Sign up for our mailing list Real artists creating records on their own terms
Close

Sign up for our mailing list

News

Yves Jarvis Releases New Album 'The Same But By Different Means'
Friday, March 1st, 2019

Yves Jarvis Releases New Album 'The Same But By Different Means'

Yves Jarvis is thrilled to release his new album The Same But By Different Means today via ANTI- Records.

As Jon Pareles of The New York Times said, the music is “a rumination on ‘constant change’ that’s secure in its own fragility.” Filmed in director Tamás Wormser’s airy Montreal loft, watch Yves’s new music video for the track “Talking or Listening?” HERE.  



Yves Jarvis is a clean slate, a recasting of Montreal-based musician Jean-Sebastian Audet who formerly went by the moniker Un Blonde. Each aspect of Audet’s work is immensely personal, and Yves Jarvis reflects this literally. Yves is Audet’s middle name, while Jarvis is his mother’s last name. With this new album, Audet continues to create music that is at once warm, haunting, and unfamiliar while remaining singularly inviting and kind—a mélange that reflects both comfort and its counterpart.

The Same But By Different Means is a record that builds a delightful, imaginative framework from which to explore what it means to be Yves Jarvis. Jarvis not only painted the self-portrait that is now the album’s cover but he also personally played all 10+ instruments that are heard on the album. Songs on the record range from 14 seconds long to over eight minutes and the record’s title is itself a step further: with each new project, Audet adds a word to the title. “This year is my transition into Yves Jarvis where I’m not only widening the scope, but deepening the picture altogether.”

Yves Jarvis will be performing at the Pop Montreal Showcase at SXSW this year, taking place on March 15. He will also be joining fellow Montreal singer songwriter Homeshake on tour this month; all upcoming dates are below.

YVES JARVIS @ SXSW 2019
3/13 – Desert Daze Unofficial Showcase – 2:45 PM @ Hotel Vegas
3/15 – Pop Montreal Showcase – 10 PM @ Swan Dive

TOUR DATES
3/21 - Montreal, QC - MTELUS 
3/22 - Brooklyn, NY - Brooklyn Steel 
3/23 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer 
3/24 - Washington, DC - Black Cat 
3/25 - Raleigh, NC - Cat's Cradle 
3/26 - Atlanta, GA - Terminal West
3/27 - Nashville, TN - Mercy Lounge
3/29 - Chicago, IL – Metro
3/30 - Detroit, MI - El Club 
3/31 - Toronto, ON – Phoenix
4/13 – Guelph, Canada – Kazoo! Fest

Browse by Artist

1661All Artists 97Tom Waits 69Mavis Staples 57Neko Case 51Lost In The Trees 50Sean Rowe 48Dr. Dog 44The Milk Carton Kids
41Jolie Holland 40Bettye LaVette 37Man Man 35Tinariwen 33Tim Fite 33DeVotchKa 31Islands 31Grinderman 29Son Little 27Galactic 27Wilco 27Saintseneca 24Michael Franti and Spe... 23Glen Hansard 22Bob Mould 22William Elliott Whitmo... 22Doe Paoro 21Nick Cave & The Bad Se... 21The Frames 20Joe Henry 19Booker T. Jones 19Sage Francis 17John K. Samson 17Yann Tiersen 17Christopher Paul Stell... 17Deafheaven 16Ramblin Jack Elliott 16Jason Lytle 14Xenia Rubinos 14Prism Tats 14Delicate Steve 13Daniel Lanois 13Billy Bragg 13Andy Shauf 12Xavier Rudd 12Peter Silberman 12The Drums 11The Weakerthans 11Lyrics Born 11Rain Machine 11Mose Allison 11Roky Erickson 11The Antlers 11Calexico 10The Swell Season 10The Melodic 10So Much Light 10Cass McCombs 10Jade Jackson 10The Dream Syndicate 9Marianne Faithfull 9N.A.S.A. 9Cameron Avery 9Ryan Pollie 8Solillaquists of Sound 8Greg Graffin 8Cadence Weapon 8The Coup 7Elliott Smith 7Eddie Izzard 7Dead Man's Bones 7Alec Ounsworth 7Beth Orton 7Kelly Hogan 7Title Fight 7Ben Harper and Charlie... 7Richard Reed Parry 6A Girl Called Eddy 6Busdriver 6Os Mutantes 6Kate Bush 6Broken Twin 6Girlpool 6Yves Jarvis 5One Day As A Lion 5The Field 5Keaton Henson 5Beat Connection 5Japandroids 5Foxwarren 5Jeremy Ivey 4Ersi Arvizu 4Marketa Irglova 4Pops Staples 4Curtis Harding 4Rafiq Bhatia 4Combo Chimbita 4Boy Scouts 3Danny Cohen 3Sierra Leones Refugee... 3Petra Haden 3Walter Wolfman Washing... 3Mothers 3Marc Ribot 3Wynonna 3Darrin Bradbury 2Various Artists: RANGO 2Jeff Tweedy 2Glitterer 2The Good Ones 1Tricky 1Joe Strummer And The M... 1Youth Group 1Blackalicious 1Antibalas 1Porter Wagoner 1Various Artists: ROGUE... 1The Locust 1Rogue's Gallery 1Kronos Quartet with Br... 1Simian Mobile Disco 1case/lang/veirs 1Merle Haggard 1Lido Pimienta 1Ben Harper 1Purr
See Full List+