Animal Collective have started writing new music and have already put together five new songs. Avey Tare told Madison.com in an interview that he had just moved back to Baltimore (from New York City) to work with the band.
“We just finished another two weeks of writing sessions and put together five new songs,” he said, noting that the crew plans to begin full recording sessions in January. “We’re really excited about this record … and it’s been really fun jamming with those guys again.”
He also talked bout his solo album Down There, and the different approach he takes on writing and recording solo material: “I like my own music to be a bit more minimal. Sometimes I wonder if that turns some AC fans off because they’re used to the barrage of sounds (we) throw at them,” he said. “But I love drone music and techno and even sparser singer-songwriter stuff, so I like to explore that kind of world on my own.”
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