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M83: M83/Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts/Before the Dawn Heals Us

M83: M83/Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts/Before the Dawn Heals Us

Nathan Stevens October 9, 2014 0

Reissues and retrospectives can be jarring. Walking back through time and seeing what we loved or hated as compared to our current feelings is strange. M83, at the time of its inception, seemed to

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Five Years Later: The Best Albums of 2008!!

Five Years Later: The Best Albums of 2008!!

Spectrum Culture Staff January 5, 2014 0

Five years is an eternity in the life of a record. When coming up with this feature, the question the Spectrum Culture staff pondered was this: “How well do these albums play NOW!” Not

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M83: Reunion

M83: Reunion

Joe Clinkenbeard May 24, 2012 0

For the uninitiated, M83’s “Reunion” is Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming’s second single, and as an EP it comes packaged with six remixes. The original kicks off with an Edge-sized guitar riff and criss-crossed percussion,

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Concert Review: M83

Concert Review: M83

David Harris May 6, 2012 0

(Photos: Peta Calvert) The year 2012 is something of a victory lap for M83. Why else tour on a double album that landed on numerous shortlists for record of the year in 2011 after

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The Top 20 Albums of 2011

The Top 20 Albums of 2011

Spectrum Culture Staff December 15, 2011 0

20. Fucked Up – David Comes to Life [Matador] The most ambitious band to vaguely fit under the description of “hardcore punk” since Refused dissolved, Toronto sextet Fucked Up have outdone themselves with this

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Top 25 Songs of 2011

Top 25 Songs of 2011

Spectrum Culture Staff December 14, 2011 1

25. St. Vincent – “Surgeon” [4AD] To know Annie Clark is to love her. The versatile songstress and musician has been making indie hearts melt since her time with the Polyphonic Spree, and her

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M83: Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming

M83: Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming

Josh Goller October 17, 2011 0

M83 Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming Rating: 3.0/5.0 Label: Mute Records With his sixth release, dream pop-weaver Anthony “M83″ Gonzalez captures the scope of his expansive double album in its four word title; Hurry Up,

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