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  Daft Punk - Music Downloads - Online
Bio: In similar company with new-school French progressive dance artists such as Motorbass, Air, Cassius, and Dimitri from Paris, Parisian duo Daft Punk quickly rose to acclaim by adapting a love for first-wave acid house and techno to their younger roots in pop, indie rock, and hip-hop.
As with the earlier singles, the group's sound is a brazen, dancefloor-oriented blend of progressive house, funk, electro, and techno, with sprinklings of hip-hop-styled breakbeats and excessive, crowd-firing samples, similar to other anthemic dance-fusion acts such as the Chemical Brothers and Monkey Mafia.
In addition to his role in Daft Punk, Bangalter operates the Roule label and has recorded under his own name (the underground smash "Trax on da Rocks") as well as Stardust (the huge club/commercial hit "Music Sounds Better with You").
musicstore.connect.com /artist/539/Daft-Punk/10433436.html   (365 words)

  Daft Punk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Daft Punk is the collective name of Paris musicians Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (born February 8, 1974) and Thomas Bangalter (born January 3, 1975).
Daft Punk co-produced the film with Leiji Matsumoto, whom they quote is their childhood hero.
Daft Punk appeared with Juliette Lewis in a commercial for the The Gap (video link), and were contractually obligated to appear only in Gap clothing.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Daft_Punk   (1659 words)

 Daft Punk
Daft Punk soon proved to be a pioneering force on the techno/house scene, pushing back the boundaries of the genre to integrate elements of other musical styles such as disco, rock and groove.
Daft Punk proved phenomenally successful on the London dance scene, where they were soon so big that they were invited to support one of their favourite groups The Chemical Brothers.
Daft Punk’s hit "Musique" was included on a compilation album on Virgin’s techno label Source, which was the first label to release the group’s records in France.
www.frenchflava.com /french-artist-daft-punk-num-75.htm   (2061 words)

 Daft Punk - free mp3 download, aerodynamic, ouverture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
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 Daft Punk: Discovery - CD Review
A band called Daft Punk is worth a listen or two (three might be stretching it).
Daft Punk is two Parisians - Guy-Manuel de Homem Christo and Thomas Bangalter - who disguise themselves as robots much of the time.
The Sunday Times of London said, "We now live in a Daft Punk world." The paper pointed out that everything is turning so French that Madonna even hired a French producer.
www.culturekiosque.com /nouveau/review/dapunk.htm   (882 words)

 Daft Punk (May 2001)
Daft Punk’s 1997 debut album, Homework (Virgin), shook dance music at its foundation by exploring deep and disco-y house grooves, jackin’ Chicago-styled trax, pumping techno beats and squelchy acid breakbeats pushed through a sieve of pop hooks and filter envelopes.
Daft Punk have established themselves as post-electronica household names, their unique sound having set off an attention-diverting chain reaction of French electronic signings including Cassius, Air, Bob Sinclar and others.
[Note: Daft Punk is licensed to their record company, Virgin, via their production company.] We know some people that are artists who are signed to record companies in regular artist deals.
www.djtimes.com /original/djmag/may01/daft.htm   (3093 words)

 Daft Punk, Live November 11th 2006, Miami @ BANG Music Festival
Daft Punk teams up with Spike Jonze in New York to shoot "Da Funk", the first in a series of attention-grabbing videos made on the back of their HOMEWORK album by such cult producers as Jonze, Michel Gondry, Seb Janiak and RomanCoppola.
The new Daft Punk single, a Romanthony remix of One More Time, is played for the first time at the celebrated Paris nightclub, Respect is Burning, and becomes the duo's biggest hit to date with 1.2 million copies sold.
Daft Punk's third album release HUMAN AFTER ALL, the music is diverse and fresh whilst retaining their trademark Daft Punk sound, this time with a more spontaneous and direct quality to the recording.
www.bangmusicfestival.com /daft-punk-live.asp   (482 words)

 Daft Punk
It was reviewed by rock weekly Melody Maker, which damned it as "a bunch of daft punk", giving their next incarnation its name - a name that's humorous, ironic, and just about perfect for a couple of smart young operators.
Daft Punk are only the best-known of a nouvelle vague of artists including Motorbass, Dimitri From Paris, DJ Cam, Etienne de Crecy, I:Cube and many others, all of whose music revels in a joyous vivacity and healthy irreverence for petty divisions of style and genre.
Daft Punk, mind you, are not your typical ravers.
www.techno.de /mixmag/97.08/DaftPunk.a.html   (2796 words)

 Amazon.ca: Discovery (Enhanced): Music: Daft Punk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Daft Punk still like tweaking compressors, but they've graduated from modwheels to vocoders and a much more layered sound that starts out just too perfect to hold up for too long.
Daft Punk are clearly talented, ever since the irristbly infectious 'Homework' album they have quite rightfully taken their place among the dancehall/electronica elite.
However, this Daft Punk album is undisputedly fun to listen/dance to, and actually a very skillfully done blend.
www.amazon.ca /Discovery-Enhanced-Daft-Punk/dp/B000059MEK   (1125 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Discovery: Music: Daft Punk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Daft Punk, who for the sake of legend, I shall refer to as robot 1 and robot 2, have, with Discovery, managed to create an album of fourteen separate works of art.
Daft Punk are not a lyrical band, but rather, an electronic band, who create a different landscape of sound with each album.
Daft Punk have excelled at making iconic sounding beats, riffs and hooks, and have effectively given 'dance' music to a far wider audience than they could probably ever have dreamed.
www.amazon.co.uk /Discovery-Daft-Punk/dp/B00005A9ZC   (1404 words)

 Thoughts on Stuff: Daft Punk
The brilliance of Daft Punk is in the way they play with the elements of each song.
Rather than doing chorus/verse, what Daft do is gradually build up the song, adding elements as time passes, then in the middle remove all the elements except the vocal, and gradually bring everything back.
Daft Punk are masters are manipulating the listener, they know just how long to sustain a loop, and exactly when to bring it up again.
thoughtsonstuff.blogspot.com /2005/02/daft-punk.html   (815 words)

 Amazon.ca: Human After All: Music: Daft Punk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Sure it has the predictable Daft Punk robo beat - but the catchy dancy vocals are missing and you realize that this cd is pretty much the same song over and over again.
This is Daft Punk at their best, it's too bad the rest of the disc doesn't follow the groundwork found here.
It's great to see Daft Punk moving in new directions and not pigeon-holing themselves, but for an album entitled "Human After All", it seems that their music had far more emotion and feeling when they were pretending to be robots.
www.amazon.ca /Human-After-All-Daft-Punk/dp/B0007DAZW8   (1024 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Human After All: Music: Daft Punk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Since their internationally acclaimed debut in 1997, any album release by French duo Daft Punk is heralded with a sigh of relief as it always seems like an eternity since the last one.
As ever, the music is diverse and fresh whilst retaining their trademark Daft Punk sound, this time with a more spontaneous and direct quality to the recording.
I bought all three Daft Punk albums at the same time, and at first I played Discovery the most as it was the style I was familiar and comfortable with.
www.amazon.co.uk /Human-After-All-Daft-Punk/dp/B0007DAZW8   (1255 words)

 Daft Punk
The name Daft Punk was inspired by a review in the British music magazine Melody Maker, which dubbed their first collaboration, the Beach Boys-inspired guitar group Darlin', "a bunch of daft punk."
Many US fans were introduced to Daft Punk through a special presentation of their videos on Toonami which aired on Cartoon Network on August 31st, 2001.
Daft Punk made a song called "Musique" which can be found on the Wipeout XL video game soundtrack and on their recently released greatest hits album.
www.artistopia.com /daft-punk   (1350 words)

 Palms Out Sounds
I couldn't have put this together without inspiration from the girl Elizabeth- she put it well: as you hear these tracks you'll either decide Daft Punk isn't as genius as you thought they were or that they're twice as amazing.
daft punk: as amazing as they were before you knew they sampled things.
Daft Punk is by far the most influential pop group of the 90s.
palmsout.blogspot.com /2007/02/sample-wednesday-27-daft-punk.html   (2787 words)

 Daft Punk Tickets - Daft Punk Ticket Broker - Daft Punk Concert Tour
Daft Punk is a duo consisting of Thomas Bangalter and Paris house musicians Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo.
Get ready to rock as Daft Punk bring their high-octane show to a stage near you.  Vivid Seats is here to make sure you have a great seat as Daft Punk blows through your town.  To purchase tickets to Daft Punk concert, just click on the date above.
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www.vividseats.com /concerts/daft-punk-tickets.html   (630 words)

 The Raft: Daft Punk
Daft Punk release 'Alive 1997'on October 1 2001.The album is a live gig from Birmingham in the now infamous 'Punk' tour of 1997.
The men behind Daft Punk, Thomas bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem Christo, met at school and whilst still at the tender age of 14, they decided to form a band.
Daft Punk began work on developing their debut album in 1996.
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 Animefringe: Features: Daft Punk
The dark fls and purples, for example, highlight the techno-dance music of Daft Punk.
And Daft Punk's music is better suited as background music to a story (the same holds true for the video for "Da Funk" from the Homework album); it is noticeable in some instances but isn't overly annoying as the video captures one's attention too.
Thanks to Daft Punk's track record as one of the first bands to fully explore the possibilities of using DVD as a music/video medium, we could be lucky enough to see a DVD with all these videos in the future.
www.animefringe.com /magazine/01.07/feature/3/index.php3   (438 words)

Daft Punk steadfastly refuses to obey conventional rules of dance music.
Whereas Daft Punk's debut worked off of minimal elements, repeating certain loops and musical phrases over 10-minute cycles, the duo's new album takes myriad ideas and crams them into three- and four-minute nuggets — except the closing track, a 10-minute piece called “Too Long” that serves as an in-joke for ardent fans.
A surprising and refreshing revelation about Daft Punk is that they play and sample their own instruments; there are live keyboards, guitar and bass involved.
mixonline.com /mag/audio_daft_punk   (1813 words)

 Daft Punk: Homework - Playing God - Stylus Magazine
It’s taken them four years each to craft their new albums, and each time fans are delighted and horrified in seemingly equal measures.
But there’s a core of unimpeachably classic work on Homework, hidden among the merely good, and when you’ve got such a classic debut hidden in the outlines of the epic slouch of their debut, it’s hard not to get frustrated.
The virtue of many of the best songs here are a kind of obsessively propulsive minimalism, and while it carries Daft Punk to great heights, on the more lackluster songs it winds up just tarnishing the whole effort.
www.stylusmagazine.com /feature.php?ID=1617   (821 words)

 Daft Punk - Fluctuat.net
Un journaliste d'Outre Manche ira même jusqu'à les traiter de "punks idiots", "daft punks" en anglais.
La boucle électro-rock ultra répétitive de "Da funk" fait le tour du Monde et les Daft Punk atteignent une notoriété internationale en un rien de temps grace à un son jamais entendu et ultra efficace.
Après un long mutisme, les mystérieux Daft Punk qui avancent toujours masqués et n'accordent que très peu d'interviews reviennent en 2005 avec "Human after All" leur troisième et pour beaucoup leur plus mauvais album.
musique.fluctuat.net /daft-punk.html   (1068 words)

 brooklynvegan: Daft Punk - Brooklyn tickets on sale Saturday
As you know, The Rapture, Sebastian, Kavinsky and Daft Punk are playing Keyspan Park in Brooklyn on Tuesday August 9th.
They destroyed so much at the festival, every one had to prefix their conversations as, "So besides Daft Punk, did you see any one else amazing." The duo broke down all the riffs and hooks of all their albums and found a common continuous thread to weave into an epic dance party.
I have a recording of that Daft Punk Coachella set and is killer killer good.
www.brooklynvegan.com /archives/2007/03/daft_punk_brook.html   (1083 words)

 Amazon.com: Homework: Music: Daft Punk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
As much as I love Daft Punk's follow up "Discovery", "Homework" has to be my favorite of the two cds.
Daft Punk is really bass driven, and often has the beat most jocks like to beatbox (badly).
HOMEWORK was a critical darling in the late 90s and many DAFT PUNK fans will you tell it is the band's best.
www.amazon.com /Homework-Daft-Punk/dp/B000000WCV   (1129 words)

 Amazon.com: Discovery: Music: Daft Punk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
While my opinion of that excellent piece of animation is mixed (I just didn't dig the story or think most of it matched the songs all that well), it did something to me. It made me buy the album it was based on "Discovery".
Daft Punk (in my opinion) really knew what they were doing when they put this album together; it's a wonderful expression of their love for dance music.
I was a fan of Daft Punk's singles but never heard a full album by them until now.
www.amazon.com /Discovery-Daft-Punk/dp/B000059MEK   (1614 words)

 Daft Punk – Music at Last.fm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
I have to say the change in music with each album presents Daft Punk with a new generation of fans.
I think people who like Discovery are the ones who became daft punk fans around the time of its release.
It's nice to see Daft Punk return to their roots with such a great twist.
www.last.fm /music/Daft+Punk   (537 words)

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