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Daft Punk’s creative director launches high-end futurist furniture exhibition

Daft Punk’s creative director, Cedric Hervet, is a man of many talents. From their album covers to general art direction, Hervet was the Parisian’s duo’s go-to liaison. He was in charge of all the art direction for Random Access Memories, co-produced their third album Human After All, and even put his eclectic touch on films like […]

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What’s with this mysterious video Daft Punk posted to their YouTube page?

Daft Punk is busy making their usual run of cryptic moves — and hopefully their most recent mysterious YouTube upload is no isolated incident. The dance music icons have seemingly just released a track or teaser to all 2.7 million of their listeners The track appears to come as a brand new Daft Punk and Floatgoat […]

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Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter pens new song ‘Sangria’ for provocative horror movie, ‘Climax’

Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter wrote new music for Climax, the latest film from Argentinian provocateur Gaspar Noé. Bangalter’s new track, “Sangria,” appears alongside his previously released “What To Do” and Daft Punk’s Homework-era “Rollin’ and Scratchin.’” Additional dance tracks in the film, as confirmed by the tracklist, include Apex Twin’s  “Windowlicker” and Giorgio Morodor’s “Utopia – […]

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Apparently Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter doesn’t really even like electronic music

Recently on an episode of popular music podcast Song Exploder, Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler dove into the making of the band’s 2017 album Everything Now, honing in one what it was like to work with Daft Punk‘s Thomas Bangalter. Butler delves into the process behind “Put Your Money On Me,” recalling recording sessions in Paris at Daft Punk’s […]

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Daft Punk, Gesaffelstein, Skrillex assist on The Weeknd’s new album

The Weeknd’s surprise release of My Dear Melancholy marks the vocalist’s first full-length production since 2016’s Starboy, The Weeknd’s widely acclaimed third studio album. The considerable commercial success of Starboy could be credited in part to The Weeknd’s collaboration with Daft Punk on two tracks of the album, “I Feel It Coming,” and the album’s […]

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A cryptic SoundCloud upload has some speculating it’s a Daft Punk ‘leak’

Activity on the r/daftpunk subreddit is momentarily diverting ticket holders’ attention from the Swedish House Mafia rumor mill, and directing it instead toward Daft Punk‘s. The speculation surrounding a Daft Punk reunion on the final day of Ultra Music Festival has continued to mount since the iron-on patches enclosed in the Ultra 20 ticket canisters originally […]

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9 Acts To See At Ultra Music Festival 2018 + Set Times

Featured Photo by Alex G Perez This is a very special year for several reasons. Reason one, it’s the 20th anniversary of what some would say is the best music festival in North America. Reason two, there are rumors that Swedish House Mafia could reform at this year’s festival. Reason three, the unknown that comes […]

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Reddit users appear to have cracked the code concerning Ultra’s surprise guests

The three iron-on patches that Ultra Music Festival ticket holders received in their special edition black and orange 20th anniversary canisters appeared in addition to ear plugs and temporary tattoos. Presumed to be innocuous party favors provided in honor of the milestone birthday celebration, the patches elicited minimal attention from pass purchasers prior to Ultra’s provocative tweet on March […]

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Pop idol or mainstage act? DallasK combines divergent directions [Interview + Spring Break Playlist]

Orlando native Dallas Koehlke might not have been able to legally drink at 19, but that didn’t stop him from booking club sets across the country thanks to his infectious beats and mounting popularity within the electronic dance music scene. The young producer, better known as DallasK, followed his momentum and moved to Los Angeles with a […]

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Julian Casablancas releases new Voidz track ‘Leave It In My Dreams’

Former frontman of the early augthts rock ’n’ roll institution The Strokes, Julian Casablancas formed The Voidz, previously known as Julian Casablancas + The Voidz, in 2013. Dance music fans might recognize Casablancas from his appearance on Daft Punk‘s Random Access Memories cut  “Instant Crush,” one of the standouts from the duo’s incredible LP.As The Strokes’ work together began to fizzle throughout the […]

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Is this fourth grade band class better than Daft Punk?

There’s something about a group of students from Namsong elementary school in Daegu, South Korea that has the internet in a frenzy. In a recent video, the fourth-grade students perform Daft Punk’s Discovery-era classic “Something About Us,” complete with electronic keyboards, drum machines, and even one talented kid rocking out on a vocoder.While the take […]

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Someone mashed up Daft Punk’s ‘Digital Love’ with EWF’s ‘September’ and it’s bliss

The art of the mash up is a tricky sphere to navigate. Add too much space between a vocal/instrumental pairing and listeners might be left disappointed; choose two ill fitting tracks and the result will likely be the same. Nevertheless, an upstanding internet user has created a mash up of Daft Punk‘s “Digital Love” and Earth, Wind, and Fire’s “September.” […]

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Gift Guide: 10 artist merch items perfect for holiday gifting

110 Artist Merch Items perfect for Holiday Gifting Each year hundreds of artists go above and beyond in their merch releases, putting in creative efforts that offer their fans the opportunity to show their love in a vast variety of ways.This gift guide celebrates the unmissable, unique merch of 2017. From ‘Tweeter paper’ to a limited-run comic book, this […]

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Daft Punk’s online merchandise shop heads for closure

Daft Punk online merchandise storefront will soon shut down.The company responsible for coordinating the shipping of placed orders and general store maintenance, Sandbag, has faced continual scrutiny after many fans’ orders remained uncompleted, their items not sent out in time with the log of registered orders. Sandbag’s negligence to identify certain items as sold out […]

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MUST WATCH: Daft Punk’s monumental 2007 Alive show is here with HD audio

Daft Punk’s 2007 Alive tour indisputably changed dance music for eternity.Serving as a pivotal moment for live performances, fans relish in the opportunity to get even a glimpse at the pyramidal magic. At last, full concert footage has been compiled, sourced, and synched with HD audio courtesy of Vimeo user Xero Foxx from the Paris leg of the duo’s […]

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Explore Destructo’s personal record crate with this new ‘OG Underground’ playlist

Before Destructo became the king of west coast dance events and G-house’s popular champion, Gary Richards resumé already boasted the legwork that galvanized the 1990’s rave scene, creating and operating his own label, as well as a co-sign from Rick Rubin to lead Def American’s early electronic A&R channel. Richards is effectively a living time capsule of […]

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New Volkswagen ad channels Daft Punk’s ‘Random Access Memories’ cover art

The aesthetic of Volkswagon Mexico’s latest brand advertisement is certainly not “random.” The vehicle manufacturer’s new ad places two respective Volkswagen models alongside each other in a style derivative of Daft Punk‘s Random Access Memories cover art. The adjacent placement of the models is reminiscent of the helmets on the album, while also functioning as […]

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Daft Punk reveal the men behind the robots in rare documentary footage [Watch]

 Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo are better known as the robotic dance duo Daft Punk, who more or less played a role in dance music’s permanent explosion into the main stream psyche. A popular question by fans about the enigmatic characters, however, is who they are beyond their futuristic personas. Luckily, a brand new […]

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