The twelve-track album was completed after a lengthy five-month recording stint this past winter, where he spent half of his time at home in Toronto and the other half in Hudson Mohawke's L.A. studio; he wrote 'Dawn Chorus' quickly to capture this moment in his life.
While samples played a pivotal role in his earlier productions, 'Dawn Chorus' sees the artist call up a stellar cast of musicians to contribute entirely new sections.
Additional contributions on the album come from Brian Reitzell (production and instrumentation), Oliver Coates (cello), Clams Casino (production), Julianna Barwick (vocal contributions), Cadence Weapon (rapping), Eboni and Rochelle Jordan (both singing).
He will tour the album in Europe and North America this October, with appearances in Berlin, London, Manchester, Brooklyn, Los Angeles and Montreal.
You can pre-order the project here.
Check out the lead single 'Do It Without You' below.
James Ball is Mixmag's Weekend Editor. Follow him on Twitter
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