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Ariel Pink

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Ariel Pink (born Ariel Marcus Rosenberg on June 24, 1978) is a musician who is based in Los Angeles. Pink has been recording his music on tape since 1996 but it wasn’t until after he passed a CD-R to the New York-based band Animal Collective that his commercial musical career took off. He attended Beverly Hills High School in Beverly Hills, California. Later attending the School of Art at the California Institute of the Arts.

Married to Alisa Daniels, July 2002 - they divorced in 2005. He lived with Geneva Jacuzzi for seven years until early 2011.

He has since caught the attention of various media sources, especially in the Los Angeles area. As most of his albums are self-made, many of them have never been heard by fans. The only albums which have been commercially released come from his “Haunted Graffiti” series and are thus the best known.

Pink produces and plays almost all of his own music, and is noted for creating drum sounds using primarily his mouth, and sometimes his armpits. His home recording technique gives his music a very sound, to the point where new listeners may mistake the era of his music.

Pink cites R. Stevie Moore—friend, mentor, and “father of home recording”—as one of his major influences. He is sometimes associated with the movement, and could also be considered an embodiment of ‘The New Sincerity’. Pink boasts a cult following and endorsements from more widely known artists such as fellow Paw Tracks artists Animal Collective.

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  • BLRMalcolm

    I don't know if the album is good because the genre is dead or because is genuinely good. Anyways, Ariel uses catchy phrases and synths that get stucked on your head for days.

    Yesterday 8:31pm Reply
  • steal-kill

    Not Enough Violence is one of the best songs of the year. [2]

    Yesterday 5:46am Reply
  • Gabrielavstrz

    Music hardly ever gives me chills, but damn, pom pom is great.

    Yesterday 3:52am Reply
  • Langungon

    Not Enough Violence is one of the best songs of the year.

    22 Nov 5:26pm Reply
  • HankSinatra

    looks A LOT like Sally Draper

    22 Nov 5:07pm Reply
  • bloodmaw

    ""You hipster fanboys need to chill your boners and listen with at least SOME objectivity" lmao

    22 Nov 7:10am Reply
  • aaronws

    Not Enough Violence is a fantastic song

    22 Nov 5:18am Reply
  • EJSrocket

    Trying to scrobble Pom Pom but it keeps changing my tags from Ariel Pink to Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti ;-;

    21 Nov 4:25pm Reply
  • CureVaNiNawl

    Don't get me wrong Ariel, Mature Themes and Pom Pom are good albums but man JUST FUCKING MAKE ANOTHER BEFORE TODAY

    21 Nov 11:47am Reply
  • logic

    this that good shit

    21 Nov 2:50am Reply
  • milann89

    Amazing album, amazing 'Picture Me Gone' and a superb 'Dayzed Inn Daydreams'!

    20 Nov 9:45am Reply
  • daftgirly

    not his best but better than a lot of garbage that came out this year. "put your number in my phone" is lovely and "jell-o" is that zany weird shit I love from him.

    20 Nov 4:42am Reply
  • jinzou

    are we power plant bodies (on the body farm)

    19 Nov 11:08pm Reply
  • jinzou

    .. . .it's genius, hilarious.. are you hearing it

    19 Nov 11:08pm Reply
  • wormwoodscrubs

    zappaesque

    19 Nov 9:26pm Reply
  • drussellsdct

    Pom Pom has some good moments but I guess I expected a more cohesive, less schizo, pop record after hearing "Put Your Number in my Phone", which has been stuck in my head for months now.

    19 Nov 5:56pm Reply
  • vuljami

    pom pom. damn.

    19 Nov 1:26pm Reply
  • sls

    Certainly the new record isn't bad, but yeah his peak was around House Arrest.

    19 Nov 10:34am Reply
  • Illest_Villain

    Aside from the atrocious opening track its a solid record. Nothing special though. You hipster fanboys need to chill your boners and listen with at least SOME objectivity. This record doesn't even compare to before today, scared famous, or house arrest in terms of ingenuity, creativity, or musicality. He's slowly becoming a parody of himself :/ [2]

    19 Nov 8:23am Reply
  • Mochitsuki

    He's been a parody of himself for a while now. His music is lifeless and critical of itself at every turn, trying to mock mainstream pop while cashing in on imitating it so desperately. And now he thinks he's the male version of grimes? Rolf. The new album has a few decent songs but I still don't like him

    19 Nov 6:23am Reply
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