Noah Lennox said this earlier last month, on Merriweather Post Pavilion and its tour:
“We were really happy with the record, so we wanted to put in a little extra this time. But it took its toll in terms of us just being exhausted. So I think all of us are trying to lay low just for a second.”
Blogs have been blowing up about this meaning Animal Collective is going to break up.
BUT, in response (to this article in particular), the Twitter page for Leg Up Management (managers for Animal Collective and all the dudes’ solo projects) said this:
AC is not in danger of “breaking up” as NME hints at