Daft Punk

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‘I wrote 350 songs, and I couldn’t sing you one of them’: disco maestro Daniel Vangarde breaks his silence
The legend behind songs like D.I.S.C.O. – and the father of half of Daft Punk – ruled the 70s then scorned the music industry for decades. With the reissue of his own wildly eclectic oeuvre, he is re-emerging – briefly

Alexis Petridis

24, Nov, 2022 @3:40 PM

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Phoenix: ‘Every political cycle France has an existential crisis’
The Parisian pop maestros discuss getting their groove back, recording in the Louvre and the debate raging over their homeland’s cultural identity

Shaad D'Souza

05, Nov, 2022 @11:55 AM

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The 100 greatest BBC music performances – ranked!
As the Beeb celebrates its centenary, we take a look at its most memorable pop moments, from the birth of grime to the first sightings of Bob Dylan and Bob Marley, plus TOTP goes Madchester and countless classic Peel sessions

Guardian music

06, Oct, 2022 @12:12 PM

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Pharrell Williams’s 30 greatest songs – ranked!
It’s 20 years since his band NERD released their debut album – but the rapper-producer-singer-songwriter has been responsible for an avalanche of hits. As he and co-pilot Chad Hugo get inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, we count down Williams’s 30 greatest bangers

Alexis Petridis

10, Mar, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Todd Edwards: the inspiring force behind Daft Punk and UK garage
His house music caused a sensation – ​but soon he was depressed and working a for a phone company. The US producer explains how he swung back to Grammy-winning glory

Alexis Petridis

29, Jul, 2021 @12:00 PM

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The greatest ever songs of the summer – ranked!
From Don Henley to Drake, we rate the hottest sounds of the season

Michael Cragg

10, Jun, 2021 @1:07 PM

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Nick Cave's biography reveals a case of mistaken identity| Kitty Empire
The singer’s choirmaster took great pride in inspiring him, but a certain other PJ was the real influence

Kitty Empire

28, Feb, 2021 @7:30 AM

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'They left an indelible mark on my psyche': how Daft Punk pushed pop forward
Skrillex, Erol Alkan and those close to the French duo chart how they went from being industry outsiders to defining the trajectory of dance music

Gabriel Szatan

26, Feb, 2021 @1:30 PM

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When Daft Punk went to Wee Waa: the strangest album launch of all time
The tiny Australian town was surprised but got into the spirit, selling daft pork sausages and random access rissoles while celebrating a dusty agricultural show it will never forget

Jack Tregoning

24, Feb, 2021 @12:31 AM

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Daft Punk were the most influential pop musicians of the 21st century
By resurrecting disco, soft rock and 80s R&B, and bringing spectacle to the world of dance music, the French duo changed the course of pop music again and again

Alexis Petridis

23, Feb, 2021 @10:35 AM

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Daft Punk, French electronic music duo, split up after 28 years
Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo do not explain end of collaboration that produced hits including Get Lucky and One More Time

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

22, Feb, 2021 @3:30 PM

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The 100 greatest UK No 1s: 100-1
Look back on our complete countdown of the greatest UK No 1s, from the Beatles to Baby D, and So Solid Crew to Suzi Quatro

Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Alexis Petridis and Laura Snapes

05, Jun, 2020 @8:00 AM

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