Oh hey, new Daft Punk! The French robots spent so many years putting together the immaculately crafted new album Random Access Memories that it only stands to reason that there would be material left over. And a Japanese edition of the album has a bonus track, called “Horizon,” that points in a couple of the [...]
By now you’ve probably heard Daft Punk‘s song “Get Lucky”, which features Pharrell Williams, about a million times (thanks Facebook friends who won’t stop posting it ever!!). But how about we spin thing around a little bit and at least add in some interesting visuals, eh? Below is a video that adds a ton of... Read More
The pioneering Italo-disco genius Giorgio Moroder, currently going through a popular renaissance thanks in part to his appearance on Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories, is 73, and he came up in the era when producers weren’t also expected to serve as DJs. But last night at the Brooklyn club Output, Moroder played his first-ever DJ [...]
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Daft Punk, Justice, Capital Cities Song: Say Lou Lou - Julian (Monsieur Adi Remix) [download here] What's so good? French producer Monsieur Adi has been filling the Indie Shuffle archives...Show More Summary
If you’ve got a gift for metalworking and/or LED-light programming, you may be missing your calling; you could be raking in a ton of money by helping people realizing their dreams of transforming into Daft Punk robots. A new Wall Street Journal article explores the secondary market of artisans who are making facsimiles of Daft [...]
When discussing an interstellar spaceship manned only by modern electronic music’s musical elite, there’s no guesswork involved with what voice would be heard over the intercom saying “This is your captain speaking.” Of course it’d be none other than the funky vocoder stylings of Daft Punk. The duo who pioneered digital disco are back yet [...] Advertise here with BSA
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Pink Floyd, JT Donaldson, Apparat Song: Daft Punk - Horizon [download here] What's so good? What’s this? A bonus track from Daft Punk’s Japan release of Random Access Memories? Yep! “Horizon” shipped as a bonus track on their album in Japan. Show More Summary
Oh, how our little Girogio has grown. Famed producer and Daft Punk collaborator Giorgio Moroder can now add DJ to his long title. Last week, Moroder confessed that he took up DJ-ing and now has a booking agent. He’s even working with Aviici, which strikes us as odd; at the same time, pretty hip for the venerable Moroder. Show More Summary
(Via The Wall Street Journal) Now, as fans awaited the release of Daft Punk’s first new album in eight years, demand has soared for facsimiles of their iconic headgear. Some cash-strapped fans are proposing long-term payment plans; others are fretting over whether they will be able to find models that fit their heads. Read and comment. From online.wsj.com.
Few albums this year have been more eagerly awaited than Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories, the French duo’s first studio album in eight years. A 15-second clip of the first single, “Get Lucky,” led to an avalanche of YouTube homages, loops, and remixes from fans desperate to make a meal from any bone Daft Punk tossed in their direction. Show More Summary
Daft Punk recently released this slick and stylish photo shoot set in a famous LA modernist house, though we here at Architizer think there’s more here than meets the eye. What other “Daft Punkitecture” is out there in the world waiting to be found? Read more...
Oh boy! Did you think all the Random Access Memories hoopla was over already? Shame on you! “Horizon” is a cinematic, dreamscape off of the Japanese version of RAM. It’s pretty grand in scale and quite beautiful. It’s making us seriously consider ordering RAM from the Land of the Rising Sun. Show More Summary
Recent Vice Pit sessions on... ONE PIECE Ending Spoilers?! Daft Punk Made the Ultimate AMV? Who is the 'God of Anime?' Recent sessions in Vice Pit: Undercover... Richie Branson Raps! Transforming Manga into American Comics Who Works at an Anime Convention? You can check out every episode of the Vice Pit here. Show More Summary
Pharrell dialed into smooth ’70s disco with Daft Punk on two Random Access Memories tracks, “Get Lucky” and “Lose Yourself to Dance.” But for his new solo track, “Happy,” Mr. Williams digs back a little bit further, to the ’60s. The result is a soulful, catchy little jaunt reminiscent of Cee Lo Green‘s recent work – all... More »
Haven’t had enough Daft Punk this week? Check out “Horizons,” a japanese bonus track for the robots’ great new album, Random Access Memories. The album, as you may have heard,… Read more articles like "Daft Punk – “Horizons”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
Sasha Frere-Jones’ review of Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories baffled many in the critic’s corner this week as he insisted that this album asks, “Does good music have to be good?”
Last week, Diplo posted a string of tweets offering up his unflattering thoughts on Daft Punk‘s Random Access Memories. We felt they were pretty entertaining, even though they were lightly jabbing an album which we enjoyed quite a lot. Daft Punk diehards didn’t find the comments so funny, though, and apparently stormed Diplo’s Twitter and... More »
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Human After All–Dressed in their sparkling black tuxedos jackets and stylish numbers, exclusively designed by Hedi Slimane for legendary French fashion house Saint Laurent, Parisian musicians Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangaltern, better known as Daft Punk, grace the pages of the May 2013 issue of GQ, appearing before the lens of Christian Anwander. Captured [...]
Daft punk, with their ever-shifting style, were built to instantly stand out within a D.J.'s set. Their robot vocals, bass thumps, bleeps, and bloops are definitive: You just know a Daft Punk song when you hear one. But how quickly do you know it? In honor of Random Access Memories' release, ... More »