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Review: Avey Tare | Down There
It's a credit to Avey Tare that his debut solo album feels like a very natural extension of Animal Collective's overarching brand of psychedelia.
Paw Tracks (2010)
| October 29, 2010
The Big Hurt: The decade ahead
As a new decade dawns, it's time to cast a curious eye toward the future.
Music predictions for the pubescent millennium
| January 15, 2010
Animal Collective | Fall Be Kind
This nifty little five-track postscript to January's celebrated Merriweather Post Pavilion demonstrates further how adept the members of Animal Collective have become at deploying their bottomless bag of electro-psych tricks in the service of songs.
| December 18, 2009
Are Animal Collective a jam band?
Animal Collective are the next logical iteration of the jam band. Yes. Yes they are. Not arguing. Telling. If this upsets you as an out-and-proud hip person, or if you’re right now clutching your seashell necklace in horror at the thought, I know: this i
Review: Animal Collective, May 14 at House of Blues, Boston
| May 15, 2009
Review: Animal Collective, Merriweather Post Pavilion
Animal Collective began as a band of fringe weirdos, but over time they've dropped the freak from their folk.
MICHAEL PATRICK BRADY
| January 06, 2009
Three out of four ain't good
But that wasn’t enough to offset the incessant, atonal rave-like loops that just kept coming in wave after abrasive wave.
Animal Collective, Avalon, September 5, 2007
| September 10, 2007
The collective discography of Avey Tare, Panda Bear, Geologist, and Deakin includes material recorded by different permutations under various names, live albums, solo projects, side projects, and collaborations.
Animal Collective's discography
| February 15, 2006
“When we’re making a new record, we always think we’re going to have this backlash because it sounds different [from our last one],” says Animal Collective’s Dave Portner (a/k/a Avey Tare) when I reach him at his Brooklyn apartment.
Animal Collective’s plan for world domination
| February 15, 2006
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