Daniel Elliott

Animal Collective’s “Painting With”: Review


Despite strong singles and memorable moments, the band’s tenth album fails to meet expectations By Daniel Elliott /// Staff Writer Animal Collective really have been around forever. To    think, they used to be a bunch of teenagers going to a Waldorf school and playing strange, textured, genre-less music out the back porches of Baltimore county

Oregon, now 156, still single on Valentine’s Day


State feels more lonely than usual during entirely arbitrary holiday By Daniel Elliott /// Backdoor Editor No matter who you are, Valentine’s Day is a totally important and very dramatic day. For some, it is 24 hours made for feeling terrible about themselves and realizing just how lonely they really are. For others, it is a time to reflect upon their own romantic