M83 has always been smooth, but the latest record, Junk, takes smoothness to a new level, conjuring elevator muzak and Barbra Streisand schmaltz. I can't stomach it, ironic or not. But on previous records, like 2011's Hurry Up, We're Dreaming, M83's Anthony Gonzalez mined '80s nostalgia in glorious ways, with layers of shiny synthesizers soundtracking a contagious, wide-eyed optimism. Let's hope Gonzalez mines his back catalog for this show.

M83 has always been smooth, but the latest record, Junk, takes smoothness to a new level, conjuring elevator muzak and Barbra Streisand schmaltz. I can't stomach it, ironic or not. But on previous records, like 2011's Hurry Up, We're Dreaming, M83's Anthony Gonzalez mined '80s nostalgia in glorious ways, with layers of shiny synthesizers soundtracking a contagious, wide-eyed optimism. Let's hope Gonzalez mines his back catalog for this show.