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Christian Eede , July 26th, 2018 15:50

ADULT. sign to Dais Records for their next album

ADULT. have announced a new album titled This Behavior, their first for Dais Records. Above, you can watch the video for lead track 'Perversions Of Humankind'.

The album, their seventh overall, follows on from last year's Detroit House Guests, which was released by Mute. It also comes 20 years on from the duo's first release, 1998's Dispassionate Furniture 12".

The album began as 23 demos written and recorded in a remote cabin in the woods of Michigan during winter. They recorded the demos in isolation and with a reduced amount of gear, opting to use a modified version of their live setup. At the end of the demo session, a select number of friends were enlisted by the pair to help shortlist the demos down into the final album.

ADULT. will release This Behavior on September 7. Below, you can read in full a statement that they've shared on the album's writing process.

"It's confounding how often we negate the importance of disconnecting, getting weird, getting lost. Discomfort and joy intertwined. Day to day, theatrical self-presentation set to rest in our frantic social world. Public becomes private, almost too private. Looking out into frozen woods as you deliver your vocals. For who? For what? Taking walks along icy shorelines as you try to overcome writer’s block, as you try to overcome yourself. Not seeing anyone for days and weeks on end. Overwhelming thoughts and feelings come rushing in; anxiety, fear, purpose, banality, futility of task, power structures, power struggles, pointlessness, collapse. You’re faced to face yourself. Your awareness is heightened. You are neither here nor there. You are in a liminal state. As you work in this isolated cabin your windows become mirrors."