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Animal Collective

  • Music

    February 6, 2014

    déCollage

    Extended Play
    Foxy Circus Records

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    September 11, 2013

    What we're all listening to right now

    Music is life -- or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon, now. Sharing is caring. Don't ... More >>

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    September 10, 2013

    Animal Collective at Ogden Theater, 9/9/13

    ANIMAL COLLECTIVE @ OGDEN THEATER | 9/9/13 There were some "gremlins" last night that plagued the stage for Animal Collective at the Ogden, but it didn't hamper the performance. If anything it heightened it. In one moment of perfect synergy during "My Girls," the power dropped out for one of the cho ... More >>

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    September 9, 2013

    The best concerts in Denver this week

    MONDAY | ANIMAL COLLECTIVE at OGDEN THEATRE | 9/9/13 Animal Collective's unconventional rhythms and effervescent guitar sound can be heard in the music of countless indie acts that sprang up after the band formed in 2000. The band's latest record, 2012's Centipede Hz, is hailed as a return to form, ... More >>

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    September 4, 2013

    Animal Collective's Panda Bear on playing drums again and the influence of Aphex Twin

    Animal Collective is one of the most critically acclaimed and popular bands to come out of the American underground in the past fifteen years. The outfit's true synthesis of the avant-garde with pop and psychedelia has yielded a handful of albums that have had a profound impact on a huge swathe of b ... More >>

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    March 17, 2013

    Animal Collective Denver show postponed

    Bad news for Animal Collective fans. We just received word that the band will not be coming to Denver as planned this Friday, March 22. The reason: Avey Tare (aka David Portner) is suffering from a severe case of strep throat and is unable to perform. No word yet on when the date will be rescheduled ... More >>

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    January 16, 2013

    The 25 best concerts this winter/spring

    As the winter chill finally thaws (work with us here -- we know it's still below freezing right now) and gives way to the hopefulness and fertility of spring, the upcoming concert season is likewise bursting with promise. Coming off one of the best years for live music in recent memory, the lineup i ... More >>

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    January 15, 2013

    New shows: Animal Collective at the Ogden, the Avett Brothers at Red Rocks, the Revival Tour

    After the comforting lull of the holidays, things are starting to ramping back up nicely on the concert front. Some big announcements this week, including Animal Collective, who is slated to return to Denver for a show at the Ogden Theatre with Dan Deacon, and the Avett Brothers who are set for a tw ... More >>

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    November 22, 2012

    déCollage

    The Telos Amaranthine
    Self-released

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    September 12, 2012

    (UPDATE) New Concerts: Skrillex vs Knife Party, Bob Dylan and Green Day at 1STBANK

    A bunch of new shows this week. The two biggest of the bunch: Bob Dylan, whose new album, Tempest , hits the stores today, is coming to the 1STBANK Center for a two-night stand in late October, and Green Day, due for a date at the Broomfield venue in February. Trans-Siberian Orchestra, meanwhile, br ... More >>

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    January 5, 2012
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    November 4, 2011

    Gauntlet Hair's "Keep Time" video will scare the crap out of you -- or at least really creep you out

    ​To celebrate the release of its new, self-titled record, Gauntlet Hair (confirmed as the headliner for the Larimer Lounge's New Years Eve show) has dropped a video for the album's lead track, "Keep Time," and despite Halloween having come and gone, this sucker will still scare the bejeesus ou ... More >>

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    November 23, 2010

    Free music: Two and a half hours' worth, from one-man shoegaze-cum-folk-act Irene's March

    ​Local one-man shoegaze-cum-folk-act Irene's March, aka Jeff Minter, has decided to drop a 268-megabyte bomb on our ears right before Thanksgiving. The collection, titled Awakenings, spans three volumes and includes 38 songs recorded over five weeks. All together, it clocks in at over two and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Interpol, Animal Collective, Eminem and the Heads top sellers this week

    ​While there weren't any clear winners across the board at local record stores for the week ending September 12, !!!'s Strange Weather Isn't It made it into the top ten at Albums on the Hill and at Wax Trax. Elsewhere, Interpol's self-titled album, released last week on Matador, took the top s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Five artists begging to be riffed on by the new Beavis and Butthead

    ​We're sure you've heard by now that Beavis & Butthead, the staple of '90s-era MTV, is returning in a new series to help break up the monotony of the reality-show based programming choices on the network. While MTV hasn't yet officially confirmed what the NY Post reported two months ago, they ... More >>

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    September 10, 2010

    Kría Brekkan on múm, Animal Collective and Uterus Water, her latest album

    ​Kristín Anna Valtýsdóttir was part of the popular Icelandic dream pop group múm, which she fronted with her twin sister Gyða. Before leaving the band in 2006, Valtýsdóttir, also known by her stage name Kría Brekkan, performed on the 2005 Animal Collective album Feels. A talented mul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Analog Space presents a special screening of Animal Collective's Oddsac at the Meadowlark

    Mario Zoots/Modern Witch​Ah, looks like we're finally going to get around to screening Oddsac, Animal Collective's twisted take on cinema verite (see trailer after the jump), thanks to the lovely chaps from Analog Space and their esteemed counterparts at Research & Development, who will be tre ... More >>

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    August 19, 2010
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    July 15, 2010
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    July 15, 2010
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    April 22, 2010

    Fang Island

    Monday, April 26, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

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    February 11, 2010

    The Antlers

    Saturday, February 13, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    Animal Collective: The Movie. The Soundtrack. The Trailer.

    In case you were unaware, the darlings of the music industry have decided a regular music album wasn't enough and moved into the visual arena. Yep, America's favorite eukaryotic organism-themed band, Animal Collective, has teamed with filmmaker Danny Perez to make what it's coining a "visual album" ... More >>

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    January 6, 2010

    Rodrigo y Gabriela top seller at Twist and Shout

    ​Rodrigo y Gabriela's 11:11 claimed the top top spot at Twist & Shout, while Phoenix's Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix came in second for the week ending January 3. Them Crooked Vultures' self-titled debut and Tom Waits' Glitter and Doom Live grabbed the third and fourth spots, while Tom Petty's Live ... More >>

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    December 31, 2009
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    December 29, 2009

    Freaky Friday: Tuesday religious mania edition

    ​Welcome to the final Freaky Friday of 2009. And yes, we know it isn't even close to Friday, but like all of you, we will be far too busy nursing a wicked hangover Friday to come anywhere near a computer. That being the case, we couldn't resist bringing you this final bit of freakiness a few d ... More >>

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    December 23, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of December 21, 2009

    ​As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. For ... More >>

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    December 9, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of December 7, 2009

    ​As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. For t ... More >>

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    December 2, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of December 1, 2009

    ​As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. For t ... More >>

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    November 24, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of November 23, 2009

    ​As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. For t ... More >>

  • Music

    October 22, 2009

    The Dodos

    Thursday, October 22, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.

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    October 22, 2009

    Freeloader: Win tickets to see the Dodos tonight at the Bluebird

    Charlie Villyard​More Freeloader tickets. Today: The Dodos at the Bluebird. Heard of 'em? They're great. If you haven't, here's what Jason Heller had to say about them in this week's issue: Unlike their sonic brethren the Animal Collective on the East Coast, San Francisco's the Dodos keep it simpl ... More >>

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    October 13, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of October 12, 2009

    ​As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

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    August 27, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of August 24, 2009

    ​As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

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    August 6, 2009

    NPR's All Songs Considered weighs in on the best music of 2009

    ​Last time we checked, there's still a good four months left until the end of the year. Regardless, that hasn't stopped Bob Boilen and company from NPR's All Songs Considered from weighing in on the best music of 2009 (so far). Actually, check that -- the results, which were posted on the show's b ... More >>

  • Music

    July 23, 2009

    Candy Claws

    In the Dream of the Sea Life
    Self-released

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    June 3, 2009

    Last Night: Animal Collective at the Boulder Theater

    Alexis Johnson Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009 The Boulder Theater, Boulder Better Than: Most shows going through Boulder these days. Brooklyn's Black Dice opened this show in what has lately become their typical fashion. Long gone, I suppose, were the harsh, brutally abrasive textures of old, replaced by ... More >>

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    March 4, 2009

    U2 top seller at Black & Read

    Black and Read in Arvada has already sold out of U2's brand album, No Line on the Horizon, which just hit stores yesterday. Animal Collective, Andrew Bird, Wino and Atmosphere, meanwhile, also showed strong sales this week. See the full top ten breakdown after the jump.

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    February 25, 2009

    Beirut grabs top spot at Wax Trax Records

    Beirut's new double EP March of the Zapotec grabbed the top at Wax Trax Records last week while the Dark Was the Night compilation, which features Andrew Bird, Arcade Fire, Beach House, Bon Iver and more, came in second. Local bands Git Some and Eyes & Ears also made the top 10. See the full bre ... More >>

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    February 20, 2009

    The Fray grabs top spot at Twist & Shout again

    For the second week in the row, the Fray's new self-titled album grabbed the number one spot on Twist & Shout's top seller list. Elsewhere, it's not too surprising that Robert Plant & Alison Krauss's Raising Sand,which just won a Grammy for Album of the Year, claimed the second spot, followe ... More >>

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    February 9, 2009

    Shockingly, the Fray captures top spot at Twist & Shout

    Okay, clearly we're being sarcastic with that headline, for it comes as very little surprise that the Fray captured the top spot at Twist & Shout this week. We're not privy to the actual SoundScan numbers yet, but suffice it to say, we're eager to see if interest the act has generated locally fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Week in Review: 1/26/09 - 1/30/09

    In terms of music news this was a slower week in the Mile High City. The biggest items were news of Overcasters being invited to perform at South By Southwest on the heels of a particularly harrowing trip to the East Coast a few weeks ago with the Fluid, followed closely by DJ Vajra's inclusion in a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    Animal Collective grabs top spot on Twist & Shout's top seller list

    Animal Collective's latest album, Merriweather Post Pavilion, which was released last Tuesday on Domino, tops last week's seller list at Twist & Shout. The band's June 2 Boulder Theater concert was announced last week as well. Paper Bird, which has been on store's top sellers list for the last f ... More >>

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    December 1, 2008

    Yeasayer and Icy Demons at the Bluebird Theater

    Yeasayer and Icy DemonsSaturday, November 29, 2008Bluebird TheaterBetter than: Flashbacks.Druggies, take notice: Yeasayer is a band you need to know. Between the trippy, hypnotic visuals provided by the lightball tree sculptures on stage and the wall-of-sound performance, this is a band that will he ... More >>

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    November 27, 2007

    45 Second Reviews

    Why be fair and actually listen to five albums when you can be an ADHD smartass? Burial Untrue Hyperdub 00:48-1:32 of “Untrue” Boy was my assumption about this one wrong. I was positive I was going to get a Buck 65 style hip-hop deal but no, Burial had to go ahead and make me look stupid by r ... More >>

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    May 22, 2007
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    May 22, 2007

    Review: Animal Collective @ Cervantes

    Thickly bearded and shrouded beneath a floppy hat, Sir Richard Bishop warmed up the eager, Monday night crowd. Sort of an edgier Leo Kottke, after about thirty minutes of lighting-quick guitar instrumentals he lightheartedly lambasted the freak folk scene, trying to count the beards in the crowd. Th ... More >>

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    May 17, 2007

    Animal Collective

    Monday, May 21, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.

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    May 18, 2006

    The Octopus Project

    Thursday, May 18, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

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    December 1, 2005

    Oblio Duo

    Oblio Duo (Self-released)

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