Sunday, November 3 2013
In the quietly experimental Random Access Memories, the androids have inverted postmodernism to make something not just pretty, but something pretty useful, too.
Thursday, April 18 2013
Through an analysis of Daft Punk and Phoenix’s recent careers, a recipe for success may be unearthed for those French bands aspiring to win a Grammy or two.
Sunday, May 19 2013
Daft Punk unleash their inner disco auteurs and release a colossal, self-indulgent mess as their comeback album. And make it work.
Sunday, December 5 2010
Daft Punk’s robot shtick makes them a natural fit for science fiction films like Tron Legacy.
Monday, July 21 2008
Inevitably, Electroma will eternally be defined in music and film history by what it lacks. Calling the film one-dimensional would be understandable, but it would be simplifying a complex moebius strip whose surface, if lethargic, at least engages the screen for 70 minutes.
Monday, December 3 2007
Rare is the band that can craft a live album good enough to stand shoulder-to-shoulder alongside its studio releases. Rarer still is the band whose live albums can cross the divide between being merely good and damn near essential.
Sunday, April 10 2005
For those about to rock, we... download you? Daft Punk continues to tease your hair, while slipping you a spyware mickey. 'Dude. Did we f--- Staten Island last night?'"
Thursday, May 23 2013
Daft Punk unleash their inner disco auteurs and release a colossal, self-indulgent mess as their comeback album. And make it work. Like PopMatters on Facebook and Twitter to double and triple your chances to win.
Tuesday, April 23 2013
The teaser seemed to herald greatness, but the newly released radio edit of "Get Lucky", the lead single from Daft Punk's forthcoming LP, Random Access Memories, doesn't quite deliver on the hype.
Thursday, April 11 2013
The incomparable Nile Rodgers talks about his musical inspirations, long career in R&B, and work with Daft Punk. Essential viewing from the Creators Project.
Tuesday, October 26 2010
Undoubtedly you've seen the posters around your local multiplex and maybe even gaped at the first trailers... Tron is coming back as TRON: Legacy with
Thursday, March 12 2009
Eight years ago this week, French electro group Daft Punk released Discovery, their follow-up to 1997's Homework. Q gave the record five stars and we
Wednesday, January 5 2011
LOS ANGELES — Played in the denouement to a gripping shootout between digital warriors on rocket-propelled hang-gliders, the musical passage "Adagio for Tron" arrives about two-thirds