Medicom has been creating Daft Punk figures for a while now, including versions of the secretive duo as they appeared promoting their latest album, Random Access Memories. But the toymaker is now introducing versions of the figures dating back to their 2001 album Discovery, which for the first time will include…
It did win them the Grammy for Album of the Year, but die-hard Daft Punk fans know that Random Access Memories was not the duo's best work. But even mediocre Daft Punk is better than no Daft Punk at all, and the recent album means we now get a new pair of detailed figures of the always-incognito French artists.
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…
If you're in the Los Angeles after this Friday, definitely stop by Gallery 1988 (East) for Storytime, a show of Joey Spiotto's work. We would read all of these to any children we know.
Owen Pallett has a great article on Slate explaining why Daft Punk's Get Lucky was such a huge success through the lenses of classic Western music theory. It may be a little technical but, if you know a bit about music, it's fascinating stuff. This bit is not music theory but very interesting too:
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…
I don't care how many Chinese zither-based covers of Daft Punk's Tron: Legacy soundtrack you listen to today, I feel quite confident that Michelle Kwan's adaptation of "Derezzed" is going to top your list. I know, it's a bold statement, but I stand by it.
A choir of Interior Ministry officers just released their rendition of Daft Punk's "Get Lucky," apparently ahead of their big November 10 concert at the Kremlin. There's fake smoke, dramatic lighting, crooning Soviet-looking dudes and a hilarious choir conductor—a 21st century Mr. Trololo.
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.
Bill Nye, who tore 80% of his quadricep last week, was told not to participate in last night's Dancing with the Stars. But he did anyway, performing a Daft Punk-inspired robot dance with Tyne Stecklein that required him to move his injured leg as little as possible. The duo won't be returning, but they left the stage…
That's what a new article in Radio.com claims. Monae's first full-length album was lukewarm on radio, with the song "Tightrope" barely getting much airplay. Monae wants her new album The Electric Lady to get more radio play, but the science-fiction imagery is turning off programmers.
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.
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…
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…
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.
So many musicians are fans of science fiction it can be hard to keep track. But there are bands that take it a step further — bands that actually consist of aliens, robots, time travelers and other creatures. Here are 11 bands that don’t just like scifi, they are scifi.
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.
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.
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.