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LISTEN UP // The Besnard Lakes’ New Album Streaming at Pitchfork

The Besnard Lakes’ new album is out tomorrow, but you can get a jump start on listening. Pitchfork is streaming Until In Excess, Imperceptible UFO in full as part of their Advance program. The stream comes complete with album artwork and lyrics. Head to P4K for the record.

“Lasek and Goreas aren’t mere songwriters who produce pop tunes; they are composers who create musical suites out of sweepingly melodic movements….Until in Excess is another Besnard Lakes’ album album that stubbornly demands to be absorbed all at once, from beginning to end.”Pitchfork

Like what you hear? Go ahead and pre-order the album from SC Distribution, iTunes or Amazon. By the way, you can download the album immediately after ordering from SCD (yay!).

The Besnard Lakes’ New Record is Up for Pre-Order!

Until In Excess... Pre-Order Bundle!

The gorgeous new record by The Besnard Lakes, Until In Excess, Imperceptible UFO, is now up for pre-order. The album won’t be in stores until April 2nd, but if you order from SC Distribution starting today, you will receive a digital download of the entire record that you can use IMMEDIATELY. That means no waiting. We hate waiting!

The deluxe pre-order bundle includes the record in cd and lp, limited-edition vinyl of their You Lived In the City 12″ and a poster featuring the album artwork by Corri-Lynn Tetz.

We are also offering a bundle of their three Jagjaguwar records at a special price – go check out the pre-order deals here.

The Besnard Lakes Set to Tour With SUUNS

The Besnard Lakes are all set to tour the US/UK in support of their soon-to-be-released album Until in Excess, Imperceptible UFO. Joining them through April 18 to April 25 is none other than fellow Montrealites & Secretly Canadian band SUUNS, who are also touring in support of their new album, Images Du Futur. See the full schedule below.

Have you heard the new single from The Besnard Lakes? Listen to “People Of The Sticks.” While you’re at it, check out SUUN’s “Edie’s Dream.” Read the rest of this entry »

The Besnard Lakes Announce Fourth Album – ‘Until In Excess, Imperceptible UFO,’ Stream First Single Now

The Besnard Lakes bring you their fourth album – Until In Excess, Imperceptible UFO. It’s an absolutely gorgeous work, set for release on April 2. Jace Lasek and Olga Goreas produced, record and mixed the record and then sent it over to Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound for mastering. You’ll also hear Moonface’s Spencer Krug, Mike Bigelow, The Barr Brothers’ Sarah Page, Monica Guenter and the Fifth String Liberation Singers’ Choir on the recordings. See the full track list below.

NPR premiered the first single, “People Of The Sticks,” this morning. You can stream the new track above.

“…it’s safe to say we’re in for another soaringly gorgeous record from the Canadian rock group.” – Bob Boilen, All Songs Considered

Until In Excess, Imperceptible UFO Track List:
1. 46 Satires
2. And Her Eyes Were Painted Gold
3. People Of The Sticks
4. The Specter
5. At Midnight
6. Catalina
7. Colour Yr Lights In
8. Alamogordo

Jagjaguwar is Taking Over Le Guess Who? Festival in Holland

We are pleased to announce that a number of our bands will be playing Le Guess Who? Festival this Novemeber 24-27 in Utrchet, Holland. Featured bands from the label will include Pink Mountaintops, The Besnard Lakes and Okkervil River. In addition, bands like Suuns, Nurses and Akron/Family, from our sister labels, Dead Oceans and Secretly Canadian, will also be playing the festival.

The Motorway by The Besnard Lakes
Golden Lion by The Besnard Lakes
Boys Life by Small Black
No One Wants It To Happen To You by Small Black
Back At Belle's by Small Black
Words by Sharon Van Etten
Druganaut by Black Mountain
Black Mountain (Demo) by Black Mountain
Surrender by Briana Marela
I Don't Want to Let You Down by Sharon Van Etten
Just Like Blood by Sharon Van Etten

Necessary Evil by Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Dani by Briana Marela

Boys Life by Small Black

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