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Five years on, Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ is still the Song Of The Summer

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Saying that Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ is the Song Of The Summer has turned into a bit of a meme, hasn’t it? Scottish comedian Limmy has been calling it “Song Of The Summer” on Twitter every Friday for years now. When we asked this morning for the song that reminds you of summer, lo and behold, there was some...

Check out Daft Punk’s latest range of Christmas merchandise

Daft Punk have released a new line of seasonal merchandise. The elusive French duo, who last released an album in 2013 with 'Random Access Memories', have previously brought out Christmas-themed merch in recent years via their online store. The latest line of seasonal merch from Daft Punk has now landed on their website, with the latest stock including snow globes and...

Parcels discuss their funky Daft Punk collaboration ‘Overnight’

Australian band Parcels have spoken to NME about what it was like to work with Daft Punk on their latest single, 'Overnight'. Watch our video interview with the band above. Following their appearance at Lowlands Festival in Netherlands, Patrick and Louie of the band revealed how the collaboration came about. "We played our first gig in Paris a year ago," they...

Rumoured Daft Punk gig debunked after attracting huge attention online

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Rumours of a surprise Daft Punk show in LA this week attracted over 6000 Facebook users to its 'official' event page - but the purported gig has been exposed as a hoax. Exclusive NME offer: Save £10 on Amazon Music Unlimited plans with code NME10 The French duo last played live at this year's Grammy Awards (where they performed with...

You may never see Daft Punk live, but don’t worry – this cover band are even better than the real thing

It's always tough going head to head with the headline act on the Saturday night of a festival. Particularly when both bands give the audience little choice but to get vibey. At Wilderness, the choice is between Bonobo on the Main Stage, and 'Introducing Live: Daft Punk Reimagined', a cover set, under some bunting elsewhere. It's getting chilly and...

Daft Punk are soundtracking the weirdest meme you’ll ever see

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We’ve all seen the tablecloth trick in movies – where an overconfident waiter manages to whip out a cloth from under a table of crockery, without any of the plates or cutlery ending up on the floor. But one man is taking this to new extremes in the weirdest viral trend you’ll ever see. Nothing will prepare you for this. Accompanied...

Daft Punk’s drum machine is up for sale

One of Daft Punk's own drum machines has been put up for sale. Exclusive NME offer: Save £10 on Amazon Music Unlimited plans with code NME10 The Roland TR-909 was used by Thomas Bangalter of the French electro-pop duo, and still contains the presets used on 'Revolution 909', from the band's 'Homework' album. The seller, Vintage & Analogue Occasion, posted on Facebook...

Pharrell Williams addresses Daft Punk Coachella rumours

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Pharrell Williams has commented on speculation that Daft Punk could headline Coachella in the future. Daft Punk famously headlined California's Coachella Festival in 2006 and were rumoured to replace Beyonce at this year's double weekend event. However, Lady Gaga eventually filled in for the pregnant singer. Speaking on the latest episode of his OTHERtone Apple Beats 1 radio show, Pharrell was asked whether the...

See Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter without his helmet at Cannes

Daft Punk's Thomas Bangalter has been spotted without his helmet at Cannes Film Festival this week. As Stereogum points out, Bangalter was sighted making a rare unmasked appearance at the opening ceremony of the French film festival. He was sat next to his wife, French actress Élodie Bouchez, and two seats across from actor Adrien Brody. See in the video and screenshot below. Bangalter is on the...

Royal Blood discuss how their new album was inspired by relationships, break-ups and Daft Punk

In an exclusive interview with NME, Royal Blood have revealed how their new album was inspired by relationships, break-ups and Daft Punk. Speaking to NME for this week's cover story, the band revealed what went into writing their hotly-anticipated second album 'How Did We Get So Dark?' When put to the band that tracks like 'I Only Lie 
When I Love...