Sounds Like: Cashmere Cat, Hermitude, ODESZA, Nadus
Manager: Plugged In Publicity (Auburn Petty)
Bio: LIVE ANIMALS is a culmination of all of life's experiences, exploring new soundscapes and expanding the consciousness of sound. Between his West-coast hip hop influences and his entanglements in modern bass music, LIVE ANIMALS creates a sound that transcends boundaries and blends genres, creating...See Full Bio
"While [Thriftworks' and Panther God's] sounds are tinged with the psychedelic, Live Animals' is the most explicitly so. The beat is still central, but this is an altogether dreamy approach, more tribal jungle than urban tech. It's textured, hypnotic, and trance-infused, creating a world of sound that is global--even cosmic--in its emphasis. The most recently released track on Soundcloud from Live Animals, a live mix called "Dusk//Dawn," gives a perfect sense of the aural journey this music can take you on. Hang on to your seats, y'all. We're heading into the dreamscape."