Nile Rodgers

Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories and the Problem of Hype

Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories and the Problem of Hype

By: GPS and Kat Bein Sir Isaac Newton once said “what goes up, must come down.” That’s the problem with hype: it gets so big and overbearing, when reality sets in, there’s nothing left for you but disappointment. In the past few years, one name has been hyped more than any other in the dance music community. That name is Daft Punk. Since the last tour in 2007 (which was onl... »

Daft Punk

Daft Punk’s New Album Featuring Nile Rodgers

Holy shit. Holy shit. HOLY FUCKING SHIT. This is the moment we’ve all been waiting for. Some kind of real confirmation that our favorite French robots, the best of the best in dance floor designer beats, the masters of all you know are back in the studio. I point you to this article from Houston’s Culture Map, in which Nile Rodgers, the man behind the funky sounds of 1970s disco/funk/s... »