The Agit Reader

Au Courant

Oxbow
Kung Fu Necktie, Philadelphia, July 16

July 20th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Au Courant | Leave A Comment »

OxbowKung Fu Necktie, Philadelphia, July 16 Tonight’s opening bands encapsulated both extremes of the noise spectrum, starting with the local Mob Terror, who merge equal

Lizard McGee
Spooky Jets at a Distance

July 19th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Au Courant | Leave A Comment »

Lizard McGee Spooky Jets at a Distance To me, the acoustic guitar is like nails scratching on a chalkboard or like forgetting to get guacamole with your burrito bowl. Being forced during college to go to bar

Ride
Weather Diaries

July 18th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Au Courant | Leave A Comment »

Ride Weather Diaries At this point, there are few bands whose reunions would completely shock me. We’re currently living in the golden age of bands getting back together, where past

Grind! Sludge! Doom!
All the Good Things!

July 14th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Au Courant | Leave A Comment »

Grind! Sludge! Doom!All the Good Things! The Foundry is a smaller room upstairs from The Fillmore, part of a corporate complex of Live Nation venues including a comedy club. This tour stop just

Introducing…
EZTV

July 6th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Au Courant, Primitive Futures | Leave A Comment »

Introducing… EZTV Everyday in Brooklyn—Williamsburg, to be more specific—hundreds of wannabe career musicians are wallowing down a boulevard of broken

The Tallest Man on Earth
Dark Bird Is Home

May 19th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Au Courant | Leave A Comment »

The Tallest Man on Earth Dark Bird Is Home It’s possible to pinpoint the moment when Kristian Matsson, the man who records under the alias of The Tallest Man on Earth, started to expand his

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