The Weeknd has revealed that a second Daft Punk collaboration is on its way when his new album, ‘Starboy’, is released on Friday 25th November.
Back after an eight-year break (on the album front), Cerrone is set to return with a brand new album 'Red Lips' this Friday, 28th October, via Malligator Preference.
Most famous for huge '70s disco hits 'Love In C Minor' and 'Supernature', he popped up recently on Daft Punk's disco-influenced LP 'Random Access Memories', with 'Red Lips' set to feature 14 original cuts from the respected French producer.
Glastonbury organisers have confirmed that French duo Daft Punk will not headline the UK festival next year. The news comes after Radiohead were announced as headliners for the Friday night of the event.
In an interview with NME, Emily Eavis confirmed the robots will not play in 2017, saying: "There’s no more [headliner] announcements now for a while, but I will tell you the other two that have been rumoured aren’t happening.”
Daft Punk are reportedly set to headline Glastonbury 2017, with the French duo said to be joined on the top of the bill by Radiohead and The Stone Roses.
According to a statement from UK-based festival website eFestivals.co.uk, they had “well-sourced information” that Daft Punk will be playing the headline slot on the Pyramid Stage on the Friday night “several months ago”. You can read the statement in full below:
After last week’s rumour about a Daft Punk tour was quickly debunked, this week an eagle-eyed Redditor has stumbled across Alive2017.com.
And what makes this particular website so interesting is that the numbers hidden behind its logo and source code are littered with Daft Punk clues.
The Weeknd has shared the video to his new album title-track 'Starboy'.
Directed by Grant Singer (the man behind the video to previous The Weeknd hit 'Tell Your Friends', the clip features the Canadian artist murdering himself, smashing up his apartment with a huge neon crucifix and taking his cat for a drive.
Daft Punk — who helped produce the track — appear only briefly as a painting on the wall.
The 'Starboy' album is set to drop 25th November, in the meantime, you can check out the video below.
Earlier this week, Daft Punk were rumoured to be touring in 2017, but now reports have come that the robots live return has been greatly exaggerated.
Consequence of Sound reports that an “industry source” has confirmed that Daft Punk have no plans to perform live next year.
Speaking on online forum/aggregator Reddit, Consequence of Sound founder, Alex Young, went on to say that sources have confirmed “they aren’t accepting live offers”.
Daft Punk are rumoured to be touring next year.
The news comes via online forum/aggregator Reddit, where a user has uncovered a page on the Lollapalooza festival website dedicated to Daft Punk.
The page, which was built back in February, appears to indicate that the famous French duo are booked to play the festival next year.
Giorgio Moroder has provided a mix for Cr2 Records’ forthcoming ‘Space Ibiza: 1989–2016’ compilation, which is due for release on Friday 30th September.
Moroder is joined on the three-disc tribute to Space Ibiza by Erick Morillo and Cr2 Records boss Mark Brown, with the disco icon’s selection including a number of his own productions, as well as music from Daft Punk, Cerrone, Joey Negro, Tensnake, Roger Sanchez and many more.
Daft Punk’s 1995 classic ‘Da Funk’ is getting a gold disc re-release, limited to just 1,000 copies. ‘Teachers’ is on the flip, which also featured on their 1997 album, ‘Homework’.
The release is to celebrate Maurizio Cattelan and photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari’s art magazine Toiletpaper selling its first million copies, with the duo creating the gold vinyl to commemerate the landmark.