January 29, 2013 Andy Cush

Lyrically, Animal Collective’s “Applesauce” is a song about the simple sensory pleasures of eating a good fruit, and possibly the fear of death and environmental collapse that comes with a good fruit’s decay. Sonically, it’s complete overload, taking the more-is-more approach of 2007’s Strawberry Jam to its logical conclusion–all polyrhythmic drumming, burbling synthesizers, and frantically melodic vocals. Enter […]

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