If you’ve spent any time listening to the Aquarium Drunkard show via satellite lately, you’ll know that Michael Nau’s “No Quit” has brought us continued respite from the quickly thickening air and ever-rising temperatures. The Cumberland, MD-based maestro’s latest is the perfect summer elixir; his ethereal tenor kite-flying atop a gust of blown-out of organ, synthesizer and percussion. Like a lost Richard Swift gem. Is there any bigger compliment?
Few contemporary artists have graced these pages as often as Michael Nau. As Cotton Jones, Nau and his wife, Whitney McGraw, landed on our radar a decade ago with the release of Paranoid Cocoon , officially […]
Michael Nau opens his new album, Michael Nau & the Mighty Thread, with a Wall of Sound ode to thinking you might know, but knowing you might not. “Now in the middle summer/I’m thinking about […]
On his new ep The Load, Michael Nau chases his latest album, Some Twist , with another shot. The songs are drawn from the same batch as that full-length, but fully worth their own attention. The […]
Michael Nau’s latest long player, Some Twist , finds the Maryland native following the breezy, off-kilter charm of last year’s Mowing, his solo debut. And that is to say it’s great. Album opener “Good Thing” bursts with […]
Lagniappe (la ·gniappe) noun ‘lan-ˌyap,’ — 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Last November we debuted a track off of Michael Nau’s solo debut, Mowing, out now via […]