Tag Archives: The Besnard Lakes

Video Roundup: O Canada!

As anyone who’s ever listened to The Midday Show on KEXP knows, DJ Cheryl Waters loves her Canadian music. And, in what’s become an annual Canada Day tradition, Cheryl will play only music from our neighbors to the north today from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM PT. Not only is Cheryl our Midday Show host,Read more...

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Cheryl Waters

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013, leading up to our 2013 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2013, as votedRead more...

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Song of the Day: The Besnard Lakes - People of the Sticks

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “People of the Sticks”Read more...

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Out This Week 4/2

Record Store Day may yet be three weeks away, but you’ll find a ton of great new music at your favorite record shop today, including the latest from The Black Angels. KEXP listeners have long been fans of this Austin band, and in fact we even had them perform in-studio before the release of theirRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

A diverse week of live music will start out what is looking to be an amazing October of live music. On to the action: Monday, October 4th CARIBOU with Emeralds @ Chop Suey There was a stretch after Caribou‘s 2010 album Swim was released earlier this year when I think one out of every fourRead more...

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In the Studio: KEXP photos from early May

Hot Stuff! We had some mind-blowing live performances in our studio in early may including super hot groups The Antlers, Los Campesinos!, and The Besnard Lakes. This gallery is just a sample of the great work from our photographers and you can click on more to see the whole gallery on Flickr. This set includesRead more...

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Live Review: The Besnard Lakes and Julie Doiron @ The Crocodile 5/6

review by Ryan Bort photos by Brittney Bush Bollay The rolling Canadian indie rock revue crossed the border and visited the Crocodile Café on Thursday, with all three acts on the bill -- Hollerado, Julie Doiron, and headliner The Besnard Lakes -- hailing from the land of the moose, hockey, and Neil Young. The nightRead more...

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Agitated Atmosphere: The Besnard Lakes - ...Are the Roaring Night

As major labels continue to exist behind the times, artists and labels with little capital and lesser reputations are producing some of the most innovative, interesting, and inspiring music. Whether it’s creating a new niche in digital technology or looking to once obsolete formats, Agitated Atmosphere hopes to pull back the curtain on a wealthRead more...

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Out This Week 3/9

When mega-artists team up for a collaborative project like the new two-piece band, Broken Bells, the outcome is sometimes so good, it’s scary. After two years, James Mercer, lead singer and guitarist of The Shins, and Brian “Danger Mouse” Burton, hot-shot producer and co-founder of Gnarls Barkley (also produced the Gorillaz and 2004′s infamous TheRead more...

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