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Monday Music News

Following her arrest for hash possession last Thursday, Fiona Apple made her first statement on the arrest during a show in Houston the following night. Apple noted that while “most of [the people involved in her arrest] were very nice to me”, Apple claimed that four related persons partook in “inappropriate and probably illegal” behavior.Read more…

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Live Review: Animal Collective with Micachu & The Shapes @ Paramount 9/18

Animal Collective have long been known to dazzle and confuse audiences during their live performances, but nothing really could have prepared the crowd at Paramount for their Centipede Hz tour opener last Tuesday night. The stage was set in dazzling form, shaped with light up teeth above and surrounding, with a twirling collection of psychedelicRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

We can sum up the somewhat short list of shows this week as follows: all killer, no filler. Starting at the Showbox at the Market on Monday night with Iration & The Expendables and Cisco Adler. Tuesday, Animal Collective and Micachu & The Shapes are at Paramount Theatre, Bob Mould plays Copper Blue and Silver Age at ShowboxRead more…

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Listen Now: Animal Collective live and acoustic on KEXP

Yesterday, we played a special live session with Animal Collective, recorded exclusively for KEXP at the Cutting Room Studios NYC. Today, you can hear it again… and again if you want! Featured in this session are the first and so far only recorded acoustic versions of songs from the new album, Centipede Hz — “Pulleys”Read more…

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Album Review: Animal Collective – Centipede Hz

Animal Collective don’t really like the spotlight. With 2009’s excellent Merriweather Post Pavilion, the group’s guitarist and writer Deakin took a hiatus and the band pursued a more sampler heavy work. The resulting album was surprisingly more accessible than anything Animal Collective had generated prior. Songs like “My Girls” and “Summertime Clothes” got heavy airtimeRead more…

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Out This Week 9/4

Labor Day week is bittersweet. It marks the end of Summer but also the oncoming onslaught of Fall releases, many anticipated and very likely be your favorites of the year. While the work week may be short, your shopping list of new albums is already growing by miles. Topping this week are new releases fromRead more…

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Monday Music News

Animal Collective have begun streaming their new album Centipede Hz in its entirety as part of the final episode of their weekly radio program Animal Collective Radio. Centipede Hz is due out September 4 via Domino Records. Check out the album, complete with custom visuals for each track, here, and head over to Pitchfork forRead more…

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Friday Music News

Phil Everum’s Mount Eerie project has already released one album this year (May’s Clear Moon), but he’ll keep this momentum going well into the latter half of the year with the release of a second LP and an extensive tour. The album, Ocean Roar, is due on September 4th through P.W. Elverum & Sun, LtdRead more…

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Monday Music News

Canadian duo Japandroids have already had a banner summer of 2012 touring behind their second album Celebration Rock, and they’ll be taking their stage-dive friendly live show across the world for the rest of the year too. After traveling across Europe for two months, they’ll be returning to the United States in November (with aRead more…

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Monday Music News

The inaugural episode of Animal Collective’s radio program aired last night, and those who tuned in were treated to not one, but three new AnCo-related tracks. The Baltimore band premiered “Today’s Supernatural”, the first single from their forthcoming album Centipede Hz, but also featured in the Panda Bear-curated mix were two new Panda Bear instrumentals,Read more…

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