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Animal Collective takeover: pega monstro — não consegues

PEGA MONSTRO

i gather that people stop being open to new sounds after the age of 33? but i haven’t found that to be the case so much and I’m an old man. this is off one of my favorite records from last year and the video reminds me of home...

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Panda Bear takeover: Tropa Macaca

TROPO MACACA

My friends Andre and Joana make up this Lisbon group. Their recent music has a rough kind of wander that I like a lot. Familiarity feels good and safe but most of the time its the search thats most revealing...

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Panda Bear takeover: Personalidade by Fernanda Pereira

FERNANDA PEREIRA

My wife Fernanda makes clothes and is a far more inventive and creative thinker than I am. Im especially fond of this collection of jackets she made a little while back. The fabric for the jackets comes from traditional Portuguese blankets (Fernanda is Portuguese I should mention) and I like the idea of walking around covered in a blanket...

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Panda Bear takeover: Niagara – Sessao Caseira

NIAGARA

This is another local group that i like a lot. I first saw videos of theirs as promotion for one of the Principe nights and liked how they grafted with the music. They’ll have a new 12” record coming out soon but for now check out this video which shows them playing together...

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Panda Bear takeover: Little Dragon – Paris

LITTLE DRAGON

Here’s a recent one from this Swedish band. I like the singing a lot and really like how they go the extra mile to craft synth sounds. They also don’t seem to let the machines do the work which i can appreciate...

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Panda Bear takeover: Gala Drop – You & I

GALA DROP

My friends Nelson and Afonso play in this local band and we share a practice space as well. Nelson and another friend Pedro are in part responsible for why Im here as they booked Animal Collective at a festival in Lisbon (the now defunct Numero Festival) 12 years ago or so...

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Panda Bear takeover: Moodhut

MOOD HUT

I’m a little foggy on the details but this is a label out of Vancouver and is home to a bunch of producers and groups. Jack Js Something (On my mind) was one of my favourite things last year. There’s a chunky beauty to a lot of it that I really like and nothing’s synched to death or oversanitized which I appreciate...

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Panda Bear takeover: Pega Monstro – Braço de Ferro

PEGA MONSTRO

Pega Monstro are a band of two sisters (guitar and drums and they both sing) from around here in Lisbon. I saw them once opening for Ariel Pink here and liked them a lot. My friend Afonso let me hear their new record before its out and its great...

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Panda Bear vs. GvsB takeover: Come To Your Senses video premiere

PANDA BEAR x GvsB TAKEOVER

Rua da Rosa is the narrow but main street cut through the Bairro Alto neighborhood here in Lisbon. Visitors mainly stock the area during the day but its perhaps the principle target for partying Lisbon teenagers Thursday through Sunday nights...

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watch Panda Bear’s short film Greeting the Reaper

GREETING THE REAPER

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