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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 »

You know I love Air. (“Stereogum” comes from their song “Radio #1,” as I mention every time I blog about Air.)
So what to do while we await the proper follow-up to the French duo’s 2004’s brilliant Talkie Walkie? Buy JB Dunckel’s solo disc out 9/19 on Astralwerks. He’s recorded under the name Darkel,… More »

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MGMT – “It’s Working (Air Remix)”

So Me added some visual poetry to MGMT's sophomore LP narrative with his video for "It's Working," which had the lads swallowed whole by a…
Amrit Singh | July 1, 2010 - 2:06 pm

Breakbot Remixes Air (Stereogum Premiere)

On first listen, the shadowy "So Light Is Her Footfall" struck us as a perfect backdrop for some film noir. Four months later, its video
Amrit Singh | January 29, 2010 - 9:06 am

New Air Video – “So Light Is Her Footfall”

When we posted Air's "So Light Is Her Footfall," Amrit speculated the Love 2 track would work well as the soundtrack for a bit of…
brandon | January 13, 2010 - 2:39 pm
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