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Animal Collective (music group)

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  • Pitchfork 2014: What you need to know

    Pitchfork 2014: What you need to know
    The full lineup for the 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival (July 18-20 in Union Park) has been revealed, and you may be concerned that you aren't familiar with some of the acts. Let us help you sound cool with a cheat sheet breaking down a few of the newly...
  • Thalia Hall performance space to open in May

    Thalia Hall performance space to open in May
    Before Punch House and Dusek's opened in Pilsen last year, Thalia Hall was just a building—a beautiful, historic, dusty building in need of a lot of TLC.  Bruce Finkelman and Craig Golden, who both have experience running music venues Empty...
  • Julia Holter is at the center of her own swirl of sound

    Julia Holter is at the center of her own swirl of sound
    While working on her well-received 2012 album "Ekstasis," Los Angeles singer-composer Julia Holter crafted a song that was such a departure that she set it aside. The piece, "Maxim's II," was inspired by a famous scene in the 1958 movie musical "Gigi" and...
  • Arcade Fire and other bands society says you have to love

    Arcade Fire and other bands society says you have to love
    It's almost impossible to hear discussion of "Reflektor," the just-released Arcade Fire album, without the words "highly anticipated" attached. The message that comes with it, and the latest from the Grammy award-winning Canadians, is, "At a time when few...
  • New Daft Punk album to be released May 21?

    New Daft Punk album to be released May 21?
    New music from Daft Punk appears -- finally -- to be coming. After teasing fans earlier this month with a mysterious 15-second television commercial aired during "Saturday Night Live,"the French disco-pop duo evidently made its new studio album...
  • Animal Collective, Slash, Flying Lotus added to UR1 Festival lineup

    Animal Collective, Slash, Flying Lotus added to UR1 Festival lineup
    The inaugural UR1 Festival will delight hipsters, hip-hoppers and dance-music lovers this year at Art Basel: The fest's second round of artists was announced this morning, adding Animal Collective, Dead Can Dance, Flying Lotus and Slash to an already...
  • CD of the Week: Micachu and the Shapes, 'Never'

    CD of the Week: Micachu and the Shapes, 'Never'
    Micachu and the Shapes Never (Rough Trade) London art-school sound-collagists Micachu and the Shapes will be the opening act for Animal Collective in the fall. It’s a pretty perfect match, as the band’s newest release of pointillistic junk-...
  • Lost and Found: The Unlikely Tale of 1960s Detroit Folk-Protest Singer Rodriguez and His Rediscovery

    Lost and Found: The Unlikely Tale of 1960s Detroit Folk-Protest Singer Rodriguez and His Rediscovery
    The music business is unjust. Everyone knows that. Some seemingly mediocre (or worse) acts seem to survive or even thrive just by stubbornly persisting (take your pick of any example that comes to mind), while other super-talented genius-level artists get...
  • Q&A: Rodriguez, star of the documentary 'Searching for Sugar Man'

    Q&A: Rodriguez, star of the documentary 'Searching for Sugar Man'
    Spoiler alert: Little-known, critically acclaimed early 1970s folk singer Rodriguez is not, contrary to popular belief, dead. Yet, as chronicled in the Sundance award-winning film “Searching for Sugar Man,” that’s what many fans in...
  • Album review: Daft Punk, 'Random Access Memories'

    Album review: Daft Punk, 'Random Access Memories'
    3 stars (out of 4) Now that electronic music has become a major presence on the pop charts and the sports arenas of North America, the timing couldn’t be better for the French godfathers of 21st Century rave to strap on their robot gear and ride...
  • Youth Lagoon's Trevor Powers Mines the Psyche on "Wondrous Bughouse"

    Youth Lagoon's Trevor Powers Mines the Psyche on "Wondrous Bughouse"
    Youth Lagoon w/ Majical Cloudz, May 8, 8 p.m., $15, The Space, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden, manicproductions.org   If you listen to Wondrous Bughouse, the terrific new album by Trevor Powers' Youth Lagoon, there's a sense that, within the swirling,...