Noah Lennox recently stopped by NPR's D.C. studios for a guest DJ set, featuring commentary and a couple Tomboy jams, as well as songs from Nirvana, Avey Tare, Zomby, and one of our personal favorite Forest Family 7" b-sides. Download below, and read more info here:
Here's the cover art + track list for Animal Collective's collab cassette release with Keep, which benefits the Socorro Island Conservation fund. The tape drops on March 26, but you have to buy the shoes to get it. Check the track list, which features new solo jams from each of the 4 members:
1) "Jailhouse" :: Geologist
2) "Call home (buy grapes)" :: Avey Tare
A bizarre, tripped-out interview in which Avey Tare discusses his new album, Down There. Written and directed by Abby Portner, shot on VHS, and featuring "additional music and swamp sounds by Avey Tare."
Avey Tare's crocodile-inspired Down There certainly sounds like it was recorded in an old abandoned church in a swamp (it was), and some of the more evocative descriptors from the press release -- like "sloshy" and "waterlogged" and "murky" -- definitely apply to this jam, the first to officially surface from the record (for real this time), but album closer "Lu
Panda Bear recently announced a handful of U.S. live dates, including a show at the Beach @ Governors Island on September 11, with special guests Teengirl Fantasy and one of Noah's favorite Portuguese bands, Gala Drop, plus a DJ set from Avey Tare...
"(Avey Tare's) first official solo full length carries you through a murky world of sound, an alien death world of soul grooves that is both honest and otherworldly. Wait for sundown and turn it up loud. Take a ride on this haunted boat and let yourself be guided through deep sloshy rhythms, waterlogged bass, and moonlit breaks in the canopy that reveal a crisp crystalline pop buzz...