Avey Tare is a prominent musician and songwriter known for his work in the experimental indie band Animal Collective. Born David Michael Portner, Avey Tare co-founded Animal Collective in 2000 along with childhood friends Noah Lennox (Panda Bear), Josh Dibb (Deakin), and Brian Weitz (Geologist). The band quickly gained a reputation for their unique blend of psychedelic pop, folk, and electronic music.

Avey Tare's musical style is characterized by his distinctive vocals, which often feature intricate harmonies and unconventional melodies. He is also known for his use of sampling, field recordings, and other experimental techniques to create a rich sonic landscape in his music.

Throughout his career with Animal Collective, Avey Tare has released several critically acclaimed albums, including "Merriweather Post Pavilion" (2009) and "Strawberry Jam" (2007). His solo work has also been well-received, with albums like "Down There" (2010) and "Eucalyptus" (2017) showcasing his talent for crafting immersive and atmospheric soundscapes.

In addition to his musical accomplishments, Avey Tare is also a skilled visual artist, often creating artwork for album covers and merchandise. His creativity and innovation have solidified his status as a leading figure in the indie music scene.


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