Bon Savants

Bon Savants

With a sophisticated sound that belies years of collaboration since their teenage beginnings in a raw post-punk band in Germany, Bon Savants founders Thom Moran and Kevin Haley write the kinds of songs that come naturally to music-obsessives. The band built a following out east on the strength of their live performances, including a July 2006 residency at Piano’s in NYC and Brooklyn’s new outdoor music playground, McCarren Pool.

The debut album, Post-Rock Defends the Nation, brings to mind contemporaries like Spoon, Pulp, and Magnetic Fields,... more