Jace Lasek is co-owner of Breakglass Studios and co-founder of the band “The Besnard Lakes”. An accomplished vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, Jace has a kind and compassionate demeanour in his work relations and always strives to create an atmosphere where the artist(s) feel uninhibited in bringing their vision to fruition. In recent years, he’s helped launch the careers of bands such as Wolf Parade, Suuns, Patrick Watson, Barr Brothers, Sunset Rubdown/Moonface, and The Besnard Lakes, to name a few. Jace also has an art school background; he graduated from Emily Carr School of Art and Design where he studied Photography. He brings this multi-disciplinary, conceptual and experimental approach with him in his work as a musician, songwriter, engineer and producer.
2019 – FACTOR Juried Sound Recording grant for Besnard Lakes’ forthcoming 6th album.
2018 – GAMIQ Pop Album of the Year for Lydia Képinski’s “Premier juin” LP.
2018 – ADISQ nominations (6 categories) for Lydia Képinski’s “Premier juin” LP.
2018 – Polaris Prize Long List for Lydia Képinski’s “Premier juin” LP.
2018 – Juno award nomination Alternative Album of the Year for Land of Talk’s “Life After Youth.”
2014 – Juno award for for Instrumental Album of the Year awarded to Esmerine’s “Dalmak.”
2013 – Polaris Prize long list for The Besnard Lakes’ “Until In Excess, Imperceptible UFO”
2010 – GAMIQ Indie Rock Album Of The Year awarded to “The Besnard Lakes Are The Roaring Night” LP.
2010 – Polaris Prize shortlist nominee for “The Besnard Lakes Are The Roaring Night” LP.
2008 – Certified Gold In Canada for Patrick Watson’s “Close To Paradise” LP.
2007 – The Jace Lasek recorded and mixed “Close to Paradise” album by Patrick Watson wins Polaris Prize.
2007 – Polaris Prize shortlist nominee for “The Besnard Lakes Are The Dark Horse” LP.