Animal Collective reveal two new songs “Gnip Gnop” and “Hounds Of Bairro” — listen

Leftover cuts from their Painting With recording sessions

Animal Collective

Animal Collective have broken off a pair of new songs, “Gnip Gnop” and “Hounds Of Bairro”. Leftover cuts from the recording sessions for their latest studio album, Painting With, they were previously only available on 7-inch.

“Gnip Gnop” is a fun and whimsical whirlwind of a track, not unlike much of Painting With. “Hounds of Bairro”, meanwhile, is built atop a tighter, more driving rhythm.

Stream both below.

(Read: Spilling Guts: An Interview with Animal Collective’s Panda Bear)

Animal Collective will be on tour for the next couple of months, a lengthy trek that includes their very own two-day music festival. Find all their dates here.


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