Marching band performs Daft Punk at Paris Bastille Day parade

National treasures. Daft Punk received a surprise tribute during today’s Bastille Day parade in Paris when a marching band performed a medley hits by the French duo. The medley included ‘One More Time’, ‘Harder Better Faster Stronger’ and ‘Get Lucky’. Commemorating the storming the Bastille and marking France’s independence. Appearing in the video are President […]

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Daft Punk’s Roland TR-909 is up for sale

The influential drum machine includes the presets  Homework classic ‘Revolution 909’. The original Roland TR-909 used by Thomas Bangalter Daft Punk has gone on the market. Writing on Facebook this week, Vintage & Analogue Occasion listed the drum machine as a “collector’s item” and said they will “sell it to the highest bidder.” Bangalter’s 909 features the original […]

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Pharrell weighs in on Daft Punk Coachella rumors

The live tour rumors return. Pharrell has fered his thoughts on the possibility  Daft Punk headlining Coachella in the future. The duo haven’t performed at Coachella since 2006 but in February, Betfair bookmakers gave 3-1 odds that they would replace Beyoncé at Coachella. However, the performance never materialized. Talking on the latest episode his OTHERtone Apple Beats […]

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Watch The Weeknd's new 'Secrets' video

Taken from his latest album Starboy. The Weeknd has dropped the video for ‘Secrets’. Directed by Pedro Martin Calero, the new video shows the US star wandering around a massive brutalist building, with a levitating cross and dark red color scheme adding a touch occult classic Suspiria to the proceedings. It’s the latest video to be […]

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Toro Y Moi announces new album influenced by Travis Scott and Daft Punk

Watch the video for first track ‘Girl Like You’. Toro Y Moi has announced a new studio LP titled Boo Boo. The artist formerly known as Chaz Bundick, now ficially named Chaz Bear, posted a statement alongside the announcement, during which he discusses music as a form therapy and namechecks influences. “After seven years touring and recording, I found […]

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Listen to Pharrell's new song 'Yellow Light'

The follow-up to ‘Happy’. Pharrell has unveiled his new song ‘Yellow Light’. The track is taken from upcoming film Despicable Me 3, which you can watch a trailer for below. This new song follows smash hit ‘Happy’, which was featured on the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack and which reached number one all over the world. […]

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Watch Pharrell and Miley Cyrus perform 'Happy' at the One Love Manchester concert

Over £2 million has been raised to benefit those affected by last month’s Manchester terror attack. Ariana Grande’s star-studded One Love concert took place at Manchester’s Old Trafford yesterday (June 4) with performances from Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Black Eyed Peas, Miley Cyrus, Pharrell Williams and more. After performing his Daft Punk collaboration ‘Get Lucky’ […]

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Arcade Fire announce new album Everything Now out next month

Hey, we’ll take that over Infinite Content. Arcade Fire have announced their fifth album Everything Now will be released next month on Columbia. You can now hear the ficial stream the title track after the band’s surprise released it on 12″ at Primavera Festival this week. The disco-inflected track is produced by the band along […]

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FACT mix 603: DJ Deeon

Dance Mania’s DJ Deeon turns in an hour trunk-rattling ass-shakers. Chicago’s DJ Deeon is a bona fide house music legend. With a catalogue stripped-down, bass-heavy hits stretching back to the early 1990s, he pioneered the sound that would become known as “ghetto house”, propping up the influential Dance Mania label with his unique, rugged club […]

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7 pieces of gear that helped shape Radiohead's timeless OK Computer

OK Computer marked a noticeable shift from the guitar-led anthems The Bends towards the more experimental sound that would define Radiohead’s later music. But how did the band craft the album’s dense collage  sound? 20 years on from the release OK Computer, Scott Wilson picks out seven pieces gear used to make the landmark LP. In […]

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