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Under the Radar’s 2023 Holiday Gift Guide Part 5: Music Reissues and Vinyl

Featuring Lush, The Beatles, Prince, Billy Joel, Tom Waits, Charlie Parker, Air Miami, Beastie Boys, and More

Dec 14, 2023

Welcome to Part 5 of Under the Radar’s 2023 Holiday Gift Guide. As you might expect from a music website, here we highlight some of the best music reissues, on both vinyl and CD, from the last year. More

Daft Punk Announce They Have Broken Up

Revealed via a YouTube Video

Feb 22, 2021

French electronic music legends Daft Punk have announced they have broken up. The news was revealed via a YouTube video titled “Epilogue” that repurposes footage from their 2006 film Electroma and features their robot alter egos being blown up in the desert, followed by a title screen that says 1993-2021. More

Sep 08, 2017

French singer/actress Charlotte Gainsbourg has announced a new album, Rest, and shared its title track, which was co-written and produced by Daft Punk’s Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo. Rest is due out November 17 via Because Music. More

Arcade Fire Announce New Album and Tour, Share Video for Title Track “Everything Now”

Everything Now Due Out July 28 via Columbia, Co-Produced by Daft Punk's Thomas Bangalter and Pulp's Steve Mackey

Jun 01, 2017

As signs were pointing to over the last 24 hours, Arcade Fire have announced their new album, Everything Now, which is due out July 28 via their new label Columbia. They have also shared a video for the album’s title track and announced a tour. More

Mar 10, 2017

The Weeknd (aka Abel Tesfaye) released his new full-length album, Starboy, last November via XO/Republic. Now he has shared a video for “I Feel It Coming,” one of the songs on the album to feature French electronic legends Daft Punk. More

Sep 22, 2016

The Weeknd is releasing his new full-length album, Starboy, on November 25 via XO/Republic. Now Abel Tesfaye has shared the album’s title track via Apple Music. More

Watch Fictionalized Daft Punk Spin “Da Funk” For First Time in Clip from “Eden”

Drama About the 1990s French Electronic Music Scene Out Now

Jul 06, 2015

Eden is a new fictionalized drama about the 1990s French electronic music scene. It’s out now in limited release and co-stars Greta Gerwig. Mia Hansen-Løve directed the film and co-wrote it with her brother Sven. More

Mar 31, 2015

Yesterday Jay Z announced the launch of a brand new music streaming service called Tidal. More

Mar 28, 2014

Even though he’s got a new album on the way, Owen Pallett seems to be prepared to take on a new job description: music critic. More

Daft Punk Awarded Grammy’s Album of the Year

Performed "Get Lucky" with Nile Rodgers, Stevie Wonder, and Pharrell

Jan 27, 2014

Last night Daft Punk came away with the top honors from the 56th annual Grammy Awards, winning Album of the Year for Random Access Memories, as well as Record of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for “Get Lucky.” More

Daft Punk Will Perform at The Grammy Awards

Ceremony Takes Place January 26

Dec 19, 2013

Daft Punk’s first live performance of material from this year’s Random Access Memories will be at the Grammy Awards, which take place on January 26. More

Grammy Awards Announce Nominated Artists

Daft Punk, James Blake, Vampire Weekend Up for Contention

Dec 09, 2013

With its 56th annual awards ceremony taking place Sunday, Jan. 26, the Grammys announced its official list of nominees over the weekend. More

Dec 06, 2013

As previewed yesterday, Daft Punk have premiered a new music video for their latest Random Access Memories single “Instant Crush,” featuring vocals by The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas. More

Dec 05, 2013

As reveled this morning on French television, the next track to get the video treatment from Daft Punk’s recent album Random Access Memories is “Instant Crush.” More

Nov 11, 2013

Over the weekend the MTV Europe Music Awards took place in Amsterdam. More

Daft Punk Officially Announce “Random Access Memories” Deluxe Box Set

To Ship in Early December via The Band’s Website

Oct 24, 2013

As hinted at last week, Daft Punk will release a Random Access Memories box set just in time for Christmas. More

Daft Punk To Release “Random Access Memories” Deluxe Box Set?

First Copy Appeared at New York Comic Con

Oct 14, 2013

Over the weekend at New York Comic-Con an entourage of security appeared holding a briefcase with the familiar logo of Daft Punk. More

Listen: Franz Ferdinand – “Take Me Out (Daft Punk Remix)”

When You’re Daft Punk, You Make the Rules

Sep 20, 2013

It seems like an odd choice for Daft Punk to remix a song from Franz Ferdinand’s first album. But when you’re the reigning kings of the French music scene, you make the rules. More

Sep 16, 2013

Making the extremely difficult choice of how to follow one of the biggest hits of the summer, Daft Punk recently picked their Random Access Memories track “Lose Yourself to Dance” to succeed their omnipresent single “Get Lucky.” More

Aug 26, 2013

Earlier this month Daft Punk were prevented from appearing on the The Colbert Report because the big-wigs of parent company Viacom didn’t want to share the robotic duo with MTV’s upcoming Video Music Awards. More

Aug 07, 2013

Last night Daft Punk were scheduled to make a much-hyped appearance on The Colbert Report and perform their summer hit single “Get Lucky.” More

Aug 02, 2013

Earlier this week, Stephen Colbert made an out-of-nowhere appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, dancing onto the set while Daft Punk‘s summer hit “Get Lucky” played through the studio. More

Now You Can Use a Daft Punk Condom

For When You’re Up All Night to Get Lucky

Jul 10, 2013

Someone call the pun police: in honor of the song that has seduced our hearts and minds, Daft Punk now has their own condom. More

Jul 03, 2013

As if getting their own race car wasn’t cool enough, Daft Punk have revealed that their likeness will be converted to action figure form later this year. More

Listen: Daft Punk - “Get Lucky” Remix

Available Digitally July 16

Jun 26, 2013

Following the release of their new album Random Access Memories, French duo Daft Punk revealed that they would soon be tackling their own set of remixes, with plans to release a whole album. More

Jun 21, 2013

Last month French electro-dance duo Daft Punk revealed that would be remixing material from their own Random Access Memories. More

Daft Punk Gets a Racecar, Remixes Themselves

World Domination Surely Not Far Behind

May 23, 2013

It is impossible these days to go for more than a few hours without talking about Daft Punk. We for one welcome our robotic overlords and their addictive new album Random Access Memories. More

Listen: Daft Punk - “Horizon”

Japanese Bonus Track

May 22, 2013

Spending years working on their highly-praised return album Random Access Memories, Daft Punk undoubtedly left a number of songs on the cutting room floor. More

May 17, 2013

Just a few hours ago the town of Wee Waa, Australia, hosted the official launch party for Daft Punk‘s first album in eight years, Random Access Memories. More

May 14, 2013

A full week before their release two of the year’s most highly-anticipated records have become available to stream. More

May 13, 2013

Daft Punk, whose imminent return album Random Access Memories arrives next week, have released a new teaser video. More

Apr 24, 2013

Over the past several weeks in the lead-up to their much-anticipated new album Random Access Memories, Daft Punk have been airing a series of testimonal videos featuring the collaborators and contributors that joined them in making the record. More

Apr 19, 2013

As promised yesterday, Daft Punk properly unveiled “Get Lucky,” the first single from the EDM icons’ forthcoming new LP Random Access Memories. More

Daft Punk to Release First Single “Get Lucky” Tonight

Featuring Pharrell and Nile Rodgers

Apr 18, 2013

Tonight at midnight, eastern time, Daft Punk will release “Get Lucky,” the first official single off the group’s upcoming album Random Access Memories. More

Apr 17, 2013

Yesterday French EDM pioneers Daft Punk revealed the tracklist for their highly-anticipated new album Random Access Memories. More

Mar 24, 2013

Eight years since the release of their last proper album, Human After All, Daft Punk have announced the arrival of the newest record, Random Access Memories. More

Feb 26, 2013

Despite being a pretty well-known fact by this point French electronic duo Daft Punk have confirmed that they have signed with Columbia Records. More

Jan 28, 2013

Newly signed to Columbia Records, Daft Punk have revealed that they will release a new studio album this year. More

Daft Punk Works With Composer Paul Williams

Denies New Album is on the Way in June

Mar 19, 2012

Holy conflicting info Batman! News surfaced today that French robot men Daft Punk are collaborating with Oscar-nominated composer Paul Williams. But Daft Punk’s camp has officially denied the rumor that the duo has a new album dropping in June.

Listen: “Drive” By Daft Punk

A Lost Track From the French Duo

Sep 16, 2011

As previously announced, French masked men Daft Punk have an unreleased track called “Drive,” set to see the light of day as part of the Soma Records 20 Years compilation (out September 19). We have a stream of the track. More

Daft Punk Lost Track To Be Released

“Drive” to be Included on Soma Records Boxset

Aug 04, 2011

Soma Records have announced that they will be releasing Daft Punk‘s “Drive,” a song from 1994 that was never released on the label’s 20th anniversary box set. More

Watch: Trinity Orchestra Takes on Daft Punk

Ireland, Home to the Coolest Student Music Program Ever?

Apr 29, 2011

Recently, Trinity Orchestra in Dublin—a student-ran musical program—performed Daft Punk’s Discovery in full. More

Daft Punk Releases TRON “Derrezed” Music Video

TRON: Legacy Out December 17, Soundtrack Out Today

Dec 07, 2010

Daft Punk has created an official video for their single, “Derrezed,” which will be featured in the upcoming sequel to TRON, TRON: Legacy, out December 17th. Daft Punk’s full soundtrack to the film came out today. We have the video. More

New Tron: Legacy Trailer Features Daft Punk’s “Derrezed”

See Part of Daft Punk's Appearance in the Movie

Oct 26, 2010

Walt Disney has released a new trailer for Tron: Legacy, out in theaters December 17. The colorfully electric video features Daft Punk’s “Derrezed” played as a soundtrack to various action filled scenes. More

Daft Punk Joins Phoenix On Stage

Bands Play Hits From Both Catalogues

Oct 21, 2010

During the encore of Phoenix’s gig last night at Madison Square Garden a surprise guest took the stage—fellow French band, Daft Punk. We have the video. More


Feb 02, 2015

Keeping in mind that Daft Punk only release music twice a decade, this reissue of Alive 2007 was nicely timed for gift giving season. The live album-as the name might indicate, stretches over two discs that now Daft Punk is releasing on double vinyl. More

May 17, 2013

With an album as hyped as this, Daft Punk‘s first LP in eight years if you discount the Tron: Legacy score, it’s probably worthwhile actually addressing the instantly tossed off online community reactions. More