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Animal Collective Auckland Show Announced

Animal Collective Auckland Show Announced

Monday 10th September, 2012 12:44PM

Animal Collective are set to return to New Zealand in January for one Auckland show. The innovative electro-quartet have just release new album Centipede Hz, following their break through album Merriweather Post Pavilion which saw them tour here back in 2009.  See below for tour details and for more on the new album check out our recent interview with Deakin aka Josh Dibb.

Undertheadar Presents...

Animal Collective
Monday 14th January, The Powerstation, Auckland

Presale Tickets from Tuesday 11th September at 9am through Wednesday 12th September 12pm - full details below.

Here's the crazy video for the first single from the new album 'Today's Supernatural':

And here now classic track 'My Girls' from Merriweather Post Pavilion:

Press Release:


The band have been releasing music in one form or another for 15 years, and across a near uncountable slew of solo releases, collaborations and full-length albums have built up a matchless reputation as one of the most enigmatic and progressive bands in modern music.

Growing out of childhood friendships established on the rural outskirts of Baltimore on the East Coast of the United States, Animal Collective have honed an astonishingly broad and inviting sonic palette, which encompasses everything from tribal drums to field recordings, always remaining uniquely compelling due the richly textured melodic instincts of the band.

The 2000s were a long, steady swell for Animal Collective, as albums like ‘Merriweather Post Pavillion’, ‘Feels’ and ‘Sung Tongs’ earned endless plaudits including high placings in albums-of-the-decade lists from the likes of Pitchfork Media and Uncut magazine. Despite the acclaim, and invitations to create installations at institutions as prestigious as the Guggenheim in New York, the band still have retained a cult-like aura, speaking to both the band’s creative approach and the esteem in which they’re held by their very ardent fans.

They arrive in New Zealand as a full four piece for the first time, touring their just-released ‘Centipede Hz’ album – described by the BBC as “dense and detailed, invigorating and intoxicating”.

The band played the same venue in stripped down form in 2009, and the opportunity to witness their full line-up in the flesh will make this show one of the most hotly anticipated in years.

Monday 14 January, 2013
The Powerstation, Auckland

Presale Tickets from Tuesday 11th September at 9am through Wednesday 12th September 12pm Register for Presales here

General Public Tickets On Sale Thursday 13th September at 9am from | 09 970 9700


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