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In spite of the robotic persona they've cultivated for years, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo elected to make the latest Daft Punk album in a real studio, with real musicians.

Watch Daft Punk On 'The Soul That A Musician Can Bring'

January 27, 2014 – Hear the elusive electronic duo in conversation with All Things Considered's Audie Cornish.


Vampire Weekend's Modern Vampires of the City was the most popular record in our listener poll for the best music of 2013.

Read Poll Results: Listeners Pick Their Favorite Albums of 2013

December 12, 2013 – See what albums NPR listeners picked in our year-end poll for the best music of 2013.


Clockwise from upper left: Kacey Musgraves, Daft Punk, David Bowie, Valerie June, Chance The Rapper, Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips

Listen Discussion: The Year In Music (So Far), 2013

June 11, 2013 – All Songs Considered shares its favorite albums, new artists, songs and surprises of 2013 so far.


Daft Punk's album Random Access Memories sold 339,000 copies in its first week in stores, the second highest total for any  new album in 2013.

Watch What It Means When 'Hip' Albums Top The Charts

May 29, 2013 – Are the new albums by Vampire Weekend and Daft Punk the hippest to ever top the charts back to back?

Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter are the two men behind Daft Punk.

Read Daft Punk: Accessing Electronic Music's Humanity

May 22, 2013 – The French duo's new album, Random Access Memories, is a notable departure for the French duo.


On May 21, Daft Punk will release Random Access Memories, the duo's first album since 2005.

Read Robots In Ecstasy: Daft Punk's 'Memories' Embraces The Pleasure Principle

May 14, 2013 – The long-awaited album from the Parisian dance music duo basks in the smooth sounds of the 1970s.

Detroit techno artist Carl Craig plays the Orange Peel at Moogfest on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012.

Read The Mix: Beyond EDM KEXP

October 29, 2012 – Dive into a continuous mix of house, techno and hardcore anthems from 1980s, '90s and 2000s. KEXP

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Read 'TRON' Director Unveils New Daft Punk Songs KCRW

November 29, 2010 – Daft Punk and TRON: Legacy add up to a match made in cyber-heaven. KCRW

Listen Musical Stocking Stuffers: New Music Tuesday

December 4, 2007 – A look at the week's new CD releases by Lizzy Goodman of Blender.


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