When Grizzly Bear came out of hibernation last month to play a Bernie Sanders rally in Brooklyn, they also revealed that they'd finally be following 2012's Shields. Now co-frontman Ed Droste revealed that they'll officially start recording it on June 1:

That's exciting! Shields remains a very fine record and it feels like it's been way too long since it came out. Stay tuned for more.

UPDATE: Almost done:

In addition to this new album, half of Grizzly Bear (Daniel Rossen and Christopher Bear) teamed up with The National, So Percussion and more for a take on the Grateful Dead's lengthy "Terrapin Station" for the Dessner brothers' upcoming 59-song Dead tribute. If you missed that, listen below:

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