JB Dunckel: Love Machine

An electro-pop love song from JB Dunckel of AIR, “Love Machine” is a hazy, almost sci-fi number. One can easily find innate beauty in the dreamlike orchestration and lyrical repetition. It’s not Dunckel’s first foray into solo material; he released a music video at the end of 2017 for a track from his forthcoming album—and had an acclaimed album release under the name Darkel back …

Nicolas Godin: Widerstehe Doch Der Sünde

For his first-ever solo album Contrepoint, Nicolas Godin (one half of veteran electronic music duo Air) takes inspiration from the works of Johann Sebastian Bach. The track “Widerstehe Doch Der Sünde” (translating to “stand steadfast against sin”) uses the Bach church cantata of the same name as the foundation for Godin’s illusory original composition. In the accompanying black-and-white music video shows (in the most poetic …

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Cliff Martinez picks this week's PrivateJam, Air releases a vinyl-only museum-inspired album, Para One channels early '90s dance parties and more

Air: All I Need We celebrated the news of Air’s forthcoming vinyl-only release, Music For Museum, with a look back at one of their classic tracks, “All I Need” and its Mike Mills-directed video. It’s been two years since Jean-Benoît Dunckel and Nicolas Godin created new material, and this artwork-inspired limited edition for the Palais de Beaux Arts in Lille is worth the wait. Printed …