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Video: Daft Punk ‘Random Access Memories’ Vinyl Packaging Preview

posted by Oscar May 13, 2013

The robots, better known as Daft Punk, have released another teaser for their new album Random Access Memories. This time, however, we’re getting a 2-for-1 deal…

The french duo posted a video on Vevo in which they’re in some 80’s-styled control room (with the exact “boop-beep” sounds you’d expect to hear in one of those) and along with showing some of the vinyl packaging, they play a snippet of the opening track, “Give Life Back to Music.” The album is set for a May 21st release and will feature The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas, Paul Williams, and Pharrell, among others.
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Video: Episode 8 of Daft Punk’s “The Collaborators” feat. Paul Williams

posted by Oscar May 10, 2013

In the latest installment of Daft Punk’s The Collaborators series we see Paul Williams, the man famously (/awesomely) behind Jim Henson’s classic Muppets hits like “Rainbow Connection.” In this interview Williams opens up about how the approaching for writing for this album is doing so as an unidentified first person who’s experiencing the world for the first time through, sounding his “prettiest” on R.A.M., and his sheer joy for working with the “robots.”

See the full interview above.

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Video: Episode 6 of Daft Punk’s “The Collaborators” feat. Chilly Gonzales

posted by Oscar April 30, 2013

For the latest edition of Daft Punk’s “The Collaborators,” a series of interviews with the artists featured on the band’s forthcoming album, Random Access Memories. Gonzalez goes into why he ignored his usual sentiment about collaborating with other artists, the importance of harmony and melody in a song, and explains why “the robots” work with other artists. See the interview above.

Pre-order on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/RAMiTunes

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Video: Daft Punk ‘Random Access Memories- The Collaborators’ Interview Series

posted by Oscar April 3, 2013

The most hyped-up album of this year is, without a doubt, Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories. Now, THE power duo of Electronic music has shared the first in a series of interviews called The Collaborators. The video series will give us a look at the artists that helped Daft Punk create the new album.

The video above shows the first guest, Giorgio Moroder, the man behind many of Donna Summer’s biggest hits back in Disco’s heyday. Moroder goes into his career’s history and the birth of “Electronic Dance Music.”

(Spin)