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Forest Swords
Compassion

May 26th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Au Courant | Leave A Comment »

Forest Swords Compassion Matthew Barnes’ work as Forest Swords is definitely an acquired taste. It’s not music you’d ever play at a party, and little of it is pretty or even pleasant. The

Wooden Wand
Clipper Ship

May 25th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Au Courant | Leave A Comment »

Wooden Wand Clipper Ship To call James Jackson Toth prolific is an understatement. A brief glance at his catalog shows a body of work that may seem daunting to anyone who

The Metal Spirit

May 24th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Au Courant | Leave A Comment »

The Metal Spirit Spirituality in metal can be a touchy subject, but there is no denying that some of the best metal bands use their music as a conduit to express what it means to them—and we're

Mew
Visuals

May 22nd, 2017  |  by  |  published in Au Courant | Leave A Comment »

Mew Visuals While change is inevitable—especially over the course of 20 years—Danish band Mew had its hand forced when founding guitarist Bo Madsen left in 2015

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