Animal Collective

Equipment known to have been used throughout the group's career, from photographs, interviews, videos, etc. (including related side and solo projects):

  • 4ms Spectral Multiband Resonator
  • Ableton Live
  • Akai Headrush
  • Akai MPC 500
  • Akai MPC 1000
  • Alesis Ampliton
  • ALM Busy Circuits ALM001/Pamela's Workout
  • Alternate Mode drumKAT
  • Arion SFL-1 Stereo Flanger
  • Black Diamond headlamp
  • Boss AW-3
  • Boss DD-#
  • Boss PN-2
  • Boss PS-5
  • Boss RE-20
  • Boss SP-303
  • Buchla Music Easel
  • Chandler baritone guitar (red)
  • Critter & Guitari Kaleidoloop
  • Cubase
  • DigiTech Vocal 300
  • Durham Electronics Crazy Horse
  • Earthquaker Disaster Transport Sr.
  • Electrix Pro Warp Factory
  • Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man
  • Electro-Harmonix Frequency Analyzer
  • Elektron Monomachine
  • Elektron Octatrack
  • Ensoniq ESQ-1
  • Eventide H3000
  • Eventide ModFactor
  • Eventide PitchFactor
  • Eventide TimeFactor
  • Fender Stratocaster (green)
  • Fender Stratocaster (red)
  • Fender Stratocaster XII (sunburst)
  • Fender Telecaster (red)
  • Fender Twin Reverb
  • Foxx Tone Machine
  • Harmony Bobkat (sunburst)
  • Ibanez SF10 Swell Flanger
  • Intellijel Metropolis
  • Intellijel Mutamix
  • JoMoX ModBase 09
  • JoMoX Mod.Brane 11
  • JoMoX T-Resonator
  • JoMoX XBASE 999
  • Korg Kaoss Pad
  • Korg M3/M3-M
  • Korg X-911
  • Lexicon PCM-41
  • Logic Pro
  • Mackie 802-VLZ3
  • Mackie Mix8
  • Make Noise CV Bus
  • Make Noise DPO
  • Make Noise Echophon
  • Make Noise Erbe-Verb
  • Make Noise Maths
  • Make Noise Optomix
  • Make Noise Phonogene
  • Make Noise RenĂ©
  • Make Noise Richter Wogglebug
  • Mannequins Three Sisters
  • Moog Concertmate MG-1
  • Moog Little Phatty
  • Moog Minimoog Voyager
  • Moog Sub 37
  • Moog Taurus 3
  • Mutable Instruments Braids
  • MXR Distortion+
  • MXR Phase 100
  • Novation Bass Station
  • OTO Machines Biscuit
  • Pigtronix Mothership
  • Pigtronix Philosopher King
  • ProModular MIIIIX
  • Roland Juno-60
  • Roland SH-2
  • Roland SP-404
  • Roland SP-404SX
  • Roland SP-555
  • Roland SVC-350
  • Roland VS-1680
  • Rust S-Series Strat (white)
  • Silvertone/Danelectro unknown guitar ("blueish reddish")
  • SolidGoldFX Apollo
  • Studiomaster 162BPX
  • Sony MiniDisc
  • Tascam 48
  • TC-Helicon VoiceLive 2
  • Teenage Engineering OP-1
  • Tiptop Audio Trigger Riot
  • Tiptop Audio Z-DSP
  • Universal Audio/UAD hardware & software
  • Waldorf Rocket
  • "XP" cheapo Strat copy (black)
  • Yamaha DX27

On the 2016 Painting With tour, as of February 2016:

  • Panda Bear is primarily using two Elektron Octatracks, Teenage Engineering OP-1, and a Boss RE-20, and mixing everything with a Studiomaster 162BPX. Off to the side, he has a Eurorack setup that includes a Tiptop Audio Trigger Riot, Intellijel Metropolis, JoMoX ModBase 09, JoMoX Mod.Brane 11, Mutable Instruments Braids, Tiptop Audio Z-DSP, Intellijel Mutamix, Intellijel Audio Interface II, and Make Noise Phonogene.
  • Geologist is using a Moog Sub 37, Roland SP-404SX, Boss RE-20, and Eventide TimeFactor, and mixing everything with a Mackie 802-VLZ3. Off to the side, he has a Eurorack setup that includes a ALM Busy Circuits ALM001/Pamela's Workout, Make Noise Maths, Make Noise DPO, Make Noise Optomix, Make Noise Echophon, Make Noise Erbe-Verb, Make Noise CV Bus, Make Noise Richter Wogglebug, Make Noise RenĂ©, 4ms Spectral Multiband Resonator, Mannequins Three Sisters, and ProModular MIIIIX.
  • Avey Tare is using an Ensoniq ESQ-1, Elektron Octatrack, Waldorf Rocket, and two Boss RE-20s, and mixing everything with two Mackie Mix8s. To his left, he has a vocoder rack with a Lexicon PCM-41, Electrix Pro Warp Factory, and a Roland SVC-350, with two Critter & Guitari Kaleidoloops sitting on top. To his right, he has a Buchla Music Easel.
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