Thomas Bangalter, left, and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk. Photograph: Matt Sayles/Invision/AP

Daft Punk, one of the most influential groups in dance music, have called it a day on their partnership. The duo – Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de (...)

Climax: bacchanalian badness

Peerless provocateur Gaspar Noé is throwing a party and you’re all invited. You might want to think it over. A prelude to Climax shows videotaped int(...)


What: Synth-poppers with famous friends Where: Australia Why: If you were in a band that made disco-indebted synth-pop music and were playing a sh(...)

It behoves a band as good as Arcade Fire to take stock and jig things around a bit. Changes in style might disconcert the avid fanbase, but what’s the(...)

If you’re not entirely sure what you were doing for a year or two around the new millennium, Eden may help fill in the blanks. The fourth feature f(...)

Musicians Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk perform during the 56th Grammy Awards at Staples Centre in Los Angeles, California. Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Daft Punk, the electronic music duo from France, won five Grammy awards including album of the year, while Macklemore and Ryan Lewis took home four tr(...)

At the Ice Mansion: Georgio Moroder in Los Angeles in 1981. Photograph:  Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

Giorgio Moroder knew it was time to think about music again when the pyramid in Dubai was scrapped. But, oh, he says, that pyramid, that would have be(...)

 Thomas Bangalter, left, and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, from the French music group, Daft Punk

The fact that the most infectious, feel-good tune of the year was made by two French lads usually seen sporting motorcycle helmets is a sign of the(...)

Daft Punk: the dance pioneers have managed to kick against the atrophy that has stymied so many others

Before the release of Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories , journalists in cities across the (...)