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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

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

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

More M83 stories

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

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

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

M83 – “Do It, Try It”

Well, I'm not sure anyone was expecting the new M83 album to be such a goof. Even after Anthony Gonzalez cited Punky Brewster and Who's
Chris DeVille | March 1, 2016 - 2:46 pm

M83 Announce New Album Junk

We already know that a M83 album is on the way this year. It's inspired by Punky Brewster and Who's The Boss, and has an…
James Rettig | March 1, 2016 - 10:19 am

M83 Seeking Female Singer-Keyboardist For 2016 Tour

M83 will release a new album this year, which Anthony Gonzalez says was inspired by '70s and '80s TV shows like Punky Brewster and Who’s
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 3, 2016 - 2:27 pm

M83 Announce 2016 World Tour

Late last year, M83's Anthony Gonzalez confirmed that a new album would be coming this year, inspired by '70s and '80s television shows like Punky
James Rettig | January 12, 2016 - 10:17 am

M83 Finish “Epic” New Album Inspired By Punky Brewster & Who’s The Boss

We already knew that M83 were hard at work on a follow-up to 2011's Hurry Up, We're Dreaming, and earlier today the group's producer and…
James Rettig | December 17, 2015 - 3:25 pm

M83 Announce Saturdays = Youth Deluxe Reissue, Ready New Material For 2016

Last year, French dream-poppers M83 put out reissues of their first three albums, and today they announced they'd follow that up with physical reissues of…
James Rettig | October 16, 2015 - 10:11 am

Jean-Michel Jarre Announces New Album Feat. Pete Townshend, Air, M83, Tangerine Dream, & More

French synth-lord Jean-Michel Jarre announced today that he will be releasing a new full-length titled Electronica 1: The Time Machine, which features a list of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 28, 2015 - 11:49 am

Jean-Michel Jarre & M83 – “Glory” Video

Decades ago, the French synth wizard Jean-Michel Jarre helped will electronic music into existence, and now he's collaborated with M83 on a new track called…
Tom Breihan | June 23, 2015 - 1:03 pm

Jean-Michel Jarre & M83 – “Glory (Steve Angello Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Jean-Michel Jarre and M83's "Glory" is a glitchy, dramatically sighing slow jam that blooms into an epic of outsized proportions. Jarre built an expansive world…
Chris DeVille | June 10, 2015 - 9:31 am

Jean-Michel Jarre & M83 – “Glory”

The last full-length release M83's Anthony Gonzalez unleashed on the world was the soundtrack to his brother's feature film, You And The Night, in 2013.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 15, 2015 - 3:02 pm

M83 & HAIM – “Holes In The Sky”

The soundtrack album for last year's young-adult sci-fi epic Insurgent featured some striking pairings, like Kendrick Lamar with Tame Impala, or A$AP Rocky with Gesaffelstein.
Tom Breihan | March 2, 2015 - 10:01 am

30 Essential Post-Rock Songs

Above all else, the Wikipedia entry on post-rock exemplifies how difficult it can be to pin down movements in music: Did the genre begin in…
Garrett Kamps | January 7, 2015 - 1:24 pm
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