Autre Ne Veut

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Autre Ne Veut
Autre Ne Veut, OFF Festival 2013.jpg
Background information
Birth name Arthur Ashin
Born 1982
Raleigh, NC
Origin New York City
Genres Alternative R&B
Occupations Singer-songwriter
Years active 2010–present
Labels Olde English Spelling Bee, Software Recording Co.
Associated acts Oneohtrix Point Never, Ford & Lopatin
Website Official site

Arthur Ashin (born in 1982),[1][2] is the American singer behind Autre Ne Veut.

The name Autre Ne Veut is taken from an inscription in French on a 15th-century British dress ornament that is stored at The Cloisters and is translated to English as "I want no other".[3][4][5]

Biography[edit]

He graduated with master's degree in psychology from Hampshire College,[1] where he lived with Daniel Lopatin (later of Oneohtrix Point Never).

His debut album and the subsequent "Body EP" were recorded at home.[1][6]

His second album, Anxiety, released in 2013, was self-produced as well, but this time it was recorded in a studio with contributions from Ford & Lopatin.[2] Anxiety was met with critical acclaim,[7] including Best New Music from Pitchfork.[8] Gorilla vs. Bear named Anxiety as "Album of Year (so far)" in June of 2013.[9]

In July of 2013, Arthur released a single titled "On & On"[10] as part of the Adult Swim Summer Singles series.[11]

Discography[edit]

  • 2010 Autre Ne Veut (Olde English Spelling Bee)
  • 2011 Body EP (Hippos in Tanks)
  • 2011 Don's Rainbow (single by Seahawks & Autre Ne Veut) (Ocean Moon)
  • 2013 Anxiety (Software Recording Co.)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Battan, Carrie (16 November 2012). "Autre Ne Veut". Pitchfork Media. 
  2. ^ a b Symonds, Alexandria. "THE VEUT IN AUTRE NE VEUT". Interview. Retrieved 8 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Origin Story". Autre Ne Veut. 21 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Hat or Dress Ornament". Metropolitan Museum of Art. Retrieved 10 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "Easy Pieces: Autre Ne Veut". The Avant/Garde Diaries. 9 July 2013. 
  6. ^ Battaglia, Andy (10 December 2010). "Autre Ne Veut / Autre Ne Veut". Pitchfork. 
  7. ^ "Autre Ne Veut / Anxiety". AnyDecentMusic?. Retrieved 8 July 2013. 
  8. ^ Ian Cohen (26 February 2013). "Autre Ne Veut / Anxiety". Pitchfork Media. 
  9. ^ "favorites of 2013.5". Gorilla vs. Bear. 
  10. ^ "On & On". Indie Shuffle. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 
  11. ^ "2013 Adult Swim Singles - Adult Swim". Retrieved 19 July 2013. 

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