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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


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...
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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 »
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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 »
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Gaspar Noé Hated Black Panther Because Of The R&B Music

Argentine filmmaker Gaspar Noé loves electronic music. The genre dominates his movie soundtracks and is somewhat of a signature in his films. His new movie Climax features music from Daft Punk's Thomas Bangalter and Aphex Twin. But Gaspar Noé does not love R&B, and that partly explains he hated this year's blockbuster movie Black … More »
Tags: Music, News, Cannes, Black Panther, Thomas Bangalter, Gaspar Noé


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 »
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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


Video: Arcade Fire, ‘Everything Now’

Arcade Fire have unveiled the video for the title track of their fifth album, “Everything Now.” The announcement of the album, which comes out July 28, comes with the news that the band will embark in September on its “infinite Content” tour, which arrives at the Forum in October. The new song is a typically anthemic meditation on information overload, and the illusion of having it all. “Everything Now,” according to the press release, was produced by the band along with Thomas Bangalter and Ste...
Tags: Video, Music, Arcade Fire, Montreal, Thomas Bangalter, Steve Mackey, Markus Dravs, Boombox Studios in New Orleans Sonovox Studios, Gang Recording Studio, Paris Along


Watch Arcade Fire Debut “Everything Now” At Surprise Primavera Warmup Show

Arcade Fire just announced that their new album, Everything Now, is coming out on 7/28, and officially shared the album's lead single and title track, which was co-produced by Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter. The announcement coincided with a surprise show at Primavera Sound that served as a warmup for their headlining set on … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Daft Punk, Arcade Fire, Primavera Sound Festival, Primavera Sound, Thomas Bangalter


Arcade Fire – “Everything Now” Video

Arcade Fire just announced a new album called Everything Now and they're currently playing a surprise set at Primavera. The album's title track was produced by Daft Punk's Thomas Bangalter, and a video for the song directed by the Sacred Egg went live moments ago. Keep an eye out for Enzo! … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Arcade Fire, Enzo, Thomas Bangalter, The Sacred Egg


Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter Appears At Cannes Without His Helmet

BREAKING: Daft Punk are not actually robots. Thomas Bangalter, one half of the legendary electronic duo, made a rare unmasked appearance with his wife, French actress Élodie Bouchez, at the opening ceremony of Cannes Film Festival yesterday. See below. (He's the white guy who isn't Adrien Brody.) … More »
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Listen to the sources of Daft Punk's samples

Daftworld compiled some of the killer samples that Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter made their own. Full versions of the tracks heard here would make for a killer rare groove and disco DJ set!
Tags: Video, Music, News, Samples, Thomas Bangalter, Guy Manuel de Homem Christo, Sampling, Daftworld


New Video: The Weeknd Feat. Daft Punk “I Feel It Coming”

Just hours after making the announcement, The Weeknd drops his new music video “I Feel It Coming.” Directed by Warren Fu, the XO crooner moves around an unknown planet, showing off his dance moves while crooning to a woman. The sci-fi themed visual also features a cameo by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter, better known as French electro music duo Daft Punk, who are featured on the track. “I Feel It Coming” is the current single off The Weeknd’s No. 1 album STARBOY. The Toron...
Tags: Videos, London, Toronto, Daft Punk, Jazz, The Weeknd, Europe Continue, Thomas Bangalter, Guy Manuel de Homem Christo, Warren Fu, I Feel It Coming


The Weeknd’s “Starboy” with Daft Punk Lands No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100

The Weeknd received a major belated Christmas gift this week. The XO crooner’s “Starboy” smash-hit is now the No. 1 record in the country. The lead single off the Toronto singer’s new album tops the Billboard Hot 100 chart this week. Featuring Daft Punk, the song rises from No. 2 to No. 1 in its 14th week on the Hot 100, becoming The Weeknd’s third No. 1 record on the Hot 100. “Starboy” the Beauty Behind the Madness singles “Can’t Feel My Face” and “The Hills,” which became No. 1 records in ...
Tags: Toronto, Daft Punk, Justin Bieber, Jazz, Pharrell Williams, Music News, Hills, Maroon, The Weeknd, Machine Gun Kelly, Thomas Bangalter, XO, Guy Manuel de Homem Christo, Kendrick Lamar Don


UNKLE release new single (listen); James Lavelle curated 'Daydreaming with Stanley Kubrick' exhibit in London

The Kubrick exhibit features contributions from Jarvis Cocker, Mick Jones (The Clash/B.A.D.), Max Richter, Michael Nyman, Daft Punk's Thomas Bangalter, Beth Orton, Samantha Morton & Douglas Hart, and more. Continue reading… [Author: Bill Pearis]
Tags: Music, London, Daft Punk, Stanley Kubrick, Jarvis Cocker, Music News, Bill Pearis, Max Richter, James Lavelle, Beth Orton, Mick Jones, Thomas Bangalter, Unkle, Mink, Electronic Dance Music News, Samantha Morton


Stop Thinking Of​ Sampling As Theft

Sampling is often demonized within the music industry, with many feeling that the practice is a form of theft. This perception may be unfair however and, in addition to bringing the musical community together, sampling may be one area of music where innovation is still possible. _____________________________________ Guest Post by Rory Seydel on Landr We need to talk about sampling.   The art of sampling in songwriting is nothing new. In fact, it’s become one of the only fronti...
Tags: Publishing, Music, Daft Punk, United States, Guest Post, House, Ibiza, Columbia Records, Music Business, More News, Edm, Sophie, Bieber, Rory Seydel, Samuels, Thomas Bangalter



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