Lake Trout has started work on its first studio album since 2005’s Not Them, You. The band has recorded sporadically in Baltimore and now is also making plans to begin work with producer Dave Fridmann (The Flaming Lips, MGMT) in 2010. The noted producer worked on the group’s last record. The group will play two shows before the end of the year:

December 17 New York—Mercury Lounge
December 19 Baltimore—The Ottobar