Animal Collective

Formed 2000
Animal Collective
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/960x540/p03kbh5x.jpg
2000
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/0c751690-c784-4a4f-b1e4-c1de27d47581
Animal Collective

Animal Collective Biography (Wikipedia)

Animal Collective is an American experimental pop band formed in Baltimore, Maryland in 2003. Its members and founders are Avey Tare (David Portner), Panda Bear (Noah Lennox), Deakin (Josh Dibb), and Geologist (Brian Weitz). The band's music is characterized by studio experimentation, vocal harmonies, and an exploration of various genres which include freak folk, noise rock, ambient drone, and psychedelia. Records released under the name "Animal Collective" may include contributions from any or all of its members. In the case of Dibb, who often takes breaks from recording and performing with the band, his time off does not constitute full leave.

The band members met in school and started recording together in various forms of collaboration from a young age. Originally a duo comprising Lennox and Portner, the collective was not officially established until all four members came together for the album Here Comes the Indian (2003). Most prior collaborations between the band members were then retroactively classified under Animal Collective's discography. In 1999, they established the record label Paw Tracks, issuing what is now considered their debut album, Spirit They're Gone, Spirit They've Vanished (2000), as well as work by other artists. In 2009, the band released their most commercially successful album, Merriweather Post Pavilion, which Uncut magazine called: "one of the landmark American albums of the century so far".

This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia. Find out more about our use of this data.

Animal Collective Performances & Interviews


Animal Collective Tracks

Sort by

Animal Collective
Come To Your Senses (Dj Marfox Remix)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03kbh5x.jpg
link
Come To Your Senses (Dj Marfox Remix)
Animal Collective
Golden Gal
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p042zhz0.jpg
link
Golden Gal
Animal Collective
Floridada
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03fynrh.jpg
link
Floridada
Animal Collective
Fireworks
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03kbh5x.jpg
link
Fireworks
Animal Collective
My Girls
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03kbh5x.jpg
link
My Girls
Animal Collective
Inspector Gadget
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03kbh5x.jpg
link
Inspector Gadget
Animal Collective
Animal Collective - Jake and Me
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03kbh5x.jpg
link
Animal Collective - Jake and Me
Animal Collective
Animal Collective - Buffalo Tomato
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03kbh5x.jpg
link
Animal Collective - Buffalo Tomato
Animal Collective
Brother Sport
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03kbh5x.jpg
link
Brother Sport
Animal Collective
Summertime Clothes
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03kbh5x.jpg
link
Summertime Clothes
Animal Collective
Grass
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03kbh5x.jpg
link
Grass
Animal Collective
Today's Supernatural
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03kbh5x.jpg
link
Today's Supernatural
Animal Collective
Winters Love
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03kbh5x.jpg
link
Winters Love
Animal Collective
My Girls (2008)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03kbh5x.jpg
link
My Girls (2008)
Animal Collective
Lion in a Coma (6 Music Session, 11 Jan 2009)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03kbh5x.jpg
link
Lion in a Coma (6 Music Session, 11 Jan 2009)
Animal Collective
Comfy In Nautica (6 Music Session, 22 May 2008)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03kbh5x.jpg
link
Comfy In Nautica (6 Music Session, 22 May 2008)
Load more tracks

Back to artist