Deerhunter recording new album
Deerhunter have confirmed they're working with Nicolas Vernhes on their new album.
According to a profile with Rolling Stone, the band whittled down 250 tracks to a more palatable 12 for the album sessions. Bradford Cox has also teased its direction, claiming it's "a nocturnal garage record."
The follow-up to 2010's Halcyon Digest is yet untitled, but the second we have more information you'll find it in the news section. [via Exclaim]
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