New Animal Collective 9/3
2012-05-14 by Adam Downer STAFF | 100 Comments
Start brainstorming your essays on the importance of "Centipede HZ" to the music world now, AnCo fans; just after teasing the world with their recently released "Honeycomb/Gotham" single, Animal Collective have announced that their new record, the mysteriously titled Centipede HZ, will be released September 3rd off Domino Records. It'll be their first record with Deakin since 2007's Strawberry Jam. The tracklist is as follows, but over at myanimalhome.net, you can see the creepy teaser the label's been distributing which lays it out in a much more artistic way.

'Moonjock'
'Today's Supernatural'
'Rosie Oh'
'Applesauce'
'Wide Eyed'
'Father Time'
'New Town Burnout'
'Monkey Riches'
'Mercury Man'
'Pulleys'
'Amanita'

http://thequietus.com/articles/08785-animal-collective-new-album-centipede-hz
Tagged: Animal Collective

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Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
May 14th 2012
31474 Comments


Will undoubtedly be just as bad as everything else they've made

Digging: Hyperdub - Hyperdub 10.4

Spare
May 14th 2012
5350 Comments


post could use some reformatting. not hugely psyched on this, could be interesting

InFiction
May 14th 2012
3703 Comments


Really need to start listening to these guys.

Digging: Ne Obliviscaris - Citadel

Electric City
Staff Reviewer
May 14th 2012
15743 Comments


i tried to edit it once and it all went to shit. i'm afraid it's going to look like this until a mod helps out

LepreCon
May 14th 2012
4150 Comments


Only really like MPP by these guys

Spare
May 14th 2012
5350 Comments


chrome and sputnik don't mix w/r/t formatting. also i didn't know about the honeycomb/gotham single it's kinda rad

Tyrael
May 14th 2012
20945 Comments


SWEET

Digging: Azealia Banks - Broke With Expensive Taste

MaskAtTheMasquerade
May 14th 2012
2888 Comments


very excited for this

Eko
May 14th 2012
2119 Comments


AND SPUTNIK COLLECTIVELY

Electric City
Staff Reviewer
May 14th 2012
15743 Comments


thanks for the tip, spare

cryMore
May 14th 2012
469 Comments


excited

gabethepiratesquid
May 14th 2012
4521 Comments


Sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeet.

JWT155
May 14th 2012
9314 Comments


Damn it, I was just enjoying not having to hear about Animal Collective on here for a while.

iGuter
May 14th 2012
353 Comments


Can't wait!!

Digging: Circa Survive - Descensus

londoncalling457
May 14th 2012
2610 Comments


hopefully it leaks like next month

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
May 14th 2012
28772 Comments


she just turned 18
she calls me baby
and she's been waiting
all night to rape me.

Captain North
May 14th 2012
6791 Comments


Will undoubtedly be just as bad as everything else they've made [2]


Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
May 14th 2012
50846 Comments


good

Digging: Bobby Barnett - Little Wounds

ThunderNeutral21
May 14th 2012
3864 Comments


horrible band

SiliconFields
May 14th 2012
201 Comments


Hope they move away from the mainsteam MPP sound and into more Oddsac weirdness

sportsboy
May 14th 2012
640 Comments


MPP = mainstream

i never got how that was a bad thing

SiliconFields
May 14th 2012
201 Comments


It's not, I love the catchyness, just like their weird stuff more

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
May 14th 2012
23964 Comments


should be legit

imate

Digging: Taylor Swift - 1989

Sleaper
May 14th 2012
3418 Comments


gna be sooooooo geeeeewd

Digging: The Smith Street Band - Throw Me in the River

sniper
May 14th 2012
19080 Comments


yay!

TheFantasticDangler
May 14th 2012
1171 Comments


Nice, ill def give it a listen

Digging: Hail Mary Mallon - Bestiary

WeepingBanana
May 14th 2012
10204 Comments


hopefully they make something as awesome as strawberry jam

Xenophanes
Emeritus
May 14th 2012
10617 Comments


"Will undoubtedly be just as bad as everything else they've made"


Sometimes I love you. I really don't get the ballwashing this band gets. Some of MPP was cool, but Feels was garbage.

SiliconFields
May 14th 2012
201 Comments


Their song titles are always so bizarre. .

plane
Staff Reviewer
May 14th 2012
6099 Comments


How can anything think "Cuckoo Cuckoo" is bad?

Damus
May 14th 2012
468 Comments


Not feeling the album titled but. We'll see.

Jellingman
May 14th 2012
357 Comments


Anticipating

saucy
May 14th 2012
342 Comments


Will undoubtedly be just as bad as everything else they've made [3]

Checked out MPP because you guys are rarely wrong about good music. I was mistaken.

SiliconFields
May 14th 2012
201 Comments


It's totally gonna be a concept album. . .

Knott-
Emeritus
May 14th 2012
10198 Comments


Lol hang on someone just called Feels garbage.

OFF TO GET MY GUN.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
May 14th 2012
50846 Comments


I know right

gabethepiratesquid
May 14th 2012
4521 Comments


Mmmm try-hard contrarians in this thread I love it.

Anthracks
May 14th 2012
3774 Comments


people still try to pretend this band is bad? lol you'll cave eventually

Digging: Ariel Pink - Pom Pom

Graveyard
May 14th 2012
5795 Comments


Cool, I guess

Digging: Prurient - Bermuda Drain

Xenophanes
Emeritus
May 14th 2012
10617 Comments


People really cannot accept that some people don't like this band : /

Slum
May 14th 2012
2579 Comments


don't love or hate the band, they're pretty situational for me

PistolPete
May 14th 2012
3639 Comments


Will undoubtedly be just as bad as everything else they've made [4]

another album my friends will jizz their pants over and i'll just have to cover my ears

Digging: Skyharbor - Guiding Lights

Graveyard
May 14th 2012
5795 Comments


I mean I liked ODDSAC and some of their earlier stuff a little bit, but nothing really groundbreaking at all.

Xenophanes
Emeritus
May 14th 2012
10617 Comments


ODDSAC was actually really cool. Screens was a great song.

Graveyard
May 14th 2012
5795 Comments


The film was pretty sweet too

PuddlesPuddles
May 14th 2012
4787 Comments


Sooo mysterioussssss

I wonder if this will be reverbed out and psychedelic and poppy. The mystery will not be a plain one, that's for sure.

Fuck this band and their terrible live performances and stupid shirts

Ire
May 14th 2012
41819 Comments


hopefully they make something as awesome as strawberry jam



this so hard.

Rev
May 14th 2012
9439 Comments


Feels was garbage.

duuuuuuuude

klap
Staff Reviewer
May 14th 2012
10543 Comments


how is that a mysterious title jesus christ downer

Digging: Jessie Ware - Tough Love

sixdegrees
May 14th 2012
17495 Comments


hipsters, rejoice.

Digging: Ted Nugent - Shutup&jam!

outline
May 14th 2012
563 Comments


That's almost all of the 2009 bands down... Them Crooked Vultures and Phoenix still need followups though.

ViralOblivion
May 14th 2012
7679 Comments


So fucking stoked

klap
Staff Reviewer
May 14th 2012
10543 Comments


phoenix is coming out w a new album later this summer outline :0

fuckthatnoise
May 14th 2012
1479 Comments


i was informed that a lot of these have been played live for a while.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-plA2ASX0Uw

i think i'm gonna stop with this one because this track alone just made the wait that much worse.

SiliconFields
May 14th 2012
201 Comments


Hoping they just retitled some of the new tracks like those performed at Pitchfork. "Knock You Down" is amazing.

PuddlesPuddles
May 14th 2012
4787 Comments


Centipede. That's an insect, ok....
Hz... The abbreviation for hertz

What does it mean?
WHAT DOES IT MEANNNNNN?!?!?!?!


The fact that we think an AC album will have something important to say is kind of scary

klap
Staff Reviewer
May 14th 2012
10543 Comments


^^^

Electric City
Staff Reviewer
May 14th 2012
15743 Comments


i think there are more people playing victimized minority in this thread than the actually excited

gabethepiratesquid
May 14th 2012
4521 Comments


"People really cannot accept that some people don't like this band : /"

nah I'm pretty sure people are fine with people not caring for the band but when one comes in here and
is just like, "ha band is awful what garbage so bad only hipsters like ha so bad why do people even
think they're good ha so bad" it gives a 'I probably would just be apathetic towards them if they
didn't have so much hype but since they do I'm going to overrate how bad I think they are so I can
look like I go against the grain. SO REBELLIOUS!' vibe

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
May 14th 2012
28772 Comments


i was playing the victimized minority before it was a thang

PuddlesPuddles
May 14th 2012
4787 Comments


Then there is a point in time where a man just doesn't like a band because they offer nothing and sound bad doing it

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
May 14th 2012
28772 Comments


that's just what a man does^

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
May 14th 2012
28772 Comments


also relevant:

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m419n5eFEe1qd37u4o1_1280.png

paxman
May 14th 2012
4084 Comments


Band is only good when you're high

steadyriot
May 14th 2012
445 Comments


Strawberry Jam is their best yet so hopefully the vibe will follow now that that guy is back

Electric City
Staff Reviewer
May 14th 2012
15743 Comments


surprising amounts of strawberry jam love here

fuckthatnoise
May 14th 2012
1479 Comments


Band is only good when you're high

never gotten high, i love this band. problem?

surprising amounts of strawberry jam love here

on some days SJ is my favorite of theirs, on others it's MPP. but yeah, it's easily in their top 2.

Anthracks
May 14th 2012
3774 Comments


Feels and SJ are easily their two best.

People who get high to listen to music are both delusional and stupid.

gabethepiratesquid
May 14th 2012
4521 Comments


"People who get high to listen to music are both delusional and stupid."

b-b-but nothing beats being outside, just baked in a dry Summer heat with your friends and playing
Feels/MPP/Fall Be Kind

KILL
May 14th 2012
72068 Comments


sweet

Digging: Steve Hackett - Out of the Tunnel's Mouth

Anthracks
May 14th 2012
3774 Comments


I know AnCo probably create music while high or something, but our society has become so god damn substance-dependent it's pitiful.

So many unhappy people.

FadedSun
May 14th 2012
1301 Comments


I tried listening to them, but I couldn't get into it.

YouGotLucky
May 14th 2012
946 Comments


yeah this band is boring as hell. The vocalist has a horrible voice. Very mainstream.

gabethepiratesquid
May 14th 2012
4521 Comments


"I know AnCo probably create music while high or something, but our society has become so god damn
substance-dependent it's pitiful."
yeah mayne today's society is garbage I was born in the wrong generation I wish I was born in the
60s/70s when no one was doing any substances!!111

also no one implied music-listening was dependent on substances, but they certainly increase the
enjoyment of the experience/can make you notice things you haven't before/look at it from a
different light. I know it's hard to hear what people are saying when they're so far away because
you're so high up on your pedestal but I promise people aren't saying they need anything to listen
to music.

but yeah our society is too dependent on high-bitrate mp3 files and good earphones, too. it's
PATHETIC!!

gabethepiratesquid
May 14th 2012
4521 Comments


oh and please don't take this as something I'm doing to try and spark a "sober vs. whatever" argument so I'd rather not have an extra thousand comments of "420 bong high legalize it bro Ron Paul!!" and "DRUGS ARE FOR IDIOTS HAHAHA JUST TRYING TO COPE AND CAN'T HANDLE AND BLAHBLAH MY VIRGINITY" in here.

Anthracks
May 15th 2012
3774 Comments


When did I say the 60's were not a part of the "society" I'm talking about? Your own assumption.

gabethepiratesquid
May 15th 2012
4521 Comments


You said "our society", which gave the impression that you meant modern Western society, sorry that I was mistaken but your post was still oozing with a mentally-retarded superiority complex.

SiliconFields
May 15th 2012
201 Comments


Pretty sure they don't do drugs anymore.

Anthracks
May 15th 2012
3774 Comments


I have a lot of confidence and people mistake that as a "superiority complex." I think you're just projecting your own insecurities when you view me that way; since that idea came from you and not me.

But yes, I do usually view people who use substances as being weaker than those who do not. Doesn't mean I think I'm personally superior to everyone. Furthermore, all humans are motivated by asserting dominance, so singling out people for having "superiority complexes" is kind of just stating the obvious for any given human.

YouGotLucky
May 15th 2012
946 Comments


they might be more exciting if they did

gabethepiratesquid
May 15th 2012
4521 Comments


"I think you're just projecting your own insecurities when you view me that way"
Hahaha yeah it must be your confidence that makes people think that.

"But yes, I do usually view people who use substances as being weaker than those who do not."

I mean if that's your opinion I'm not going to stop you from thinking it, and I know a great number of obnoxious, burnout, dependent people who use drugs just to cope, but making really stupid assumptions when someone notes, "Hey x music sound pretty good high" with, "Hahaha so dependent on drugs it's pathetic heuheujakhdajhafsa why can't you be amazing like me hohohoho" is...well, stupid.

gabethepiratesquid
May 15th 2012
4521 Comments


"Furthermore, all humans are motivated by asserting dominance"

I think there's a line somewhere between alpha male and smug douche that most functioning people can see.

Anthracks
May 15th 2012
3774 Comments


You're the one name-calling and I'm the "smug douche?" You might consider re-thinking your position.

gabethepiratesquid
May 15th 2012
4521 Comments


I wasn't calling you a smug douche, I was saying that the opposite side of the "assertive and being an alpha male" spectrum is the "haha I'm so superior to you because of some stupid thing let me put in the effort to tell you my opinion and why I'm the best at every possible moment" which most people would consider a "smug douche"

I notice that all of your posts never actually address any of my points or refer back to your original (kinda dumb) post, but they're all just picking something in my comment to criticize that doesn't even have to do with the original point.

but anyway, I'm not going to argue this anymore because I'm not going to win a prize for doing this, you're not going to ever be convinced that you might have possibly made a misinformed statement, and anyone who might think you might have a problem with feeling superior is because it's THEIR problem, they just can't handle how much CONFIDENCE you have.

peace, have a good night. (or whatever it is wherever you live)

Anthracks
May 15th 2012
3774 Comments


What's the point in discussing the drugs thing? You're the one who said you don't want to start a big debate. I said my opinion and I am not parting with it. I have nothing to defend, and I have nothing to pick apart in your "argument." You have your opinion, I have mine, and I have no intentions of changing your mind.

Furthermore, I do not believe "alpha male" is on the opposite spectrum as "smug douche." These are usually not exclusive.

gabethepiratesquid
May 15th 2012
4521 Comments


I know I said I wouldn't reply but laksjdfasjd I wasn't trying to argue over "Substances vs. Not doing whatever", honestly I don't give a shit about that but the original point is how responding to "Animal Collective can sound good high" with, "It's pathetic how our society is so dependent on drugs." is really just silly and doesn't even really correspond to the original statement.

"I enjoy this"
"Haha, oh wow look how dependent you are on that"
"O...okay?"

"Furthermore, I do not believe "alpha male" is on the opposite spectrum as "smug douche." These are usually not exclusive."
well I didn't mean like literal polar opposites, the polar opposite would probably be like the passive-aggressive socially awkward guy who complains, "WHY DO GIRLS ONLY LIKE ASSHOLES?" but I meant on the "stating your opinion" scale.

Anthracks
May 15th 2012
3774 Comments


Takin' this way too seriously

gabethepiratesquid
May 15th 2012
4521 Comments


Well saying, "our society has become so god damn substance-dependent it's pitiful." to a comment
saying has enjoyed something while high kinda seems like an overly-serious response to most observers
but yeah you're right I'm getting too into this over some internet comments (no sarcasm), later I'm
gonna chill/ACTUALLY step out on this now and get some sleep.

mikeg1992
May 15th 2012
223 Comments


This thread was HIGHLY entertaining for many reasons. First of all, if you don't like this band, what point are you going to make by bitching about it?
Second of all, making an AC album hierarchy is a little silly, each one has a different place and purpose, though obviously everyone might have a different favorite (Strawberry Jam is mine).
Third, I read somewhere that they record sober. Don't know if that means anything within the drugs are stupid argument, but there you go.
Fourth, and most importantly, I'm really fucking excited for this album. I'm reasonably worried about being let down, but still. Can't wait.

acorncheese
May 15th 2012
7119 Comments


"though obviously everyone might have a different flavor (Strawberry Jam is mine). "

fix't

mikeg1992
May 15th 2012
223 Comments


thanx

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
May 15th 2012
31474 Comments


nah I'm pretty sure people are fine with people not caring for the band but when one comes in here and
is just like, "ha band is awful what garbage so bad only hipsters like ha so bad why do people even
think they're good ha so bad"


The funny thing is that none of the negative comments here indicate your example at all, instead they pretty much revolve around what you apparently don't care about

Tyrael
May 15th 2012
20945 Comments


This thread is a disgrace

Anthracks
May 15th 2012
3774 Comments


Gabe, the guy said that AnCo is "only" good when you're high, though.

SwayzeFaced
May 15th 2012
349 Comments


yay. the discussion has kinda turned a little grandiloquent for an album announcement. lets save the rating until it actually hits.

Ending
May 15th 2012
1919 Comments


Yay.

paxman
May 16th 2012
4084 Comments


Haha I didn't know my comment stirred up so much controversy

Anthracks
May 16th 2012
3774 Comments


Lovers of early Animal Collective, rejoice: Weitz said the band has moved away from Merriweather Post Pavilion's sound and "back to our roots."

mikeg1992
May 16th 2012
223 Comments


^ yeah I read an interview (might be the same one) where he said that they wrote all their music in the same room, garage band style as opposed to emailing each other melodies or sounds.

paxman
May 16th 2012
4084 Comments


Fuck dat noise baby



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