The Danks Set Sights on New Material

The Danks Set Sights on New Material
PEI four-piece the Danks may have just released their first album in four years, the brilliant sophomore LP GANK, but according to the band, a new album may be coming out sooner rather than later. Speaking with Exclaim!, lead guitarist Alec O'Hanley says that a home recording studio in the band's basement is making it easier than ever to work on new material.

"We're just kind of becoming more self-sufficient as we go along," O'Hanley tells Exclaim! "We'll probably start recording and just releasing shit out of the basement. It's where we're most comfortable and you can work really quickly."

For the time being, O'Hanley says the group are keeping their home studio pretty modest, relying mostly on GarageBand and an 8-track tape recorder for their efforts: "It has no bandwidth at all, but it's fun."

And although O'Hanley says there are benefits to recording in a proper studio and they may return to one in the future, according to drummer Phil MacIsaac, it's just not "really necessary at this point."

GANK is out now on Hidden Pony Records. Read Exclaim!'s full interview with the Danks here. The band also have a few Canadian dates coming up, and you can see those here.