On “Centipede Hz,” Animal Collective’s ninth full-length album, the experimental pop crew bounces off the walls in fits of nervous energy. The record trades in the sample-heavy immersion of the band’s 2009 breakthrough “Merriweather Post Pavilion” for a hectic frenzy of sounds. Those who decried the last album’s lack of spontaneity will be satisfied with “Centipede Hz,” but the the record hits hardest when the guys lock into something that works.
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