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13 Daft Punk-inspired artists who are helping further their legacy

Beyond the illusion of their masks, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (or, Daft Punk as you know them) permanently transformed the music industry. Their 1997 debut album, Homework, and 2001 follow-up album, Discovery, introduced the world to electronic music with an unprecedented voice. Over their nearly 30-year career, Daft Punk were always on the […]

Stream Arcade Fire's new, James Murphy (ex-LCD Soundsystem)-produced album, 'Reflektor'

Arcade Fire have made their new double album, Reflektor, available for streaming in full, ahead of its planned Oct. 29 release via Merge. Produced by ex-LCD Soundsystem mastermind James Murphy, longtime collaborator Markus Dravs, and the band themselves, Reflektor marks Arcade Fire's fourth full-length album overall, and followup to 2010's Grammy Award-winning The Suburbs. Reflektor was first hinted in Aug., then announced […]

TV On The Radio, Deadmau5, the Black Keys, more to play 2011 Virgin Mobile FreeFest

The lineup for the 2011 Virgin Mobile FreeFest has been revealed. Taking place Sept. 10 at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland, the free-admission festival will feature the likes of TV On The Radio (pictured), the Black Keys, Deadmau5, Patti Smith, James Murphy (formerly of LCD Soundsystem), Cee Lo Green, !!!, Big Sean and many more. You […]