in their most undomesticated form. The band jumps between murmured chants and percussive assaults that could break every bone in the body. It’s …

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Animal Collective Feels

Animal Collective act like children who fix their imaginations on one image, and then run back and forth into a trance to make it come alive. It’s a sight that …

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Animal Collective Sung Tongs

Along with friends and fellow psychedelic wayfarers Black Dice, Animal Collective is no stranger to journalistic hyperbole. But for a moment, disregard the wisdom of Flavor Flav. In this case, …

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Animal Collective Here Comes the Indian

To balance the weight of technological artificiality on a single blade of grass is to achieve some great, transcendent understanding of modernity. And to gain this understanding is to unlock …

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