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2015 In Review

The Best Stereogum Interview Quotes Of 2015

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…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 31, 2015 - 2:35 pm


Q&A: Air’s Jean-Benoît Dunckel On The Future Of The Band, Working With Sofia Coppola, And Inspiring The Name “Stereogum”

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…
T. Cole Rachel | August 14, 2015 - 2:31 pm

The Anniversary

Moon Safari Turns 10

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
Brandon Stosuy | April 8, 2008 - 5:53 pm

More Air stories

Watch Air Play One Of Their Best Songs On Le Grand Journal

Air made an appearance on the French variety show Le Grand Journal to promote their 20 year anniversary anthology compilation, which came out earlier this…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 28, 2016 - 11:46 am

Watch Sampha Cover Air’s “All I Need”

Last month, UK soul singer Sampha released an excellent single in the form of "Timmy's Prayer," and he recently appeared on BBC Radio 1 for…
James Rettig | June 16, 2016 - 9:24 am

Air – “Adis Abebah”

Two weeks from now and 20 years after their international debut, French band Air will release a double-LP anthology titled, fittingly, TWENTYEARS. The anthology includes…
Zac Gelfand | May 26, 2016 - 2:32 pm

Air – “Indian Summer”

French retro-futuristic pop duo Air announced Twentyears, a new anthology that collects hits and rarities from the course of their 20-year career, last month. Today,…
Peter Helman | May 12, 2016 - 8:37 pm

Air Announce Twentyears Anthology With Rare And Unreleased Tracks

The French duo of Nicolas Godin and Jean-Benoît Dunckel, better known as Air, made their international debut 20 years ago. Seven albums (and one soundtrack…
Collin Robinson | April 19, 2016 - 10:51 am

Nicolas Godin – “Elfe Man” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Nicolas Godin, one half of French electronic duo Air, released his Bach-inspired solo debut Contrepoint in Europe late last year. But the album is just…
Peter Helman | March 14, 2016 - 9:03 am

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

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
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