Grizzly Bear Upcoming 2017 LP

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First single "Three Rings" released today. Sounds like an evolution of their sound from their previous three records combined. I like this much better than the first one from Shields ("Sleeping Ute")

yesca, Friday, 5 May 2017 04:44 (three weeks ago) Permalink

was never a completist fan of theirs before (liked the poppier tracks on Shields and thought Yellow House was a pleasant enough listen) but i rly like this

austinb, Friday, 5 May 2017 04:51 (three weeks ago) Permalink

these guys bum me out... 4 albums in 11 years?

flappy bird, Friday, 5 May 2017 04:51 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Yeah, this is really, really good.

Hey Bob (Scik Mouthy), Friday, 5 May 2017 06:19 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Wow, yeah the new track is really nice, especially that last minute or so.

Did these guys leave Warp? Spotify says it was released by Grizzly Bear LLC

passionate plant-based athlete (voodoo chili), Friday, 5 May 2017 13:09 (three weeks ago) Permalink

lol i forgot they were on Warp, what a weird fit

flappy bird, Friday, 5 May 2017 16:43 (three weeks ago) Permalink

I'm kind of annoyed in retrospect that I felt even a drop of sympathy for them after that article about how even indie rock titans don't make much money. They might make a little more if they had the work ethic to create a little more output!

the last famous person you were surprised to discover was actually (man alive), Friday, 5 May 2017 16:53 (three weeks ago) Permalink

right? i would understand if they had kept up their solo projects (what was that one band? something Eagles), but for five years it's been mum, what've they been doing?

flappy bird, Friday, 5 May 2017 17:03 (three weeks ago) Permalink

well the drummer did the music for High Maintenance

change display name (Jordan), Friday, 5 May 2017 17:05 (three weeks ago) Permalink

oh word. i like him. i like that his last name is Bear. i remember the only time i saw them (opening for TV on the Radio in 2006), they had a really strange stage setup, they were basically all in a straight-line like Kraftwerk. the drummer was right in front of me and they opened with this song that I've never been able to find on any of their records.

flappy bird, Friday, 5 May 2017 17:13 (three weeks ago) Permalink

i still jam Yet Again and Gun-Shy so sure, why not be a little bit excited for this huh

ciderpress, Friday, 5 May 2017 17:14 (three weeks ago) Permalink

cool song, these guys still shred

call all destroyer, Friday, 5 May 2017 18:24 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Fuck yes. Based on this, I want to believe that the upcoming LP will be their greatest thus far.

pomenitul, Friday, 5 May 2017 18:53 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Ok gonna go listen to it and stop knocking them.

the last famous person you were surprised to discover was actually (man alive), Friday, 5 May 2017 18:58 (three weeks ago) Permalink

The melody on this track that develops half way through... god damn.

yesca, Sunday, 7 May 2017 03:03 (two weeks ago) Permalink

It's a bit Radioheadish but I like.

the last famous person you were surprised to discover was actually (man alive), Sunday, 7 May 2017 03:27 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Radiohead haven't been able to write a compelling melody in about 20 years. GB do it with ease.

yesca, Sunday, 7 May 2017 03:50 (two weeks ago) Permalink

new song was in one ear out the other woof

flappy bird, Sunday, 7 May 2017 04:22 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Definitely mixing things up a bit.

yesca, Thursday, 18 May 2017 13:44 (one week ago) Permalink

Did these guys leave Warp? Spotify says it was released by Grizzly Bear LLC

― passionate plant-based athlete (voodoo chili), Friday, May 5, 2017 9:09 AM (one week ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

on amazon: Label: Grizzly Bear Music/RCA Records

mizzell, Thursday, 18 May 2017 13:49 (one week ago) Permalink

The Warp deal had just run its course, I gather.

Love the artwork on the album.

Hey Bob (Scik Mouthy), Thursday, 18 May 2017 14:24 (one week ago) Permalink

Hey Bob (Scik Mouthy), Thursday, 18 May 2017 14:25 (one week ago) Permalink

Damnit.

Hey Bob (Scik Mouthy), Thursday, 18 May 2017 14:25 (one week ago) Permalink

AMA is pretty interesting, CT says that his biggest influence as a producer/recording engineer is Jim O'Rourke, and that they were all obsessed with his Drag City records in the early days.

https://www.reddit.com/r/Music/comments/6cw0ua/its_grizzly_bear_and_were_here_to_answer_all_your/

flappy bird, Wednesday, 24 May 2017 04:25 (two days ago) Permalink

and that totally makes sense revisiting Yellow House right now.

flappy bird, Wednesday, 24 May 2017 04:26 (two days ago) Permalink

Sad no one asked Ed about his Pokemon Go habit.

Hey Bob (Scik Mouthy), Wednesday, 24 May 2017 08:56 (two days ago) Permalink

oh word. i like him. i like that his last name is Bear. i remember the only time i saw them (opening for TV on the Radio in 2006), they had a really strange stage setup, they were basically all in a straight-line like Kraftwerk. the drummer was right in front of me and they opened with this song that I've never been able to find on any of their records.

― flappy bird, Friday, May 5, 2017 1:13 PM (two weeks ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

They pretty much opened every show with "Showcase" in 2006:

fgti, Thursday, 25 May 2017 16:51 (yesterday) Permalink


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