Earlier this summer, French electro-maven Joakim released “Heartbeats,” the newest single off his upcoming fifth album. Like much of what Joakim produces, “Heartbeats” is difficult to pin down stylistically. It’s something in between Kavinsky’s robotic slow burn and Air’s ambient electro. Either way, it’s wholly French. The gritty, slow-paced minimalism of the track is matched […]

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Sebastien Tellier has released a video for the track “Russian Attractions,” which comes off his latest album, My God Is Blue. The video, directed by Meredith Danluck and co-produced by VICE and beverage company Air, matches up well with the somewhat dark, portentous feel of the song. According to Tellier, “Russian Attractions” is inspired by new […]

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When I first read the press release announcing Air’s new album, Le Voyage Dans La Lune, I was sufficiently jazzed, as the French duo have dominated a wide range of playlists for years, from study music to night drives to, well…bedroom music. I read on, however, and discovered this gem of a news item: the […]

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It’s been a strange few weeks of weather here in Washington, with chilly breezes and seemingly endless showers signaling that Fall is officially upon us. It’s time to reluctantly toss those shorts and flip-flops in the closet in favor of sweaters and corduroys, and time to put the shimmery Summer anthems on the back burner […]

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Artist: Air Album: Premiers Symptomes Release Date: 1999 His/Her Album: Both Eric: Although I’ve kind of left the Air party over the past few years (I had to look up what their last album was — I haven’t listened to them since Talkie Walkie) I still come back to Premiers Symptomes every few months. I […]

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It’s been a while since I delivered a mixtape to you loyal readers. The first edition of the Workout mix debuted way back in early June with the second half due out mere weeks after, but despite having the mixtape prepped and ready to go for y’all, I’ve basically been a lazy writer. For those […]

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