Mai Lan – “Vampire”

The idiosyncratic French pop auteur Mai Lan contributed heavily to M83's 2016 album Junk, and now she's followed up her singles "Technique" and "Haze" by…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2017 - 12:03 pm

M83 Announces Cirque Du Soleil Collaboration

M83 and Cirque Du Soleil have a few things in common. They're both French pop-culture institutions. They're both grand and theatrical and slightly ridiculous. They…
Tom Breihan | December 5, 2016 - 10:47 am

2016 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016

This has been such a bullshit year. We've seen gun massacres. We've seen wild political turmoil across the world. We've seen countless icons, musical and…
Stereogum | December 1, 2016 - 9:30 am

M83 – “Go! (Animal Collective / Deakin Remix)”

One of the stranger, more memorable songs from M83's 2016 album Junk is "Go!," on which Anthony Gonzalez gets help from rising pop force Mai…
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2016 - 11:55 am

Sounding Board

Raportti From Flow Festival 2016: Anohni, Iggy, Oatly

By this point in the summer, those of us who've attended some combination of Lollapalooza and Outside Lands and Bonnaroo and Governor's Ball and Coachella…
Scott Lapatine | August 18, 2016 - 5:40 pm

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016 So Far

Veep, quite possibly the best show on TV right now, depicts a culture of Washington aides chained to their phones, sent scrambling to come up…
Stereogum | June 15, 2016 - 10:30 am


13 Memorable Moments From Bonnaroo 2016

For Bonnaroo's 15th anniversary, the festival put together a lower-key, looser experience than in recent years. There wasn't the firebrand of having someone like Kanye…
Ryan Leas | June 13, 2016 - 12:42 pm

Watch M83, In Teen Wolf Costume, Do Two Songs On Kimmel

We already knew that '80s movie soundtracks had a huge influence on M83's Anthony Gonzalez. And now, we get to see that the movies themselves…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2016 - 8:55 am

Watch M83 Debut “Laser Gun” (And New Singer) At NOLA Tour Opener

M83's highly-anticipated new album, Junk, is due out this Friday, and last night Anthony Gonzalez debuted seven of its songs live in New Orleans. It…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 7, 2016 - 11:38 am

M83 – “Go!” (Feat. Steve Vai & Mai Lan)

This morning we shared our review of M83's new LP Junk and now, following "Do It, Try It" and "Do It, Try It" and "Solitude,"
Collin Robinson | April 4, 2016 - 3:12 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: M83 Junk

The Post-Breakthrough Freakout album is a proud pop-music tradition, one that extends to just about every genre of music. Artists toil in obscurity for years,…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2016 - 10:10 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Look, it was a shit week. We lost Phife Dog. Then Garry Shandling. BRUSSELS, for God's sake. You cannot live through that week, look back,…
Stereogum | March 25, 2016 - 5:47 pm

M83 – “Solitude”

At the beginning of the month, M83 returned with the bizarre "Do It, Try It," a goofy, love-it-or-hate-it left turn that nevertheless earned a spot…
Peter Helman | March 18, 2016 - 12:35 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

You guys know how this works, but in case you don't: We vote on 5 Best Songs at COB Thursday, so anything that comes out…
Stereogum | March 4, 2016 - 4:38 pm

M83 Announce Results Of Keyboardist Auditions

Back before M83 announced their new album Junk with weird lead single "Do It, Try It," Anthony Gonzalez put out a call to find a…
James Rettig | March 4, 2016 - 3:57 pm
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