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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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  • coregaming

    Pom Pom was my first Ariel Pink CD. I thought it was trash at first, It took a few listens to fully grasp it. Amazing album.

    6 hours ago Reply
  • mk741

    "Ariel Pink said he'd been asked to work on Madonna's new album, and then he proceeded to talk trash about her recent recorded output, saying she's been on a "downward slide" since her first record. (Madonna's manager then claimed that Madonna has never heard of him.)" whatameanie

    29 Jan 4:06pm Reply
  • mk741

    Yeah, that mop mop album won me over.

    29 Jan 4:05pm Reply
  • Maggy59

    His music is so good ... <3

    29 Jan 10:19am Reply
  • Offino

    this is weird, becuz it' was haunted graffiti all the time, the fact which i love.

    26 Jan 10:39pm Reply
  • Serge_Grant

    26 Jan 7:06pm Reply
  • Zephral

    @thousanddreams back to tumblr.

    23 Jan 6:16pm Reply
  • CureVaNiNawl

    but no he's definitely not ugly, he looks like Kurt Cobain so he's automatically hot. The Jew part is irrelevant

    23 Jan 9:59am Reply
  • CureVaNiNawl

    he's such a horrible man, i love him so much more for it

    23 Jan 9:58am Reply
  • AndrzFAL

    Genius

    22 Jan 11:20am Reply
  • impartially

    stupid ugly jew [32]

    20 Jan 12:19am Reply
  • thousanddreams

    fuck this misogynist asshole so much

    19 Jan 8:30pm Reply
  • KPOJIb

    pom pom is that kind of album you go back to and each time it amazes you more and more

    17 Jan 7:10pm Reply
  • internetdruggie

    pom pom SOARED beyond my expectations

    15 Jan 11:36pm Reply
  • Jacqu3z

    pom pom is like a debrowned, popped up version of early Ween that has been through the washer with a bucketload of detergent. It's great!

    14 Jan 12:19pm Reply
  • xuaaao

    rainha da p4k

    13 Jan 7:07pm Reply
  • daemnian

    Four Shadows best heavy metal song of the year.

    12 Jan 2:13pm Reply
  • Nagiito

    black ballerina best pop song of the year [5] ELEVATORS, MANUFACTURERS

    9 Jan 6:04pm Reply
  • RussellChap

    pom pom is a lot of fun. fun in the sun i sunburned my bum

    5 Jan 10:45pm Reply
  • Mochitsuki

    I'm not a toad. I'm not a toad. I'm just a frog ~frog fedora~ frog ~frog fedora~ frog ~frog fedora~~~~

    5 Jan 10:35pm Reply
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