Justice: Stop

With a sound and look that is quintessentially Justice, the French electro outfit just released the official video for “Stop.” Retro-inspired, neon animation by Mrzyk + Moriceau accompanies the song, which balances heavy synths with choral elevation. The duo is set for a summer tour in Europe, and will visit the US this fall.

The Bail Project

Presented at TED, Robin Steinberg's bold plan is based on equality and the simple but essential importance of freedom

In a moving and ultimately educational talk, Robin Steinberg (public defender and CEO of The Bail Project) outlined her bold, ambitious and wildly important plan to combat the unjust mass imprisonment of low-income and at-risk Americans. The Bail Project (part of TED’s new Audacious Project) is based on Steinberg’s Bronx Freedom Fund, which essentially offers bail money to those who need it most. Speaking passionately …

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Sultry music by Bilal, a Susan Sarandon-starring music video for Justice, Burial's return and more

Burial: Young Death The notoriously public-shy electronic music producer Burial may have never performed a live set, but he knows how to appease loyal fans. His latest two-track record comes as a Christmas present for those who’ve been waiting since 2013’s EP Rival Dealer. The moody A-side, “Young Death,” revolves around a ghostly singer wailing, “I will always be there for you.” Bilal feat. Big …

Justice: Fire

From French duo Justice’s third LP Woman (released this month) comes the video “Fire.” Taking tips directly from the album name, the Pascal Teixeira-directed video stars one of America’s favorite women, Susan Sarandon, in a retro-vibed clip that channels “Thelma + Louise” which includes plenty of driving and windswept hair. The sparkly song itself, meanwhile, features vocals by French singer Romuald (aka Romuald Figuier), Zoot …

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Animal Collective remixes M83, Justice shares a disco treat, Beck dances in a new video and more

M83: Go! (Animal Collective / Deakin Remix) “Go!” from M83’s 2016 album Junk has just been remixed by Deakin from Animal Collective and it takes the already slightly oddball track featuring Mai Lan and creates an atmospheric, spacey soundscape. A new beautiful, soft thumping, fuzzy layer drives the track skyward. The remix will apparently appear on an upcoming 12″ record that’s slated for release in …