Its provenance is unknown, but Pitchfork confirms that the collaboration is real and suggests that "Computerized" probably pre-dates Magna Carta Holy Grail (because Jay is rapping about a Blackberry, not a Samsung.) Okay, that's all we got. You can listen now.... More »
Anybody up for a little Jay Z mixed in their Daft Punk? The origins of “Computerized” are tough to pin down. eskay shared it earlier today and the backstory’s a bit hazy to say the least. Apparently, the song made the rounds over the...Show More Summary
Hooo boy. It seems that not everything Daft Punk touch turns to gold. An unreleased track from our favourite robots and Jay-Z has dropped online, and it leaves a lot to be desired. Take a listen to “Computerized”. More »
From “Stronger” to “I Am A God,” we’ve heard Kanye West rapping over beats by Daft Punk several times over. Now it seems Yeezy’s big brother and Throne bandmate Jay Z once collaborated with the robots too. A song called “Computerized” has surfaced on YouTube, and Pitchfork confirmed that it’s genuinely the work of Daft [...]
Amazingly, a track that’s been floating around the internet today, “Computerized,” is a legitimate (albeit… Read more articles like "Daft Punk x Jay Z – “Computerized”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
“Computerized” was apparently left off both “Random Access Memories” and “Magna Carta Holy Grail” but has now surfaced on the wonder known as the internet. The track was co-produced by Kanye West and sees the French maestros in Daft Punk collaborate with Jigga.
Songs popping up online sporting Daft Punk's signature magical production is nothing new. While some are very obvious impostors, the legitimacy of others is more difficult to discern. "Computerized," a reported collaboration between Jay Z and Daft Punk, is one of the tricky ones. Show More Summary
Along with Pharrell, Nile Rodgers, and others, Daft Punk had intentions on featuring Jay Z on their Grammy winning LP, Random Access Memories. The song clearly didn’t make the album’s final cut, but today, “Computerized” finally hit the Internets for
Well this is interesting. A purported Daft Punk song featuring Jay Z called “Computerized” has made its way onto the Internet. It’s allegedly a leftover from their Random Access Memories sessions, and some sites are even claiming that it was produced by Kanye West. The track certainly sounds authentic, and I can’t recall ever hearing these Jay... More »
It wouldn’t be SXSW without at least one Daft Punk rumor. This year’s edition: that a leaked track of the French robots with Jay Z, “Computerized,” has made its way online. Naturally, the folks subscribed to the Daft Punk subreddit have...Show More Summary
So what do we have here? This appeared on the internet at some point during the weekend and there has been a lively debate about whether or not it is in fact a new (or previously unreleased) collaboration between Jay and Daft Punk since. It certainly sounds like it could be an actual Daft Punk [...]
Rumored to be an unreleased track from the Tron sessions.
Co-produced by none other than Kanye West, we come across a new track by Daft Punk featuring JAY Z, entitled “Computerized”. The newly surfaced track supposedly did not make the cut for Random Access Memories or Magna Carta Holy Grail… Daft Punk – Computerized featuring JAY Z is a post by David Fischer on Highsnobiety.
At first it seemed as likely a rumor as Daft Punk playing your house. “Justin Bieber is doing a SXSW show.” It was laughed off, but then the on-scene tweets and pictures began pouring in, and they very clearly showed one of the world’s...Show More Summary
Ever wonder what Miley Cyrus might sound like if it were written and recorded in the 1950s? Or what Pitbull and Kesha's "Timber" would be like if it were produced at the height of doo-wop? Lady Gaga transposed to the '40s? Daft PunkShow More Summary
Kentucky-based designer Andrew Heath delivers a fun trip through half a century worth of pop culture. For his latest series of illustrations, he turned iconic characters from TV, music and video games, like Super Mario, Daft Punk, Breaking… Andrew Heath Imagines Super Mario, Daft Punk, Walter White and More as Popsicles is a post by Fritz Radtke on Highsnobiety.
NEW YORK (AP) — Who hasn't Pharrell produced for? The hitmaker's Rolodex includes pop heavyweights from Beyonce to Justin Timberlake, maestros like Hans Zimmer and Heitor Pereira, and wildcards such as Daft Punk and Scissor Sisters.Show More Summary
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From Pharrell and Daft Punk to Justin Timberlake and Beyonce, the final days of disco/early ’80s electronica is musically where it’s at in 2014. An act that’s been mining that sound well before it crossed over to the mainstream is Chromeo. The electro-wizards return with the fourth — and best — single from forthcoming White... More »
The rapey undertones of Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” placed Pharrell Williams in a compromising position at the middle-mark of 2013. It was damn near synchronized with the timing of Daft Punk’s electro-funk revival on “Get Lucky” with Nile Rodgers, which had the universal adoration of anyone with ears. Pharrell had his hands deeply embedded in... More »