Donald Trump’s press secretary Sean Spicer tweeted that Daft Punk, who he referred to as “Daft Funk” in error, should “grow up” and lose the helmets.
The tweets came in 2014, during Daft Punk’s Grammy performance with Stevie Wonder, but have resurfaced after Spicer came under fire for falsely claiming Donald Trump’s inauguration had “the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period.”
Slam have revealed they will celebrate 25 years of their Soma Records imprint with a five-vinyl compilation, ‘Soma 25’. It lands on Friday 31st March.
The release features a raft of new material, including a new modular Slam remix of Daft Punk’s ‘Drive’, as well as tracks from Jeff Mills, Robert Hood, Adam Beyer, Josh Wink and more.
You can listen to the original version of Daft Punk’s ‘Drive’ at the bottom of the page.
Daft Punk released their debut album, ‘Homework’, 20 years ago this year, and to mark the occasion Boiler Room have planned a tribute show which is set to take place at Chicago’s Smart Bar on Saturday 28th January.
Rumours around Daft Punk returning for their first live dates in a decade with an Alive 2017 tour have been reignited after a mysterious video appeared online.
Uploaded to YouTube under the user name 4162016211411, the clip shows a light show that cuts to the Daft Punk logo. You can watch it below.
The description to the video contains a sequence of numbers, that Reddit users are suggesting specify GPS coordinates to world cities.
Daft Punk have not confirmed the validity of the video.
RL Grime headlined Dallas-based electronic music festival Lights All Night on New Year’s Eve where, in addition to dropping his own original tracks, he debuted a live edit of The Weeknd and Daft Punk’s ‘Starboy’.
In an exclusive interview with Australia’s Triple J radio station, RL Grime stated that he’s currently working on an album that is slated to be released this year with a subsequent tour.
Daft Punk are getting into the holiday spirit with the release of a new range of festive merchandise.
Ever looked at your christmas tree and thought, 'that's just not Daft Punk enough?' Well those days are over now, thanks to the French duo's robot head tree decorations!
The pair are also selling snowglobes and candles — perfect stocking-fillers we reckon — all advertised with their signature retro posters (which are also for sale).
UPDATE: The poster has now sold out.
Daft Punk have released a limited-edition print of the portrait that appeared in the video to their collaboration with The Weeknd, ‘Starboy’.
The edition ships in one size, 27” x 41”, and features “archival ink print, UV cured, on unbleached, archival 14 oz canvas.” Each print is signed by the artist, Warren Fu, and is priced at $140.
Canadian producer Coins has created the ultimate mash-up LP with his record 'Daft Science' — an album made entirely of Beastie Boys vocals and Daft Punk samples. Think ‘Ch-Check It Out’ paired with ‘Around The World’ or ‘Root Down’ over ‘Robot Rock’ — basically, it's vibey as hell!
Although not garnering much attention when it was released in 2014, it's since gone viral, with the producer recently taking to Reddit to thank his fans.
The Weeknd announced a second Daft Punk collaboration earlier this month, and now the Canadian has dropped ‘I Feel It Coming’ ahead of his forthcoming album’s release next week, on Friday 25th November. You can listen to the track below.
Kygo has dropped a remix of Daft Punk and The Weeknd’s collaboration, ‘Starboy, the track from the latter’s forthcoming album of the same name. You can listen to the rework below.
Speaking about the track on his SoundCloud page, Kygo said, “Got the chance to remix this incredible track. Hope you guys like it.”
This is the second time Kygo has reworked The Weeknd’s material, after turning in a remix of ‘Often’ last year from his 2015 album, ‘Beauty Behind The Madness’.