Nile Rodgers co-hosted a special show on Apple Music’s Beats 1 yesterday (Monday, 25th June) with Matt Wilkinson and he had plenty of stories to tell.
The show coincided closely with the unveiling of Chic’s new single 'Till the World Falls', lifted from the band’s first new album in 25 years set to be released in September.
During the show, Rodgers told Wilkinson about his first encounter with Daft Punk in the lead up to their collaborations on ‘Random Access Memories’.
Stardust have reformed to re-master their 1998 French house classic ‘Music Sounds Better With You’.
The track, the brainchild of Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter, producer Alan Braxe and vocalist Benjamin Diamond, is arguably one of the most recognisable house tracks of the past two decades and has served as a hallmark of the french house canon. Now, in honour of it’s 20th birthday, Braxe has announced that the trio have reformed to re-master and re-release the anthemic cut.
Daft Punk’s creative director Cedric Hervet has launched a new exhibition of high-end, futurist furniture Maxfield’s Beverly Hills output in Los Angeles, California.
Hervet, has worked with the French duo frequently in the past as a designer and creative director, helping to shape their image and visual strategy. He designed cover art for most of their albums and was the artistic steerer for ‘Random Access Memories’. Not only that, he co-produced their third album ‘Human After All’.
Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter has penned an exclusive cut as part of the soundtrack to a new film by Gaspar Noé, titled Climax.
The new track, which is titled ‘Sangria’, is set to appear in the flick alongside previously heard tune ‘What to Do’ and Daft Punk classic ‘Rollin’ and Scratchin'.
The film — which made its debut at Cannes Film Festival earlier this month — also features well-known tracks from Aphex Twin (‘Windowlicker’), Cerrone (‘Supernature’) and Little Louis (‘French Kiss’) among others.
Todd Edwards and Daft Punk have an unreleased vocal album, according to an interview on Jax Jones’ Beats 1 Apple Music show.
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It's been revealed that Daft Punk will create the soundtrack for Disney Pixar’s Toy Story 4.
Working on the music for the return of Woody and Buzz Lightyear will be the second time Daft Punk have created a soundtrack for Disney, following Tron: Legacy in 2010.
Daft Punk are also reportedly set to make a cameo appearance in Toy Story 4 as ‘80s wind-up robot DJs, partying with the green aliens.
Details of the soundtrack are currently scarce, but a Daft Punk remix of Randy Newman’s ‘You’ve Got a Friend in Me’ is said to be in the works.
Daft Punk have leaked a new track online — or so claim Reddit users.
Rumours were swirling on the popular online forum of a supposed Daft Punk track posted to SoundCloud earlier this week. The track in question is a 17-second snippet called ‘x’, the only upload hosted by SoundCloud user User19972001200420132019.
Reddit users think they’ve cracked a hidden code that reveals the three secret headliners for Ultra’s 20th anniversary show at the end of March.
The Miami-based festival, which is set to run from 23rd to 25th March at Bayfront Park, has sent out memorial patches to Ultra ticket holders over the last few weeks, with the patch artwork supposedly hinting at the three secret guests tipped to perform over the weekend.
Daft Punk have unveiled a new line of Christmas merchandise, allowing fans to add a truly fresh edge to their impending Yuletide celebrations.
The range includes a 'Discovery'-era ornament set, comprising miniaturised versions of the duo's iconic robot helmets that can be hung from the tree, a snow globe with ice cave illuminated by an LED, and a jigsaw based on the D.A.F.T. video anthology cover because, let's face it, no festive period is complete without sitting down to a 1,000 piece-r.