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UpdatePosted 07/14/2014 03:45PM

Celebrate Bastille Day with This Video of Two Guys Playing Daft Punk on Acoustic Guitars

Originally posted 07/14/2014 11:30AM

Bastille Day, celebrated across the world on July 14, commemorates the unity of the French people during the French Revolution. You could mark the occasion by throwing a big party with your friends and loved ones which slowly descends into a violent, paranoid frenzy, but if reigns of terror aren't your thing, why not mark the day with this much more peaceful video of two acoustic guitarists playing Daft Punk?

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See Daft Punk Without Their Helmets

Daft Punk Unmasked: See the Grammy-Winning Robots Sans Helmets

Originally posted 01/30/2014 11:00AM

Daft Punk's performance and, of course, album of the year win at the 2014 Grammys exposed the French electronic duo to a crush of new listeners. Yet, the mysterious musical duo also left many with questions. Well, one question in particular: "What's under those helmets?"

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Beyoncé's Flashdance: 6  Déjà Vu Moments from the 2014 Grammys | Beyonce Knowles

Beyoncé's Flashdance: 6 Déjà Vu Moments from the 2014 Grammys

Originally posted 01/27/2014 06:45PM

Beyoncé opened the Grammys with "Drunk in Love" and brought viewers back to the '80s with chair acrobatics reminiscent of Jennifer Beals's racy routine in 1983's Flashdance.

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UpdatePosted 01/27/2014 03:00PM

What You Need to Know About Paul Williams, the Man Behind Daft Punk's Grammys Speech

Originally posted 01/27/2014 11:00AM

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What You Need to Know About Paul Williams, the Man Behind Daft Punk's Grammys Speech| Daft Punk, Grammy Awards 2014, Random Access Memories, Paul Williams Still Alive, The Muppets, Paul Williams
It's hard to make a speech with a robot helmet on your head. So Daft Punk were duly silent for most of the Grammys, allowing others to speak for them at the podium. During their acceptance speech for album of the year, a diminutive, unmasked man stepped up to the microphone with a pretty great opening line: "Back when I was drinking, I would imagine things that weren't there and I'd get frightened. Then I got sober and two robots called and asked me to make an album."

That man was Paul Williams, and while his appearance may have been a mystery to the average Grammy viewer, his work certainly isn't.

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What Is a Daft Punk? Explaining France's Preeminent Robots | Daft Punk

What Is a Daft Punk? Explaining France's Preeminent Robots

Originally posted 01/27/2014 01:25PM

While not exactly on par with the "Who Is Arcade Fire" fiasco of 2011, it's pretty amazing that Daft Punk cleaned up at the Grammys on Sunday night. Not just because the album, Random Access Memories, was a lovingly-crafted homage to music spanning nearly four decades, but because it was made by two Frenchman who've spent a career hiding behind elaborate robot masks.

If you're confused – or know someone who is – we're here to help.

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So, Taylor Swift Thought She Won the Grammy for Album of the Year (But She Didn't) | Taylor Swift

So, Taylor Swift Thought She Won the Grammy for Album of the Year (But She Didn't)

Originally posted 01/27/2014 01:30AM

It's not Taylor Swift's fault – the first syllable of Random Access Memories really does sound a lot like the word Red.

When Yoko Ono, Olivia Harrison and Alicia Keys presented the Grammy for album of the year, Swift and her camp suffered a split-second faux pas: they almost began to celebrate a win for the night's biggest award. Oops!

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Taylor Swift, Pink to Rock This Year's Grammy Performance Lineup

Taylor Swift, Pink to Rock This Year's Grammy Performance Lineup

Originally posted 01/07/2014 02:20PM

This year's lineup of who's performing at the Jan. 26 Grammy Awards has just been announced, and the show really promises to rock.

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Daft Punk Gets a Cappella Remix in Must-Watch Video

Daft Punk Gets a Cappella Remix and More of the Most Important Random Things Online

Originally posted 11/08/2013 05:25PM

Here's a video you'll want to watch One More Time (wink, wink).
Arlington, Tex., based quintet Pentatonix has released the ultimate Daft Punk mashup: it's a must-see, must-listen a cappella mix that will amaze you – at the very least, with the crazy blue contacts they're wearing. Plus: Justin Bieber gets served water and he isn't happy about it, Bertstrips improve on a terrible meme and more of the most important random things online.

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See Stephen Colbert 'Get Lucky' with Matt Damon, Bryan Cranston & More | Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert Throws Dance Party with Matt Damon, Bryan Cranston & More

Originally posted 08/07/2013 02:15PM

Look out, Ellen DeGeneres – there's a new comedian-turned-dancer in Hollywood, and he's got all of the right moves.

On Tuesday's episode of The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert hosted a dance party to Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" that features surprise appearances by, among others, Matt Damon, Hugh Laurie, Jeff Bridges, the Rockettes, Charlie Rose, Bryan Cranston, Jimmy Fallon, Nick Cannon and the entire studio audience and crew of America's Got Talent.

Apparently, Colbert came up with the idea after Daft Punk canceled an appearance on The Colbert Report due to a scheduling conflict with MTV, reports EW.com.

That's okay – this worked out just fine, as the video below hilariously bears out.

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