David Portner of Animal Collective, in his side project Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks. While listening to this song, it occurred to me for the first time that Animal Collective never used a bass. I could be wrong, but if I am I don’t know where. Weird, that. He certainly uses it here. This song is like peeking into some parallel universe in which an icon of experimental screaming instead wrote pop. Really good pop.
Animal Collective is so psychedelic. I really binged on Merriwether Post Pavilion for a while. Now I’m exhausted by it. It’s nice to hear the different stuff they do.
Ah, good man. Well you’re in for a treat. While excellent, MPP was the arguably over-produced end product of a long upward trajectory. You’ve got a whole back-log of less polished awesome to explore. Strawberry Jam and Feels first. Here, taste this: