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Panda Bear Shares Strange Dating Show Video for “Buoys”

Buoys Out Now via Domino

Apr 10, 2019 Panda Bear
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Panda Bear (aka Noah Lennox of Animal Collective) released a new album, Buoys, back in February via Domino. Now he has shared a video for the album’s title track, “Buoys.” Danny Perez directed the video that features a French bulldog and a weird dating show. Watch it below, followed by Panda Bear’s upcoming tour dates.

Perez had this to say about the video in a press release: “Dogs see past how many followers we have and how many tickets we sell. This allows us to relax, be ourselves and not sweat the small stuff. I wanted to make a video that relayed the themes of the song’s lyrics to the confidence and bliss that comes from the relationship with an animal.”

Pick up Under the Radar‘s current print issue (Issue 65) to read our interview with Panda Bear on Buoys.

Previously he shared the album’s first single, “Dolphin” (which was one of our Songs of the Week), as well as a trailer for the album. Then he shared another song from Buoys, “Token,” via a video for the song directed by, and starring, fellow musician Dean Blunt.

The album is the follow-up to 2015’s Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper and 2018’s A Day With the Homies EP, released on vinyl back in January. Buoys was recorded in Lennox’s adopted home of Lisbon, Portugal. Rusty Santos co-produced and co-mixed the album with Lennox and two last worked together on Panda Bear’s acclaimed 2007 album Person Pitch. The album also features Chilean DJ/vocalist Lizz and Portuguese musician Dino D’Santiago. Danny Perez created the album’s artwork, with photography by Fernanda Pereira and additional design by Rob Carmichael of SEEN. Hugo Oliveira did the painting of Lennox that is acting as his press photo and it was then photographed by Fernanda Pereira.

Lennox had this to say about Buoys in a previous press release: “The last three records felt like a chapter to me, and this feels like the beginning of something new.”

Feel free to also read our 2015 Ariel Pink vs. Panda Bear joint interview.

Panda Bear Tour Dates:

April 19 - London, England - Electric Brixton
April 20 - Rotterdam, Netherlands - Motel Mozaique
April 21 - Berlin, Germany - Kesselhaus
April 23 - Brussels, Belgium - Les Nuits Botanique
April 24 - Lisbon, Portugal - Culturgest Lisbon
April 25 - Madrid, Spain - Conde Duque

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William Doo
April 21st 2019
11:14am

Great show. Probably it helped many people to meet and become couples. I also write sometimes and can recommend lonely guys check my blog
to learn how to meet a beautiful girl. I have experience with that. Now communication on Dating sites is very popular.