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by: Josh Stewart Feb 25, 2021 Exclusively to Apple Music comes Zane Lowe‘s Daft Punk tribute mix, through which the New Zealand-born DJ honors his personal connection to the iconic duo, who confirmed their split in an eight-minute video, “Epilogue,” published on February 22. In a public statement, Lowe poignantly commented on Daft Punk’s split, […]

by: Rachel Narozniak Feb 25, 2021 Good news for audiophiles: Daft Punk‘s debut album Homework and their first-ever live album Alive 1997 are both slated for vinyl reissue, with the physical formats to be distributed via EMI on February 25. The repress of Homework can be preordered here. Meanwhile, Alive 1997‘s repressing is available for […]

by: Rachel Narozniak Feb 25, 2021 The Internet has reacted vehemently to the news of Daft Punk‘s split, first confirmed by Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo‘s publicist, Kathryn Frazier, on February 22. In the wake of an announcement that arrested the dance music community, streams of Daft Punk’s catalog spiked by nearly 500% on February 22 compared […]

Daft Punk’s breakup video on Monday is still being felt and shared days later. Though reactions ranged from shocked to expected, the reality is that any rumors of new Daft Punk music are now, more likely than ever before, firmly solidified as false. However, there’s still a lot of music for us to look back […]

by: Austria Masim Feb 23, 2021 Daft Punk shocked the world when they announced their retirement after 28 years on February 22. The duo broke the news with an eight-minute video excerpt titled “Epilogue,” from their 2006 film Electroma. Since then reactions from artists on social media have begun to outline the unparalleled impact the French icons made […]

by: Dancing Astronaut Staff Feb 23, 2021 Daft Punk may be no more, but their influence will indubitably live on. Across five albums and 28 years, the duo constantly evolved their forward-thinking sound, and through that helped forge the sound of modern dance music. With their confirmed split now official, reactions from artists on social […]

by: Josh Stewart Feb 23, 2021 It’s true: everyone hates Monday mornings, and February 22 made for a particularly unsettling opener to week when Daft Punk abruptly took to their YouTube channel to post “Epilogue,” an eight-minute video that ended with the news of their heart-shattering retirement. It seems only fitting that we take a […]

by: David Klemow Feb 22, 2021 After nearly three decades, Daft Punk, inarguably the most formidable force electronic music has ever seen, are calling it quits. The duo broke the news with an eight-minute video excerpt titled “Epilogue,” from their 2006 film Electroma. Furthermore, when asked if the split was in fact true, the group’s longtime […]

by: Farrell Sweeney Feb 9, 2021 The halftime show is an annual spectacle, and this year was no different. The Weeknd stood on one of the largest global stages in terms of viewership during his highly anticipated performance at the Pepsi Super Bowl LV halftime show. Despite a strict COVID-19 protocols regarding who was allowed […]

by: Rachel Narozniak Jan 29, 2021 UPDATED: The “setlist” has been identified as a direct match to the tracklist for The Weeknd’s second greatest hits album, The Highlights, announced on January 28 and slated to drop on February 5. Given that the LP is being released in anticipation of his primetime performance, just two days […]