Au Revoir Simone

Brian’s Mixtape #20: The Big Freeze

Brr… it’s cold. Being a sensible sort of chap, Brian’s not going outside until all this horrid weather is over. You might think it’s better for owls, what with their ability to fly and all, but our poor mixtape maker faces the daily threat of having his wings frozen together and falling from the sky. Plop. Quite apart from being sore, it’d be awfully undignified, and Brian has a reputation to protect.

Instead he’s going to stay in with a delicious bowl of mouse soup and listen to the lovely tunes he’s cobbled together. Some about the cold and a couple that are just songs he’s discovered and loves.

Single Review: Au Revoir Simone – Shadows

Au Revoir Simone’s new single is many things; a massive change of direction it is not.

Nevertheless, this product of their precise, understated disco pop machine proves more than impressive. The sinister, hypnotic background bass and darting keyboards which urgently drive Shadows notably set the scene, while effortless vocals drift eerily over the top.

Au Revoir Simone’s Bird of Music remixed, covered by Slow Club

A remixed version of New York keyboardists Au Revoir Simone’s debut LP The Bird of Music will be released on November 11th.

The new album, entitled Reverse Migration, features a cover of The Lucky One by For Folk’s Sake darlings Slow Club alongside remixes by Jean-Benoît Dunckel of Air and Keith Murray from We Are Scientists. It will be released by Au Revoir Simone’s own label: Our Secret Recording Company.

Au Revoir Simone

Au Revoir Simone: are specialists in bringing out the heart from within the machine, conjuring a gorgeous, child-like effervescence via pieces of plastic, metal and wire. And while their music is created through the medium of electronics, their songs resonate…