Finally a Movie Shows How French Electronic Music Is More Than Vocoders

Thanks to Daft Punk, the 1990s French "touch" electronic music scene has its legendary figures, masks and vocoder robot voices and button pushing and all. We've got the sound and look, but seriously, we're missing a little fiction to glorify the music's rise into one of the more influential electronic music movements… » 1/26/15 11:40am 1/26/15 11:40am

How Daft Punk's bad english made Get Lucky a hit

How Daft Punk made One More Time from a sample they say they never used

One more time. Even if you wear earplugs, turn off the radio and stay away from noisy clubs, you know Daft Punk's song 'One More Time'. It's one of those songs that seems to be inserted into the memory of every human who has existed since the year 2000. Here, EDM producer Sadowick Production reveals how Daft Punk made… » 1/02/14 8:42pm 1/02/14 8:42pm

DARKSIDE: Random Access Memories Memories

Remember Daft Punk? The robots that pwned the music charts a few months ago with their more-poppy-than-usual new album? Thanks to Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington—collectively known as DARKSIDE—you can discover Random Access Memories all over again. » 10/09/13 7:00pm 10/09/13 7:00pm

Wall Decals Give Jay-Z a Starring Role in Your Living Room

You love Jay-Z, you say? Bad news: his appearance fee is bonkers. Good news: you can still have a private audience with Hova with these wall decals from design studio Pixers, which put him and several other famous musicians right in your home. » 7/15/13 5:00pm 7/15/13 5:00pm

How to DJ a Dance Party Without Knowing How to DJ

Every quarter-aged hipster wants to be a DJ at one point or another. The only problem is that DJing is actually a really expensive hobby, if you do it right. (And by right, I mean legally.) It used to be that you needed turntables, a mixer, an audio interface, crates of records, a controller and at least one… » 5/29/13 4:40pm 5/29/13 4:40pm

Daft Punkitecture Around The World

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? » 5/21/13 4:41pm 5/21/13 4:41pm

Don't Get Daft Punk's New Album Without Also Getting the Helmet

After Halloween revelers desperately wanted to buy his impressively detailed Daft Punk helmet (Thomas Bangalter version) Mauricio Santoro realized he could probably make a few bucks from his creation. So he got a small production line going and is now selling the helmets on Etsy for $500 until they run out, or until… » 5/21/13 12:41pm 5/21/13 12:41pm

Start Your Day Right With a Daft Punk Laser Bubble Rave

Lasers, bubbles, edge-tracking, and Daft Punk are all pretty awesome in their own separate ways, but put together, they can put one one hell of a useless, random, but awesome show. » 5/18/13 9:06am 5/18/13 9:06am

Daft Punk's Random Access Memories Has Leaked Online (Updated)

Surprise! The new Daft Punk Album, Random Access Memories, has leaked online one week before the official release. And if you'd rather get your music by legal means, you can stream the entire thing right here on iTunes. » 5/13/13 2:51pm 5/13/13 2:51pm

Floppy Drives Are Only Good for Playing Daft Punk Music Now

Can you remember the last time you used a floppy disk? I really don't. I'm assuming it was some time in elementary school bringing a single Word document in a computer class or something. Maybe I'm making that up. Whatever, it doesn't matter. Floppy drives don't matter anymore. Unless they're being used to make music. » 5/11/13 12:00am 5/11/13 12:00am

I Want These Daft Punk Lego Minifigs More Than Their New Album

Daft Punk's next official album, Random Access Memories, drops in just over a couple of weeks which might as well be an eternity for die hard fans. But while I'm as excited as anyone for the duo's next outing, I have to say I'm even more excited by these unofficial Daft Punk Lego minifigs. » 5/07/13 9:20am 5/07/13 9:20am

Daft Punk's New Single Totally Sounds Like a Michael Jackson Disco Jam

Fans of forward-looking music have at least two things to be excited about this spring: new albums from Boards of Canada (which is teasing fans with the rarest vinyl released this year) and Daft Punk, whose Random Access Memories is set for a May 20th release. » 4/23/13 12:20pm 4/23/13 12:20pm

Download Daft Punk's New Song 'Get Lucky'—The Radio Edit—Right Now

Daft Punk's newest song Get Lucky from their upcoming album Random Access Memories has come with so much buzz that the only thing that can rival its thousands of leaks and millions of rumors is the next iPhone. Some people stitched together catchy loops from the SNL commercial, other people prayed for Coachella, but… » 4/18/13 11:37pm 4/18/13 11:37pm

Daft Swanson: The Daft Punk SNL Mystery Clip Meets a Dancing Gif

Why is Ron Swanson so happy? Why can't he stop dancing? Oh you didin't hear: There's a new Daft Punk record on the way. » 3/08/13 7:00pm 3/08/13 7:00pm

Daft Punk - "Aerodynamic" (Moog Google Doodle Remix)

We just can't get enough of the amazing Google Doodle paying homage to synth inventor Robert Moog, but Brett Domino takes the things to the next level with his rendition of Daft Punk's "Aerodynamic." » 5/23/12 8:00pm 5/23/12 8:00pm

Tron's Derezzed Played On Floppy Drives Is a Retro Audiogasm

How do you make an incredibly cool piece of music even cooler? Play it back on ol' fashioned tech, that's how. It certainly works for this version of Derezzed. » 1/06/12 7:08am 1/06/12 7:08am

This DIY Daft Punk Helmet Will Win Best Costume at any Halloween Party.…

Not satisfied with his previous work replicating the Daft Punk helmet worn Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, Harrison Krix went and made a replica of Thomas Bangalter's helmet from scratch, ending up with a finished product as amazing as the orignal. » 9/19/11 9:52am 9/19/11 9:52am

This Daft Punk Coke Better Not Taste Funky

According to Hypebeast, Coke and Daft Punk are uniting in the form of these gold and silver Daft Coke bottles. The shiny sodas will be distributed at the kinds of clubs you don't get into starting this March, and will also be distributed through colette in Paris. » 2/23/11 2:20pm 2/23/11 2:20pm

This App Turns Your Music Into Astrotrippy Awesomeness

You're about to watch a video of Performer. Know first that it's an iPad app that lets musicians control their instruments by moving shapes around in real time. Know second that you are definitely tripping out. » 2/09/11 6:20pm 2/09/11 6:20pm