Despite the intelligent critics of the detractors, 2009 was undeniably the year of Animal Collective. Plexifilm today releases the dvd ODDSAC, a new visual album by AC. Those who watched the movie speak about horror subgenres like Italian giallo, Cronenbergian suggestions and low budget visuals in a Herzog and Lynch style. The Guardian wrote “A mind-frazzling piece full of vampire monks, demonic fakirs, and lengthy episodes of trance-inducing pattern loops. A confrontational and immersive experience.” Maybe checking is due.