Posts tagged "nile rodgers"

Chic to Release First New Album in 23 Years

Disco pioneers Chic — the late-'70s band co-founded by legendary guitarist Nile Rodgers — have been back in the conversation lately, with Rodger…
By: Rachel Brodsky / February 2, 2015

Nile Rodgers and Prince Funk Up David Bowie’s ‘Let’s Dance’

Following high-profile 2013 collaborations with Daft Punk, Disclosure, and Avicii, Nile Rodgers has spent the better part of this year i…
By: Colin Joyce / July 6, 2014

Nile Rodgers Preaches Intemperance on Sprightly ‘Do What You Wanna Do’

Last year, after working with Daft Punk on Random Access Memories, Chic main man Nile Rodgers recorded a new solo single called "Do…
By: Colin Joyce / July 1, 2014

Daft Punk Make Paul McCartney Smile in ‘Get Lucky’ Grammys Rehearsal Video

Before Daft Punk won the Album of the Year Grammy for Random Access Memories, the robotic French duo performed "Get Lucky" with…
By: Dan Reilly / March 19, 2014

Watch BRIT Awards 2014 Performances: Pharrell, Nile Rodgers, Arctic Monkeys, and More

The 2014 BRIT Awards are a wrap. The winners have been revealed, mics have been dropped, and performance footage is online.
By: Kyle McGovern / February 20, 2014

Backstage at the Grammys With Paul McCartney, Queen Latifah, Imagine Dragons, and More

Darius Rucker is talking over Beyoncé. The queen is straddling her throne, grinding her surfbort on a pair of televisions to his right and…
By: Chris Martins / January 27, 2014

Tensnake, Nile Rodgers Take Deep House to the Disco in ‘Love Sublime’ Video

Whether or not Daft Punk and their "Get Lucky" buddy Pharrell Williams have achieved maximum market saturation is a matter of debate, but even the…
By: Chris Martins / January 25, 2014

James Murphy, Brian Eno Talk Shop for Red Bull Music Academy Documentary

Red Bull Music Academy is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a new documentary and book. What Difference Does It Make? A Film About…
By: Kyle McGovern / January 9, 2014

Bono Blunders Through ‘Get Lucky’ With Nile Rodgers, But It’s for a Good Cause

Of all the incarnations of Daft Punk's Random Access Memories lead single "Get Lucky," this weekend's (RED) Auction after party brought the, um,…
By: Marc Hogan / November 25, 2013

Disclosure, Nile Rodgers, and Sam Smith Get Lucky ‘Together’

Let there be no doubt: Nile Rodgers' welcome, cancer-free resurgence didn't end with Daft Punk. The Chic founder's previously tipped collaboration with Disclosure,…
By: Marc Hogan / November 15, 2013

Watch Nile Rodgers ‘Freak Out’ With the Roots on ‘Fallon’

Daft Punk's scheduled appearance on The Colbert Report may have been D.O.A. — thanks Viacom! — but another…
By: Kyle McGovern / August 7, 2013

Nile Rodgers Beat Cancer!

Nile Rodgers has beat cancer. According to the BBC, the Chic founder and "Get Lucky" guitarist had been battling prostate cancer since October…
By: Chris Martins / July 30, 2013

Giorgio Moroder: Back to the Future

Fabulously rich and slightly lost, Giorgio Moroder decided to build a pyramid. "It was some years ago," he says, slipping into a reverie. "This structure…
By: David Marchese / May 22, 2013

Daft Punk Pals Dr. Luke, Nile Rodgers, and Giorgio Moroder Share ‘Random Access Memories’

Daft Punk have been teasingly doling out tidbits of info about Random Access Memories for months now, from the blink-and-you-missed-it SNL promo to…
By: David Marchese / May 10, 2013

Daft Punk’s Coachella Album Trailer Confirms Guests Pharrell Williams, Julian Casablancas

Daft Punk aren't on the bill for Coachella this year, but the futuristic French duo did make an appearance at the…
By: Kyle McGovern / April 13, 2013

Watch Nile Rodgers Play a Few Riffs From Daft Punk’s New Album

Daft Punk have released the third installment in their new video series, The Collaborators, which focuses on the different artists that…
By: Kyle McGovern / April 11, 2013

‘Get Lucky': Hear 15 More Seconds of Daft Punk’s ‘Random Access Memories,’ Via ‘SNL’

Feeling lucky, punk? You bet! Daft Punk have released yet another 15-second sliver from their forthcoming album, which we now know…
By: Philip Sherburne / March 24, 2013

SPIN’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time

To celebrate the new generation of shredders profiled in our May/June "Loud Issue," the SPIN staff decided to find some wheedle in a haystack, taking…
By: SPIN Staff / May 3, 2012

Chic’s Nile Rodgers on Living It Up and Dying Like a Rock Star

Nile Rodgers has shaken your tailbone. From the deceptively smooth disco sounds he pioneered with Chic, to his songwriting and production work with Madonna (Like…
By: Adam Rathe / March 23, 2012

Daft Punk Team With Disco-Funk Legend Nile Rodgers

The godfathers of contemporary electronic dance music appear to be working on their next album with one of the godfathers of dance music's original America…
By: Marc Hogan / February 8, 2012
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