Click Track: Animal Collective

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 12/01/2011

In concert: Avey Tare at U Street Music Hall

The solo show by the Animal Collective member was a tedious trudge through murky sounds.

By David Malitz  |  05:00 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Avey Tare, Animal Collective

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 07/11/2011

In concert: Animal Collective at Merriweather Post Pavilion

The Maryland natives and experimental pop superstars performed at the venue that its breakout album was named after.

By Chris Richards  |  10:09 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Animal Collective

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 07/08/2011

Archive: Did you see the words we wrote about Animal Collective?

Seven years of reviews leading up to the band’s Saturday show at Merriweather Post Pavilion.

By Click Track  |  12:16 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Archive | Tags:  Animal Collective

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 07/07/2011

Taking sides: Animal Collective's best campfire songs and strawberry jams

We pick the highlights of the band’s discography before Saturday’s show at Merriweather Post Pavilion.

By Click Track  |  01:51 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Animal Collective

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 04/18/2011

It’s finally happening: Animal Collective to play at Merriweather Post Pavilion

The indie rock favorites will perform on July 9 at the venue that provided the title for the band’s 2009 breakthrough album.

By David Malitz  |  11:42 AM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Animal Collective

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 01/27/2011

Taking sides: Coachella 2011 draft

Your respective first picks in our mock draft: Kanye West and the Strokes. So much for the thought that California mega-festival Coachella was fading in popularity. The three-day April extravaganza sold out just six days after tickets went on sale....

By Chris Richards  |  01:23 PM ET, 01/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Animal Collective, Coachella, Kanye West, Lil B, Robyn, The Strokes, Titus Andronicus

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 01/19/2011

Coachella lineup announced

Robyn isn't the biggest name, but expect her to give one of the most memorable performances at this year's Coachella. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) Kanye West, Arcade Fire, Kings of Leon, the Strokes and Animal Collective are the biggest names on the...

By David Malitz  |  09:50 AM ET, 01/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Animal Collective, Arcade Fire, Coachella, Kanye West, Robyn, The Strokes

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 11/30/2010

Lady Gaga preps "greatest album of this decade"; David Lynch goes electro-pop; Raheem DeVaughn gets busy

Lady Gaga is setting lofty goals for her next album. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) - At a weekend concert in Poland, Lady Gaga told her fans that upcoming album "Born This Way" would be "the greatest album of this decade." Now...

By David Malitz  |  09:45 AM ET, 11/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Animal Collective, David Lynch, Lady Gaga, Raheem DeVaughn

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 10/26/2010

Album review: Avey Tare, "Down There"

Animal Collective's Avey Tare explores darker sounds on his solo debut. (Josh Dibb) By David Malitz It would be a stretch to call Animal Collective's prismatic tapestries formulaic, but patterns -- really trippy ones -- emerge. Murky and mirthful sounds...

By David Malitz  |  11:30 AM ET, 10/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Animal Collective, Avey Tare

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 09/28/2010

Lil Wayne releases album early; Lyfe Jennings set for prison term; Animal Collective and Rick Ross do shoe-related things

Lil Wayne released his new album two weeks early. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano) By David Malitz - Lil Wayne's new album, "I Am Not a Human Being," was released digitally yesterday, two weeks before it officially hit stores. It was a...

By David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Animal Collective, Lil Wayne, Lyfe Jennings, Rick Ross

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 08/09/2010

Week ahead: Public Enemy brings "Black Planet" to 9:30 club; Animal Collective's "Oddsac" released; Har Mar vs. Lopez in unfunny vortex

Public Enemy were a highlight of last year's Virgin Mobile FreeFest and visit 9:30 Club on Saturday. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By David Malitz If you go to one concert this week, make it: Public Enemy at the 9:30 Club on Saturday....

By David Malitz  |  03:30 PM ET, 08/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Animal Collective, Har Mar Superstar, Public Enemy

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 04/21/2010

Director Danny Perez talks Animal Collective collaboration on new film "Oddsac"

An image from Animal Collective's "Oddsac" - it's not exactly a popcorn flick. (Courtesy of Swiss Dots) By David Malitz It's hard to deny that 2009 was the year of Animal Collective. The Maryland-bred experimental pop band enjoyed massive breakthrough...

By David Malitz  |  10:30 AM ET, 04/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Animal Collective, Danny Perez, Oddsac

Posted at 06:45 AM ET, 03/30/2010

Morning click: Bluebrain recruiting for boombox orchestra; Rappers vie for DMV supremacy

Washington's Bluebrain are throwing a concert on the National Mall. All are welcome, but it's BYO boombox. (Photo courtesy of the artist.) By Chris Richards - Some cool local music news today including an event on the National Mall this...

By Chris Richards  |  06:45 AM ET, 03/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Animal Collective, Beauty Pill, Bluebrain, Flex Matthews, Outputmessage, WMUC

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 02/12/2010

Local news: Record Fair DJs share their dream finds

The winter edition of the semi-annual D.C. Record Fair is this Sunday, giving vinyl obsessives - and non-obsessives as well - a chance to dig through the crates of 30 East Coast dealers in an effort to find rarities, new...

By David Malitz  |  11:52 AM ET, 02/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Animal Collective, Bluebrain, Casper Bangs, Fugazi, Kid Congo Powers, Thievery Corporation

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 12/21/2009

Lists: Chris Richards leaks his ballots for Pazz & Jop and Nashville Scene

Does Solange have this photo of Dirty Projectors hanging in her locker? (Courtesy of Windish Agency) Lists. Lists. Lists. At this time of the year, we can't seem to stop making them -- or leaking them on our blog. Last...

By Chris Richards  |  04:02 PM ET, 12/21/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Animal Collective, Brad Paisley, Dirty Projectors, Maxwell, R.Kelly, Solange Knowles, Wale