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The Painters EP

Animal Collective

The Painters EP

Eighth EP from the experimental psychedelic band is a companion to 2016 release Painting With

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  1. 8.0 |   The 405

    Usually, Avey, Panda, (Deak,) and Geo are unafraid to let their songs extend into infinity. Here, hooks are paramount
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  2. 8.0 |   The Independent

    A little goes a long way with Animal Collective. Which makes The Painters, a four-track EP of outtakes from the same sessions, possibly the perfect Animal Collective release
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  3. 7.2 |   Earbuddy

    Even though Painting With never reached the level of Merriweather, “Kinda Bonkers” proves the band still have the potential to write another one
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  4. 6.1 |   Pitchfork

    Painters’ most notable inclusion is a cover of Martha & the Vandellas’ mid-’60s classic “Jimmy Mack,” done the Painters’ way: delirious, yawpy, and belching with synth
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  5. 5.0 |   God Is In The TV

    Like with its full-length counterpart, this is an EP that abounds with ideas, but they often clash against each other when vying for the listener’s attention
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