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Daft Punk

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    June 25, 2014

    Six Best Club Parties in Miami This Week

    No matter how muggy Miami nights may get, nothing stops us wild party animals from slipping on our little black dresses, stacking layers upon layers of makeup on our faces, gathering our bros and gals (sweat drenched and all), and hitting up the streets of the Magic City for some uhntz-uhntz action. ... More >>

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    April 22, 2014

    Coachella 2014's Best Moments, Weekend Two

    Billie Joe Armstrong Joins The Replacements Early in The Replacement's Friday night set, Paul Westerberg welcomed Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong as their honorary member. Armstrong, matching the rest of the band in plaid suits, seemed beyond giddy to be onstage with his idols, joking "Dreams real ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    Giorgio Moroder on DJing, Daft Punk, Retirement: "Playing Golf Is Great but Boring"

    "Hello, my name is Giovanni Giorgio. But you can call me Giorgio," he says before kicking off his hour-and-a-half set on the rooftop of the Gale Hotel on South Beach. Reality is, the man needs no introduction. He's Giorgio Moroder, one of the 20th century's most influential record producers. He's w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    Five Sexiest Songs of Summer 2013, According to Miami Party People

    Sure, you may have had some steamy flings this summer, but the one thing that scored more points on the sex-o-meter was the music -- those pop hits that played during the half-naked pool parties and intense make out seshs with the invasion of European tourists. And if there was one thing the laid-b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2013

    Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" Given Miami "Cumbia Remix" by Afro Kumbe/Locos Por Juana

    Like 94 percent of the world's population that listens to music, the guys of experimental cumbia collective Locos Por Juana cannot get Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" out of their heads. "Personally, I fell in love with Nile Rodgers' guitar," says Locos Por Juana guitarist Mark Kondrat. "The funky guitar, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2013

    Daft Punk's Durex Condoms: A Five-Step Guide to "Get Lucky"

    Let's take a little journey into the mind of the modern woman. Is she up all night to the sun just for good fun? Or is that just what she'll tell you because she doesn't want to seem too easy? Trust us, when she's with her girls and her gay friends, all she's talking about is getting some. So when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2013

    Ten Acts That Could Save EDM

    Listen up, people. If you still think EDM is exciting and fresh, that's a sign you're a newb. The rest of us have been at this party way past our bedtimes, and we keep checking our watches like, "Are you done yet?" But just when we were about to pay our tabs and head home for good, all these great ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    Tiesto Hates on Daft Punk: Five Reasons This Idiot's Jealous

    They say hate is just twisted appreciation, and if that's the case, Tiesto must be the biggest Daft Punk fan on the planet. He just has a funny way of showing it. He recently went on a huge dig-fest, calling the robots an overhyped waste of studio space, talking smack about their work on the Tron: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2013

    Pitbull Remixes Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" ... Daleee!

    "Mr. Worldwide! Pharrell! Daft Punk! Let's 'Get Lucky'!" The other day, a Pitbull remix of the lead single off Daft Punk's new studio album, Random Access Memories, popped up on the Interwebs, thanks to YouTube user kevvy9gorillazfan and a guy named DJ Pup Dawg. But unsure of the clip's authentici ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    Coachella 2013: Five Worst Moments of Weekend One

    Daft Punk Fake-Out Friday and Saturday, all anyone could talk about was if Daft Punk was going to show up during Phoenix's set. Why? Because we were fucking teased. On the main stage before the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, a long commercial for their new album played, and then we found out that members of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2013

    Daft Punk at Ultra 2013: Five Signs the Robots Are Coming to UMF!

    What are the odds of electro-mechanical machines (manufactured in France) descending upon Ultra Music Festival 2013 to enslave the EDM generation? We'd say the chances of a sudden and unsuspected robot invasion at UMF probably hover around 13 percent. Oh ... You mean the likelihood of notoriously ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Daft Punk Billboard Spotted in Downtown Miami: Secret Ultra 2013 Gig?

    All we know is that in 2013 Daft Punk has promised the world a new album. It will be their first studio since 2005's Human After All -- a superb experiment in robotic mass consumerism. And after having a TV commercial pop-up during Saturday Night Live earlier this month and posters plastered acros ... More >>

  • Music

    March 14, 2013

    Steve Aoki: The Neon Punk of EDM

    Once an indie darling, he has coasted to superstardom on a wave of pure showmanship.

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    Daft Punk Disfigured In Studio Accident and Six Other Awesome Fictional Personas

    Music is more than just a collection of sounds. It's a whole 'nother world where anything is possible. You don't have to be yourself, you don't even have to be human, and a lot of artists take full advantage of this world of illusion. The benefits? Well, you can safely walk into any grocery store, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    Association for Electronic Music Founded "to Advocate on Behalf of EDM as a Musical Genre"

    It's bigger than hip hop. No, really, EDM might just be. According to Dancing Astronaut, EDM is making so much money, an estimated $4 billion worldwide last year, that some heavyweights have banded together to create the Association for Electronic Music, an advocacy and lobbying body that, like, PL ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    Ten Reasons Rolling Stone's "25 DJs That Rule the Earth" Is Total Bullshit

    Rolling Stone just farted out a list of turds and called it the "25 DJs That Rule the Earth." But we here at Crossfade have got more than a bone to pick with them about it. Not only is this list completely nonsensical and asinine, it plays like a tired attempt at relevancy by a dancing corpse that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Araabmuzik, "MVP of the MPC," Headlining Mansion Miami's Super Fridays

    One of the first critiques hurled at electronic music (usually from an individual of the guitar-bass-drums persuasion) is the performers "aren't doing anything." This is a valid charge. Are you really trying to tell us in between smashing people in the face with cake and washing it off with a water ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    "Daft Punk at Ultra Music Festival!" Top Ten Fan Guesses for UMF's "Big Announcement"

    Everyone is beat-freaking the fuck out, trying to guess what the big announcement coming from Ultra HQ is gonna be. The official teaser statement is all "We're gearing up to make global EDM history, and do something that NO electronic music festival has EVER done." That's a lot of caps lock. So yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Ultra Music Festival 2012's Ten Most Exciting Acts

    ​Coachella's lineup got announced on Monday. And personally, we were underwhelmed. But it got us thinking how excited we are for Ultra Music Festival 2012. Sure, Deadmau5 may think the number of headliner acts on the bill is horrible. But we have to disagree with you, Zimmerman. We haven't been ... More >>

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    September 8, 2011
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    July 26, 2011

    French Tech House Sensation Okain Makes Miami Debut at Electric Pickle This Friday

    ​When confronted with the phrase French electronic dance music, you probably think of Daft Punk's glossy stadium house or brash punky indie electro by the likes of Justice. But recently, les français have also emerged as formidable proponents of underground tech house, thanks to hot labels like F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Five Great Buys for Tomorrow's Record Store Day at Sweat Records

    ​We've talked non-stop about Sweatstock 2011 and all the bands playing tomorrow. But let's not forget, the reason Sweat Records is throwing this whole shindig is in celebration of Record Store Day -- and the store's anniversary.What's Record Store Day? In 2007, it started as a way to get people to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Daft Punk's Tron: Legacy Listening Party at the Florida Room This Friday

    The robots are coming.​Yeah, we like rad retro 3-D movies. But we totally love French robots engineered explicitly for the purpose of producing outsized symphonic sountracks, i.e. Daft Punk duo Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter. For months, we've been hearing about all those amazi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Five Reasons Daft Punk Might Crash Phoenix's Sold-Out Show Tonight

    Could we be experiencing a little déjà vu tonight?​Nothing would please us more than seeing some dancing robots on stage with Phoenix tonight. And we're not talking soon-to-take-over-the-world wonders of mechanical prowess. We want Daft Punk.Yes, Phoenix is a great band and that's why we insiste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    New Daft Punk "Derezzed" Teaser for Tron: Legacy Makes Digital Dystopia Look Fun

    Daft Punk: Resident DJs in Disney's digital dystopia.​Man ... Is somebody selling Tron: Legacy™ timeshares? If so, please email sean.pajot@miaminewtimes.com immediately because I would be totally willing to pay $1,000,000,000 for the privilege of spending seven days per annum immersed in this g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    N.E.R.D's New Song "Hypnotize U" Produced by Daft Punk at Exclusive Listening Party Tonight

    N.E.R.D. with some robots.​We've been really curious about Pharrell Williams and N.E.R.D ever since we heard that the band's latest single, "Hypnotize U," was produced by Daft Punk. Are our favorite robots doing guest spots on the album? Will they make cameos at any N.E.R.D shows? We're not s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    Daft Punk to Tour in 2011/2012; Will Make Several In-Person Appearances for Tron

    The next big EDM dance party will be taking place in ... Disney?​We weren't really sure what to make of the announcement that French pop duo Daft Punk scoring the Disney film Tron. Would they stick to their trademark dance worthy beats, or compromise it all for those cute and memorable mouse ears? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    Ratatat's "Drugs" Video: Creepy Smiles, Threesomes, and More!

    ​Okay, we get it, Ratatat: You're way experimental. The New York-based duo has toured with even - cooler - than - they - are bands like Daft Punk, Interpol, CSS, and Mogwai, and their synth-heavy, guitar-laden beats sound a lot like an updated version of a '60s psych band.We thought they couldn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Daft Punk Scores Tron: Legacy; Stream Six of the Songs Here

    ​We all heard electronic music legends Daft Punk were going to compose a full-length score for the movie Tron: Legacy last year, but we kind of took it with a grain of salt. I mean sure, Tron is all about robots, and some of the costumes look really similar to what Daft Punk wear, but we found the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Cut Copy Releases New Single "Where I'm Going;" Stream it Here

    ​Synth geniuses Cut Copy have mastered an electropop sound we just always want to dance to. The Australian-born band has toured with Franz Ferdinand, Bloc Party and the great Daft Punk, and they've recently rejected offers to tour supporting artists like Lady Gaga, Nine Inch Nails and Coldplay. Th ... More >>

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    December 31, 2009
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    August 6, 2009
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    July 31, 2009

    Flyer of the Week: DJ Falcon at SET August 8

    Flyer designed by Michael Tamzil | tamzdesigns.com​In the vaguely menacing gloam of this first dying decade of the 21st century, the people continue to party hard. It's an obsessive, have-fun-or-die type of mindset that cannot be deterred, no matter the consequences. And to a large extent, Frenchy ... More >>

  • Music

    May 21, 2009
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    February 17, 2009

    Mixtape Review: Doormouse - 100% Real Wisconsin Cheese

    I guess this is a week for me listening to local DJ's get down on mix tapes.  I know they aren't mix tapes anymore, but that's how I think of them.  There used to be little kiosks in Manhattan that us bridge and tunnel kids would flock to in order to purchase cassettes from DJ Clue?, Tony ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 4, 2008

    Get Sweaty

    Enormous artwork gets unveiled in Little Haiti.

  • Music

    July 17, 2008

    Daft Funk

    The weird world of Electroma touches down on DVD.

  • Music

    March 20, 2008

    Blog Rave

    The Internet and the rise of the Day-Glo, electro-hipster-house smashup.

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2008

    Three Cool Moments of the Grammys

    Daft Punk backstage at the Grammys, in LED suits I'll admit to not really paying much attention to the Grammys live broadcast this year. Kanye, Winehouse, blah blah blah blah, predictable for an awards show based more on (ever-weakening) album sales than anything else. That's why it was pretty cool ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2007

    Monday Afternoon Music Fix: Led Zeppelin, Portishead, Daft Punk and more

    By ANDY VIHSTADT Led On Those of you waiting on a full-scale reunion tour from Led Zeppelin should find something else to obsess about in 2008. According to Robert Plant’s site , he and Alison Krauss are launching a European tour in May with US dates to follow. In the meantime, here’s the setl ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 29, 2007

    Who Let the Dogs Out?

    Tame those claws and pamper your paws at Meduhr.

  • Music

    November 1, 2007

    Oh Astro

    Champions of Wonder (Illegal Art)

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2007
  • Music

    July 26, 2007

    Living on Video

    Robots rock in Daft Punks Electroma

  • Music

    November 9, 2006

    Rhythm Robots

    Daft Punk plugs in one more time

  • Music

    November 10, 2005

    Busta Rhymes

    "Touch It" (Aftermath)

  • Music

    February 17, 2005

    LCD Soundsystem

    LCD Soundsystem DFA

  • Music

    October 28, 2004
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    October 30, 2003

    I:Cube

    3 (Versatile)

  • Music

    April 19, 2001

    Daft Punk

    Discovery
    EMD/Virgin

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