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Animal Collective (music group)

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  • In Midtown, plans to turn wasteland into wonderland

    In Midtown, plans to turn wasteland into wonderland
    Walk through a graffiti-tagged corridor, under a light rail bridge, past the cars hurtling down the Jones Falls Expressway and you've entered what some believe could become a wonderland. A group called Section 1 envisions a skate park built under a...
  • J. Roddy Walston and the Business dig deeper

    J. Roddy Walston and the Business dig deeper
    Seeing J. Roddy Walston and the Business in concert always guarantees one thing: You'll leave much sweatier than you arrived. Since arriving in Baltimore from Tennessee in 2004, the quartet's workmanlike reputation has been built on its raucous, give-...
  • Animal Collective's challenge to Merriweather audience pays off

    Animal Collective's challenge to Merriweather audience pays off
    They looked like tonsils, or maybe they were pincers: the tessellated structures that curved to points above the members of Animal Collective. At the mouth of the stage at Merriweather Post Pavilion were two rows of cartoonish teeth and gums. So by the...
  • Dr. Dog keeps its rough edges

    Dr. Dog keeps its rough edges
    After years of gaining fans the old fashioned way — self-produced albums, incessant touring — the time came in the summer of 2009 for Dr. Dog to graduate from low-fi psychedelic folk group to a fully formed band, with the confidence to rise...
  • Beach House: Baltimore's biggest band turns its back on fame

    Beach House: Baltimore's biggest band turns its back on fame
    When Beach House, the Baltimore dream-pop duo of Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally, released 2010's "Teen Dream," the band was immediately thrust into the forefront of the indie-music world. Pitchfork named it the fifth best album of the year; Rolling...
  • Animal Collective's new album, 'Centipede Hz,' due in September

    Animal Collective's new album, 'Centipede Hz,' due in September
    This isn't as surprising as it is intriguing or exciting: Animal Collective, the experimental Brooklyn, N.Y.-via-Baltimore avant-pop group, will release its next album, "Centipede Hz" on Sept. 4 via Domino Records.  The album's press release was...
  • Older and wiser, Animal Collective returns home

    Older and wiser, Animal Collective returns home
    The four lifelong friends of Animal Collective had spent years living apart. Scattered across the globe, from Los Angeles to Portugal, they'd collaborate through emails and phone calls, coming together only for tours. So when it came time to write...
  • Letter: Endless complaints about Merriweather noise could spell venue's doom

    I'm writing this letter in response to Jane Hanfman's June 7 letter, "Noise levels at Merriweather are decidedly uncivil." For some years now I've read, with some incredulity, letters from Columbia residents complaining about loud music at Merriweather...
  • The end of the Bridge

    The end of the Bridge
    They didn't want it to end this way, but it will. After 10 years, five albums and roughly 1,500 shows, the Bridge — one of Baltimore's most successful bands — will take the stage one last time on Thanksgiving Eve. Without any opening acts,...
  • November 28 - December 4 in nightlife: Erykah Badu, Ryan Adams, Avey Tare, Azita

    November 28 - December 4 in nightlife: Erykah Badu, Ryan Adams, Avey Tare, Azita
    Welcome back from Thanksgiving weekend! How was the big night? Did anyone catch The Bridge at Rams Head? Or Bob Seger the night after? The Seger show was, according to reporter Chris Kaltenbach, especially good. This week, the big shows are by Erykah Badu...
  • All Rap Round Robin showcases 12 of the city's underground acts

    All Rap Round Robin showcases 12 of the city's underground acts
    The All Rap Round Robin is far from the average microphone-too-low, DJ-too-loud, consistently tardy hip-hop show. Now entering its fifth year, the gathering of the city's on-the-fringe hip-hop acts will converge Friday night on Floristree. The event will...
  • Concert news: Ryan Adams, Avey Tare, 'Young, Broke & Beautiful,' Sting

    Concert news: Ryan Adams, Avey Tare, 'Young, Broke & Beautiful,' Sting
    Has Ryan Adams finally made something as good as "Heartbreaker"? That's what the early reviews are saying about "Ashes & Fire," his new album.  He'll be playing material from the album on his Fall tour, which he announced Monday, the same day NPR started...