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New Animal Collective Songs and Shoes

written by: on March 14, 2011

What’s not to love? You’ve got cool shoes, charity, trippy visuals and new Animal Collective tunes. Answer: nothing’s not to love. Last fall Animal Collective teamed up with Keep Sneakers to release four uniquely-styled shoes (one for each Collective member), the profits of which will go to benefit Socorro Island Conservation Fund, a charity to help preserve Revillagigedo Archipelago off Baja California. The shoes are pretty cool, and when you buy a pair, you will get a copy of this mixtape with a new song from each band member.

With the release approaching, Dave Portner’s (AKA Avey Tare’s) sister Abbey (AKA Drawlings), put together a neat little video preview for the project. Watch it below.

Keep + AC from Keep Company on Vimeo.

Here’s the tracklist for the mixtape:

01 Geologist – “Jailhouse”
02 Avey Tare – “Call Home (Buy Grapes)”
03 Deakin – “Country Report”
04 Panda Bear – “The Preakness”

You can pre-order the shoes over at KEEP. They will be shipped out on 3/26 just in time for you to be switching over from winter boots to sneakers. Perfect timing, guys!