Release and promotion
On January 30, 2018, Deafheaven posted on social media a photo of the members recording the album in a studio, and later confirmed to Pitchfork that they were working on a new album at 25th Street Recording in Oakland, California with longtime collaborator and producer Jack Shirley. They released the lead single of the album, "Honeycomb", on April 18, 2018, and announced the album and its accompanying tour the following day. The second single, "Canary Yellow", was released on June 12. The album was made available for streaming exclusively on NPR on July 5, before being officially released on July 13 on CD, vinyl, digital download and streaming services via Anti-.