SPIN Magazine: Animal Collective’s New Songs Sound Like Radiohead’s Kid A

April 18, 2011 Blog, Blurbs

Chris Martins of SPIN Magazine was at Coachella and reports that the new songs Animal Collective played were “powerful…like one long stream of psychedelic consciousness”…


But it got easier from there, ironically as the band ventured deeper into uncharted territory. The majority of their set, it seemed, was devoted to new material. The unreleased stuff appeared to extend their last album’s forays into electronic territory, but onto more beat-based terrain — the kind of ideas Radiohead pioneered on Kid A, but even more progressive and free-wheeling, like a translation of the classic jam session into digital terms.


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