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  • Daft Punk - Get Lucky (feat. Pharrell Williams) (radio edit)
  • "We’re up all night to get lucky." Random Access Memories drops on May 21st via Columbia Records.

Phoenix - Entertainment (Official Video)

Phoenix have made their big comeback last month with the homemade lyrics video for “Entertainment,” the lead track off their highly-anticipated fifth studio album Bankrupt (out April 22nd via Glassnote — Oh, how are we supposed to wait another 1,5 months?). Today, French synth-pop quartet have unveiled the Patrick Daughters-directed (whose credits include Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Grizzly Bear, Feist, Depeche Mode), Asian culture inspired visuals for the wonderful upbeat track, featuring people from different time periods running, crying, dying and fighting for love. It’s melodramatic, yet quite entertaining to watch. Enjoy.

Birdy Nam Nam - Defiant Order

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French DJ collective Birdy Nam Nam now has a video out for “Defiant Order,” a track taken from their 2011 full-length of the same name. Skrillex's label OWSLA has just recently released an EP for it, and it comes with 4 extra remixes which you can stream after watching the video. Speaking of which, the badass clip was directed by Nicolas Davenel. Catch Birdy Nam Nam when they’ll be touring Montréal at Société des Arts Technologiques with ︻ ƱZ ︻ and French Fries on March 23rd.

Miss Kittin - Bassline

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Miss Kittin has a album titled Calling From The Stars coming out on April 22nd via new Parisian label wSphere Records. The self-produced album will be split up into 2 discs of brand new material; the first one focusing more on electro-flavored techno beats, and the second one on her ambient minimal techno side. “Bassline,” the first single to stem from the album, comes from the former. Its music video was directed by Andrew Woodhead.

The Aikiu - Fools

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French electro-pop quartet The Aikiu —who have created a well-deserved buzz around their stellar debut single “Pieces of Gold" with its playfully pornographic visuals (1.3 milion views on YouTube) last year— are back with a brand new single titled "Fools." Produced by The Shoes' Guillaume Brière, the new single is accompanied by subliminal pop visuals, directed filmmaker Lisa Paclet, and two remixes by The Shoes and Bambounou. It’s only Tuesday but this is already my favourite release of the week. Enjoy.

The Popopopops - Pure

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"Pure" is the delicious first taste of the young Rennes indie/electronic-pop quartet The Popopopops' debut LP, titled Swell, due out March 25th on ZRP. The mid-tempo electropop ballad is about a lost love that the singer is trying to recapture, and has beautifully somber visuals directed by Elias Belkeddar. Watch the video and please your ears further with French producer/singer Pegase's wonderfully atmospheric and synth-heavy, and France's new electropop duo Equateur's downtempo renditions of the song below.

Phoenix - Entertainment

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French pop-rockers Phoenix have just leaked the lyric video of their brand new single “Entertainment,” taken from their very anticipated fifth album Bankrupt! which is due out on April 23rd in North America via Loyauté/Glassnote. Two interesting facts about the album: it was produced with Cassius' Philippe Zdar and it was mixed on the same console that Michael Jackson's Thriller was recorded on.

Yelle - L’Amour Parfait

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French electropop artist Yelle is back with an 80’s tinged single titled “L’Amour Parfait,” just in time for Valentine’s Day. It’s taken from her EP of the same name that also includes remixes of the track by Baadman, Ruben Mandolini, The Phantom and Sticky K. You can purchase it via Kitsuné starting February 11th.

Woodkid - I Love You

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We fell in love with “Iron" back in 2011 and then again with "Run Boy Run" last year, so it is with great expectation that we anticipate the new Woodkid single “I Love You,” taken from his long awaited debut album The Golden Age. As usual, we find Woodkid himself (aka Yoann Lemoine) getting behind the camera to direct and edit the video for his new track. As for the album, released via Green United Music, you’ll have to wait ‘til March 18th to get your hands on it.

Call Me Señor - Begging for Trouble

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Hailing from Paris, Call Me Señor is a relatively unknown band on this side of the ocean despite our French roots. The quartet, who by the way record in English, have two EP’s under its belt; their first one, Oh La La, was released in 2010, and Sex With You followed-up a year later. This year starts off promisingly with a catchy single entitled “Begging for Trouble.” Mary Clerté, whose recent work includes Pony Pony Run Run's “Just A Song,” directs the NSFW video. Hopefully a debut album is in the works.