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Thursday, January 15th 2009
The world right now is going Animal Collective crazy, as the peculiar magic eye artwork on their new album 'Merriweather Post Pavilion' lures the record-buying public into parting with their hard-earned in their droves. Indeed, in the time it took to drink a brew in Rough Trade East this Monday, The Quietus noticed four wide-eyed youths in Plimsolls leaving the shop in a trance, clutching their vinyl copies in trembling fingers.
AS well as the glowing track-by-track preview we printed last year, Taylor Parkes has written a full review that urges caution in the face of the blanket praise with which MPP is currently being greeted:
We also talked to Animal Collective about Baltimore, recording techniques, and missing Josh:
Morrissey's new album 'Years of Refusal' reviewed track-by-track:
We've an interview with Mickey Rourke talking The Wrestler and his incredible comeback:
The Return of Aidan Moffat's sex column, I'm No Expert:
Black Sky Thinking: Florence And The Machine And The Desperation Of The Annual Tipster Orgy:
PLUS: Reviews of new albums from Lady GaGa, White Lies, KTL, Eagles Of Death Metal, Moon Wiring Club and more.
Thanks for reading,