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Yes, Tears For Fears Covered Animal Collective, Music Fans Everywhere Exploded

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

We repeat: The New Wave-tastic '80s band Tears for Fears came out of the shadows last month to cover that experimental band you like to name drop for ...

From The Hunger Games to Animal Collective, The Hurting and Beyond: Conversations With Tears For Fears' Roland Orzabal & Curt Smith

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.16.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I sort of buried the emotion of 'Mad World' under a whole heap of percussive synth, if you see what I'm saying. For me, it always worked as an up-tempo song. But the way that Michael Andrews and Gary Jules did that is just straight to the jugular, it's just amazing."

Animal Collective Live Review at the Fox Theater

SF Critic | Posted 11.24.2012 | San Francisco
SF Critic

Animal Collective's performance Friday night at the Fox Theater in Oakland was a bit of a carnival. The band's constantly developing style is also happening in their live set, moving towards a more accessible (even if unfamiliar) show.

Animal Collective On Their Controversial New Album

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 09.05.2012 | Arts

It's been four years since Animal Collective swam close to mainstream with their breakout album Meriweather Post Pavilion. The poppy departure landed ...

Tune In To Listen To Animal Collective's New Album Tonight

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 08.20.2012 | Arts

Tonight at 9 PM eastern, the psychedelic indie-band Animal Collective, in association with The Creators Project and Domino Records, will premiere and ...

Stereo IQ's Lyrics of the Week

Stereo IQ | Posted 10.14.2012 | Entertainment
Stereo IQ

"Yet Again" is a confused, yet perfect representation of a relationship that is off and on, constantly close and distant. The singer is lost in his emotions, desiring to "yet again" embrace his love, but well aware of the pending annihilation of their time together.

Irish Quartet's Debut Album Revives Memories of Living With Animal Collective

Rahilla Zafar | Posted 08.11.2012 | Entertainment
Rahilla Zafar

Just as Animal Collective continued on an experimental path, I hope The Funeral Suits do the same as they craft a pioneering sound that's bound to influence and inspire.

Dog Ears Music: Decoration Day Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.25.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by John Lee Hooker, Bee Gees, Pretenders, Bernard Herrmann, Pyyramids and more.

Animal Collective Goes Binary

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.07.2012 | Home

You're hot and you're cold. You're yes and you're no. You're not, however, Katy Perry's fiance. You're two new tracks from Animal Collective, the band...

Animal Collective's Guggenheim Music Now Available

Posted 04.23.2012 | Home

On Record Store Day this year, massive amounts of incredible music were released on vinyl exclusively for the occasion. Among the hundreds of limited ...

"We Are Young" and Odd Souls: Chatting With Mutemath's Darren King and fun.'s Andrew Dost

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"The most fun things would be international travel, getting to hang out with your best buds, playing a live show, and making music videos. Not fun things are setting up and tearing down, file management while recording, picking out a name for your band."

PHOTOS: Winners And Losers At Day One Of Pitchfork

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 09.14.2011 | Chicago

Well, Chicago music aficionados, the seventh annual Pitchfork Music Festival has, as of Friday, officially kicked off at Union Park. We began our c...

WATCH: Our Guide To Pitchfork '11

Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 09.13.2011 | Chicago

Well, Chicago music obsessors, that time of year has come again as the seventh annual Pitchfork Music Festival kicks off Friday afternoon at Union Pa...

Animal Collective Celebrates Brooklyn

Danielle Wiener-Bronner | Posted 09.12.2011 | Home
Danielle Wiener-Bronner

The bands that put on the best shows are those that experiment onstage -- that riff on recorded versions of their songs to let the audience in on a deeper level of sound. Animal Collective, apparently, is not that type of band.

Dog Ears Music: Boulevard of Independence Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 08.31.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music by Moby, Ani DiFranco, Bruce Springsteen, Bjork and more.

'Quaint Little Demons' By Medusawolf

Posted 07.02.2011 | Arts

(Via Beautiful/Decay) By day Alan E. Brown is a mild mannered bookstore employee in Bear, Delaware. At night he transforms himself into Medusawolf ...

An Interview With Noah Lennox

Theo Spielberg | Posted 06.27.2011 | Entertainment
Theo Spielberg

Gone though the Person Pitch soup is, Lennox serves up an album of small plates with the same sonic acumen as its predecessor.

Coachella 2011's Perfect Saturday: Noon to Midnight (VIDEOS)

| Katie Bain | Posted 06.14.2011 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of City's Best By Katie Bain It's two days before the festival, and the Coachella set times have finally been released. In ...

PHOTOS: Insider's Look: Coachella 2011

The Huffington Post | Jessica Menda | Posted 06.14.2011 | Arts

This weekend more than 50,000 people will head on over to Indio, California to drench themselves in sweat, music and art for this year’s Coachella V...

Artlog's Top Art and Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

The NYC art scene is back in full swing: you can eat dinner amidst biblical and art historical allusions or play a larger-than-life video game.

Animal Collective Spins Impressive Set to Oblivious Crowd At PS1's Warm Up

Alex Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alex Jacobs

In the 5th installment of PS1's Warm Up concert series, Animal Collective's Deakin and Avey Tare played a ninety-minute DJ set to more than a thousa...

Flavorpill NYC's Weekend To-Do List

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Flavorpill NYC has picked the best of the weekend's calendar so you don't have to. For the rest of Flavorpill's picks of arts and culture this weeke...

Animal Collective Rocks the Guggenheim With Collective Inaction

Michelle Castillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michelle Castillo

As soon as I entered the Guggenheim for Animal Collective/Danny Perez's "Transverse Temporal Gyrus," my eyes felt like exploding from the sheer sensory overload.

Everyone's a Critic: The Top 10 Albums of 2009

Dan Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Sweeney

Psst! The hip-hop album of the year comes from a little-known, free-love-loving quartet of two women and two men out of Orlando. Believe it!

New Reissues Prove Kraftwerk Is the Most Important Band Ever

Tim Mohr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tim Mohr

The birthplace of all that's cool and modern in music wasn't Memphis, Liverpool or the South Bronx. It was Dusseldorf, Germany, where Kraftwerk invented the future we are now living.