So to the web we go! For your delight this week we’ve got the Daft Punk anthem “Get Lucky” reimagined through the decades (see the video above), a new NI controller leak, and an absorbing article on New York clubbing. Have a great weekend!
- Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” reimagined through the decades… – A clever producer has taken “Get Lucky” and mangled it through a time machine, from the 1920s to the 2020s, and it’s a great couple of minutes of music. Gotta say I love the 80s and 90s versions of it, showing my age there – then again that 50s early rock and roll take is bloody awful! 😉 Watch the video
- From Disco to Disco: New York’s Global Clubbing Influence – Want to see how clubbing has been influenced by New York? This detailed article from the Red Bull Music Academy does a good job of laying it out. I particularly love the section on how one of the clubs where I cut my teeth, Manchester’s Hacienda, took its cues from New York’s scene in the 80s. Read more
- Traktor Kontrol X1 MK2 lets you do away with decks – Taking a bit of Novation’s Twitch and everything that was good about the original Traktor Kontrol X1, Native Instruments’s forthcoming take on its original modular controller looks promising indeed, according to this leak via DJ Tech Tools Read more
Which decade was your favourite among the Daft Punk “versions”? What do you think of the new Native Instruments X1 Mk II? And are you a New york clubber with a view on your city’s place in clubbing’s history? Please share your thoughts on these stories in the comments.