Re: What am I listening to? (Part II)
Originally Posted by BillDoran
I think their appeal is that they brought a noisy electronic sound to the popular indie crowd. You can see where there musical interests lie in who they affiliate themselves with, namely abrasive noise bands like Black Dice. It helped that they started strange and discordant and grew progressively more palatable, allowing the hype to build. Haven't listened to Centipede Hrz yet, but for my money Strawberry Jam and Feels are their best albums.
I saw both Animal Collective and Black Dice in 2011 at the Collective's homecoming show at Merriweather Post Pavilion. The Black Dice were just loud; Animal Collective was interesting, their fans much more so.
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