The Besnard Lakes
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Media // 2 Articles

The Besnard Lakes: Until in Excess, Imperceptible UFO
1 Apr 2013 // 5:04 PM

This album refines the band's musical poles. Dream and blood-and-bone power don't oppose or clash here, they blend with one another. You can see the moves coming, but the moves are gradual.

The Besnard Lakes: You Lived in the City
15 Sep 2011 // 3:59 PM

These songs, written for a documentary, are sweet and cinematic, but can't always stand on their own without the images that inspired them.


The Besnard Lakes - "Golden Lion" (Singles Going Steady)
23 Oct 2015 // 4:05 AM

"Golden Lion" is a step toward the direction of stadium rock, if said rock felt much dreamier.

The Besnard Lakes & The Ponys: 24 May 2010 - Chicago
1 Jun 2010 // 1:30 AM

The opening night of the Downtown Sound Series proved what was already assumed from the lineup, this will hands down be the best way to spend your Monday evening in Chicago for the next couple of months.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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