Seeing as you voted M83 as the #9 most popular artist in our 2011 Readers Poll, we decided to revisit his new album, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming. And while delving into all things Anthony Gonzalez, we found this quirky clip from our friends over at eMusic.com. Definitely a different take on the “dreamy” adjective that’s always been applied to M83′s sweeping sound.
French shoegazer Anthony Gonzalez of M83 has apparently found himself without a suitable touring-mate for his upcoming world tour, supporting the acclaimed new album Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming. To find the perfect performer, a posting has gone up on the M83 website, looking for “a multi-instrumentalist based in the Los Angeles area who can play Guitar, Bass and Keyboards. They should also be able to sing and ideally have previous knowledge of working with Ableton.” …MORE
Anthony Gonzalez has unveiled the first single off of M83‘s upcoming double album, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, which is out October 18 on Mute Records. “Midnight City” offers up some of the ’80s babies flavor (dig that sax) we loved on M83′s previous album, Saturdays=Youth, along with the wall of sound production we’ve come to expect from the group’s entire catalog. Stream it here, or download it for the price of an e-mail, which is kinda ike the new $.99.