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Daft Punk's New-old Jay Z Collaboration 'Computerized' Surfaces On Internet [Listen]

By Lauren James | 11th March 2014

A new Daft Punk/Jay Z collaboration has leaked online and has sent fans into a whirlwind of curiosity regarding the origins of the song. 'Computerized' is a track that sounds more like the old, purely...

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10 Things You Never Knew About Spotify

By Stephanie Chase | 19th February 2014

2014 is set to be the year of the music streaming services, with Dr Dre launching Beats and Google music continuing to grow, but Spotify is still the major player in the ever changing streaming...

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A Week In News: Grammys Glory, Bad Boy Bieber, Retiring Rockers, And The Wild, Wild West

By Lauren James | 31st January 2014

Grammy Awards Glory: Last Sunday's Grammy Awards proved probably the most spectacular ceremony in living memory. The most enviable of all performance line-ups entertained a near-record 28.5 million viewers, with Madonna, Daft Punk, Beyoncé and...

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Grammys Scores Second Highest Ratings In 21 Years With Out-of-this-world Show

By Lauren James | 27th January 2014

The 56th Grammy Awards has been rewarded for its monumental live performance line-up at last night's ceremony with the news that more people tuned in to catch the show than have done since 1993. The...

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As Predicted, Daft Punk, Macklemore And Lorde Win Big At The Grammys

By Victoria Pavlova | 27th January 2014

In what has to have been the most lively Grammy Awards ceremony in years, Daft Punk predictably went home with the top honors. The perennially silent robots won both Album of the Year for their...

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Grammys 2014 Predictions: Who Will Sweep The Major Awards?

By Victoria Pavlova | 25th January 2014

The Grammy Awards are known as the biggest night in music, the music industry equivalent to the Oscars. Unlike the Oscars, however, the Grammys are much more accepting of newcommers and in fact, the award...

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Grammy Awards Rumors: Madonna, Beyonce Added To Lineup?

By Victoria Pavlova | 21st January 2014

The 56th annual Grammy awards lineup, which already includes the likes of Paul McCartney, Taylor Swift, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Daft Punk, among others, has just got a whole lot more exciting with the...

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Paul Mccartney & Ringo Starr Confirmed For Grammy Awards Performance. Does This Spell A Beatles Showcase?

By Joe Wilde | 15th January 2014

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are set to perform at this years 56th Grammy Awards, with their inclusion to the Grammys set list being announced this week by the music awards showcase. Although the organisers...

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Daft Punk Will Collaborate With Stevie Wonder For 2014 Grammy Awards Performance

By Nick Hill | 7th January 2014

The unexpected collaboration of Stevie Wonder and Daft Punk is set to take place at the 56th Grammy Awards later this month.The French techno duo have been out of the public-eye since the release of...

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Andy Peterson's Top 10 Albums Of 2013

By Staff Writer | 23rd December 2013

Bonobo 'Late Night Tales' - With the DJ mix compilation more tired than Nigella Lawson's vanity mirror, LNT are still working miracles in the genre against the odds, mostly by avoiding the usual suspects. Simon...

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By Joe Wilde | 23rd December 2013

Vampire Weekend 'Modern Vampire in the City' - 'Modern Vampires in the City' makes it three for three for the New Yorkers and their latest release could very well be their best yet. It shows...

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Arcade Fire Confirmed As First Headlining Act For Glastonbury 2014

By Joe Wilde | 22nd December 2013

Arcade Fire are officially headliners at Glastonbury 2014! After much speculation and finger crossing, the Canadian alt-rockers have been confirmed as the first headline act for 2014's outing at Worth Farm in Somerset next June.Arcade...

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A Week In News: Ian Watkins Sentenced, Beyonce's Record Breaking Album, The Hobbit Establishes Box Office Stronghold

By Lauren James | 20th December 2013

Beyoncé's Secret Album Breaks Records: Last week's biggest story was Beyoncé's unexpected and sudden album release, where she dropped Beyoncé with minimal farefare. Nevertheless, Queen Bey's fans were sent into a buying frenzy, pushing the...

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Daft Punk Confirm Grammys Gig After Nominations Deluge

By Lauren James | 19th December 2013

Daft Punk's infectious disco jam 'Get Lucky' may have woven its way into our memories of summer 2013 but winter may see the French electronic duo rewarded for their incredible latest album with one of...

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Unsurprisingly, Kanye West Isn't Happy With Yeezus' Album Of The Year Snub At The Grammys

By Joe Wilde | 12th December 2013

Kanye West isn't afraid to make his feelings be known and as you may expect, the rapper had plenty to say after the nominations for the 2014 Grammy Awards were revealed last week, with his...

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Grammy Awards 2014 Nominations: Who Are The Notable Absentees On The Nominee's List

By Joe Wilde | 9th December 2013

The 2014 Grammy Awards will take place in January 2014, with the full list of nominees being revealed over the weekend. Jay-Z was the most capped nominee, with nine nods in total, whilst Macklemore &...

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Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' The Biggest Selling UK Single Of 2013, So Far

By Joe Wilde | 7th December 2013

'Blurred Lines' is the biggest selling single of 2013 in the UK, the Official Charts Company revealed today (7 Dec), having sold more than 1 million copies in the UK alone. Robin Thicke's controversial track...

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Jay Z And Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Lead The Grammy Nominations, But There's Little Love For Justin Timberlake And Kanye West

By Joe Wilde | 7th December 2013

The nominees for the 2014 Grammy Awards have been announced and after a year when hip-hop comebacks and newcomers have dominated the music scene, it is rap that leads the way in the Grammy nominations...

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Daft Punk's 'Instant Crush' Video - Julian Casablancas As A Wax Statue [Video]

By Michael West | 6th December 2013

Daft Punk have released the video for their track 'Instant Crush,' featuring The Strokes singer Julian Calablancas in mannequin form. The video for the latest single to be taken from Random Access Memories features the...

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Katy Perry Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard Album Chart With Highest Sales From A Female Artist In 2013

By Joe Wilde | 31st October 2013

Katy Perry is back on top, once again enjoying the view from the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 Chart. Her new album, Prism, isn't just Perry's second number one album though, it also...

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Retro Rocks: Vinyl Sales Highest Since 2003 Thanks To Daft Punk & Arctic Monkeys

By Lauren James | 17th October 2013

Annual sales of vinyl LPs has benefitted from a surge in sales in the past year, pushing the sales of records over the half million mark for the first time since 2003, reports The Independent....

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Breaking Bad, Miley Cyrus & Duck Dynasty Most Searched Halloween Costumes Of 2013

By Lauren James | 12th October 2013

In a year where television dramas have kept getting better and better, and viral videos are the fastest way of getting seen by millions, there's little wonder that Breaking Bad, Miley Cyrus, Game of Thrones'...

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Q Awards Odds: Bowie, Arctic Monkeys & Daft Punk Set To Dominate

By Lauren James | 30th September 2013

It's that time of year when music magazine Q's awards are rolling round again and the bookies begin to speculate on which acts have best defined the year in music. With a quick glance at...

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Pharrell Williams "Won't Rush" New N.e.r.d. Album

By Joe Wilde | 17th September 2013

Pharrell Williams has appeared on two of the biggest hits of 2013; Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky' and Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines,' and is currently enjoying one of the most successful periods of his already illustrious...

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Daft Punk's "Lose Yourself To Dance" Video Does Exactly What It Says On The Tin

By Victoria Pavlova | 16th September 2013

The summer is nearly over, but we have a new Daft Punk/Pharrell Williams collaboration to warm us over the long, cold winter. The concept of the song, as well as the accompanying video, is perfectly...

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Arctic Monkeys Make History With Their Fifth Consecutive Number One

By Joe Wilde | 16th September 2013

The Arctic Monkeys have done it again! Their fifth album to date has entered the chart at number one after a strong week of sales since last week's release, with AM racking up more than...

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Can Those Arctic Monkeys Strip Daft Punk Of Their 'Fastest Selling' Crown?

By Jack de Aguilar | 12th September 2013

Seemingly from nowhere, Daft Punk were the biggest band in the world. Stagnant for nearly a decade, they managed to concoct the catchiest song of all time, and suddenly their album was the soundtrack for...

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Stephen Colbert Rails After Daft Punk Cancel 'The Colbert Report'

By Elinor Cosgrave | 8th August 2013

Daft Punk cancelled their appearance on The Colbert Report on Tuesday night, this was so they could make a surprise appearance at the MTV Video Music Awards.Stephen Colbert outside the Ed Sullivan Theater in New...

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Stephest Colbchella Kicks Off With Stephen Colbert Skating Into Our Hearts To The Sound Of 'Get Lucky'

By Victoria Pavlova | 7th August 2013

Stephen Colbert’s political satire might be top notch, but his dance skills are not to be overestimated. Last night, the Colbert Report host strapped on a pair of roller skates and boogied down to the...

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Did Stephen Colbert Let Mtv's Secret Slip In A Bout Of Daft Punk Anger?

By Jack de Aguilar | 7th August 2013

Daft Punk, Stephen Colbert is mad at you. You were supposed to be on his show, and then you cancelled, leaving him in the lurch! Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter were supposed to join...

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