Avey Tare

3.22.19

American Football's Comfortable Emo and 11 Other Albums for Heavy Rotation

This week's essential listening also includes apocalyptic electronics and fizzy disco, among other delightful shit.

1.21.18

The 5 Best Animal Collective Live Sets of All Time

The bands fans, like those of the Grateful Dead, obsess over bootlegs. There are hundreds of live recordings out there, but we're pretty sure these are the five best.

8.21.17

How Animal Collective's Avey Tare Escaped the World Around Him

The Animal Collective member talks to us about 'Eucalyptus,' and how recording his latest solo project recaptured the youthful fun of just making music.

2.1.16

Check Out Animal Collective's New Track, "Lying In The Grass"

No longer restricted to their 'Painting With' app.

11.30.15

Listen to the New Animal Collective Single, 'Floridada'

The song is from the band's upcoming album, 'Painting With,' due out February 19.

7.21.14

Pitchfork Festival, Reviewed Through Inanimate Objects

From freshly cut hair to condom balloons to Stuff in general, these were the literal things that made Pitchfork unforgettable.

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4.2.14

Stream Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks With Fifty Minutes Of Psychedelic Visuals

We talked with Abby Portner, the mastermind behind the animation, about its cartoon monsters, found footage, and swirling insanity.

4.1.14

Avey Tare Does Not Want to Slash Your Throat

We talk extensively with the Animal Collective member about his new trio, Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks, and making music to fuck with you.

3.5.14

[Behind The Scenes] The Debut Music Video From Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks Is A Puppet Carnival Of Madness

We talked with director Abby Portner about making a spoof of "Psycho" using Jim Henson puppets.

2.10.14

Avey Tare Of Animal Collective Announces New Album, Releases Track

The project is called Slasher Flicks, including former members of The Dirty Projectors and Ponytail

8.10.12

Avey Tare Hosts "Transmission 3" Of Animal Collective Radio This Sunday Night

With guest mixes from The Blackouts, Ghost Capital, and Atlas Sound.