Musicians: Justice aka Xavier De Rosnay & Gaspard Augé
Nationality: French (Paris)
Style: Electro Rock, House Funk, Classic Rock
Label: Ed Banger Records, Because Music
Date: 07/11/2011
Interviewer: DaftSide aka Ludovic Carminati
Translator: Mikaël Schutz
Designer: Pixel Hunter

Biography:

Justice is a French electronic music duo consisting of Gaspard Augé (born 21 May 1979 in Besançon, Doubs) and Xavier de Rosnay (born 2 July 1982 in Ozoir-la-Ferrière, Seine et Marne). The duo is one of the most successful groups on Ed Banger Records and is managed by the label’s head, Pedro Winter. Justice is known for incorporating a strong rock and indie influence into their music and image.Their debut album † was released in June 2007 to critical acclaim. The album was later nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Electronic/Dance Album and came in at number 15 on Pitchfork’s Top 50 Albums of 2007[8] and number 18 on Blender’s « 25 Best Albums of 2007 » list. It was nominated for the 2007 Shortlist Prize, losing out to The Reminder by Feist. Their remix of the MGMT song « Electric Feel » won the Grammy Award for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical in 2009.In September 2009, it was announced that Justice would be moving to WMG/Atlantic’s newly relaunched Elektra Records label. The band reportedly started working on their second album in mid-2010. The first single entitled « Civilization » was released on 28 March 2011. The band released their second album, Audio, Video, Disco, on 24 October 2011. … AND MORE

Interview French Touch:

A BIG THANKS to XAVIER & GASPARD for honest answers and informative. THX to Mikaël Schutz for the translation, Chris & Guillaume Carouge for their help, and of course to all the FTF/I members and « Justice Edbanger Forum » members for the questions.

VERSION FRANCAISE

Link of ITW French Touch Forum
Official JUSTICE thread (inscription obligatoire)