Review: Animal Collective Perform ‘Sung Tongs’ at the Fox Theater

On a bustling Monday evening riding the tail end of July, an electric crowd in Oakland's Fox Theater stood hollering with eyes wide open, entranced by visual artist and musician Lonnie Holley's otherworldly take on rock and roll. Holley was joined on stage by a trombone player and guitarist who lifted his lyrics above and beyond the balcony, which addressed feelings of interconnectedness and called out the current discordant state of American society. His song, "I Woke Up in a F****d-Up America" from his recently-released album, MITH, dug into the sweaty skin of the huddled-together audience who continued to pass [...]

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