1. Daft Punk-Inspired Film 'Eden' Drops Trailer: Get Your Parisian Rave On

    May 14, 2015 1:15 PM EDT Coming to U.S. theaters this June, 'Eden' gives the backstory of the "French Touch" revolution. Eden, a film partially inspired by the legend of Daft Punk , has released its official trailer.  Dive into the '90s French house scene (and beyond) below, and get a load of…

  2. Daft Punk Get Luckier With Extended Mix: Listen

    June 28, 2013 2:40 AM EDT What could be better than Daft Punk’s monster summer hit “Get Lucky”? Try a 10 minute version of “Get Lucky” The French electronic music masters have dished out an extended version of their crowd-pleasing hit, which clocks in at 10 minutes – some six minutes longer than the original. The…

  3. Kanye West Playlist: Recommended If You Like 'Yeezus'

    June 17, 2013 10:34 AM EDT Call it "Yeezus" shock. A couple of spins into the dense and visceral new opus from Kanye West, god of French lamps and pastries alike, and it hits you: Nothing else in your iTunes library can quite follow it up. Kanye West is nothing if not progressive, and you’d be hard-pressed…

  4. Daft Punk, 'Random Access Memories': Track-By-Track Review

    May 13, 2013 6:43 PM EDT There's a point on "Doin' It Right," the penultimate track on Daft Punk's "Random Access Memories," where the album's utter lack of post-modern ambitions smacks the listener in the face. "Everybody will be dancing and be feeling all right!…

  5. Daft Punk's Thomas Bangalter Scoring Lindsay Lohan's 'First Point'

    June 11, 2012 9:08 PM EDT The music of Daft Punk may seem better suited for sci-fi blockbusters than California waves, but the group's Thomas Bangalter is trying his hand at the beach with a new film score. The robot-headed producer has provided the music for "First Point," a short film starring Lindsay…

  6. DJ Mehdi, French Producer, Dead at 34

    September 13, 2011 10:50 AM EDT Mehdi Favéris-Essadi, the French producer better known as DJ Mehdi, has died at the age of 34, according to Pitchfork and confirmed by his publicist. The producer reportedly died after an undisclosed "accident." DJ Mehdi gained prominence in the French electro and house scene in the…

  7. UPDATE: Daft Punk Not Connected to The Third Twin

    January 14, 2011 6:00 PM EST A mysterious collection of electronic music released under the pseudonym The Third Twin was rumored to be connected to Daft Punk, after Spanish newspaper El Periódico Mediterráneo reported last week that the French duo would be playing the Arenal Sound Festival as their new alter ego in…

  8. Daft Punk Enters 'Tron' World in 'Derezzed' Video

    December 07, 2010 10:28 AM EST To celebrate the release of their "Tron: Legacy" soundtrack today, Daft Punk has issued an action-packed music video for instrumental album track "Derezzed." The clip finds the electronic duo entering the futuristic "Tron" world and engaging each other in an…

  9. T.I, 'Tron Legacy' & Four More Hot New Albums Due Dec. 7

    December 01, 2010 5:13 PM EST These six albums are among the most highly anticipated releases due out next Tuesday (Dec. 7). Read more about each of them below. Juanes Track-By-Track T.I. No Mercy T.I. may be back behind bars, but he's not letting that stop him from releasing a new album. The rapper's "No…

  10. Phoenix and Daft Punk Rock Madison Square Garden for CMJ

    October 21, 2010 1:02 PM EDT "We never thought we'd get here," Phoenix frontman Thomas Mars told the crowd at New York's Madison Square Garden Wednesday night (Oct. 21). Indeed, the Garden seemed like an unrealistic venue for Phoenix to headline -- much less as part of the 2010 CMJ (College Music…

  11. Daft Punk Scores TR2N Soundtrack

    March 04, 2009 2:41 PM EST Daft Punk, the French electronica duo known for their robot personas, have been tapped by Walt Disney Pictures to compose the score for "TR2N", an update of the studio's 1982 science fiction classic "Tron", Billboard has confirmed. The film, currently in production,…

  12. Punk Rock

    December 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Daft Punk's June 14, 2007, show in its Paris hometown forms the basis of "Alive 2007," due this wek via Capitol. The album will be available as a single-disc set or a two-disc edition that features th Daft Punk's June 14, 2007, show in its Paris hometown forms the basis of…

  13. Daft Punk Reveals Live Album Track List

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As first reported here earlier this month, Daft Punk's June 14, 2007, show in its Paris hometown forms the basis of "Daft Punk Alive 2007," due Nov. 20 via Capitol. The album will be available as a si As first reported here earlier this month, Daft Punk's June 14, 2007,…

  14. Exclusive: Live Album To Chronicle Daft Punk Tour

    August 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Daft Punk will in late November release a live album chronicling the June 14 Paris stop on its first tour in a decade, Billboard.com can reveal. The as-yet-untitled Capitol set will be available in a Daft Punk will in late November release a live album chronicling the June 14 Paris stop on…

  15. Daft Punk Searches For Humanity In Film

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Reclusive electronica duo Daft Punk is bringing its vision to life on the big screen with "Daft Punk's Electroma." The psychedelic musical and visual odyssey will be screened in the coming days as par Reclusive electronica duo Daft Punk is bringing its vision to life on the big…

  16. Human After All

    March 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Parisian duo Daft Punk has been a mainstay on dancefloors since its 1997 full-length debut, "Homework." With this third studio album, Punks Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo take a less Parisian duo Daft Punk has been a mainstay on dancefloors since its 1997 full…

  17. Daft Punk Reveals Its 'Human' Side

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST French electronica duo Daft Punk will return this spring with its third studio album, "Human After All." French electronica duo Daft Punk will return this spring with its third studio album, "Human After All." The 10-track set will be released March 21 internationally via…

  18. B&E: Eric Prydz

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Eric Prydz. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. LET'S GET PHYSICAL: Slip on a headband and spend your next workout with DJ…

  19. Daft Punk Scores Animated 'Story'

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Parisian electronic duo Daft Punk has scored a feature-length film, "Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem." Parisian electronic duo Daft Punk has scored a feature-length film, "Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem." Overseen by Japanese…

  20. Neptunes, Daft Punk Tinker With Air

    December 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Neptunes, Daft Punk's Thomas Bangalter, and Modjo are among the acts that have contributed remixes to the Air odds-and-ends collection "Everybody Hertz," due Feb. 19 from Astralwerks. The 10-track The Neptunes, Daft Punk's Thomas Bangalter, and Modjo are among the acts…

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