1. Calvin Harris, Alesso Debut, Goldfrapp Returns To Dance Charts

    November 01, 2013 5:00 PM EDT Plus, Donna Summer, M.I.A., Hardwell, Diplo and Emika make sales impacts, while Havana Brown lights up clubs Calvin Harris and Alesso score the top debut on Dance/Electronic Songs as “Under Control” opens at No. 12, powered by 26,000 first-week downloads, according to Nielsen SoundScan.…

  2. Daft Punk Announces 'Random Access Memories' Deluxe Box Set

    October 24, 2013 8:59 PM EDT If you really like Daft Punk and have a couple hundred dollars to spare, the robot rockers have a deal for you. The French electronic duo is releasing a deluxe box set of the group's most recent album, May's "Random Access Memories." The box set, which ships in December…

  3. Hardwell Wins DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs Poll

    October 22, 2013 1:27 AM EDT In-demand Dutch progressive and electro-house specialist Hardwell has taken the crown as the world’s No. 1 DJ, according to a poll conducted by clubbing and electronic music title DJ Mag. Hardwell (real name Robbert van de Corput) beat out countryman and trance veteran Armin Van Buuren -- a…

  4. Beck, Dan Deacon Headline L.A.'s Station to Station Railway Car Exhibit

    September 28, 2013 6:24 PM EDT By Maxwell Williams, The Hollywood Reporter At around 8 p.m. at Union Station in Los Angeles, artist Doug Aitken stood on tiptoes, inspecting through a camera lens indie-rock artist Dan Deacon’s spasmodic set. Under the cavernous Art Deco ceilings of the old ticket lobby, audience members…

  5. New York Fashion Week Spring 2014 Runway Jams: Day 7

    September 12, 2013 4:50 PM EDT The Hook columnist Gregory DelliCarpini Jr. is exploring the beats of the season and compiling a list of songs heard on Spring NYFW runways. Check back in daily as he updates with the hottest cuts. Show: The Blonds Song: Crookers, “Put Your Hands On Me” (Jesse Rose Play Prime Remix) Blonde…

  6. Donna Summer, 'Love to Love You Donna': Fall Music Preview 2013

    September 03, 2013 9:37 AM EDT Release Date: Oct. 22 Label: Verve Records The legacy of the late Donna Summer will live on this fall, as the first posthumous release from the singer—who died of cancer in 2012—will arrive Oct. 22. "Love to Love You Donna" will feature new remixes of her classic songs, from such…

  7. Donna Summer Remix Album Due In October

    August 12, 2013 4:32 PM EDT "Love to Love You Donna" will include remixes by Giorgio Moroder, Frankie Knuckles, Hot Chip & more. The legacy of the late Donna Summer continues to live on, as a new remix album celebrating the diva's career is due out in October. "Love to Love You Donna" will…

  8. Hot 100 55th Anniversary: The All-Time Top 100 Songs

    August 02, 2013 10:07 AM EDT In celebration of the chart's 55th Anniversary, we're counting down the 100 biggest Hot 100 hits ever. When Billboard introduced weekly music charts in 1940, there were sales charts and there were airplay charts. These separate charts measuring the popularity of singles…

  9. Tiësto Tosses One Back With Giorgio Moroder

    June 23, 2013 5:06 PM EDT Giorgio Moroder, the disco godfather who's in the midst of a return to prominence after a sweeping collaboration on Daft Punk's top-selling "Random Access Memories," partied with the children of EDM during Electric Daisy Carnival Week in Vegas on Friday night -- and he…

  10. Top Ten World Cup Songs

    June 13, 2013 11:42 AM EDT As the one-year countdown to 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil begins, we highlight the Top Ten songs of World Cup history The countdown has begun: the 2014 FIFA World Cup begins on June 12, 20014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The tournament's slogan is "All in One Rhythm," and we can…

  11. Disclosure, 'Settle': Track-By-Track Review

    June 04, 2013 4:48 PM EDT It's easy and short-sighted to compare Disclosure's debut album "Settle" to Daft Punk's "Random Access Memories," partly due to the proximity of their release dates, partly due to the highly lazy "European electronic duo" tag, and partly due to…

  12. Daft Punk's Visual Evolution: Why 'Random Access Memories' May Not Require Music Videos

    May 21, 2013 12:49 PM EDT From iconic "Homework" clips to dialogue-free abstract films, check out this breakdown of Daft Punk's visual history. Not since pre-unveiled glory days of KISS back in the '70s has there been an artist in popular music that puts as much of an emphasis on visuals -- while…

  13. CODER Picks of the Week: Daft Punk, Tensnake, Pearson Sound, and More

    May 17, 2013 6:35 PM EDT Each Friday, the CODE crew reviews their favorite dance tracks of the week. Listen to the cuts below, and see what Kerri, Zel, Jacob and Elissa have to say. Daft Punk: “Contact” (Columbia) Love, hate, appreciate, resent, pretend to ignore. Everyone’s got their own way of dealing with Daft…

  14. 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!…

  15. Daft Punk: How the Pioneering Dance Duo Conjured 'Random Access Memories'

    May 10, 2013 12:30 PM EDT Shrouded in calculated mystery and unveiled gradually via traditional media, the act's first album in eight years is a bold, high-end effort to make everything old new again It started with a Facebook post: Two helmets, one gold and one silver, halved and fused down the center, set…

  16. Giorgio Moroder on His Return to Popular Music at 73, Teaming With Daft Punk, Avicii

    April 26, 2013 6:50 PM EDT On April 18, Italian disco/synth-pop pioneer Giorgio Moroder posted a picture of two sound waves on his Facebook page, comparing the moderate volume and beats of his 1977 heyday with the louder sound and denser rhythms of today's EDM. "It's not funny anymore - we have to…

  17. Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky' Sets Record on Spotify

    April 20, 2013 2:44 PM EDT Daft Punk has set a record on Spotify . The music service, which launched in 2008, says the French electronic duo's song "Get Lucky" had the biggest streaming day for a single track on Friday in the U.S. and the United Kingdom . Spotify wouldn't release the number of…

  18. Daft Punk Releases Official 'Get Lucky' Single

    April 19, 2013 12:06 AM EDT Daft Punk's "Random Access Memories" lead track is finally available after weeks of leaks and teases. After the commercials, teases, hints, edits, rumors and near-Coachella appearances -- Daft Punk's new single has officially arrived. The French duo has built…

  19. Daft Punk's 'Random' Tracklist Is Real, Leaked Single Is Not

    April 17, 2013 1:14 PM EDT That's not the new Daft Punk single you're feelin' right now. A widely distributed "Extended Studio Version" of the French duo's "Get Lucky" has been making the rounds, but alas it's merely a mashing of existing audio from what you've…

  20. Daft Punk Teases New Album, Reveals Guests in Coachella Video

    April 13, 2013 11:48 AM EDT A Daft Punk video trailer shown at Coachella confirmed Pharrell Williams, Animal Collective's Panda Bear, The Strokes' Julian Casablancas, Giorgio Moroder, Nile Rodgers and more will appear on "Random Access Memories," due in May. COACHELLA 2013 • COACHELLA PHOTOS •…

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