22 Aug '17, 4am
Justice’s music is “not meant to make people dance” https://t.co/MFFCsOSV8E
“It’s not meant to make people dance. We never made music that was conceived to be played in clubs,” says Justice’s Xavier de Rosnay, as he sits beside his partner-in-crime Gaspard Augé, both concealing their fatigue under the guise of sunglasses. These words might surprise fans of the French duo’s dance-cum-disco rock, especially those who’ve danced to such music at one of the pair’s DJ sets, but when hearing them explain the contrasting nuances in their methodology, the differences between Justice and their EDM peers is crystal clear. The club-friendliness of their latest album, Woman , in fact, caught them by complete surprise: “Actually, what is weird is that on Woman , it’s the first time that we made tracks that when we play them in clubs, it works immediately…we were really surprised, because we’re so used to hearing our tracks and seeing them not working.” Recently...