So, you’ve heard all about the contributions from Pharrell, Giorgio Moroder, and Gonzales to the new Daft Punk album, but do you know about the guy who made their $72 pizza? Then you’ll probably want to check out the duo’s latest collaborators video. Plus, we’ve got Loco Dice travel tips, a hot mid-’90s mix from Richie Hawtin, and a statement from Anjunabeats on Will.i.am’s less-than-diligent sample-clearance job. Let the weekend begin!
Guys, seriously, throwing stuff at Jeff Mills is not cool. Throwing stuff at anyone on stage is not cool—unless, say, it’s a hardcore show, and the band is spitting on you—but it’s especially not cool to throw stuff at one of Detroit techno’s true masters. I mean, c’mon!
We love the idea that one might incite a riot with two turntables and a microphone—but we don’t love it so much when the cops think so. Read on to see what happened to Porter Robinson over the weekend.
There’s been much ado about Mad Decent’s and Major Lazer’s appropriation of Caribbean culture over the years, and, yeah, we can see both sides of the argument. But finally, label head Diplo has spoken in greater detail on that topic. Read up on that and a whole lot more in today’s Roundup.
Many questions plague today’s Morning Roundup… Like, is there such a thing as too much synthesizer? And, does Daft Punk really like Skrillex? And, will the Mafiosos from Stockholm get back together in Ibiza this summer? We’ve got answers…
It’s rare that a day goes by when DJ Sneak isn’t messing with someone on Twitter. Today it would appear as though he and Seth Troxler have got some beef—both in the literal and figurative sense, as their argument over who is better at BBQing quickly devolved into a throwdown over decks skills. Right this way, folks…
Well, the Boards of Canada conundrum continues apace, with more clues being dropped all over the place—in record stores, on public radio… where else? Click on through to draw your own conclusion as to what’s next.
Really, who out there doesn’t like Daft Punk? If our Facebook page is any indication, the French duo is pretty much the only brand in dance music that everyone can agree on. So, with that challenge, one writer recently went in search of people who don’t like them—click on through to see what he found.
The weekend was packed with all sorts of surprises, but the biggest, at least for our money, was the gift bestowed upon one lucky Record Store Day patron, who uncovered some brand-new and extremely rare Boards of Canada music. Check it out!
Well, after the big Nina Kraviz “bubblegate” controversy of last week, Maceo Plex has got a bit more to say—in particular, he wants to apologize to Kraviz for his previous remarks. Check out what he told The Independent in today’s roundup.