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Animal Collective

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Animal Collective and Ariel Pink: Faun fables

Profile and Interview by Simon Reynolds, The Wire, July 2005

Drawing on psychedelia's childlike bliss and Techno's electronic transmutations, Animal Collective have developed a uniquely woozy soundworld, winning over audiences with their shamanistic live presence. ...

Animal Collective: Feels (FatCat) ****

Review by Ben Thompson, The Observer, 16 October 2005

Ben Thompson admires the furry friends who refuse to operate in a confined area ...

Animal Collective is in a "Jam"

Report and Interview by Gene Santoro, New York Daily News, 28 September 2007

ANIMAL COLLECTIVE has been called psychedelic folk, indie noise rock and experimental folk electronica. ...

The Lure Of The Beach

Report and Interview by Jude Rogers, New Statesman, 12 June 2008

A new generation of US bands cites the Beach Boys as a huge inspiration. Why now? ...

Animal Collective: Merriweather Post Pavilion (Domino)

Review by Roy Trakin, Rock's Backpages, 23 January 2009

ACTUALLY, IF YOU haven't picked up on these guys by now, you haven't been surfing the online music blogosphere, which has been blathering about this ...

Animal Collective: Race Against Rhyme

Interview by John Doran, The Stool Pigeon, March 2009

Animal Collective are retreating even further into their fool's paradise of a utopian never never land. Their daydream is tempting, given the alternatives. ...

Animal Collective: Painting With (Domino)

Review by Jamie Atkins, Record Collector, February 2016

IF THERE'S a common thread that links Animal Collective's songwriting it's their instinctive use of repetition – from the mantra-like becalming kind, to the sort ...


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