During Brooklyn’s Northside Festival earlier this month, founding member of the Unicorns Alden Penner played some of his new material. Penner’s upcoming EP, Canada In Space, is out next week via City Slang; it’s Penner’s second new release of the year following his earlier three-song JUNE 04 EP. We already knew Michael Cera was working with Penner, but for this EP, Cera is a full-fledged member of the band. Watch them play several new tracks at the Knitting Factory because YouTube user robert lion was wise enough to record it.
Penner’s explanation for the EP’s title is pretty awesome, so if you haven’t read it yet check it out below:
There are more Canadians than any other nationality represented in the planned Mars colony. The Canada In Space EP is an imagining of the dreams, reveries, phantasms, hallucinations, psycho-spiritual projections, naïve mythologies, actions, visions and experiences of an abandoned crew before, during and after it’s permanent journey to Mars; the compression of time; dispersion, fragmentation of states and generations in space; ultimate detachment & wormholes.
Canada In Space out 6/29 via City Slang.