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Does This Mysterious Website Hold Secret Details Of A Daft Punk World Tour In 2017?

Daft Punk has only toured twice — once in 1997 and once 2007. So when there’s any chance that the robots could be booking new shows, fans typically freak out. It should be no surprise that when the mysterious website Alive2017.com popped up this week, fans freaked out.

Look At This Magnificent Daft Punk Helmet Replica

Sucks to be anyone who enters a Halloween costume contest and finds themselves up against the ridiculously talented craftsmen at LoveProps. They just completed work on this flawless replica of Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo’s Daft Punk helmet that’s as gorgeous as it is fully-functional.

Watch Daft Punk's 'Aerodynamic' Played Using Just Code

To anyone who ever tells you that programming isn’t creative, show them this. In this video, Sébastien Rannou recreates the whole of Daft Punk’s “Aerodynamic” using just a hundred or so lines of code. And it sounds pretty damn great.

Coming Soon: This Week In Movie Trailers

Welcome to the trailer park! This week: The awesome-looking upcoming Daft Punk documentary, Marvel’s new Netflix series Jessica Jones, Stallone’s Rocky returns and the guys behind The Raid go bat shit Vampire Yakuza crazy.

The Effects That Altered Music Forever: Vocoder, Phasers, Auto Tune And Beyond

Always striving for a unique sound, modern music is built on techniques that have been developed, modified and twisted by countless recording artists, producers and studio engineers. While some were invented by accident and others were developed over generations of technology, these audio effects have shaped music as we know it.

Finally, A Movie Shows How French Electronic Music Is More Than Vocoders

Thanks to Daft Punk, the 1990s French “touch” electronic music scene has its legendary figures, masks and vocoder robot voices and button pushing and all. We’ve got the sound and look, but we’re missing a little fiction to glorify the music’s rise into one of the more influential electronic music movements ever.

How Daft Punk's Bad English Made Get Lucky A Hit

Owen Pallett has a great article on Slate explaining why Daft Punk’s Get Lucky was such a huge success through the lenses of classic Western music theory. It may be a little technical, but it’s fascinating stuff if you know a bit about music.

This Unreleased Daft Punk, Jay-Z Track Is A Stinker

Hooo boy. It seems that not everything Daft Punk touch turns to gold. An unreleased track from our favourite robots and Jay-Z has dropped online, and it leaves a lot to be desired. Take a listen to “Computerized”.

Pharrell's New Daft Punk Collab Is Super Smooth: Listen To The Full Track

Pharrell’s second solo album G I R L is out in a few days, after only being announced in the middle of this month. The album’s lead single is, of course, “Happy”, but to be honest we’re enjoying the smooth grooves of another track a lot more.

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