Last year, French dream-pop artist M83 found songs hiding in swelling synths and thwacking drum machines. The one-man-band (aka Anthony Gonzalez) even found space for some guitars on Saturdays=Youth, his oft-otherworldly fifth full-length. Although Vangelis-quoting symphonic electronic work is still his creative linchpin, Gonzalez now has such a knack for catchy, 4AD-worthy vocal ideas ("Skin of the Night") and deep, shoegazy layers ("Kim & Jessie") that he seems to have totally redefined himself. With howling Brooklyn experimentalists Telepathe.
Sat., Jan. 24, 8 p.m., 2009
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in New York, delivered to your inbox.