M83 @ Bowery Ballroom (more by Bao Nguyen)

Anthony Gonzalez of M83’s Top 10 of 2008:

1. Chairlift, Does You Inspire You (Kanine Records)
2. MGMT, Oracular Spectacular (Columbia)
3. Fleet Foxes, Fleet Foxes (Sub Pop)
4. Vampire Weekend, Vampire Weekend (XL Records)
5. Hercules and Love Affair, self-titled (DFA Records)
6. Cut Copy, In Ghost Colors (Modular/Interscope)
7. No Age, Nouns (Sub Pop)
8. Free Kitten, Inherit (Ecstatic Peace)
9. James Blunt, All the Lost Souls (Atlantic)
10. Sun Kil Moon, April (Caldo Verde)

That list is via Filter. Can he be serious about James Blunt? He is going on tour with Kings of Leon and the Killers, so who knows…

Speaking of which, no need to go to MSG to see M83 because they’ve added a smaller show at Irving Plaza, on the day they have off one day earlier. Tickets for the January 24th show are on sale. All dates below…

M83 solo show:
Sat. 1/24 – NYC @ The Fillmore at Irving Plaza

Tour dates in support of The Killers:
1/17 Denver, CO @ Magness Arena – Ritchie Center
1/19 Minneapolis, MN @ Northrop Auditorium
1/20 Chicago, IL @ UIC Pavilion
1/21 Detroit, MI @ EMU Convocation Center
1/23 Toronto, ONT @ Air Canada Centre
1/25 New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
1/26 Boston, MA @ Agganis Arena
1/28 Washington, DC @ George Mason University Patriot Center
1/29 Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues
1/30 Atlanta, GA @ Atlanta Civic Center
1/31 Nashville, TN @ Grand Ole Opry House
2/01 Houston, TX @ Verizon Wireless Theater
2/03 Austin, TX @ Frank Erwin Center
2/04 Dallas, TX @ Nokia Theatre