Tag Archives: Daft Punk

Friday Music News

Daft Punk‘s new video for Random Access Memories track “Instant Crush” shows that even inanimate object can have their own tragic love story. A museum mannequin was sculpted into Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas likeness by Tony Gardener, the makeup artist behind Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” [Pitchfork]

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Monday Music News

Seattle band La Luz debuted a new track today from their upcoming album, It’s Alive on Hardly Art. “Pink Slime” is full of deliciously eerie organs and perfectly synced four part doo-wops. Combine a plot about a cool girl gang and a spooky beach party and you would probably end up with La Luz as theRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Freshly signed to Sub Pop, Rose Windows have wasted no time making gentle waves with their “hard-hitting hippie” style of psychedelic Sabbath-influenced rock. “Wartime Lovers” is a tambourine tangled track with harmonies that swirl and captivated to boot - singer Rabia’s deep and melodic voice soothes while stirring distant collective memories of stormy desert plainsRead more...

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Out This Week 5/21

Among all the new releases this week, it’s hard to escape the one from Daft Punk. Their new album, Random Access Memories, is the first by the band in eight years. The 13-track record begins with a bang via its track “Give Life Back to Music”, a funky, 70′s-inspired song with trademark robot-style vocals. Shoulder-swayingRead more...

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Monday Music News

Daft Punk are shamelessly promoting the release of their upcoming record Random Access Memories in this futuristic, sci-fi teaser. The video, aptly titled “Random Access Memories Unboxed,” features robotic entities unwrapping the new album and playing it on their conveniently old-school record player. Take a look, you’ll even hear the first few seconds of theirRead more...

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Friday Music News

Last night, Phoenix stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote their new album Bankrupt! (out April 23 via Glassnote). They began the set with their hit “Entertainment” and followed it up with three new songs, “Trying To Be Cool”, “Drakkar Noir”, and “Chloroform”. Check them all out below. [Stereogum]

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Thursday Music News

Divine Fits tore it up on late night TV’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! with their own “Like Ice Cream” and a cover of Tom Petty’s “You Got Lucky”. Even though Britt Daniel seemed like he was forgetting the words at one point, the performance is the kind of powerhouse one, complete with a creative cover (whichRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Yo La Tengo have premiered a new video for their song “I’ll Be Around” (which, by the way, is their first new video in 16 years), and it features Mac McCaughn, founder of Superchunk and the Merge record label, singing the song and picking at a guitar in a woodsy field somewhere. The video isRead more...

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Countdown Predictions: Electronic

Wondering where a certain record might land in KEXP’s countdown of the top albums of the last 40 years? You’re not the only one. KEXP reached out to some of our favorite Seattle music writers and asked them to predict what records they anticipated seeing in the voter final results. These aren’t personal Top TenRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

There may not be as much dancing as the “Lonely Boy” video, but the new Black Keys video for “Gold on the Ceiling” is still pretty cool. You can find “Gold on the Ceiling” on 2011′s acclaimed El Camino and you can see the Black Keys live in Seattle on May 8th at Key Arena.Read more...

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