Tag: animal collective

Animal Collective Announce New Album and Spring 2022 Tour, Share ‘Prester John’

Animal Collective are back. The group announced their first new album in five years, titled Time Skiffs, and shared a video for the first single “Prester John.” The colorfully cloudy “Prester John” video is reminiscent of the infamous Syd Barrett-era Pink Floyd light shows. With pitter-pattering percussions, a bumping bassline, and swirlingly smooth vocals, Animal […]

October 20, 2021

Big Ears Festival Returns to Tennessee in 2022

For the first time in three years, the Big Ears Music Festival returns to Knoxville, Tennessee on March 24-27, 2022. Hosting over 100 concerts spanning various genres, the festival will have over 12 venues, and will feature films, exhibitions, talks, workshops, parties, and surprises. Headliners include Kim Gordon, Animal Collective, Yves Tumor, Low, John Zorn, Sparks, […]

September 15, 2021

Animal Collective Change 2003 EP Art and 2006 Album Title Due to ‘Racist Stereotypes’

Animal Collective are changing the name of their 2003 EP, Here Comes the Indian to Ark, and are changing the artwork to their 2006 People EP due to racial stereotypes. The band out a lengthy statement explaining the reasons (besides the obvious) for the changes and apologized for using them in the first place. “With utmost respect to Indigenous […]

July 3, 2020