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Slam: the Glasgow duo who signed Daft Punk talk 25 years of the Soma label and premiere their long-lost remix of Daft Punk’s ‘Drive’

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Slam's Soma label turns 25 this year. They're celebrating with the boxset 'Soma25', which includes their long-lost remix of Daft Punk's 'Drive': we talked to them about their favourite releases, signing Daft Punk, and the 20 years they spent curating T in the Park's Slam tent. What are your favourite releases you’ve put out over the years and why? “The ones that...

Watch Daft Punk join The Weeknd in the ‘I Feel It Coming’ video

Daft Punk join The Weeknd in the 'I Feel It Coming' video
The Weeknd has shared the video for 'I Feel It Coming', which features an appearance from Daft Punk. The elusive French duo, who co-wrote, co-produced and feature on the track, appear towards the end of the video in Darth Vader-style outfits. Watch below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFLhGq0060w The Weeknd and Daft Punk previously teamed up to perform the song at last month's Grammy Awards in...

Kasabian cover Daft Punk as they kick off 2017 world tour

Kasabian and Daft Punk
Kasabian kicked off their 2017 world tour last night, covering Daft Punk's classic 'Around The World' during the set. Check out footage and the setlist below. The band were playing at Sydney Opera House, where they performed a career-spanning set that opened with the live debut of new track 'Comeback Kid'. However, no other songs from their forthcoming new album were...

Daft Punk rumoured to replace Beyoncé as Coachella headliner ahead of spring tour

Daft Punk could be set to replace Beyoncé as Coachella headliner ahead of a reported spring tour. UPDATE: Beyonce's Coachella headliner replacement has now been revealed Beyoncé had originally been booked to headline this year's festival, alongside Radiohead and Kendrick Lamar, but was forced to pull out on doctor's orders following her recent pregnancy announcement. She has been confirmed to headline the...

Snapchat release Daft Punk filter

Daft Punk
Snapchat have released their latest filter, enabling users to 'become' Daft Punk within the app. The appearance of the mysterious French duo on the photo-sharing app follows a recent spurt of activity, which saw the opening of a pop-up shop in LA and an on-stage collaboration with The Weeknd at Sunday's Grammys. The new filter - which allows the user and...

Take a peek inside Daft Punk’s LA pop-up shop

Let’s admit it - Daft Punk’s big live comeback at The Grammys on Sunday was a tad underwhelming. As a doubly-pregnant Beyonce did a gravity-defying balancing act during her performance of ‘Love Drought’ and Bruno Mars superbly channelled the Purple One in his Prince tribute, the French duo’s performance with The Weeknd was pretty forgettable by comparison. That’s not to say...

Watch The Weeknd and Daft Punk perform ‘I Feel It Coming’ at 2017 Grammys

Daft Punk performed with The Weeknd at this evening's Grammys. Watch footage below. The 59th annual Grammy Awards take place tonight (February 12), hosted by James Corden. See all the winners on NME as they are announced. Taking to the stage to his hit 'Starboy', The Weeknd segued into his Daft Punk collaboration 'I Feel It Coming'. See clips beneath. It was the second performance...

Video reveals what Daft Punk’s pop-up shop looks like inside

Daft Punk have released a video that reveals the interior of their pop-up shop. Located in Los Angeles at Maxfield (8818 Melrose Ave in West Hollywood), the shop opens today (February 11) and will run until February 19. The duo previously described the shop as holding "a retrospective of archival set pieces, props, wardrobe, artwork, photography and robot helmets." It...

Daft Punk will perform live at the Grammys with The Weeknd

Daft Punk and The Weeknd
Daft Punk have been confirmed to perform live at the upcoming Grammy Awards ceremony with The Weeknd. The robot duo previously teamed up with The Weeknd for a number of tracks of his latest album 'Starboy', notably the lead single and title track, as well as the acclaimed 'I Feel It Coming'. Now, the Recording Academy has confirmed that they'll be...

Trump’s Press Secretary Sean Spicer tweeted in 2014 that ‘Daft Funk’ should ‘grow up’

Sean Spicer's Daft Punk tweets have resurfaced
Tweets posted by Sean Spicer about Daft Punk in 2014 have resurfaced since Donald Trump's Press Secretary hit the headlines over the weekend. Spicer, who became White House Press Secretary on Friday (January 20), told journalists in the briefing room that Trump's inauguration in Washington, DC drew the "largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period," a boast that photographic...