Daft Punk

GRiZ – PS GFY (Ft. Cherub) – Dancing Astronaut

In terms of the crossover between funk and electronic music, GRiZ is one of, if not the, most visible flag bearers. Between his own sax-inflected jams and curating his imprint All Good Records, the Michigan-based producer has managed to bring the genre firmly into the modern music landscape. With his new album Good Will Prevail on the horizon, Continue reading GRiZ – PS GFY (Ft. Cherub) – Dancing Astronaut

Listen To This Unreleased Daft Punk Track That'll Make You Miss The Old Daft Punk

Since establishing Daft Punk in 1994, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo have released a surprisingly low number of remixes in their 22-year career. But now, thanks to Boys Noize, we’ve got our hands on another elusive Daft Punk rework that never officially saw the light of day. Last night on Sirius XM Electro, Boys Noize played a Continue reading Listen To This Unreleased Daft Punk Track That'll Make You Miss The Old Daft Punk

Listen to an unreleased Daft Punk remix in Boys Noize's new tribute set – Dancing Astronaut

Daft Punk have played a seminal role in the lives of many of today’s greatest producers. German techno and electro stalwart Boys Noize recently payed homage to the duo with a tribute mix to the work of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo. More specifically, the mixtape honors their respective labels, Roulé and Crydamoure. Boys Noize said Continue reading Listen to an unreleased Daft Punk remix in Boys Noize's new tribute set – Dancing Astronaut

iPhone 7's Big Flaw, Die Antwoord "Breaking Up" & Crazy New Daft Punk Helmets [ICYMI]

This last week has seen an influx of news in the dance music world, from planned break ups, to Nocturnal Wonderland becoming a hot zone for arrests. We realize it’s almost impossible to keep up with everything going on, so to help you stay on top of all the happenings, we’ve compiled the most popular articles Continue reading iPhone 7's Big Flaw, Die Antwoord "Breaking Up" & Crazy New Daft Punk Helmets [ICYMI]

Check Out The Story Behind Daft Punk & Jay-Z's Long Lost Collab & Listen To It Here

Mitchell Leib, the president of music and soundtracks for Walt Disney Records, just revealed the secret story behind a scrapped collaboration between Daft Punk and Jay Z for Disney’s Tron: Legacy back in 2010. The track was eventually leaked in 2014, and the reason that it stayed unreleased might not be a huge surprise – it wasn’t that Continue reading Check Out The Story Behind Daft Punk & Jay-Z's Long Lost Collab & Listen To It Here

David Bowie's ashes were set free at Burning Man – Dancing Astronaut

According to E! News, a portion of David Bowie‘s ashes were set free at Burning Man. His wife, Iman, gave permission for the ashes to be scattered across the Temple, a manmade structure that invites attendees to write and attach personal messages, in the company of 70 family members and friends. It was only natural for Bowie’s Continue reading David Bowie's ashes were set free at Burning Man – Dancing Astronaut

The story of Daft Punk and Jay-Z's secret 'Tron' collaboration, 'Computerized' – Dancing Astronaut

Before Random Access Memories took the world by storm in the summer of 2013, Daft Punk scored Disney’s Tron: Legacy. In an interview with Mitchell Leib, the Executive in Charge of Music for the film, Lieb reveals the history behind convincing the duo to work on the film and their cancelled collaboration with Jay Z, which was supposed to be the score’s lead Continue reading The story of Daft Punk and Jay-Z's secret 'Tron' collaboration, 'Computerized' – Dancing Astronaut

Meet the artists behind Dirtybird Campout: Justin Jay

The inaugural edition of Dirtybird Campout took place in Silverado, CA during October of last year — and what an inauguration it was. Coonskin caps were donned, water balloons were thrown, and attendees’ unfulfilled childhood dreams came true, all amidst a perpetual stream of delectable beats courtesy of Dirtybird and friends. Returning to Silverado’s Oak Continue reading Meet the artists behind Dirtybird Campout: Justin Jay