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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 the ’90s? The ’80s? The term was coined a little over 20 years ago, in 1994, by Simon Reynolds in the pages of Mojo. Perhaps, however, its vocabulary of texture… More »

The music gods were really kind this week. We had maybe a dozen legit songs in contention for this week’s 5 Best, and and when we finally narrowed it down five, we could barely even find a way to rank them, because any of them would have been a worthy choice for No. 1. Heck,… More »

For about five minutes near the beginning of the week, I was thinking that I’d limit this week’s list to Christmas-themed videos, but then the only Christmas-themed videos I saw all week were the Killers clip below and this ridiculous Dropkick Murphys thing. It’s just as well, really, since some truly captivating videos did eventually… More »

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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
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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
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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
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M83 – “In The Cold I’m Standing” Video

Today M83's previously unseen "In The Cold I'm Standing" video is released -- only nine years after Before The Dawn Heals Us, the album o…
Maggie Stamets | September 17, 2014 - 1:54 pm
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M83 – “Run Into Flowers (Maps Remix)”

Mute is getting ready to reissue the first three M83 albums, which have also produced for us some interesting rarities and remixes. First there wa…
Miles Bowe | September 9, 2014 - 12:01 pm

Watch The Previously Unreleased Video For M83’s “Lower Your Eyelids To Die With The Sun”

Next week, reissues of the first three M83 albums (M83, Dead Cities, Red Seas, And Lost Ghosts, and Before The Dawn Heals Us) will be…
Miles Bowe | August 21, 2014 - 2:28 pm
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M83 – “I Need You”

The people in charge of putting together the soundtrack to Divergent, the forthcoming sci-fi young-adult blockbuster adaptation, have kept things ostentatiously of-the-moment. Various songs o…
Tom Breihan | February 26, 2014 - 3:37 pm
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Divergent Soundtrack Pairs Tame Impala & Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky & Gesaffelstein

Following in the footsteps of Twilight and The Hunger Games, Divergent is the next teen blockbuster to have a stacked soundtrack featuring a bunch of…
James Rettig | February 24, 2014 - 4:26 pm
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White Sea – “Prague”

M83 isn't exactly an Anthony Gonzalez solo project; for the last two M83 albums, singer and keyboardist Morgan Kibby has played an important role, and…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2014 - 12:41 pm
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M83 – “Ali & Matthias

Much like he did for Oblivion earlier this year, Anthony Gonzalez will be doing the score for the film You And The Night. The film…
Miles Bowe | November 12, 2013 - 11:10 am
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The Killers – “Shot At The Night” Video

Later this fall, the Killers will drop their best-of collection Direct Hits, and it includes the gleaming new M83-produced single "Shot At The Night," which…
Tom Breihan | September 27, 2013 - 12:42 pm
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The Killers – “Shot At The Night” (Prod. M83)

The two bands have already toured together, and now the Killers and M83, two of our finest purveyors of grandly ridiculous blown-out new-wave, have made…
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2013 - 3:15 pm
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The Killers Prep Greatest Hits With Three New Songs

There have been some rumors buzzing around the internet throughout August about a potential forthcoming greatest hits compilation from the Killers. Now, according to a…
Liz Pelly | September 7, 2013 - 2:27 pm
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M83 – “Claudia Lewis” Video (Feat. Lily Collins)

Lily Collins stars in M83's video for "Claudia Lewis" from 2011's Hurry Up, We're Dreaming. The clip, directed by The Help actress Bryce Dallas Howard,…
Claire Lobenfeld | August 5, 2013 - 6:13 pm
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Big K.R.I.T. – “Multi” Video

Big K.R.I.T.'s very good recent mixtape King Remembered In Time ends with "Multi," a swelling struggle-rap built from an M83 sample. And today, that track…
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2013 - 2:41 pm
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Watch M83 Play Kimmel

Yesterday, Pitchfork published an interview with M83 main man Anthony Gonzalez in which he talked about scoring the new sci-fi movie Oblivion, saying that he…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2013 - 9:08 am
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