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REVIEW: ‘Junk’ is M83’s newest masterpiece

Artist: M83 Album: Junk Label: Naïve Records, Mute Records Genre: Synthpop I still remember when I first heard “Midnight City.” It was the end of August 2011, and I was just starting college. I was in my dorm room, and someone across the hall had the song on. I couldn’t hear it very well, and […]

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M83 launching massive world tour in support of new studio album, ‘Junk’

M83 is just weeks away from the release of their seventh studio album, Junk. In advance of the new album, the band has expanded their upcoming world tour, set to start in New Orleans on April 6. Notable stops on the North American leg of the tour include performances at Coachella Valley Music & Arts […]

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M83 Stream “Holes In The Sky” Featuring HAIM

Whether or not you care about Insurgent, the fast-approaching sequel to the 2014 film Divergent, does not matter right now. The song you’re about to enjoy is taken from the film’s soundtrack, but your personal excitement (or lack thereof) for that particular feature should not impact how you view the song included in this post. […]

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M83 Shares Video for “Moonchild”

After recently reissuing his first three records, M83‘s Anthony Gonzalez has shared yet another video for a track off the 2005 effort, Before the Dawn Heals Us. This time, it’s for the track “Moonchild.” One of the most moving and captivating tracks on the record, the video treatment gives us an equally powerful scene that […]

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Watch M83’s Almost NSFW “In The Cold I’m Standing” Music Video

As one would expect, M83‘s early material–2001’s M83, 2004’s Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts, and 2005’s Before the Dawn Heals Us–sold out long, long ago. To help fans out, the indie synthpop act have reissued them all in CD, vinyl, and digital formats through Mute Records with, you guessed it, rarities and B-sides. […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 5/25-5/31

Welcome back to Weekly Wax! Essential pick-ups in the vinyl world this week included the debut album from Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties, the new solo project from Dan Campbell of The Wonder Years, the long-awaited sophomore album from Dikembe, and the new reissue of Glassjaw‘s classic, Worship and Tribute. If you have a […]

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Stream Lykke Li’s New Song From ‘The Fault In Our Stars’

Lykke Li must be hungry, because the Swedish songstress has got a lot on her plate. Not only did she just release her new album I Never Learn this month, but she’s contributing songs to numerous films as well. Talk about an appetite. Her new song, titled “No One Ever Loved,” was written as a part of […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 4/20-4/26

Welcome back to Weekly Wax! If your wallet is still reeling from Record Store Day, then this was probably a frustrating week, with pre-orders launching for a number of highly anticipated releases, such as Say Anything‘s latest, the Garden State soundtrack, and Knuckle Puck‘s The Weight That You Buried. For emo fans, Tiny Engines announced […]

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M83 Previews ‘You and the Night’ Soundtrack With “Ali & Matthias”

“This score is really for lovers and ghosts,” reads M83’s Facebook page. “Ali & Matthias” certainly supports that assertion. The lilting tune is full of magic and whimsy, all pretty, nostalgic harmonies that will cause any heart to swell. It’s also very unmistakably a cut from a soundtrack. One can feel the camera zooming along […]

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FYF Fest Announces Lineup

Los Angeles based music festival FYF Fest announced its lineup today, and man it’s a good one. Featured on this years lineup are bands such as American Nightmare, Refused, Yeasayer, M83, Against Me! and Sleigh Bells. The music festival is on September 1 and 2 at LA Historic State Park. Tickets cost $77 and will […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: M83 – “Reunion”

Electronic pop outfit M83 have released a brand new music video for their song “Reunion” which comes of their newest release; 2011’s highly popular, double LP, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming. In their new, X-Files-esque video for “Reunion”, the story continues from the video for their previous single “Midnight City” in which children with supernatural powers […]

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Bumbershoot 2012 Line-Up Announced

Bumbershoot has announced their line-up for 2012. Bumbershoot is Seattle’s Music and Art Festival that is held at the Seattle Center. This year the festival is from September 1-3, which is Labor Day weekend. Artists toping the bill are Jane’s Addiction, Tony Bennett, Skrillex, Mac Miller, M83, Passion Pit, Big Sean, AWOLNATION, City and Colour, […]