Justice & friends live* on Jimmy Kimmel
Gaspard Augé and Xavier de Rosnay of Justice have shown yet again why they’ve risen to the top of the nu-rave pile with their recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. While the duo recently started actually performing live (as opposed to DJing), the sight of two Parisians staring down a table full of knobs, faders and keys doesn’t exactly an exciting live experience make, especially when it needs to translate into a TV viewer’s living room. “D.A.N.C.E.” was directly inspired by and written for Michael Jackson, so what better time to blatantly acknowledge some of their main inspirations than with a souped-up live show? Yes, ladies and gentlemen, with celebrity impersonators. After Augé and de Rosnay tune into the correct frequency on a boombox (sound familiar?), Stevie Wonder, Rod Stewart, Rick James, Prince and M.J. doppelgangers all “jam out” to “D.A.N.C.E.” played off a CD, breathing fresh, goofy life into the tune. More electronic artists need to be this bold and creative in live settings.