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Watch: Nicolas Godin “Elfe Man” Video

Contrepoint out on 4/22 via Because Records

Mar 14, 2016

Nicolas Godin, one half of French electronic duo Air, is releasing his solo debut Contrepoint in North America via Because Records on April 22. To get US fans ready for the release, he's releasing a new video for closing track "Elfe Man," a tribute to Danny Elfman's film scores. More

Watch: Nicolas Godin (of Air) Perform “Bach Off” in a Paris Airport for Takeaway Show

Contrepoint to Get a U.S. Release on February 26, 2016 via Because Music

Dec 03, 2015

Nicolas Godin, one half of the French band Air, released his debut solo album, Contrepoint, in Europe back in September. Now the album is getting a U.S. release on February 26, 2016 via Because Music. Godin also did a very cool Take Away Show session for La Blogothèque. More

Under the Radar Announces November/December Issue with EL VY on the Cover

Issue 55 Also Includes Interviews with Julia Holter, Kurt Vile, Neon Indian, Martin Courtney, The Dears, John Grant, Bruce Campbell on Ash vs Evil Dead, the Cast of Back to the Future, and More

Nov 13, 2015

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the November/December 2015 issue, which is available digitally now (via the magazine apps Zinio and Readly), has shipped out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon. It will also soon be available digitally via Under the Radar's app, as well as Readbug and Kindle. The issue features EL VY (Matt Berninger of The National and Brent Knopf of Menomena and Ramona Falls) on the cover.  More

Sep 08, 2015

Nicolas Godin, one half of the French band Air, is releasing his debut solo album, Contrepoint, on September 18 via Because Music, with each song inspired by a different Bach composition. More

Jul 07, 2015

Nicolas Godin, one half of the French band Airrecently announced his debut solo album, Contrepoint, which is due out on September 18 via Because Music, with each song inspired by a different Bach composition.  More

Air’s Nicolas Godin to Release Solo Album, Shares “Orca” Video

Contrepoint Inspired by Bach and Glenn Gould

Jun 01, 2015

Nicolas Godin, one half of French band Air, is set to release his debut solo album this year and he's released a video for first single "Orca." The album is entitled Contrepoint and is due out on Because Music (the exact release date has yet to be announced). More


Interviews

Feb 04, 2016

Nicolas Godin, one half of the band Air, is nothing if not pragmatic when evaluating his skills. When describing Contrepoint, his first solo effort in his 17-year career, he notes that the project was born, not out of a desire to say something different, but rather exploring to see if he could break his own self-prescribed mold. More


Reviews

Contrepoint

Contrepoint

Because

Nov 10, 2015

Nicolas Godin's talents have been established over seven albums as one half of the French duo Air. Contrepoint marks Godin's first solo album. There are two key inspirations behind Contrepoint: classical composer Johann Sebastian Bach, eight of whose works are used as starting points for the eight tracks on the album, and pianist Glenn Gould.  More