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Stream New Album From Godspeed Side Project Esmerine

Esmerine, a side project from members of Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Thee Silver Mt Zion, are streaming their new album for free via Constellation records. La Lechuza is the first album from the duo of Bruce Cawdron and Beckie Foon in six years. For La Lechuza they are joined by harpist Sarah Page, percussionist Andrew Barr, and others. The album is dedicated to and was inspired by Lhasa de Sela, a Montreal-based singer who died of breast cancer on New Year’s day last year. The album includes an unreleased version of a track Esmerine and de Sela recorded together. Listen below:

La Lechuza - ESMERINE by Constellation Records