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Avey Tare blends nostalgia and the wisdom of age on Cows on Hourglass Pond

Visual art and multimedia forays, including—album covers, music videos, merch designs, stage productions—are a big part of Animal Collective’s distinct flavor, so it makes sense that for his new solo album, Cows on Hourglass Pond, core member Avey Tare (the pseudonym of David Michael Portner) would incorporate some extramusical creative flourishes. By the album’s release […]

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Lollapalooza: A Guide to Hippies

One interesting development this year is the heavy hippie presence. Tie-dye, face paint, and headbands are all over the place. The presence of STS9 on the bill and the fact that any music festival is going to attract a certain number of hippies, regardless of its lineup, explains some of it, but obviously not all.