Well, at long last, there’s another video from Daft Punk’s highly acclaimed Random Access Memories album, and it comes in the form of the Julian Casablancas-guesting “Instant Crush.” Peep it, along with some amazing pics from the Ibiza of yore, and lots, lots more in today’s roundup.
– Daft Punk’s video for “Instant Crush,” which features vocals from The Strokes’ frontman Julian Casablancas, is a bit hard to make sense of—but it’s interesting nonetheless. Have a peek:
– Tensnake is ready to deliver a full-length album in March, entitled Glow. It features 15 tracks, some of which were recorded with Nile Rodgers, Jacques Lu Cont, and Jamie Lidell. (full story)
– Ibiza has always been a forward-thinking place (well, sure—maybe not always), and back in the day, like, pre-Oakenfold times, the island was a beacon of counterculture and hedonistic escape for left-of-center vacationers. Photographer Derek Ridgers did some amazing documentary photography of the scene there in the early ’80s. Peep his pics: (full story)
– The best part of waking up? James Murphy in your cup. Yep, the LCD Soundsystem/DFA head honcho has brewed himself a specialty coffee blend. (full story)
– In the last handful of years, Detroit/New York house legend Marc “MK” Kinchen certainly has made a comeback of sorts—due partially to a chance meeting with Jamie Jones and Lee Foss. Hear him talk about it, and a whole lot more, in this Point Blank Masterclass.
– The role of the DJ has morphed a bunch over the years, but what of the DJ booth? DJBroadcast puts in its two cents: (full story)
– Like a techno version of Michael Apted’s Up documentary series, Pitchfork takes a look at Carl Craig’s musical interests at age five, 10, 15, and so on. Awesome stuff. (full story)
– Lastly, Tomorrowland (the OG Belgian version) will take place over two weekends for the first time—July 18-20 and July 25-27, 2014. (full story)