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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 textures… 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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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

Stream M83 Oblivion Soundtrack

The soundtrack for new Tom Cruise sci-fi vehicle with original score by M83's Anthony Gonzalez and composer Joseph Trapanese is available to stream in full.
Claire Lobenfeld | April 4, 2013 - 1:18 pm

M83 – “Oblivion” (Feat. Susanne Sundfør)

The new post-apocalyptic sci-fi movie Oblivion, with Tom Cruise, looks like it could actually be pretty great, and one of the reasons is a whole…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2013 - 8:55 am

M83 – “StarWaves”

Anthony Gonzalez, the man behind M83, and TRON: Uprising score-composer Joseph Trapanese have crafted the music for upcoming Tom Cruise sci-fi vehicle Oblivion. This first…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 6, 2013 - 11:00 am

M83 – “Wait” Video

The directing team of Fleur & Manu have previously made two amazing videos for "Midnight City" and "Reunion," two songs from M83's Hurry Up, We're
Tom Breihan | December 5, 2012 - 12:43 pm

M83 – “Steve McQueen” Video

Sadly, M83's video for the great Hurry Up, We're Dreaming! burner "Steve McQueen" does not feature the return of the glowy-eyed mutant children from the…
Tom Breihan | October 25, 2012 - 12:53 pm

Report & Photos From FYF Fest 2012

Ever since I was old enough to complain, my dad took great pleasure in the act of dragging my always-resistant ass to music festivals. A…
Aaron Lariviere | September 4, 2012 - 4:52 pm

Lollapalooza 2012: M83, Passion Pit, Black Sabbath, & More

For Sunday's recap and photos, click here. For Saturday's recap and photos, click here. Friday's recap below... 12:00 p.m. @ The
Liz Pelly | August 4, 2012 - 2:49 pm

M83 Designs Sneakers, Big Boi Designs Socks

Not to be outdone by Justin Vernon (and many, many others), the dreamy worlds of M83 and the more canvas-based worlds of Converse will collide…
Corban Goble | July 6, 2012 - 12:02 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Last week, we skipped this list so that we could run our list of the 25 best videos of the year thus far. So I'll…
Tom Breihan | June 1, 2012 - 12:59 pm

M83 – “Reunion” Video

Last year, M83 released the great video for the Hurry Up, We're Dreaming! single "Midnight City," which featured a group of telekinetic glowy-eyed mutant children…
Tom Breihan | May 30, 2012 - 11:24 am

M83 – “Reunion (Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Later this month, M83 will put out an EP featuring remixes of Hurry Up, We're Dreaming standout "Reunion," a release from which we've already heard…
Corban Goble | May 23, 2012 - 9:19 am

M83, I Break Horses @ The Masquerade, Atlanta 5/14/12

French electro standouts M83 played at Atlanta’s the Masquerade last night with like-minded Swedes I Break Horses and Stereogum contributor Matthew Smith was there to…
Stereogum | May 15, 2012 - 3:25 pm

Coachella 2012 Weekend 2 In Photos

With their first Coachella 2012 performances a not-quite-distant memory, over the weekend some artists engaged in live collaborations to make for unique experiences in their…
Andrew Youssef | April 23, 2012 - 5:49 pm

Watch Pulp, Frank Ocean, Arctic Monkeys, M83, Black Keys, And More Play Coachella 2012

Coachella is streaming (with some notable exceptions) at YouTube all weekend, and this morning a couple of archived sets found their way to the web.
Corban Goble | April 14, 2012 - 1:12 pm

M83 – “Reunion (Mylo Remix)”

In about a month and a half, M83 will release their Reunion EP, which will collect a whole ton of remixes of the Hurry Up,
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2012 - 4:50 pm

M83, Big Black Delta @ Club Nokia, Los Angeles 1/12/12

M83 resumed their tour behind their sprawling double album Hurry Up, We're Dreaming by easily selling out two nights at Club Nokia in Los Angeles…
Andrew Youssef | January 13, 2012 - 1:11 pm

The 10 Best Late Night TV Performances Of 2011

Our annual list of late night television's best performances has quickly become an annual exercise in big-upping Jimmy Fallon's music talent booker. Way to go,…
Amrit Singh | December 22, 2011 - 10:37 am

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 10 Albums Of 2011

It's been fun, but now it's time to wrap up the Gummy Awards with the big final list: your picks for the year's top 10…
Stereogum | December 21, 2011 - 11:23 am