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The Dream Syndicate
Bowery Ballroom, New York, December 2

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

The Dream Syndicate Bowery Ballroom, New York, December 2 While it seems with each passing year more old favorites reunite to relive past glories and/or receive the wider recognition they

Slaughter Beach, Dog
Birdie

December 8th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Au Courant | Leave A Comment »

Slaughter Beach, Dog Birdie It’s hard not to feel apprehensive about listening to albums from side projects. Frequently, these projects are critical tossups; even if the band

Straight Edge: A Clear-Headed Hardcore Punk History
by Tony Rettman

December 6th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Au Courant | Leave A Comment »

Straight Edge: A Clear-Headed Hardcore Punk History by Tony Rettman Tony Rettman is an experienced documentarian of hardcore, the angry successor to punk rock that emerged in the ‘80s.

Björk
Utopia

December 5th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Au Courant | Leave A Comment »

Björk Utopia It’s hard to believe that it’s taken more than two decades for the iconoclast known as Björk to finally reach utopia. For many, the mere mention of the Björk

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