While Animal Collective takes a break, the group’s co-founder makes his most accessible and groovy record yet.
You gotta take this quiz, it’ll change your life, I swear.
Bands like Vampire Weekend, Modest Mouse, Passion Pit, and Grizzly Bear are great and all, but what if their music was eight million times more earnest? And, like, had beat boxing?
Why are there so many rock songs about being sad and lost in Chinatown?
Frank Ocean! Jack White! Skrillex! Britney on X Factor! Lana Del Rey! AND SO MUCH MORE!
Animal Collective has some pretty ridiculous imagery in their videos. With friends like this, who needs drugs?
Everything I knew about music came from my hip parents until I stumbled upon the first band I could truly call my own.
From Green Day’s “Longview” to Britney Spears’ “Touch of My Hand,” pop stars love to sing about self-pleasure.
New material from Ben Folds Five, Animal Collective, Passion Pit, and more! I don’t know why these all appeared on the web today of all days, but I’ll take it!
Five brilliant TV spots. Brilliant.
In his continued quest for dominance over his late night peers, Jimmy Fallon has booked beloved indie act Panda Bear for his first ever television appearance. With a long list of noteworthy acts, plus The Roots as as a backing band, (and that whole Odd Future thing) Fallon’s Late Night may be the closest thing modern television has to the musical relevance that was once enjoyed by American Bandstand.
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Work out your hipster hate with gross puns. The Passion Pit card covers everything. Although, I gotta say, Yeasayer comes out looking badass. (Via Sorry I Missed Your Show)
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Hipster Runoff outdoes itself with the definitive treatise on Animal Collective, meaningful personal brands, and relevant internet culture. It is a masterpiece. I do not mean that ironically.