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We interviewed a lot of people in 2015. I know this because, in order to compile this list, I read upwards of 60 Q&A’s with a wide array of artists who would go on to define the year. A lot of the interviews we published this year focused on process, but the byproduct of having… More »

Things that make me feel surprisingly and suddenly old: (1) the fact that Air’s soundtrack to The Virgin Suicides was released 15 years ago; and (2) the fact that it’s been nearly six years since Air released their last proper studio album, 2009’s Love 2. These are not likely things I would be brewing over… More »

In our constant attempt to make folks feel old, we thought we’d mention that not only is 2008 the year NMH’s In The Aeroplane Over The Sea reached the decade mark, but on 4/14 (4/15 in North America, bub), Air’s Moon Safari makes it into double digits, too. The French duo, or more likely their… More »

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Starwalker – “Everybody’s Got Their Own Way” (Stereogum Premiere)

Air's Jean-Benoît Dunckel and Bang Gang's Bardi Johannsson write twinkly, spacey synth rock under the fitting name of Starwalker, and we've been enjoying their work
Charles Innis | January 18, 2016 - 9:53 am

Starwalker – “Le President” Video

In 2013, Air's Jean-Benoît Dunckel and Bang Gang's Bardi Johannsson formed Starwalker, and early last year they released their debut EP, Losers Can Win, and…
James Rettig | December 1, 2015 - 4:52 pm

Watch La Blogotheque’s Mini-Documentary About Air’s Nicolas Godin

Nicolas Godin, one half of the french electro-lounge duo Air, released a solo album in September titled Contrepoint, inspired by the masterwork of Johann Sebastian…
Charles Innis | October 28, 2015 - 10:17 am

Nicolas Godin – “Bach Off” (Stereogum Premiere)

French retro-futuristic lounge-pop duo Air have been on hiatus for a few years, but Nicolas Godin is about to release his debut solo album, Contrepoint,…
Peter Helman | September 8, 2015 - 9:45 am
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Nicolas Godin – “Widerstehe Doch Der Sünde” (Feat. Thomas Mars) Video

French futurist-pop duo Air have been on hiatus since releasing Le Voyage Dans La Lune dropped in 2012, but Nicolas Godin has since been releasing…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 7, 2015 - 3:19 pm

Air – “Dirty Trip” (Live In L.A. Jan 2000)

Air's original motion picture soundtrack for The Virgin Suicides is essentially a standalone Air album unto itself, a worthy component of a superior discography. And…
Chris DeVille | June 15, 2015 - 3:31 pm
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Air Release Vinyl-Only Museum Soundtrack

The music made by the long-running French duo Air always sounded like it was meant to soundtrack something -- and often, it was soundtracking something.
Miles Bowe | July 25, 2014 - 10:47 am
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Starwalker – “Bad Weather”

Air's Jean-Benoît Dunckel already kicked out one LP this year under his solo guise Tomorrow's World, and now he's got another project with an EP…
Chris DeVille | October 2, 2013 - 12:39 pm

Hear New Air And Oneohtrix Point Never Songs From Boss

Folks like Jim James, Oneohtrix Point Never, Talk Talk's Mark Hollis, Shearwater and Air contributed to the soundtrack of Starz original series Boss, which features…
Corban Goble | September 10, 2012 - 2:51 pm

Stream Air Le Voyage Dans La Lune

Air got famous in the late '90s by making sexed-up retro-futuristic bachelor-pad music that sounded like the most French thing ever created. But their new…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2012 - 2:51 pm
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Tomorrow’s World – “So Long, My Love” (Stereogum Premiere)

Air's Jean-Benoit Dunckel new side project is called Tomorrow's World, and with that outfit he kicks off the new Kitsuné compilation, Kitsuné Parisien II, with…
Corban Goble | January 30, 2012 - 2:57 pm
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Air – “Parade”

Le Voyage Dans Le Lune, the new album from veteran French sexy-music purveyors Air, began life when the duo were asked to score a restored,…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2012 - 9:03 am
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Air – “Sonic Armada” Video

Previously on Stereogum, we saw a glimpse of Air's most recent project, where the French electronic duo had scored a recolored, remastered version of Georges…
Corban Goble | January 3, 2012 - 10:05 am

Watch Part Of The Air-Scored Le Voyage Dans La Lune

The origin of Air's forthcoming LP, Le Voyage Dans La Lune, was a restoration of the iconic French film of the same name, a cinematic…
Corban Goble | December 8, 2011 - 12:24 pm
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Air – “Seven Stars” (Feat. Victoria Legrand)

When Air announced the details for their forthcoming Le Voyage Dans La Lune a little while ago, one of the more interesting wrinkles was that…
Corban Goble | December 6, 2011 - 3:43 pm
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Air Prep Le Voyage Dans La Lune

Air's follow-up to 2009's Love 2 is called Le Voyage Dans La Lune in tribute to fellow countryman Georges Méliès' influential 1902 silent film of…
Corban Goble | November 21, 2011 - 4:15 pm
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Watch Air’s Painted Love Cartier Film

For the social cost of a "Like" on Facebook, you can check out French electronic duo Air's new film for Cartier, Painted Love, which I…
Corban Goble | November 9, 2011 - 9:58 am
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Air Score Cartier Film

It's been a minute since we've heard from luxuriant French makeout-music duo Air, but they'll soon be back with some music for the French jewelry…
Tom Breihan | November 3, 2011 - 10:37 am
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