Jens Lekman: SC Archival Sleuth

Bild 238A belated “Rabbit Rabbit” on this 2nd day of November, friends. Jens sent an email last night informing us that while examining the “thousands of records, tapes, and movies” at a friend’s house, and risking dusty or chapped hands, he stumbled upon one of the rarest Secretly Canadian gems.

Pictured above is a Secretly Canadian mixtape titled “St. Ives” (after the film starring Charles Bronson and later the namesake for St. Ives Records) released when people had tape players. Or at least we think so. We’re not exactly sure when it came out, the tracklist, or even The Curator. We’re almost certain it was for an Australian magazine, which explains Jens’ unearthing in Melbourne. All we’re really sure about is that it makes ideal fodder for a future EXTRA CLASSIC.

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AUDIO

Falling by Here We Go Magic
Ordinary Feeling by Here We Go Magic
Fixations by Gardens & Villa
Everybody by Gardens & Villa
Not You by Steven A. Clark
Moony Eyed Walrus by Cayucas
Gazelles In Flight by Suuns
Blue Chicago Moon by Songs: Ohia
Faust by I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness

VIDEOS

Everybody by Gardens & Villa

Can't Have by Steven A. Clark

Falling by Here We Go Magic

Fixations by Gardens & Villa

COMING SOON

Steven A. Clark
The Lonely Roller
CD / LP
Here We Go Magic
Be Small
CD / LP

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