Featured M83 stories

The Anniversary

Saturdays = Youth Turns 10

At this point, we're used to it. After years of living with one revival after another, retro culture is inextricably woven into our contemporary experience.
Ryan Leas | April 13, 2018 - 11:31 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Music videos were good this week. The rest of the world was absolute fucking trash, but music videos were good. Consider: Foxygen made an eight-minute
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2017 - 11:52 am

Ultimate Playlist

31 Essential Shoegaze Tracks

"Shoegaze" was not initially meant as a compliment. Like "impressionists" (used dismissively by an art critic in 1874), "Krautrock," or more recently "deplorable(s)," the phrase…
Zach Schonfeld | June 14, 2017 - 12:17 pm

More M83 stories

M83 – “Feelings” Video (NSFW)

French studio wizard Anthony Gonzalez does not seem to be in any hurry to follow up his last proper studio album, 2016's Junk. But this…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2019 - 11:21 am

M83 – “Temple Of Sorrow” Video

Later this month, M83 are releasing a new instrumental album, DSVII, the sequel to a similar ambient collection from 2007, Digital Shades Vol. 1. "DSVII
James Rettig | September 5, 2019 - 11:19 am

M83 – “Karl”

M83 have announced Knife + Heart, their soundtrack for the French film of the same name directed by M83 frontman Anthony Gonzalez's brother Yann. This…
Peter Helman | March 7, 2019 - 8:08 am

M83 Reuniting With Nicolas Fromageau For Film Soundtrack

For years now, M83 has been the project of Anthony Gonzalez. But it started out as a duo with Nicolas Fromageau. Gonzalez and Fromageau recorded…
Peter Helman | April 21, 2018 - 12:42 pm

Joe Scarborough Says His New EP Was Influenced By Weezer And M83

Joe Scarborough, in addition to being a former Republican congressman and superficially anti-Trump talking head, is also a musician. Like fellow titans of rock Bon…
Andy Cush / Spin | August 18, 2017 - 12:30 pm

M83 – “Do It, Try It” Video

It's been more than a year since M83 came back with their Junk album, and they're just now getting around to releasing a video for…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2017 - 9:27 am

Watch M83’s Cirque Du Soleil Collaboration VOLTA Debut In Montreal

VOLTA, the perfectly sensible collaboration between grandly theatrical French institutions M83 and Cirque du Soleil, premiered last Thursday at Vieux-Port de Montréal. M83's Anthony Gonzalez…
Chris DeVille | April 24, 2017 - 10:27 am

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
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