Posted in music | tour dates on January 11, 2011

DOWNLOAD: Autre Ne Veut: "Two Days of Rain" (MP3)

How to Dress Well @ Glasslands in August (more by Erez Avissar)
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"One of the lessons of this past year is that there's surprisingly fertile ground to be tilled between D'Angelo and Avey Tare. Between them, stripped-down R&B and arty, slurry, ritualistic avant-pop privilege a similar kind of guilelessness. Both modes do impressionism well, and both have no problem letting vocals veer into the moans and murmurs one might hear at a séance. Differences abound, of course, but so do signs of fruitful communion-- among them Autre Ne Veut. A one-man act from New York (he prefers to keep his identity secret), Autre Ne Veut shares qualities and a scene with acts like How to Dress Well, Games, and, less directly, soul-aspiring indie bands from Bon Iver to Yeasayer. But Autre Ne Veut has something special. For one thing, every song on his self-titled debut is a marvel, each in its own way. For another, the way he steers his voice toward the eccentricities and extremes of R&B sounds disarmingly logical, natural, and heartfelt." [Pitchfork]
How To Dress Well (whose favorite records of 2010 include Burzum and Gucci Mane) will play a show with Autre Ne Veut (possibly with dancers?) at the Messiah Church in Brooklyn on Friday, January 28th. Tickets are on sale.

You can also catch Autre Ne Veut at a more traditional venues, at Pianos in Manhattan, on January 29th with Zambri, Laurel Halo and Mirror Mirror. Tickets are on sale for that too.

All tour dates below...

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Autre Ne Veut - 2011 Tour Dates
Fri 01/28/11 Messiah Church Brooklyn NY
Sat 01/29/11 Pianos, New York, NY

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How To Dress Well - 2011 Tour Dates
Fri 01/28/11 Messiah Church Brooklyn NY
Sat 01/29/11 The Drake Hotel Toronto ON w/ Grimes
Sun 01/30/11 Casa Del Popolo Montreal PQ w/ Grimes
Fri 02/25/11 Echo Los Angeles CA Club Underground
Sat 02/26/11 Cafe Du Nord San Francisco CA
Sun 02/27/11 Holocene Portland OR w/ Grouper
Sat 03/12/11 TBA Denton TX
Thu 06/30/11 Roskilde Festival Gloria Stage Roskilde Denmark Roskilde Festival 2011

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Comments (6)

I'll go if Harry Pussy reunites to open the show.

Posted by Regular reader | January 11, 2011 8:47 PM

how to dress well guy is master calculated poseur

Posted by Anonymous | January 12, 2011 12:19 AM

his set at brooklyn bowl was the worst thing i saw all year. real talk.

Posted by Anonymous | January 12, 2011 12:32 AM

his show at glasslands in august was the worst show i saw in 2010. extra real talk. dude can keep on making music, but needs to stop playing live until he gives a shit. or just stop, no strings attached.

Posted by Anonymous | January 12, 2011 2:34 AM

way out there to get into..especially live.

Posted by Anonymous | January 12, 2011 9:22 AM

How To Eat Shit

Posted by Anonymous | January 13, 2011 11:07 AM

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