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Iceage
First Unitarian Church, Philadelphia, May 17

May 20th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Au Courant | Leave A Comment »

Iceage First Unitarian Church, Philadelphia, May 17 In the span of four albums, Iceage has gone from Nihilistic hardcore teenagers led by a singer with a drinking problem to

Alice Bag, Blueprint
Bush Tetras, Take the Fall

May 17th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Au Courant | Leave A Comment »

Alice Bag, Blueprint Bush Tetras, Take the Fall Punk rock was still genuinely dangerous as the ‘70s melted away into the ‘80s. Even in major cities like Los Angeles and New York, being a punk meant being

Mount Eerie
Now Only

May 17th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Au Courant | Leave A Comment »

Mount Eerie Now Only Using your life as fodder for your art seems to be the expected default when you’re a musician. But that can be as much of a burden as it a free license. There’s

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80
Black Times

May 6th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Au Courant | Leave A Comment »

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Black Times One of the hardest things for a musician is to be a child following in your parent’s footsteps. That shadow can be long and unforgiving. For every

Viet Cong
Viet Cong

January 29th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Au Courant | Leave A Comment »

Viet Cong Viet Cong There’s something rapturous about Viet Cong’s self-titled debut that simply can’t be articulated in a way that hasn’t been used to describe its stylistic

Neneh Cherry
Blank Project

March 7th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Album Reviews, Au Courant | Leave A Comment »

Neneh Cherry Blank Project After an 18-year break between solo records, Neneh Cherry has finally released her fourth album, Blank Project. For a “one-hit wonder,” Cherry has