Daft Punk releases amazing “Lose Yourself To Dance” Official Music Video feat. Pharrell & Nile RodgersPosted in Bangin, Video by nick | Tags: Daft Punk, Music Video, Pharrell
After Daft Punk‘s chart topping album Random Access Memories from earlier this year spawned the overplayed radio hit “Get Lucky”, and the true showing of the second single “Lose Yourself To Dance” with a full on official music video in years from the French duo. This video looks like someone from the 80′s view of the future in space, if that makes sense. We get a space positioned concert with the duo, Pharrell and Nile Rodgers all grooving out in some truly amazing outfits. Sit back and enjoy.
Daft Punk – Lose Yourself To Dance ft. Pharrell and Nile Rodgers | iTunes
There is set to be an unexpected official full album stream today through iTunes. UPDATE: Now you stream the entire full version of ‘Random Access Memories’ from Daft Punk through iTunes Here. Please pre-order the album and support it when it comes out on May 21st. This album is a game changer. Full review coming shortly. What’s your favorite track so far?
Watch the Daft Punk Robots as they unveil Random Access Memories for it’s first time, abroad a spaceship
Daft Punk – Random Access Memories (Track-List)
1. “Give Life Back to Music” (Thomas Bangalter, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, Nile Rodgers, Paul Jackson, Jr.)
2. “The Game of Love” (Bangalter, de Homem-Christo)
3. “Giorgio by Moroder” (Bangalter, de Homem-Christo, Giorgio Moroder)
4. “Within” (Bangalter, de Homem-Christo, Jason Beck)
5. “Instant Crush” (featuring Julian Casablancas) (Bangalter, de Homem-Christo, Julian Casablancas)
6. “Lose Yourself to Dance” (featuring Pharrell Williams) (Bangalter, de Homem-Christo, Pharrell Williams, Rodgers)
7. “Touch” (featuring Paul Williams) (Bangalter, de Homem-Christo, Paul Williams, Chris Caswell)
8. “Get Lucky” (featuring Pharrell Williams) (Bangalter, de Homem-Christo, Pharrell Williams, Rodgers)
9. “Beyond” (Bangalter, de Homem-Christo, Paul Williams, Caswell)
10. “Motherboard” (Bangalter, de Homem-Christo)
11. “Fragments of Time” (featuring Todd Edwards) (Bangalter, de Homem-Christo, Todd Edwards)
12. “Doin’ It Right” (featuring Panda Bear) (Bangalter, de Homem-Christo, Noah Lennox)
13. “Contact” (Bangalter, de Homem-Christo, Stéphane Quême, Garth Porter, Tony Mitchell, Daryl Braithwaite)
One of the most hyped about album releases I have ever seen just got an appropriately epic video showing the first unboxing of the album. It shows both robots in a spaceship taking the Vinyl version of the album out of packaging for the first time ever. We get a glimpse at an epic looking piano artwork.
Then they start playing the record and we get a 15 second preview of what could be the starting track “Give Life Back to Music” from the album
“Get Lucky” the lead single off Daft Punk‘s long awaited newest Random Access Memories has been getting remixed in a lot of ways, but just got possibly the best yet. Italian producer / DJ Razihel takes the funky track and blasts it full of electro / moombahton flavor. The drums are so beefy they will hit you right in the face. The synth and piano work, buildups, and drops all flow together seamlessly for an increidble rendition that does more then justice to the original. He has been nice enough to pass this out for free, enjoy!
Daft Punk – Get Lucky (Razihel Remix) | Download | Facebook Download
The exact details are still be unveiled, but BBC Radio 1 DJ Pete Tong has announced that Daft Punk will be doing something this Friday May 10th at 9pm. Since they did an essential mix back in 97′ there is definite chance for a followup.
We might potentially hear some new tracks off the upcoming album Random Access Memories as we creep on the released date on May 21. This is speculation based off of Pete Tong’s post of course. We will post updates here.
2:15pm UPDATE: We now have news that this Friday Pete Tong will be airing the first audio interview with the duo in 6 years that was recorded at this year’s Coachella. Since it is getting broadcasted via BBC Radio 1 we can hope for a clip of another new track off Random Access Memories. Based on them doing one in the past, an Essential Mix is defintely not unrealistic in the future.
BONUS: As a bonus we have included their 1997 BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix featuring 2 hours of some of their best classic originals, remixes and favorite tracks.
Daft Punk BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix 1997
Source: Pete Tong
Kanye West dropped a two word tweet “June Eighteen” signifying the upcoming release date for his 6th studio album. Daft Punk, Skrillex, Odd Future, Chief Keef, 2 Chainz, John Legend and more are set to be collaborators on the huge record. Thomas Bangalter of Daft Punk said “Kanye doesn’t give a fuck” while Daft Punk counter part Guy-Manuel added “He’s a good friend”. They have two tracks that sprang from working together. “One of them, I told him it sounded solid and powerful – I envisioned a cube when I heard it” is what Michal Gondry (Director and longtime Daft Punk friend) had to say about hearing the tracks. Stating a music video is already in the works. The album is said to be “even darker and more twisted” then Kanye’s previous LP release. Daft Punk also added that “It was very raw, He was rapping– kind of screaming primally.”
June 18th looks to be a huge release with quite the cast. We will keep you posted on more details as they roll in.
Check out more info on Daft Punk’s upcoming long awaited new album Random Access Memories
Source: Rolling Stone
Yes.. Candyland went there. Possiby the biggest dance record of all time “One More Time” from Daft Punk just got a trapped out OG remix from Candyland, the group responible of also somehow trapping out Darude “Sandstrom” and PSY “Gangnam Style”. It has some really wild samples like a bell ringing all coming together seamlessly. It works unbelievably well. Enjoy Daft Punk like never before!
Daft Punk – One More Time (Candyland OG Remix) | Download
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Continuing the Collaborators series on the amazing cast of contributing talent for the ground breaking new album Random Access Memories from Daft Punk.
This video sits down with Panda Bear who collaborated with Daft Punk on their track “.. Panda Bear has released several solo records, on top of his praised work apart of the band Animal Collective who continues to tour worldwide.
Panda Bear discusses working with the myseterious Daft Punk, and moves onto highlighting his skills as a muscian. He talks about how he excels at rhythm instead of techincal skill. He also mentions breifly on drum sampling.
Is is May 21st yet?
Another day passes, and another new Daft Punk video arrives in support of their upcoming album Random Access Memories. Today we get the 4th episode of The Collaborators series this time interviewing Pharrell. He touches on been overly excited to work with the group and finally having time while in Paris. He touches on creating “Get Lucky” when both of the were in that Nile Rodgers state of mind. He then goes on saying how the song makes him feel like he is on an endless 4am island party. A heavy hitting line, undercutting a majority of music getting produced these days is “You don’t need MDMA for this music” – Pharrell. The song is insanely incredible, and an instant hit. And he is said to have worked with the Robots on some other tracks on the album. Enjoy!
Daft Punk | Random Access Memories | The Collaborators: Pharrell Williams
After giving Coachella a special exclusive suprise 2 minute trailer on the Jumbotrons during Friday, Daft Punk have released a 1 minute version of the new video for us to replay infinitely showing the robots, Pharrell, and guitarist Nile Rodgers. Those suits are truly next level, and I really hope they become the new fad.
We get more of the incredible single “Get Lucky” which will be the lead single on Random Access Memories, their upcoming released slated for May 21st. This is easily going to be one of the most signifcant music releases ever.
“We’re up all night to get lucky.”
Also for those wondering, Daft Punk did not perform during Phoenix’s set last night at Coachella… it was randomly enough R. Kelley.. Granted it was good, especially for those R. Kelley fans who are happy to see him performing live again. I just wanted to see some Daft Punk.
Coachella Music Festival 2013 Video LIVE Stream Day 2 : Watch From Home Feat. Phoenix (Possible Daft Punk), Knife Party, The Postal Service, Major Lazer, Bassnectar, Baauer, and More!Posted in Bangin, Events, Video by nick | Tags: Coachella, Coachella 2013, Daft Punk, Live Stream, Phoenix
Day 1 of Coachella was huge, and enjoyed by everyone online yesterday. Well now we can watch the live stream of Day 2 of the festival with an electronic all star lineup and some great live acts, and all the ingredients are set for Daft Punk to make a surprise appearance during Phoenix’s set, watch below and see why here.
Here is why Daft Punk could very well have a guest appearance during Phoenix’s set which is getting streamed tonight, below. Here is the back story on why this could happen: French band Phoenix features members Thomas Mars (vocals), Deck d’Arcy (bass), Laurent Brancowitz (guitar), Christian Mazzalai (guitar) all of which were in a band with both Bangalter and Guy-Manuel of Daft Punk. Daft Punk’s last appearance in the past 4 years has been stepping in during Pheonix’s sold out Madison Square Garden show in 2009, so this would be nothing new. They also released a trailer featuring Pharrell for their new album at Coachella yesterday, and have been hanging out at the festival. and are confirmed to be hanging out at the festival yesterday. All I can say, make sure you are watching Channel 1 at 11:35pm PST / 2:35am EST to Phoenix’s set. But who knows, maybe I’m crazy.
Aside from Daft Punk, ther is also have Knife Party, Bassnectar, Major Lazer, Baauer, Benny Benassi, The Postal Service, The XX, Portugal. The Man, Moby, Hot Chip, and lot more streaming their full sets live below. Look below at the schedule and tune into the 3 live channels!
Check out the full Coachella lineup here.
You can have a party at your house, thus creating your own personal “Couch-chella”.
Daft Punk‘s truly iconic upcoming album Random Access Memories is set to release May 21st. The french duo decided to release an official trailer at Coachella on the Jumbotron screens for the album featuring the lead single “Get Lucky” featuring vocals from Pharrell. It also features guitarist Nile Rodgers from Chic, who contributed the infectious melody. Their outfits covered in sequens couldn’t be more fitting to represent such a epic song.
Also confirmed that both members Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk were at Coachella without robot heads in the VIP section and gave Pharrell a high five after the trailer played.
How much do you want to bet they will be playing a surprise set during Phoenix’s main stage set tonight at Coachella? They did used to be in a group with members of Phoenix.
Nile Rodgers talking on Daft Punk New Album ‘Random Access Memories’ for The Collaborators Documentary Episode 3Posted in Bangin, News, Video by nick | Tags: Chic, Daft Punk, Documentary, New Album, Nile Rodgers, Random Access Memories, The Creators Project
In the third episode of the incredible documentary series about the game changing new album Random Access Memories from French electronic duo Daft Punk. In Episode 3 of The Collaborators series, it highlights one of the amazing artists Daft Punk collaborated with on their new album, legendary American guitarist / bassist Nile Rodgers, frontman to band Chic and responsible for countless hits from Madonna, Duran Duran, David Bowie and countless others.
He touches on their initial relationship starting at a Daft Punk listening party and moving to him getting invited while they were recording in a New York studio.
Then diving into how great collaborations are when both artists are trying to push each other harder and both end up growing. A very true statement.
“Daft Punk Went Back to Go Forward”
Daft Punk are ‘Bringing Back Soul’ with Random Access Memories: Collaborators Documentary Episode 2 – Todd Edwards [MUST WATCH]Posted in Bangin, Video by nick | Tags: Collaborators, Daft Punk, Documentar, Episode 2, Julian Casabl, Pharrell Williams, Random Access Memories, Robots, Soul, Todd Edwards, Video
“When the music becomes focused on the effects that are being used, or the presets of sounds.. it’s computer.. there’s no soul there. Pretty ironic that two android (robots) are bringing back soul.”
The second episode in a truly iconic video series showing the back story of the mysterious french duo Daft Punk, leading up to the release of their 4th album release, Random Access Memories.
The episode dives into some very interesting topics including Daft Punk talking with past collaborator Todd Edwards. They talk on Daft Punk being in California trying to capture this “West Coast Vibe” s like various classic Amerian acts. Todd moves onto Daft Punk and how they have always been collaborating. Todd sang , co-wrote and co-produced “Face to Face” with Daft Punk. As he put it “They Are Always On to New Challenges”, consistently working with some of the greatest producers and muscians in the world for every one of their projects. For their new album this is no different.
Random Access Memories has an incredible lineup of highly speculated collaborators. The current reported collaborators currently include Strokes singer Julian Casablancas, Noah Lennox (aka Animal Collective’s Panda Bear), Pharrell Williams, Italian disco producer Giorgio Moroder, Chic’s Nile Rodgers, piano virtuoso Chily Gonzales, songwriter Paul Williams, seasoned session guitarist Paul Jackson Jr. (Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston), Todd Edwards, and DJ Falcon.
They have recruited a diverse lineup of real musicians all connecting with different fan bases in different ways. By working with these artists they will be able to transition a raw soulful essence that is missing the growing electronic world more focused on the effects then the actual music. One of the best lines at the end is “When the music becomes focused on the effects that are being used, or the presets of sounds on the computer, there is no soul their. Pretty ironic that two android robots are bringing back soul.” It couldn’t be more true. There is not electronic act with more buzz in the entire world, so there wouldn’t be anyone more suited to bring back soul. To say that their new album Random Access Memories is going to be a game changer, would be a huge understatement. May 21st couldn’t come any sooner. You can pre-order the album through iTunes.
A few weeks back Daft Punk unveiled the first new song to the world in years in the form of a 15 second ad ran during Saturday Night Live. Well fellow French artist Vanderway apart of the L’ordre Collectif decided to reworked the 15 second sample of the track off Random Access Memories into a full on song complete with instruments and live vocals. Aside from being one of the most unique ideas for creating a song, it is incredible. It has a extra chill vibe pumpd full of funky Daft Punk energy. I really can’t stop replaying this track. Check out more info on the new album here. Enjoy!
Daft Punk – Random Access Memories (Daft Punk – Random Access Memories (Vanderway Edit) | Download
You can pre-order the Random Access Memories Here
Daft Punk have their long awaited 4th album Random Access Memories set to release on Columbia Records May 21st, and have teamed up with The Creator’s Project for a new web series about their iconic new album. In this first episode the documentary sits down with Singer / Song-writer / Record Label Owner Giorgio Moroder. He talks about some of their old tracks like “One More Time” and other points including the Daft Punk robots adding a human touch to today’s dance music.
Daft Punk have also announced they have brought songwriter Paul Williams, Chic frontman Nile Rodgers, and musician Chilly Gonzales to assist with their latest album. It sure to bring a blast of soul and live music back to the mainstream worldwide.
Daft Punk | Random Access Memories | Short Documentary: The Collaborators: Giorgio Moroder
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