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

Faust by I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness
All White Everything by JJ
Wedding Day by Anand Wilder & Maxwell Kardon
Her Ghost by Woman's Hour
Aerosol Can (feat. Pharrell Williams) by Major Lazer
Pulsing (feat. Nina K) by Tomas Barfod
Red Eyes by The War On Drugs

VIDEOS

Runaway by Electric Youth

Dynasti by JJ

Sunspot by Suuns

COMING SOON

Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain (Deluxe Edition)
2XCD / 2XLP

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