Aussie fellas Yale have their fingers on the pulse when it comes to making the funkiest of tunes. You may have noticed a slight surge in electro-funk sounds since Daft Punk’sRandom Access Memories surfaced, and these “Brisbanites” are holding up this delicious trend. The duo, Stefan Emslie and Mark Maxwell, have created a royal buzz for themselves with this single ‘No One Else Knows’ with soaring feedback from various Triple J big guns and blogs from all over the world. From [READ ON]
Did you like Daft Punk’sRandom Access Memories? How about the new Phoenix album? If I’m hearing an overwhelming “yes” to either of these questions, here’s another track to add to your favorites list. New York funk geniuses !!! (Chk Chk Chk) dropped their latest album, THR!!!ER, earlier in the year, containing one of the catchiest bass lines, sexiest grooves and overall most danceable tracks I’ve heard in a while. That song, titled “One Girl/One Boy”, is bursting at the seams with summery, jive-worthy bass parts, a catchy, divalicious vocal section by Sonia Moore and a lot of general feel good vibes. With their change in sound from dance-punk to pure dance-funk, I think you’ll be hearing these tunes a lot during warmer seasons!
So…after all the hype, preview videos, tracklist reveals, collaborator interviews and feverish anticipation, Daft Punk’s fourth studio album, Random Access Memories, has finally landed. After a masterclass in prolonged promotion, does the record match the anticipation? Has it been worth the wait? The straightforward answer to that question is yes! It has indeed been worth the wait. With that satisfaction, however, comes a couple of complications — this record is, in many ways, not the release [READ ON]
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Though we’re almost completely deaf from the roaring buzz that’s constantly engulfed Daft Punk’s fourth record, we’re still excited to fully experience their salute to the fathers of EDM and fab collaborations with Panda Bear, Julian Casablancas, and Pharrell Williams. Random Access Memories doesn’t seem to let up, meshing disco, funk, rock, pop, jazz and electronica into one big, tasty, hype-worthy record. The National does it yet again with their sixth, and also star-studded, new one featuring [READ ON]
Update (5/13/13): You can now stream Random Access Memories on iTunes!
Just in case Random Access Memories, the new Daft Punk Album, was not the most anticipated album of this decade, Daft Punk dropped a stunning short teaser of them in a spacecraft opening the vinyl and playing a few seconds of the new record. Visually, the video is just as immersive as the short [READ ON]
One of our absolute favorites, Daughter, just dropped another chill-inducing cover, this time of Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky”. The original may be disco-fabulous and feature Pharrell Williams, but this version is stripped and striking like only Daughter can manage. The slower, more restrained cover hits your ears from a whole new angle, going from dance jam to insightful and melancholy — and Daughter does melancholy better [READ ON]
UPDATE (4/18/13): You can download the official version of the radio edit on iTunes or listen directly below.
We’ve worked ourselves into a tizzy over Daft Punk’s new track, and the groovy tastes they’ve given us so far have only left us ravenous for more. With the little bit of “Get Lucky” that was heard on the album preview, we were given just a snippet of the silky-smooth, disco jams that the Parisian [READ ON]
Update (4/15/13): While this is indeed Daft Punk, this was created by someone who looped the commercial. A taste, yes. But the final product? No.
It’s no secret by now that French electro-rockers Daft Punk have a new album entitled Random Access Memories coming out on May 21. Until now, however, they’ve been pretty quiet about the actual tracks. This last weekend gave us a ton of insight as to what we can expect — the band announced [READ ON]
M83follows up his nothing-less-than-epic 2011 record, Hurry Up We’re Dreaming, with a soundtrack for Tom Cruise’s latest flick, Oblivion. The score was composed by Anthony Gonzalez (M83) and Joseph Trapanese, who produced Daft Punk’sTron score. The sufficiently massive track is held together by [READ ON]
Daft Punk have been teasing their new record for some time now (with an ad aired during SNL and some billboards in Austin during SXSW), and today, they finally gave us more information. The follow-up to the Tron: Legacy soundtrack is officially titled Random Access Memories and will feature collaborations from Panda Bear, Nile Rodgers, and Giorgio Moroder within its thirteen tracks. Check the album artwork above and preorder the album on iTunes. As previously reported, Random Access Memories is out May 21st on Dat Life (Columbia).