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Sun Airway | Soft Fall

One of the more remarkable evolutions in the contemporary musical underground may be Jon Barthmus's decade-long peregrination from hardcore punk to the ambitious electro-pop of Sun Airway.
Dead Oceans Records (2012)
By JAY BREITLING  |  October 12, 2012

Road Trippin’: 25 shows across New England you need to see before Labor Day

While we agree that kicking back in a shady backyard with a plate of barbecue, a cooler of cold brews, and some good tunes spinning on the iPod deck is one hell of a way to while away a lazy summer afternoon, we'd like to suggest that you get a bit more
Sounds of summer
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 08, 2012

Guest lists 2011: Phoenix critics weigh in on the year in music

If there's a theme to our "Best of" lists this year, it's this: There is no fucking theme.
The jams, albums, and mixes that got our writers through 2011
By BOSTON PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 23, 2011

Anthony Gonzalez of M83 elevates his game

Music occupies time but not space, meaning that a musician's musical indulgences tend to stretch out in time to make up for the fact that, once emitted, the signals disappear in the aether like wisps of nothing disappearing into more nothing.
Plus, the revenge of the double album
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  November 18, 2011
[more m83] Big Digits "Midnight Sweatshirt" (Mark E. Moon remix)

[more m83] Big Digits "Midnight Sweatshirt" (Mark E. Moon remix)

Oh hey -- another M83 post! Well, kinda. Yeah, we've already posted the Kanye mashup, hung a glowing 3.5-star review on Hurry Up, We're Dreaming,...
By Michael Marotta  |  October 24, 2011

[awesome video alert] M83 "Midnight City"

M83 - Midnight City (Clip Officiel) by Spi0n And finally, there are appropriately magical sights to those legendary sounds. I mean, not that we didn't...
By Michael Marotta  |  October 17, 2011


M83 | Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

"City is my church!" sings Anthony Gonzalez, flustered and passionate, engulfed by the head-rush synths and galactic beats of his instant-classic "Midnight City."
Mute (2011)
By RYAN REED  |  October 14, 2011
[playlist] Our music fall preview hits Spotify

[playlist] Our music fall preview hits Spotify

Despite the inevitable drop in temperatures, this week's Fall Preview includes a concert schedule that promises to keep things hot n' heavy all season long....
By Patrick McDermott  |  September 16, 2011
[download] M83 vs Kanye "Midnight Life" White Panda Mashup

[download] M83 vs Kanye "Midnight Life" White Panda Mashup

Well, shit. I don't like mash-ups, and I don't really dig KANYE, but shag me eight ways to Sunday I do love me some M83,...
By Michael Marotta  |  September 13, 2011

Beach House | Teen Dream

Before I talk about Beach House's third album — the top dreampop album of 2010 until further notice — I should reveal that I had the big gay whirlwind romance of my life under the influence of a steady stream of Beach House Mania at SxSW three years ag
Sub Pop (2010)
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  January 22, 2010
New Videos [The Verve, Santogold, Phantom Planet and more!]

New Videos [The Verve, Santogold, Phantom Planet and more!]

Santogold – L.E.S. Artistes The Verve – Love Is Noise Bloc Party – Mercury Fleet Foxes – White Winter Hymnal M83 – Graveyard Girl
By Paul Driscoll  |  July 15, 2008


Teenage kicks

Gonzalez and Kibby humped their machines in unison as if the devices were all that stood between them and some serious Dionysian revelry.
M83 at the Middle East Downstairs, June 2
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  June 10, 2008

He loves the ’80s

“My relationship to the music of the ’80s is very genuine. There’s no irony to it.”
M83 recaptures your youth
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  May 28, 2008

M83: Saturdays = Youth

Saturdays = Youth is M83’s version of a high-school yearbook — aural snapshots documenting gilded angsty awkwardness in all its glory.


By SHARON STEEL  |  April 15, 2008


M83 do something unexpected on Digital Shades, Vol. 1 , diving headlong into ambient music.
Digital Shades, Vol. 1 | Mute
By RICHARD BECK  |  December 26, 2007