But it's not "a techno dance album"
Grizzly Bear

Grizzly Bear last released an album in 2012, with 'Shields' continuing the band's path of continual progression.

Recently, though, the band decided to kick off work on a follow up. Speaking to The Standard (via Stereogum) singer Ed Droste revealed that the band want to shake things up a little.

"We’re feeling more adventurous with the sonic directions, changing it up a little bit—not, like, a techno dance album," he said. "It’s in the beginning stages. Only a couple songs have started to take shape and it’s gotta be like, a good dozen or so before we get the picture.”

The band are now split between two coasts: Ed Droste and Chris Taylor live in Los Angeles, while Christopher Bear and Daniel Rossen live in New York.

The experience is “more fractured” and caused a little anxiety within the band itself. "I would be lying if I said it didn’t cause great anxiety," he explains. "When I’m stressed about it, I have to remember that every time we try to do a new album I have huge anxiety. Every time it’s like, ‘Woah, that was a crazy process, we have to do something different.'"

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