Tag Archives: Animal Collective

Coachella 2011: Video

So, Coachella happened this weekend. Renowned as one of the biggest and best summer music festivals, this year’s took place this past weekend at Empire Polo Fields in Indio, California. But if you weren’t able to get down to the desert for the party, the fest had the courtesy to webcast some of the biggerRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

Veteran Seattle rockers Pearl Jam are showing their greener side: to mitigate the carbon footprint for their 2011 tour, the band bought $8,000 worth of native trees to plant on 4.6 acres of land along the Stillaguamish River. This isn’t the first time, either; In 2010, the band, celebrating its 20th year, donated $210,000 toRead more...

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Thursday Music News Revival

Animal Collective has just released a new video for their song “Bluish.” Don’t worry, it meets all the expectations for trippiness and artistic merit we’ve come to expect from the group:

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Monday News Mash-Up

Paw Tracks, home to both the whole of Animal Collective and the sum of its parts, is getting back into the solo business with the October 26th release of Avey Tare‘s first solo album, Down There. Those who fear backward recordings are being told not to fear such tomfoolery this go-round.

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Thursday News Threads

I hope everyone likes videos, ‘cause I’ve put a lot of them in here this week. Unintentionally, I might add. While I’m on the topic, check out hundreds and hundreds of videos from live performances for KEXP at youtube.com/kexpradio, including new Joseph Arthur, A Place To Bury Strangers, and We Were Promised Jetpacks performances. Alternatively,Read more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

There was a time when playing on MTV Unplugged carried a weighty value. Clapton’s reimagining of “Layla” for the over-40 set, LL Cool J changing the rap game by taking it unplugged. But MTV went young as most of us grew old, but it reckons that some of those who passed on flannel for khakisRead more...

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Song of the Day: Animal Collective - What Would I Want? Sky

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more...

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Out This Week 12/15

Not a lot coming out this week, as you’d expect so close to the end of the year. After all, the chances of any new release at this point ending up in a critic’s top ten list is slim to none. (By the way, have you voted for your top albums of 2009?) However, thereRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

I missed it, but I guess some people on the internets thought Kanye West was dead. He’s not. You’d think his million blog posts a day would’ve stopped the rumors dead in their tracks, but meh. Yeasayer signed to Secretly Canadian for the North American release of their highly anticipated 2nd album. It’s called OddRead more...

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KEXP Documentaries: Psychedelics – Animal Collective

Hello, Michele Myers here. Your friendly neighborhood DJ and Documentary Producer. My job at KEXP (when I’m not DJing) is to make a KEXP Documentary every week. Each story is about 5 minutes long and is on a musical subject. We do these in series of 10. Over the years I’ve done series like PunkRead more...

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