White Denim will make the most of social distancing to create new LP, World As A Waiting Room

“New WD LP to be written, recorded, delivered in 30 days”

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As governments across the world encourage people to stay inside and practice ‘social distancing’, there’s been a lot of talk about using this time stuck inside to knuckle down with some creative projects. One band taking that to its logical extreme are White Denim.

The band have announced that for the next month they will create a new record called World As A Waiting Room. They announced the project in a Facebook post, in which they wrote: “Making the most of this time off the road with a new recording project. In 30 days we’ll write, record, mix and master a new White Denim LP. Starting now, you can support the project by pre-ordering digital and physical versions from whitedenimmusic.com. Throughout the process, we’ll be sharing photos, videos, and rough mixes to everyone who’s pre-ordered.”

The album will be released digitally, and the band also noted that in a similar speedy fashion to its writing, they’ll “drop it with our friends at Gold Rush Vinyl for a special one-week turnaround of lacquering, plating and pressing.”

They concluded by thanking their fans, saying: “we wouldn’t be able to do this without help from you all and some local businesses. Special thanks to Rambler and Gold Rush for their support. Thank you in advance for helping to keep the band and crew working while we all ride this out together. Look out for each other. Stay creative and positive.”

Making the most of this time off the road with a new recording project. In 30 days we’ll write, record, mix and master…

Posted by White Denim on Saturday, March 14, 2020

The band were planning to go on tour between 27 March and 18 April, but this has, like many other tours, been postponed.

Writing fast is not really new for the band, given that since their inception in 2008 they have released eight studio albums, one live album, four extended plays, two splits and eighteen singles.

Read our interview with White Denim here, where we chat about their prolific output and the early guitar influences they found themselves taking on board.

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