It's pretty amazing how widespread Animal Collective's influence has become in blog-bait pop music; TV on the Radio's, too. Consider Miami duo ANR, whose wild synth concoctions careen between "Merriweather Post Pavilion"-style impressionistic squall and the moody, Reagan-era art pop that's been smoldering on promo MP3s for more than a few minutes.

It's pretty amazing how widespread Animal Collective's influence has become in blog-bait pop music; TV on the Radio's, too. Consider Miami duo ANR, whose wild synth concoctions careen between "Merriweather Post Pavilion"-style impressionistic squall and the moody, Reagan-era art pop that's been smoldering on promo MP3s for more than a few minutes.

Fortunately, on the new "Stay Kids" they do so with songwriting taut and tuneful enough to stake their claim as more than just trend mongers. Their show Saturday at The Summit ought to be fun.