The Besnard Lakes

The Besnard Lakes – “Raindrops”

Over the course of five albums, the spaced-out Canadian psych-indie band Besnard Lakes have created a whole world unto themselves. It looks like we'll be…
Ryan Leas | October 22, 2020 - 11:20 am

The Besnard Lakes – “Laura Lee”

Montreal psych quintet the Besnard Lakes are gearing up to The Besnard Lakes Are The Divine Wind EP early next year, which extends from last…
Collin Robinson | November 29, 2016 - 11:07 am

Watch Land Of Talk Play First Show In Five Years

Last year, Land Of Talk frontwoman Liz Powell played a few solo shows and teased a revival of the 2006 vintage Band To Watch. Back…
Peter Helman | May 12, 2016 - 9:01 pm

The Besnard Lakes – “The Plain Moon” Video

The Besnard Lakes have shared a video for "The Plain Moon," one of the singles from the Montreal group's forthcoming new album A Coliseum Complex
James Rettig | January 7, 2016 - 3:26 pm

The Besnard Lakes – “The Plain Moon”

Montreal rockers the Besnard Lakes are gearing up to release their next album A Colisuem Complex Museum, the follow-up to this year's 12" EP The
Cady Siregar | December 14, 2015 - 5:16 pm

The Besnard Lakes – “The Motorway” (Stereogum Premiere)

Much like their Canadian peers Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Arcade Fire, the Besnard Lakes have been orchestrating their own sort of cinematic-rock splendor for…
Charles Innis | November 12, 2015 - 11:17 am

The Besnard Lakes – “Color Yr Lights In” Video (NSFW)

Back in April, Montreal natives the Besnard Lakes, released their fourth album, Until In Excess, Imperceptible UFO. Today, the band has released a video for…
Brie Roche lilliott | October 21, 2013 - 11:43 am

The Besnard Lakes – “People Of The Sticks” Video

The Besnard Lakes teach us that taking candy from strangers can occasionally turn out great in their trippy video for the recent single "People Of…
Miles Bowe | April 4, 2013 - 3:11 pm

The Besnard Lakes – “People Of The Sticks”

Montreal's Besnard Lakes are back this April with a new LP titled Until In Excess, Imperceptible UFO, which is quite the title. The record sees…
Amrit Singh | January 22, 2013 - 2:22 pm

The Besnard Lakes – “Albatross” Video

The last time we saw a Besnard Lakes video it was a cinematic affair, Olga and Jace on the altar, full of flashbacks and dissolved…
Amrit Singh | May 7, 2010 - 1:43 pm

SXSW 2010: Thursday In Photos

On some nights you can fool yourself into forgetting that industry weeks like SXSW have shifted from being about discovery to being full-on music festivals.
Amrit Singh | March 19, 2010 - 9:16 pm

New Besnard Lakes – “Albatross”

In 2007, the Besnard Lakes released the often triumphant The Besnard Lakes Are The Dark Horse, their second album, and one with a self-fulfilling title…
Amrit Singh | January 6, 2010 - 3:32 pm

New Besnard Lakes Video – “For Agent 13″

Shortlisted for the Polaris Music Prize, the Besnard Lakes are enjoying a well deserved breakout year, and watching this vid will help the unconverted understand…
Stereogum | July 17, 2007 - 3:44 pm

SXSW: Thursday In Austin

Not sure what the contributing factors were, but it seemed like everybody was a little frustrated yesterday down at SouthBy; people showing up to the…
Stereogum | March 16, 2007 - 9:06 pm