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Birth Place: Antibes, France
Years Active: 2001-present
Genres: Electronica, Ambient, Shoegaze, Synthrock, Dream Pop

M83 is an indie pop act of French musician Anthony Gonzalez. It is named after a spiral galaxy, Messier 83. The band was founded in 2001 by Gonzalez and former member Nicolas Fromageau in Antibes, France. The musical style of M83 owes something to the shoegazing genre in its extensive use of reverb effects and lyrics spoken softly over loud instrumentals, although M83's songs employ considerably less guitar than most shoegazing bands. Gonzalez and Fromageau parted ways in 2003 and Gonzalez now records mainly on his own, often with the help of his brother Yann Gonzalez, vocalist/keyboardist Morgan Kibby, and drummer Loïc Maurin. In spring 2001, M83 released its self-titled debut album. The r... Continue Bio >>


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