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Animal Collective

Formed: 1999 in Baltimore, MD
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Panda Bear, Avey Tare, Geologist, Deakin
Biography: Animal Collective were formed in Baltimore County, Maryland, by longtime friends and musical collaborators Avey Tare (David Portner), Panda Bear (Noah Lennox), Deakin (Josh Dibb), and Geologist (Brian Weitz). With a penchant for genre-hopping and studio experimentation, the group began drawing comparisons ...Read full biography
Merriweather Post Pavilion
Released: 2009
Label: Domino
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Animal Collective have brought the celestial down to earth with each record, but they've never sounded simultaneously otherworldly and approachable quite like they do on Merriweather Post Pavilion. Their ...Read full review
Strawberry Jam
Released: 2007
Label: EMI Music Distribution
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The Baltimore-bred, Brooklyn-based Animal Collective have made a name for themselves by being something wholly other. Their music is convoluted, ecstatic, cluttered, noisy, scratchy, itchy and downright ...Read full review