Grizzly Bear announced they would start recording soon last month making it their first new album since Shields in 2012. Singer Ed Droste has now announced on Instagram that they will start “to officially record” their new album on June 1. See his announcement, which comes with a “sick selfie,” below.
After Grizzly Bear’s recording announcement in April, the band performed a Bernie Sanders rally in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. At the rally, they played “While You Wait for the Others,” “Two Weeks,” and “Knife,” where they changed the words “can’t you feel the knife” to “can’t you feel the Bern.” Droste went to college campuses for Sanders and said why he endorses of the Vermont senator.