Video – M83 : Lower Your Eyelids to Die With the Sun

M83 has unveiled a new video for “Lower Your Eyelids to Die With the Sun” from Before the Dawn Heals Us to celebrate forthcoming reissues of early albums and remixes.  This epic visual journey captures the spirit of M83’s music perfectly, leaving viewers awe-struck and inspired.  Watch the video, created to screen at M83’s Hollywood Bowl show […]

Video – M83 : Steve McQueen

M83 recently announce the release of their next single, “Steve McQueen”, on November 27th. Celebrating this exhilarating track the band decided to draw from their biggest inspiration and support system-the fans themselves. Partnering with Genero.tv, Anthony Gonzalez selected French Director Balthazar Auxietre and Animator Sylvain Derosne’s (who has also collaborated with Spike Jonze) unique vision of a world honoring the “power of childhood, an eagerness […]

Watch – M83 : Official Music Video Competition

M83’s third single “Steve McQueen”, from the critically acclaimed Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming –  will be released with diverse and epic remixes from Alluxe, BeatauCue, MAPS and SALM, alongside the new video  [ chosen shortly from submissions to the Genero.tv competition ] on November 27th. The track continues the legacy of M83’s dazzling cosmic-pop, with exploding guitar riffs and driving drum beats, the listener is sure to be carried away. […]

Video – M83 : Reunion [ Adam Yauch Tribute ]

Directed by Fleur & Manu, the official video for M83 ‘s new single version of “Reunion“ [ off Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming],  is a continuation of the storyline for “Midnight City“.   Watch as  a group of creepy glowing-eyed, paranormal children go to battle. And, keep your eyes peeled for the Adam Yauch tribute.

NEW M83 VIDEO: MIDNIGHT CITY

M83 has released an official video for “Midnight City”, the first single from Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming. Directed by Fleur & Manu and Produced by DIVISION, “Midnight City” is the soundtrack for a pack of gifted kids with telekinetic powers who escape from an institution to be free and run wild on the outskirts of LA. Having recently relocated to Los Angeles, the video […]

M83: HURRY UP, WE’RE DREAMING

[rating: 5 stars] M83: Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming Label: Mute Release date: October 18, 2011 Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming is twenty-two tracks of flawlessly crafted synth, drenched in intrepid, day-glo, art-pop scenery, barring a wasted moment. What M83 (Anthony Gonzalez) has accurately described as “Very, very, very epic.” The double-album experience marks M83’s sixth record […]

Wayhome Music & Arts Festival 2016

The WayHome Music & Arts Festival is a multi-day music and arts festival where music, food, art and film come together to make a kaleidoscope of sound, smell, colour, and spectacle. This years line-up featured headliners LCD Soundsystem, Arcade Fire and The Killers along with Metric, CHVRCHES, Gary Clark, Jr., Mac DeMarco, Rae Sremmurd, Wolf […]

Q + A : Tim Paris

Q + A with Tim Paris by Discosalt Paris-born London resident Tim Paris merges quintessential vintage indie melancholy with subtly modern electronica, occupying a sonic space akin to M83 and I Break Horses. Following an illustrious career as a DJ, producer, musician and owner of highly-regarded label Marketing Music, Paris’ skill is more than simply the manufacturer of nightclub fodder. […]

MP3 – ROOM8 : Transduction

ROOM8 “Transduction” is a crossroads on the electronic highway. An audio film that takes place in a musical past, present, and future. The brain child of Ezra Reich  and Nic Johns, “Transduction” features Electric Youth (from the neon noir hit “Drive”), Martha Davis (leader of classic New Wave icons, The Motels), the sax work of […]

Sun Airways : Soft Fall

        Rating: 4/5 stars Label: Dead Oceans   Back with a second album of thoughtful new themes, Sun Airway’s Soft Fall, out October 2nd on Dead Oceans, takes us to an ethereal layer between worlds. The sonically inspiring sub-strata of Soft Fall began in songwriter/producer Jon Barthmus’ house in Philadelphia. Classical foundations were chopped, dissected, and […]

STREAM TWO NEW ALBUMS FROM CROZET

Crozet, a multi-instrumental duo from Philly, PA has crafted a thing of beauty, entitled “We’ll Be Gone By Then”. An epic wall of sound built out of huge drums, creamy layered synths, reverb-drenched vocals, hints of guitar and pure love. Every track builds into something bigger, dreamier and pulls you in. Imagine, becoming one with […]

top 10 albums of 2011

Now that it’s 2012, here is a look back at the past year in music. We’ve rounded up the usual suspects, sat back, reflected and squared in with discosalt Magazine’s “top 10” best albums of 2011.   Twenty-two tracks of flawlessly crafted synth drenched in intrepid, day-glo, art-pop scenery, without a wasted moment. Citing Billy Corgan’s […]

Best Albums of 2011

Now that it’s 2012, here is a look back at the past year in music. We’ve rounded up the usual suspects, sat back, reflected and squared in with discosalt Magazine’s “top 10” best albums of 2011. Twenty-two tracks of flawlessly crafted synth drenched in intrepid, day-glo, art-pop scenery, without a wasted moment. Citing Billy Corgan’s twenty-eight-track, […]