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When Daft Punk went to Wee Waa: an ode to the strangest album launch of all time

The tiny Australian town was surprised but got into the spirit, selling daft pork sausages and random access rissoles while celebrating a dusty agricultural show it will never forgetIn April 2013 word got out that Daft Punk planned to launch their album Random Access Memories from a regional Australian town barely anyone had heard of.Dubbed the “cotton capital” of Australia, the small town (population 2,000) with the evocative name of Wee Waa in the Narrabri shire of New South Wales was not much...
Tags: Music, Australia, Australia news, Daft Punk, Culture, New South Wales, Sony, Dance music, Narrabri, Rural Australia, Wee Waa


When Daft Punk went to Wee Waa: the strangest album launch of all time

The tiny Australian town was surprised but got into the spirit, selling daft pork sausages and random access rissoles while celebrating a dusty agricultural show it will never forgetIn April 2013 word got out that Daft Punk planned to launch their album Random Access Memories from a regional Australian town barely anyone had heard of.Dubbed the “cotton capital” of Australia, the small town (population 2,000) with the evocative name of Wee Waa in the Narrabri shire of New South Wales was not much...
Tags: Music, Australia, Australia news, Daft Punk, Culture, New South Wales, Sony, Dance music, Narrabri, Rural Australia, Wee Waa


Daft Punk were the most influential pop musicians of the 21st century

By resurrecting disco, soft rock and 80s R&B, and bringing spectacle to the world of dance music, the French duo changed the course of pop music again and againNews: Daft Punk split up after 28 yearsIt’s hard to think of an act who had a greater impact on the way 21st-century pop music sounds than Daft Punk. The style Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo minted on their 1997 debut album Homework – house music heavy on the filter effect, which involved the bass or treble on the track ...
Tags: Music, Daft Punk, Culture, Pop and rock, Dance music, Madonna, Electronic Music, Gloucester, Steve, Thomas Bangalter, Guy Manuel de Homem Christo, Mirwais, Eric prydz, MODJO, Jean Jacques Smoothie


Daft Punk, French electronic music duo, split up after 28 years

Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo do not explain split, after big hits including Get Lucky and One More TimeDaft Punk, the French duo whose sci-fi aesthetic and euphoric sense of pop transformed electronic music forever, have split up.They announced the split with a YouTube video featuring a clip from their film Electroma, featuring an intertitle with the dates 1993-2021. Their publicist Kathryn Frazier confirmed the split to Pitchfork, but did not elaborate. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Music, France, World news, Daft Punk, Culture, Pop and rock, Electronic Music, Thomas Bangalter, Guy Manuel de Homem Christo, Kathryn Frazier


Daft Punk splits

Electronic music duo Daft Punk is calling it quits after 28 years. The split is revealed in a YouTube video titled "Epilogue", depicting our helmeted heroes walking together in the desert. One's pace flags and he falls behind. When the other returns to check on him, an ending is determined.
Tags: Video, Music, News, Daft Punk


Top 10 Super Bowl halftime shows of all-time

The Weeknd is set to play the halftime show at Super Bowl LV on Sunday afternoon, and if you think we accidentally left a letter out of his name, well, this might not be the halftime show for you. It is, however, a bold, modern choice for the National Football League, picking the alternative R&B artist born Abel Tesfaye to perform when the hometown Tampa Bay Buccaneers play the reigning champions Kansas City Chiefs in the big game. While The Weeknd is a big star, he’s not as huge as the typical ...
Tags: Music, Bruce Springsteen, Beyonce, NFL, Sport, Daft Punk, Things To Do, Soccer, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, Kendrick Lamar, Jennifer Lopez, Madonna, Bruno Mars, Diana, Miami


Daft Punk Scoring Dario Argento’s New Movie Occhiali Neri

Daft Punk are scoring Dario Argento's new film Occhiali Neri. The Italian director revealed the news in an interview with Repubblica (via Exclaim!), saying that the duo reached out to him to collaborate. "They are my admirers, they know all my cinema," he said. "They heard from French friends that I … More »
Tags: Music, News, Daft Punk, Repubblica, Dario Argento, Occhiali Neri


Daft Punk Scoring Dario Argento’s New Movie Occhiali Neri (UPDATE: Maybe Not)

Daft Punk are scoring Dario Argento's new film Occhiali Neri. The Italian director revealed the news in an interview with Repubblica (via The Film Stage), saying that the duo reached out to him to collaborate. "They are my admirers, they know all my cinema," he said. "They heard from French friends … More »
Tags: Music, News, Daft Punk, Repubblica, Dario Argento, Occhiali Neri


Anderson .Paak, Justin Timberlake, Mary J. Blige, & George Clinton – “It’s All Love”

Nearly every tour in the world has ground to a halt thanks to coronavirus concerns, but Trolls World Tour rolls on. I guess you really can't stop the feeling! … More »
Tags: Music, Daft Punk, Ozzy Osbourne, Anna Kendrick, Spice Girls, Heart, Parliament, Kelly Clarkson, Justin Timberlake, James Corden, Psy, Mary J. Blige, Haim, Marky Mark, Dierks Bentley, Chic


Are lyrics getting more repetitive than they used to be?

How do you answer such a wide question spanning so much content? Why, with computer learning algorithms of course! I’m sure you’ve been there. The aux cord is broken, you’re stuck in traffic and each song that plays on the radio feels like it goes on for eternity. “How long is it?”, “Do they just say the same things over and over again?”, “Who is shawty?!” Without feeling too much like an old fogey; it’s easy to feel like modern pop music has become repetitive. But has it really or has ...
Tags: Music, Pop, Analysis, Daft Punk, Algorithms, Lyrics, Repetition, Artist / Label News, Pop Music, Morris, Lyric, Colin Morris


Fest Finds

Music Finds & Festival Gear Finds Part of the fun of festivals is finding new favorite bands. Check out these four acts playing music bashes in the region.   The Allman Betts Band Fans of the Allman Brothers Band should take notice of this family offshoot carrying the legacy forward of the Southern blues explorers. As the name suggests, the Allman Betts Band features the progeny of original Allman Brothers members, including Devon Allman (son of Gregg) and Duane Betts (son of Dickey)...
Tags: Music, Colorado, California, France, Sport, Nas, Daft Punk, Cycling, Delta, New Orleans, Marilyn Manson, Maya, Topeka, Macklemore Ryan Lewis, Crescent City, Santa Ana


Robot Street Musicians Perfectly Performing Daft Punk’s “Giorgio by Moroder” And “Get Lucky”

The video, shot by YouTube member Paul Moran who came across the spectacle while walking down Whyte Avenue, shows a group of robot musicians called N3K Trio playing the music of Daft Punk, complete with happy robot dancers. More: Facebook h/t: huffpost Moran described the performance on YouTube as a “casual robot invasion,” with the group performing Daft Punk’s Giorgio by Moroder and... Source
Tags: Facebook, Music, Design, Technology, Youtube, Daft Punk, Robots, Giorgio Moroder, Performance, Street, Moran, Giorgio, Moroder, Whyte Avenue, Trio, Paul Moran


Dizzy Heights #54: Watch the World Argue – Songs About Dancing

I’ve been sitting on this idea for about a year. It felt too obvious, but then I ran into a really busy stretch, and then suddenly obvious sounded AWESOME. So here we are.   A word of warning: Springsteen, The Bee Gees, The Hooters, Walk the Moon, etc. aren’t here. I even left out Q-Feel, much to my wife’s chagrin. If you’re really jonesing for that one, though, check out Show #33.   Second word of warning: there is a four-song block that should come with a Parental Advisory sticker, so if you’r...
Tags: Podcast, Music, Justice, Daft Punk, Bread, David Bowie, Ellie Goulding, Kylie Minogue, Flight of the Conchords, Arctic Monkeys, Sparks, Van Halen, Robert Plant, Roxy Music, Johnny Rivers, Missing Persons


Being A Successful Musician: What Actually Matters

While talent and ability are certainly important factors when it comes be becoming a successful artist, more important still is differentiation. Here we look at what it means to separate yourself from the back like this, and what really matters when it comes to differentiation. ___________________________ Guest post by Jake Udell of Art of Manager If you’re an artist, you have to be great. But when push comes to shove between greatness and differentiation, differentiation wins. ...
Tags: Music, Marketing, Daft Punk, Kanye West, Guest Post, Lady Gaga, John Mayer, Ava, Music Business, Nelly, Krewella, D.I.Y, Jake Udell, Alec Benjamin, Publishing & Songwriting, Ava Max


Producer Linda Perry says her Grammy nomination is really already a win

Of course singer-songwriter and noted music producer Linda Perry would be elated to walk away from the 61st Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night, Feb. 10, at Staples Center in Los Angeles cradling the shiny trophy for producer of the year, non classical, but as far as she’s concerned the nomination alone is really already a win. Perry is being recognized for her work on rising Los Angeles rock band Dorothy’s sophomore album “28 Days in the Valley,” the soundtrack to “Served Like a Girl,” a docum...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Christina Aguilera, Los Angeles, Sport, Daft Punk, Kanye West, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, Dolly Parton, Jennifer Aniston, Mick Jagger, Gwen Stefani, Cbs, Miley Cyrus


Hear How Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” Would Sound If Sung by Johnny Cash, David Bowie, Janis Joplin, Frank Sinatra & 38 Other Artists

I consider Freddy Mercury and Michael Jackson as the greatest performers of all time. Their vocal abilities are what I look up to as a vocalist.  - Anthony Vincent Anthony Vincent, the creator of Ten Second Songs, has a flowing mane, a lean physique, and the cocksure manner of a 20th century rock god. He also spends hours in his home studio, peering at a computer monitor through reading glasses. His latest effort, above, Queen’s "Bohemian Rhapsody" in the style of 42 other artists, could...
Tags: Google, Music, Comedy, Technology, College, Aretha Franklin, Daft Punk, Creativity, Ozzy Osbourne, David Bowie, Kendrick Lamar, Elvis Presley, Bruno Mars, Muse, Michael Jackson, Janis Joplin


Here's a rare solo track from Daft Punk robot Thomas Bangalter

Earlier this month, the instagram account for Ed Banger Records shared a quick clip from a vinyl pressing of “Riga (Take 5),” an alternate version of a song recorded by Daft Punk member Thomas Bangalter for the Latvian art film Riga (Take 1). Bangalter, the robot with the horizontal Cyclops-style visor, has recently…Read more...
Tags: Music, Science, Daft Punk, Thomas Bangalter, Ed Banger Records


Thomas Bangalter – “Riga Take 5″

In May, Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter contributed a new song to Gaspar Noé’s Climax soundtrack. He recently started recording some "mental techno" for the 2017 Latvian film Riga (Take 1). Earlier this month, he teased “Riga (Take 5),” and today, we hear the full 14-minute song. Apparently, it was recorded in … More »
Tags: Music, Daft Punk, Thomas Bangalter, Gaspar Noé


Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter Teases “Riga (Take 5)”

It's been five years since Daft Punk released any new material, but that doesn't mean its members have been resting on their laurels. The duo has kept busy co-producing with artists like the Weeknd and Arcade Fire, and just recently, the group's Thomas Bangalter got into the studio to record some techno titanium for 2017 … More »
Tags: Music, Daft Punk, Thomas Bangalter, Thomas Bangalter Teases


Stream Chic’s First New Album In 26 Years

It's About Time, disco-funk legends Chic's first album in 26 years, has finally arrived, and it really is about damn time. This thing was originally announced way back in 2015, when Chic were enjoying the beginnings of a late-career renaissance thanks to the shine from frontman Nile Rodgers' appearance on Daft Punk and … More »
Tags: Music, Daft Punk, Nile Rodgers, Chic, Album Stream


Nile Rodgers & Chic – “Sober” (Feat. Craig David & Stefflon Don)

Back in 2013, disco legends Chic and their fearless leader Nile Rodgers returned to the spotlight with their contribution to Daft Punk’s hit “Get Lucky.” In 2015, they announced their first album in over two decades, which never came to fruition. Now, they're back in the studio working with the likes of Bruno Mars, Anderson … More »
Tags: Music, Daft Punk, Nile Rodgers, Chic, Craig David, Stefflon Don, Bruno Mars Anderson


Dizzy Heights #42: With the Prepositions, Vol. I

Started this show late last Saturday after spending the entire day driving back home from Wisconsin. I only had a handful of song ideas. And then BOOM. The show was basically finished before I went to bed. That has never happened before. Today’s word class is the preposition! There are TONS of songs that start with them, and I’ve included 25 examples here. And I’m going to do something a little different. I’ve tried keeping my set lists secret, but I was asked to list the bands played, and tha...
Tags: Podcast, Music, The War On Drugs, Daft Punk, Wisconsin, Fleetwood Mac, Green Day, Underworld, Blur, Robbie Williams, Depeche Mode, Veruca Salt, Cheap Trick, Roxy Music, Joseph Arthur, INXS


Your Favorite Songs For Testing Headphones, Speakers

Soundfly recently ran a short playlist of songs to use when testing new studio monitors. Following feedback from their Facebook community, they've now released a new playlist with recommendations from the community and over 70 more songs to include!  __________________________ In this most recent article on MusicThinkTank, the Soundfly Team looks at some community favorite tracks for testing now headphones or studio monitors. "Prodigy — “Firestarter” This song “sorts out good ...
Tags: Facebook, Music, Daft Punk, Fleetwood Mac, George Michael, Music Think Tank, Owen Davie, Roxanne, Prodigy, David Gilmour, Julio, D.I.Y, Andy J Dave Brubeck, Ivo K


Gaspar Noé’s Controversial Climax Features New Song From Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter

Thomas Bangalter, half of the legendary electronic duo Daft Punk, will be featured on the soundtrack for Gaspar Noé's latest film Climax. He has contributed his 1995 track “What To Do,” Daft Punk’s “Rollin’ And Scratchin’,” and a new song called "Sangria." Bangalter has worked with Noé in the past on 2002's Irreversible and 2009’s … More »
Tags: Music, News, Daft Punk, Noe, Thomas Bangalter, Gaspar Noé, Sangria Bangalter


Hear Arcade Fire’s Win Butler On Song Exploder

If you've been wondering about the making of Arcade Fire’s "Put Your Money On Me," well, you’re in luck. Frontman Win Butler was the most recent guest on the Song Exploder podcast, where he explained the Everything Now track, which recently appeared alongside "We Don't Deserve Love" in the band's short film "Money … More »
Tags: Music, News, Daft Punk, Arcade Fire, Win Butler, Song Exploder, Thomas Bangalter, Frontman Win Butler


The Weeknd drops new EP 'My Dear Melancholy' (listen)

The EP has production from Gesaffelstein, Skrillex, and Mike WIll Made It, and songwriting credits from Nicolas Jaar and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk. Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
Tags: Music, Daft Punk, Skrillex, Music News, The Weeknd, Gesaffelstein, Mike Will Made It, Andrew Sacher, Mike, Nicolas Jaar, Guy Manuel de Homem Christo, Hip Hop News, Gesaffelstein Skrillex, Daft Punk Continue


The best songs from Apple commercials

Apple has always been known for having great taste in music. Here, we've rounded up our favorite songs featured in Apple commercials, from Feist to Daft Punk to the Black Eyed Peas. The post The best songs from Apple commercials appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Music, Commercials, Trends, Ipod, Daft Punk, Feist


Fourth Grade Band Class Is Way Better With Vocoders, Drum Machines, and Daft Punk

When I was in grade school, the only reason I took band class was to avoid spending two hours in study hall every week. My motivations would have been completely different, however, were I raised in South Korea where fourth graders get to perform Daft Punk tracks instead of Sousa’s greatest hits.Read more...
Tags: South Korea, School, Music, Science, Students, Daft Punk, Sousa, Something About US


Daft December a playlist

Inspired by Daft Punk [mostly] of course but, also by the crazed vibe that comes over people as Christmas approaches… the demands of shoppers, frantic deliveries, mad traffic… people clambering over themselves to tell you and I “what Christmas is really about” etc. It is daft. I don’t dislike Christmas but people go a bit daft… here’s to daft December!
Tags: Art, Spotify, Music, Religion, Daft Punk, December, Playlist


Soundtrack Review: Only The Brave

Only The Brave Soundtrack Review: This is a review of the film score Only The Brave by Joseph Trapanese. Buy the score here (if available) At a glance: Geek Score: 97.7 Total Minutes Of Excellence: 48.7 Album Excellence: 82.6% How are the scores calculated and what does it mean? Only The Brave is a 2017 American drama film directed by Joseph Kosinski and starring Jennifer Connelly, Taylor Kitsch & Josh Brolin. Only the Brave, based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hots...
Tags: Music, Drama, Daft Punk, 2017, Film Scores, 10s, Varese Sarabande, Joseph Trapanese, Trapanese, Kosinski, Joseph Kosinski, Edward Zwick, Yarnell, Jennifer Connelly Taylor Kitsch Josh Brolin, Amanda And Eric



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