Animal Collective Live Chat at 2PM on

Join us at 2 p.m. ET today (Wednesday, Jan. 21) as All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen chats with Dave Portner (a.k.a. Avey Tare) and Noah Lennox (a.k.a. Panda Bear) of Animal Collective. The two will take listeners’ questions about the band’s new album, Merriweather Post Pavilion.

MPP is currently streaming on as part of the First Listen Series. In tour news, Animal Collective has added a show at Terminal 5 on May 13, they play tonight (01/21) at the Bowery Ballroom. Tickets for the T5 show go on sale January 23 at noon.